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  • Summary: Based on the best-selling board game and set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, Space Hulk is a 3D digital turn based strategy game that recreates the classic claustrophobic board game experience for single player and multiplayer cross-platform play between PC, Mac and on iOS.

    Space Hulk
    is set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of an ancient vessel lost in the graveyard of space. Players lead a small army of fearless Space Marine Terminators to battle in a ferocious fight for survival against hordes of predatory alien Genestealers. Expand
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  1. Dec 10, 2013
    80
    It’s a shame, really, because with a proper interface a board game should work as well if not better on a mobile device than on a PC. And if they’d taken more care over the port, then Space Hulk would have been one the finest board game adaptations to grace the iPad: tense, demanding, and frequently thrilling.
  2. Dec 5, 2013
    80
    Many problems from the PC version persist, but Space Hulk is still an entertaining strategy game.
  3. Dec 9, 2013
    75
    Like a sloth ninja assassin, Space Hulk is slow, methodical, and brutal, but offers plenty of rewards for those with patience.
  4. Jan 29, 2014
    60
    Space Hulk is a faithful recreation of the ’89 board games. But the slow mechanics and lack of of variety can bore you really quick. Plus, the price is too high.
  5. Dec 6, 2013
    50
    It has its moments, but Space Hulk stumbles too often to really recommend.
  6. Dec 13, 2013
    50
    If you’re a fan of the Warhammer 40k series, Space Hulk has a lot to offer. For newbies, the price of admission and the slow pace may not hold your attention for very long.
  7. Dec 19, 2013
    50
    Board game fans might be able to overlook these sins to find the deep game within, but developers Full Control has done too little to evangelise the cult of Space Hulk.

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  1. Aug 12, 2014
    5
    Ok it's about 50/50 both good and bad. The good is, it's Space Hulk. Simple. No frills, faithful rules. The Bad is bad programming, clunky interface, slow, no options to optimize, Low Fidelity and lack of feedback and visual information
    Ok I'm commenting here mainly to say this. Space Hulk could be an extremely thematic/cinematic heart pounding and visual masterpiece still using the core rules and pretty simple programming. If more was put into the Fidelity this game could be a smash hit! I mean cinematic varied deaths. Close up camera transitions. SMoooooth Annimation, Immersive surround sound, and just things to make it like you're in a movie, but still following the core rules and turn based nature. Think something like the new Alien game coming out. All that atmosphere put into a strategy game would just be massive. Somehow I believe it's Games Workshop that limit this game mostly. They just won't allow any unique interpretations of Space Hulk board game. They restrict too much.
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