Defcon: Everybody Dies Review
Though not a complex strategy game, Defcon's specific sense of style makes for a compelling and unsettling experience.
One look at DEFCON, and you may think it's just some cheaply made freeware game. You'd be wrong. Not only is this a graphically slick looking game, it's also a blast to play. Gameplay is arguably the most important pa... Read Full Review31 of 32 users found the following review helpful
DEFCON is a strategy game dealing with nuclear warfare. You have a flat map of the world that you can scroll and zoom, and the graphical style gives the impression you are planning your nuclear attacks via an old compute... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Now we all know that Mutual Assured Destruction may not happen at anytime and we know that if it does at least more than half the world population would die and eventually the survivors may starve to death. That's what h... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
DefCon is a game about nuclear war. Introversion are known for their unique and innovative games (Darwinia series, Uplink) and this is another great standalone multiplayer game. Anyone who has seen WarGames will know exa... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
When I saw the game DEFCON on Steam, I thought it would be a masterpiece in the making. Unfortunately, its lack of multiplayer and repetitive gameplay make it a sore loser. The Good: -Controls are RTS-style -Very ni... Read Full Review0 of 8 users found the following review helpful
The chorus echoes into your brain as you push the trigger. Slowly the little icons representing large nuclear explosives soar through the European sky finally hitting their Russian target. The chorus jumps higher in anti... Read Full Review8 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Full review and score breakdown, here: http://www.poland.us/strona,33,2357,0.html The trend in the gaming market has been a move towards more and more sophisticated games with even more detailed and realistic graphi... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Though certainly not a game for everyone, who can fault the concept of CREATING nuclear war instead of the tired and formulaic good-and-evil fight against it? If anything, DEFCON goes further than any game in recent memo... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
At first glance, you'll probably think DEFCON is some low budget game that you shouldn't waste your time on, as its graphics are seemingly completely old fashioned and the gameplay looks extremely simple. Do NOT judge th... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The Gamespot review was "right on the money" ( which is miraculous, given CNET's acquirement in 2001-ish and henceforth, usually hyperinflated or underrated reviews. ) This game will appeal to those looking for "somet... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
DEFCON has a great title, really. Everybody Dies. It's fantastic, because it shows the key idea behind the game. Ever bored in the office and in need of something over than Football Manager? DEFCON is your game. It'... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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