This game has an amazingly simple premise: Get your ship from point A to B without getting caught or dieing. If you die or get caught that's it; no reloading your last save, no extra lives, nothing. You have to restart completely. This adds an enormous increase in difficulty from what otherwise would be a relatively easy game. With several ships, a random galaxy/map/universe, and thousands of upgrade possibilities this game has a lot of content to sift through and can appear daunting at first. Luckily once you get playing the game it becomes quite intuitive and simple. That said it does lack a few things: more variety in side missions, voice acting, and better combat graphics would make this game absolutely perfect. The lack of 3D graphics does make this game have a slightly dated feel, but are not completely unbearable. Sound is also lacking as every interaction is text based but the music and effects are nice if not necessary to play. If your looking for just the strategy aspects of a Sci-Fi game then this is the game for you.
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 Review