User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 6.72/10

Total of 49 user reviews spread across 49 releases

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  • User Rating:8
    its more than meets the eye

    Naval War: Arctic Circle

    its more than meets the eye

    Naval war arctic circle is a great and missed old-school type game just right for arm-chair generals. The game is good concepted, has solid dynamics and great tactical depth. The Good: + Great Tactical depth. + I... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Impressive indeed

    Arsenal of Democracy

    Impressive indeed

    Well, Hearts of Iron -2 - Arsenal of Democracy was beyond my expectations. I have played Iron Cross expansion as well, but i think this version has some magical touch that others doesn't have. What i was impressed abo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:3.5
    Not playable. Seriously.

    Hearts of Iron III

    Not playable. Seriously.

    I have played all all Hearts of Iron series, every one of them, - Hoi1, - Hoi2, - Doomsday, - Amageddon, - Arsenal of Democracy - Iron Cross. I have enjoyed all of them, more or less. I also had created my ow... Read Full Review

    2 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Panzer General Fans will be amazed!

    Panzer Corps

    Panzer General Fans will be amazed!

    Panzer corps (abbr: PzC) is a long awaited gem among the Panzer general fans. The re-make of the old legend has flaws as well as qualities. I will not describe the game as all PG fans know it. But i have to mention th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Gorgeous!!! Much better than its predecessor: Pacific Storm...

    Pacific Storm: Allies

    Gorgeous!!! Much better than its predecessor: Pacific Storm...

    It is a magnificent improvement over the first one. Lots of things re-worked, + Diplomacy added, trading is now available, + Dispatch Cargo order now displays an impressive visual assistance, + Much needed filter ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Great concept, poor programming.

    Space Empires V

    Great concept, poor programming.

    Being a true Moo2 fan, i would say, SEV is a great improvement to the 4X genre. SEV carried ship customization and space battles where Moo2 left off, quite successfully. SEV offers fantastic freedom of designing of s... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    it is still a No-Go.

    Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords Gold Edition

    it is still a No-Go.

    I have reviewed GC2 before, so i wont repeat the things screwed up compared to Moo2. Last night i borrowed a copy from my friend and decided to give another shot (The gold version should have improved things eh?) But n... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    we really missed these kinds of games...

    Space Rangers

    we really missed these kinds of games...

    Space rangers is an absolutely new approach to the genre. What fascinated me? + Open end, free gameplay, do whatever you want go wherever you like. + you are not alone, you can hire wingmen, you can ask help from th... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Good old days

    Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

    Good old days

    Ah! Batle of britain! One of the first games i have bought just like the first kiss, not to be forgotten ever! It was the first game ever to let you man the guns of a bomber and shot down incoming interceptors. Or ta... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Designing your very own airplane? Sounds good.

    Airline Tycoon Evolution

    Designing your very own airplane? Sounds good.

    Airline tycoon was best in series of airline management games. The goofy characters, cute and comics style airplanes and all stuff, was always impressed me and raised nice feelings about the game. However, i always fe... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Very limited replayability.

    Carriers at War

    Very limited replayability.

    The idea is fine. I have always liked playing pacific theater. But after playing for an hour or so, you feel the game is not complete. interface is not comfortable. Right click is not assigned. Victory screen... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Shattered union shatters under lack of depth.

    Shattered Union

    Shattered union shatters under lack of depth.

    Well, although Panzer General fans will be a little disappointed with the gameplay, it offers very well scenario and atmosphere which makes this game worth playing. Very simple yet attractive interface is quite successfu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Highly influenced by "Pacific Theater Operations 2" by KOEI, but definitely fails to excel it.

    Pacific Storm

    Highly influenced by "Pacific Theater Operations 2" by KOEI, but definitely fails to excel it.

    I had high hopes for this game really. There is no quality strategy in the market these days but clones of other RTS' and this could be a masterpiece for sure. it has failed again. Why? first, developer tried to mix 3... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    Does it excel Jagged Alliance?

    Silent Storm

    Does it excel Jagged Alliance?

    Well, yes and no. But it is obvious it is a successful fresh blood for this genre. I was fascinated by graphics and the gameplay for highly destructible environment and its high RPG value. Lets breakdown Pros & C... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    Exciting concept

    The Guild 2: Pirates Of The European Seas

    Exciting concept

    First release of Guild 2 was good but plagued by lots of bugs. It was barely playable. Pirates of the European seas, not only fixes bugs but also adds numerous features. I complained mostly from bugs and nothing more ... Read Full Review

    15 of 17 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8
    A Precious Diamond, still playable, valuable.. an example of how a game should be.<br />
It is definitely Best of the b

    Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

    A Precious Diamond, still playable, valuable.. an example of how a game should be.<br /> It is definitely Best of the b

    A high value 4x game with perfect in almost all aspects. I keep my copy in the first line on my shelf. Still has no true competitor, Despite it has many followers like &quot;Reach for the stars&quot;, &quot;Imperium ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.8
    Truly old-school

    Sid Meier's Gettysburg!

    Truly old-school

    I have never played this game before. So I gave it a try. Even it is an old game its price is around 12 pounds if you try to buy it new which is relatively expensive. First of all, you need to install a patch to work ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.6
    Oh Boy!  What a waste of a good Name!

    Sid Meier's Civilization IV

    Oh Boy! What a waste of a good Name!

    When i was a kid, there was the -one and only- &quot;civilization&quot;. It was the real masterpiece. I have played that one continuously, again and again for hours, days, months... Then there came the 2nd Civ. We wer... Read Full Review

    2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
     You wont go to bed for a couple of more (and more) turns...

    Rome: Total War

    You wont go to bed for a couple of more (and more) turns...

    This game is the one offering so much in strategy and action all together I have not been playing for such a successive game for years. I will examine the game as pros &amp; cons as usual: (First i have to mention thi... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    Much better than meets the eye.

    Crusader Kings

    Much better than meets the eye.

    This game is at first glance, doesnt attract the eye. And also i have not given its worth to it and have put it some place in my shelf after my first impressions. (15 mins look out). When i am out of game, and bored t... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.7
    Does it excel EU2?  well it is highly controversial ...

    Europa Universalis III

    Does it excel EU2? well it is highly controversial ...

    Sadly, this is not quite what i expected for. EU2 was a masterpiece. EU3 is well, despite tons of new features its just not striking. My first impressions about the game: (PROS) + Court members is a new and good fe... Read Full Review

    8 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.8
    Applause for the creative team. True political strategy. A real pioneer in this Genre.

    SuperPower 2

    Applause for the creative team. True political strategy. A real pioneer in this Genre.

    It is a true strategy game which offers you lots of control over a nation like political affairs, internal laws, economic debt, inflation and interest rates and these are a little portion of the game. Striving to get ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.2
    it was fun... until the horde arrived.

    Rome: Total War Barbarian Invasion

    it was fun... until the horde arrived.

    Well, i was so impressed with the RTW that i bough this expansion with my eyes closed. Now, let me star by saying; this is not a bad game, moreover, creative assembly has worked a lot to bring new features, and all th... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.8
    CC fans Be warned! Nothing new here.

    Close Combat: Cross of Iron

    CC fans Be warned! Nothing new here.

    Sorry people, i am disappointed as all fans of the series would be. There is sadly nothing new but the sound effects. The graphics are definitely untouched. This is where 100% of this product's weakness is. Graphics are ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Everything is great but difficulty

    Nexus: The Jupiter Incident

    Everything is great but difficulty

    We have a winner here. Exciting and ambitious, amazingly well designed interface and controls offer a very promising game. This game is definitely designed for players like me who wants to be the commander of the ship... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.4
    A true work of art with a one big flaw.

    Homeworld: Game of the Year Edition

    A true work of art with a one big flaw.

    Well this is a true hell of a work. Great game great job. Well done. Only thing in this game is it is EXTREMELY HARD. Graphics are awesome. Interface is innovative. It grows on you. Definitely a fun watching your ships f... Read Full Review

    5 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    just in one step distance to be perfect. See Pros &amp; Cons below:

    Silent Hunter III

    just in one step distance to be perfect. See Pros &amp; Cons below:

    I wont describe the game, what it is about and how it is played. But consider this; this is not a chlid's play. It is for real players. As always i will get down to the pros &amp; cons rightaway: Pros: + Increadibly ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    Gives the impression that it will excel MOO2, but not even close :(

    Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords

    Gives the impression that it will excel MOO2, but not even close :(

    Sorry Guys but i will compare GC2 with MOO2 as everyone does and i see no problem doing so as we got to compare this game with the best of this genre. Shortly MOO2 is the best reference we all have up to now. First o... Read Full Review

    15 of 29 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.8
    Too much arcade oriented.

    Battlestations: Midway

    Too much arcade oriented.

    I have to admit that I thought this was a game strong in strategy reinforced with nice simulation elements. But a little disappointed i found this game offers neither of these. It is not strong in strategy; as i had some... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6
    Best game of all times.

    Imperialism

    Best game of all times.

    One of the best strategy games ever made, Imperialism is the rare turn-based game that strikes a near-perfect balance between economics, diplomacy, and military action set in a fictitious 19th century world. As in the re... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.7
    Could have been a lot better

    Gary Grigsby's World at War

    Could have been a lot better

    First, Axis &amp; Allies similarity is the first thing charmed me about this game. Maps are very similar the concept is the same. Production and research is very well organized and carried axis&amp;allies system further ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.1
    Bugs Bugs Bugs!

    The Guild 2

    Bugs Bugs Bugs!

    Very nice idea processed and formed as a game. It is much impressive and Could have been great if it was &quot;bug free&quot; Its surely a fresh blood for the gaming industry as most companies seem to be prefering ca... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    Wonderful story, superb gameplay, increadibly addictive and heart stopping action! ...That is the Game of my Life!

    Jagged Alliance 2

    Wonderful story, superb gameplay, increadibly addictive and heart stopping action! ...That is the Game of my Life!

    The sequel of the well known ancestor jagged Alliance, has surely perfected the game in every aspect of this uber-super game. You never say, &quot;why didnt they think about that&quot; or &quot;If that feature was add... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    to those who are looking for a different game among the identicals.

    Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

    to those who are looking for a different game among the identicals.

    I always liked the idea playing a FRP empire as a RTS. This game offers that. The very best thing is you manage an empire and not controling the characters as individuals. You dont give orders to units as they have th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    This game teaches other creators how nice and different a RTS game can be.

    Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

    This game teaches other creators how nice and different a RTS game can be.

    extremely well balanced action and reality is at the top of the line. While other game companies copied Dune2 style RTS games again and again, first time in game history an RTS game offers different style of play othe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Game of my life!!

    Close Combat III: The Russian Front

    Game of my life!!

    Superb game with hearth thumbing action. extremely well balanced action and reality is at the top of the line. Hard to describe as you have to play for yourself to feel how it rocks! Tanks storming the fronts b... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.4
    another potentially perfect subject is processed badly

    Car Tycoon

    another potentially perfect subject is processed badly

    I am always excited by the idea of &quot;car manufacturing&quot; as a computer game. I always wonder why not any company attempts a project on this. I am 100% sure tycoon lovers will support the idea. All I can say is t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.5
    Could have been much better

    Battle of Britain

    Could have been much better

    Perfect subject, and good genre seelction. I always wanted to play BOB strategy on map, coordinating attacks and defences, priority targets and race with time... Unfortunately, Talonsoft couldnt make it with unlimite... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:3.7
    Come on people, This is a complete Crap

    Axis & Allies

    Come on people, This is a complete Crap

    Let me start by saying; I am a die hard Axis &amp; Allies fan. This game is hopelessly tries to be innovative by blending the action battle sequences with the turn based battle system. Some might say that they have ac... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.1
    feels like something missing... the spirit maybe?

    CivCity: Rome

    feels like something missing... the spirit maybe?

    After a couple of hours of play, I thought, What the hell? same ol' thing again again and again.. Why i bought this game in the first place? Because there is a grand reference... A sid Meier Game! But you have failed ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful