I think everybody knows this tale: we, earthlings start exploiring space , we discover some aliens and then we go fighting with them. That was the story of almost every spacesim we ever knew. Freespace : The Great War is no exception. But it wasn't the story , but the way the game brings the story that interested us. Well, Freespace did agood job. You play as a Terran pilot, during the Terran-Vasudan war. Both sides are standing on their last feet, when suddenly a third super-tech species, The Shivans comes in. With no other way of surviving Terran & Vasudans, become allies. Though a radical vasudan group Hammer Of Light isn't that happy with the alliance and cutting the alliance in all ways possible the main threat comes form the Shivan fleet and their superdestroyer The Lucifer. The graphics and the sound of Freespace are good. I, personnaly, find the sound even better that the graphics. And the makers make a great job showing Shivans as a strong mysteries force. But the story resembles that of Wing Commander: Prophecy, but it's still a great game.
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