Independence War 2: The Edge of Chaos Review
Particle Systems has successfully created the type of game that fans of the space sim genre have been waiting for years to play.
If you're reading this, five years after the games release and well into the death of space sims, you're probably wondering if you should purchase this game. As you've probably already assumed, I'm going to say you shoul... Read Full Review16 of 17 users found the following review helpful
Nearly all space combat games have a physics engine with one glaring flaw - your ship has a top speed. In outer space, the more energy you dump into your ship the faster it moves. IW2 accurately reflects this and does ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Games with sci-fi space themes have always attracted those who want an out-of-this-world experience (pun intended). There are a few categories for such games, and one of them is the space combat simulator, which places t... Read Full Review2 of 7 users found the following review helpful
I love space sim... I have played much pretty anything (Tachyon: The Fringe, Independence War 1, Jumpgate) and I can tell you that this game is one of the best around... The gameplay of this game is difficult to the o... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
I was a big fan of the space-combat-fighter games, among them the X-Wing/Tie Fighter series, Wing Commander series, and Freespace 2. This game came out when the genre had already fallen out of favor. However, it's one ... Read Full Review4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Space sims are so hard to find. When I got hold of Independence War 2, that from a publisher like Atari-- I was way too excited. To me, Space Sims are a completely different type of gaming experience. Once you are hooked... Read Full Review2 of 20 users found the following review helpful
Independence War was a true simulator where you were in charge of all aspects of a large hulking starship. Unlike other space games at the time, you didn't just zip around dog fighting with enemy fighters and making atta... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
While space sims may not be my favorite genre, I do enjoy the occasional gem that comes along . Tie Fighter was one of my first and favorite space sims, along with Descent: Freespace and Freespace 2, and yes, Tachyon: T... Read Full Review4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Sadly the game doesn't quite deliver on the promise of non-linear play. Rather it gives you the impression that you're in total control of your own destiny while still maintaining a pretty linear mission path. There are ... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
"One hundred years have passed since the end of the first Independence War, and far from the riches of Sol and the core systems, trouble is brewing. The Badlands Cluster: Eight barely habitable star systems populated ... Read Full Review7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
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