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6.6

Mixed or average reviews- based on 56 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 22 out of 56
  2. Negative: 12 out of 56

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  1. Jun 9, 2014
    4
    For the price, it is HELLA not worth it. You're basically paying $20 for a game that plays and feels like a game made for a mobile phone, because that's exactly what it is.
    There is no PC support. All updates and patches are MAC only.
    The biggest glaring flaw that you will run into is the fact that you will target lock allies over enemies, meaning that using guided weapons of any kind is
    For the price, it is HELLA not worth it. You're basically paying $20 for a game that plays and feels like a game made for a mobile phone, because that's exactly what it is.
    There is no PC support. All updates and patches are MAC only.
    The biggest glaring flaw that you will run into is the fact that you will target lock allies over enemies, meaning that using guided weapons of any kind is worthless..

    I'd also like to emphasize that, because the addons aren't available on PC, and never will be, the game is incredibly short, with half it's content, and ships, missing as a result.
    The developers previously used the excuse "Sales weren't good enough on PC". Of course, with a $20 pricetag ($15 more than the mobile phone counterpart), its a wonder why, on top of the fact that most negative reviews about this game stem from the fact that none of the DLC has been, or ever will be ported to PC.

    I hope this helps anyone looking into this game. There are better space games out there. This is essentially a non-multiplayer version of Star Conflict with worse controls.
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63

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. PC PowerPlay
    Oct 28, 2012
    50
    Admirably essential in its space-tradingness, but should have stayed on the tablets. [Nov 2012, p.80]
  2. Pelit (Finland)
    Oct 14, 2012
    84
    Fishlabs' retro space adventure is a joyous tribute to masterpieces such as Elite and Freelancer. It isn't awfully long and the combat system could be more polished, but updating your space ship and traveling to uncharted star systems is still a treat. [Sept 2012]
  3. Sep 6, 2012
    60
    Despite the great graphics that could suggest otherwise, Galaxy on Fire II is a game conceived for mobile platforms, and should've stayed right there.