FTL: Faster Than Light Review
Thrilling combat and strategic depth make indie space sim Faster Than Light a hit.
I like the game. I did not regret spending my $9 on it. It is innovative, new and whats best, does not follow the boring mediocrity recipes from the big studios. The game is easy to pick up. Tutorial is short but expl... Read Full Review5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
INTRO:Since releasing the game after obtaining a huge success at its Kickstarter pitch at a time when crowdfunding was a fad, Subset Games appeared to have done little to add more to the game, other than intermittent pat... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
INTRO:At the time of FTL: Faster Than Light’s debut, the prevalence of the space sci-fi setting has been reduced to inclusions in the shooter, RPG and MMORPG genres. Therefore, FTL came about as quite a surprise, n... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Gameplay: You play in a top down view of your ship as you jump to different star systems to warn your Federation of a Rebel invasion fleet. From here you control your crew to man stations, you fire weapons, repair syste... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Faster Than Light (FTL)'s graphical style is a throwback to 16-bit gaming. The game-play is also retro, playing in a similar style to games like Oregon Trail which relies on random events and luck to progress. Well, FTL... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
While I appreciate that some people love this game, I do not share that view. It is cute and clever, and definitely not worth more then 10 dollars. The concept is fun, but at the end, the Rebel flagship is too hard to d... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
FTL is one of those basic, simple games which just overflows with gameplay and addictiveness. It doesn't look like a next-gen console game with real time shadows, high quality textures and motion blur. Instead you're p... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I bought this game when it was on sale for 2.50 on Steam. At first glance the game has pretty terrible graphics (think Super Nintendo) and I was a bit skeptical. The beauty of this game is the fact that its very easy to ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
There's nothing like the feeling when a game which wasn't even on your radar comes along, completely blows you away and reminds you why you love this hobby very dearly. And that's paramount. Even the best of us lose our ... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
I had so much fun playing this game. I only wish there was an open galaxy mode where you could explore the galaxy at you leisure and deal with random encounters. The premise behind the game where you have to outrun a reb... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The game is fun-for a while. It's easy to pick up and play, the graphics are nice, and the music is just beautiful. But after a while this game starts becoming the most frustrating game ever created. You see, it's fun fo... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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