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  • Summary: Have you ever wondered how it feels to sail a half-million ton supertanker through the perfect storm or to take on illegal whale hunters in the Antarctic? Feel the rush of serving as a coast guard as you evacuate an island threatened by a volcanic disaster. With missions based on actual events that take place in realistic environments and locations from all over the world, Ship Simulator Extremes has you endure extreme conditions, fight the elements and face all of the challenges associated with being a ship captain. Expand
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  1. The "extreme" scenarios help make the game more exciting, rather than just sailing from point A to point B, though newcomers will have some trouble knowing how to operate everything, since a tutorial is nowhere to be found.
  2. Lots of bugs and some major gameplay faults do not permit Ship Simulator Extreme to be anything more than a whole of many boats and missions.
  3. Ship Simulator Extremes suffers from an out-dated look and a disappointing lack of technical depth. The attempt to appeal to a wide audience fails due to the mediocre implementation of both ship simulation and compelling action.
  4. If you're not a faithful fan of the series or a hardened sea dog, you shouldn't consider the purchase of Ship Simulator Extremes. The integration of PhysX (simulation of water and your ship) is well done, but for this special feature you'll need a really powerful gaming rig in order to play smoothly. Graphics are quite good concerning the realization of water and your ship, but the rest couldn't really convince us. There are still too many bugs and a lack of sound effects in the game to give Ship Simulator Extremes a better result.
  5. Oct 27, 2010
    Love ship sims? This won't actually scratch you niche itch. [Dec 2010, p.62]
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 3 out of 10
  1. Oct 29, 2010
    Extremes is a very good sim althought v-step have problems with the release of this latest release
    they are working hard to make the sim
    everthing the player exspects from the game.
    They have allready released 2 patches for the game and are still working to get the sim on track
    witch is more than some company's do .
    So for me this is one of the best ship simulator's uot and can only get better Sadsid
  2. Oct 28, 2010
    Ship Simulator Extremes is a is e weary good and realistic ship simulator game from V-Step, you can sail different ships in many different environments, Sidney, Bora Bora, New York Solent Cornwall ETC you can sail all type of ship big container ship, gas tanker, oil tanker, ferry's, small speedboat and more Expand
  3. Jan 31, 2011
    The review that stated "though newcomers will have some trouble knowing how to operate everything" may have been correct, but there is no excuse not to purchase this game now. Besides, there are more walkthroughs and helpful tips now than back in August.

    p.s. It's 65% on Steam.
  4. May 19, 2013
    Ship Simulator Extremes is a game that i have fun messing about with, i would recommend the game to fans of the Ship Simulator series, but to no one else as it is hard to get into Expand
  5. Jun 8, 2012
    Would be a good game but the computer required to play this game smoothly has to be very good, even running a 6g ram i3 core laptop isn't enough to play this game on low quality smoothly. This game is very realistic. As long as you have a really good computer then this isbe a very good game for anyone who likes simulation games, if you don't then you may find this game boring.

    a good or bad game depending on what games you enjoy playing and how good your computer is.
  6. Feb 20, 2014
    This game is a ship simulator as much as GTA is a car simulator. This is yet another disappointing simulator game I bought in a bundle. You can open the map set a waypoint, turn the autopilot on and speed up, do your job, set the waypoint and proceed. Boring boring boring. Expand
  7. May 18, 2014
    A scam. This game is far too expensive for what it is. Of course you have lots of boats, lots of missions, lots of settings such as weather. But all this is only done to alleviate your boredom. This game has a shelf life of about 30 minutes. In short, go your way, this game is too expensive, and not even worth to be played. Expand

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