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  • Summary: "Naval Warfare" is a stylish arcade-action shooter with numerous tactical elements, driven by an entertaining story with beautiful hand-drawn comic sequences also featuring a thrilling campaign mode and various exciting multiplayer modes. The game itself is presented in a fictional Imperial Victorian setting.

    In a fantasy world of Victorian architecture, war is raging between the industrial superpowers. As Commander of a Naval Super-Destroyer, it is your duty to destroy the enemy's mighty Boss Units in a military campaign of epic proportions in, under and above the surface. If you are to emerge victorious from a variety of challenging scenarios, you must lead your troops against wave after wave of massive attacks from ships, planes and gigantic Special Forces.

    Key features:

    - Destructive: Powerful weapons with many lethal upgrades
    - Comprehensive: Great variety of enemy units with ships, submarines, planes and futuristic vehicles
    - Explosive: Challenge your friends in the immensely variable multi-player mode or play alongside them against the PC in Co-operational Mode
    - Impressive: An exciting story-line plus sensational graphics with incredible effects and stylish cut-scenes guarantee maximum enjoyment.
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  1. Jul 4, 2011
    Fun shoot 'em up but its potential is limited by generic flaws.
  2. Jun 16, 2011
    Ultimately, Naval Warfare is a decent arcade shooter. Unfortunately, the storyline is confusing and the levels are inconsistent in difficulty--many levels are maddeningly easy, while others are suddenly extremely difficult. This makes for a frustratingly uneven campaign experience, and because upgrades are level-specific, there's little reason to want to replay this title. Multiplayer isn't much better, as it's limited by the fact that you're unable to make custom maps or play online.
  3. Jul 26, 2011
    In a desperate attempt to stand out in a crowd of silly arcade games, Naval Warfare lost its drive as well as accessibility.
  4. 50
    Stunning steampunk visuals cannot cover up the horrible controls which make the boats practically unsteerable. [July 2011]
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  1. Aug 28, 2014
    Kind of enjoyed this short and simplistic no brainer sci-fi shooter. Can't see much replay value though so maybe one of those get it on a sale type games. Expand
  2. CRL
    Aug 3, 2011
    I got Naval Warfare on a Steam sale for $2.50, because that's about what it's worth. It's a fun if a bit generic arcade-style shooter with you commanding a gunship through various watery missions. The graphics are nice, and one of its finer points, but are let down by the shoddy mouse control which screams 'console port'. Control of the ship itself isn't terrible, but it's still obviously console-based. The voice acting is, for the most part, downright awful, but that's the story with many if not most video games. Overall it's a fun way to waste an hour or so, but it's not worth the $10 asking price when there are so many better games out there. Collapse
  3. Aug 6, 2011
    The lack of thought and effort that went into creating this game is immediately obvious by the game loading to black screen if you have more than one monitor hooked up to your computer. The game has been out for months and the only fix available is to disable your other monitor. How I read that is, "Hey we already have your money, so why should we bother making a patch." Expand