Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos PC

Metascore
83

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
Buy On
  1. One of the most difficult, frustrating, and maddening space sims you'll ever play. In that sense it's brilliant, because you will play it, even while you bang your head against your monitor glass.
  2. Next Generation Magazine
    60
    Gamers not hooked on star jaunts and sci-fi melodrama may find the slow physics and steep learning curve too daunting. [Nov 2002, p.113]
User Score
8.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 23 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Jul 19, 2012
    10
    Just the best space simulation I've ever played!
    A true spatial simulation with Newtonian physics, if we advance (it takes just as driven to
    Just the best space simulation I've ever played!
    A true spatial simulation with Newtonian physics, if we advance (it takes just as driven to start a reverse return in the opposite direction)
    History is basic but really nice.
    Even today, it is graphically good, dynamic combat, HUD & LDS, a system of trade and construction, customizable and ships with "Torn Stars" fan addon make it the best spatial simulation of all time.
    Try him !

    Community site: http://www.i-war2.com/
    "Torn Stars" fan addon site: http://www.torn-stars.com/
    Full Review »
  2. BradG.
    May 19, 2006
    10
    this is the most amazing game I have ever played! nothing beats it and i have yet to find anything which paralells or even comes close to the this is the most amazing game I have ever played! nothing beats it and i have yet to find anything which paralells or even comes close to the sheer realism and flexability of the game. very inspiring, beautiful graphics, exciting storyline, brilliant open-endedness and all round paralell with the likes of Elite and MS space sim. It's a shame that the sequal was cancelled. Full Review »
  3. Rubberman
    Nov 27, 2002
    10
    Still playing.