Light of Altair is unpleasant to look at, unpleasant to listen to and unpleasant to play in general. I gave up after the second mission when I realised that all of the game was going to be one unusually long tutorial.
A decent distraction for strategy fans to indulge in as well as a good entry into the realm of economic strategy titles. There are definitely better ones out on the market, but this one is cheap and will surely run well on nearly any computer from the last few years.
Expect no revolution to the genre but a catchy space strategy. Fast paced scenarios and a user friendly interface on the one side, automatic battles and flat music on the other - in a surprisingly entertaining game. [Aug 2009]