StarLancer Dreamcast

  • Publisher: Crave
  • Release Date: Nov 27, 2000
  • Also On: PC
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
Buy On
  1. 88
    A damn fine port. The title offers a pretty engaging story, some thrilling gameplay and dresses it all up with some very attractive graphics.
  2. More than 75% of the time a mission entirely changes from the original mission parameters (though you usually do end up completing them), and this is what makes entering a new mission of Starlancer such an interesting experience.
  3. 90
    Nothing new over the PC version, but StarLancer's thrilling space combat gives Dreamcast pilots a lot to get pumped about.
  4. A great game for anyone who likes space COMBAT: it's fun, fluid, and well done.
  5. It's going to take something pretty damn special to knock this off the top spot. Now suit up and scramble soldier
  6. The overwhelming production of this game immersed me in the story. So, when I finally tore myself away from the one-player game to give the online multiplayer a try, I quickly realized that Starlancer had silently blown a huge hole in the side of my head.
  7. I enjoy every moment of this game, the deathmatch mode is intense, I find the campaign mode to be a challenge, and the online multiplayer mode will definitely appeal to most people. This is a great game.
  8. While the incentives to do so may be relatively sparse, you'll probably work at levels repeatedly until all mission objectives have been met. That speaks volumes.
  9. Dreamcast HQ
    90
    With online play, and a moving "Star Wars"-style storyline, you definately want to climb in the cockpit of StarLancer and take a ride around the galaxy.
  10. Sega X
    94
    If you like space combat, online deathmatches, and blowing stuff up (with some added strategy) then by all means grab the nearest copy of Starlancer right now, you will not be disappointed.

Awards & Rankings

#30 Most Discussed Dreamcast Game of 2000
User Score
8.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. BobF.
    May 7, 2005
    10
    This is THE BEST GAME EVER made for Dreamcast. It's also THE BEST combat engine EVER for a space fighter simulation. Story and character This is THE BEST GAME EVER made for Dreamcast. It's also THE BEST combat engine EVER for a space fighter simulation. Story and character development is weak compared to Wing Commander, but the combat engine is better. VERY fun game!!! Full Review »
  2. AndrewR.
    Jul 9, 2001
    8
    Great gameplay. Though it's kind of idiotic when you die and have to go back 15 levels and do the first mission.
  3. MarkM.
    Jul 7, 2001
    7
    Fun game! You're forced to take orders from officers with 2 digit IQ's -poorly planned missions- then they chew your ass when it Fun game! You're forced to take orders from officers with 2 digit IQ's -poorly planned missions- then they chew your ass when it goes bad. Other than that the combat is easy and fun. Full Review »