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  • Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] The Military is back for a new generation of recruits! The classic turn-based strategy series Military Madness: Nectaris is exploding onto Xbox LIVE Arcade. With an all-new graphical barrage, an all-new commander unit, online team and vs. multiplayer, and a platoon of other new features, this is the maddest game in the series yet. [Hudson Soft] Expand
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. A very good turn-based strategy game. It's certainly different and in many ways better than Advance Wars. [Jan 2010]
  2. It's just grand. [Issue#52, p.105]
  3. It seems as if the developers have done everything they can to make the experience authentic for nostalgia-starved fans of the original. The rest of us just see a dated game, with dated graphics, providing us with a solid, yet un-evolved take on the turn-based strategy genre. It does what it does great. The question is, is that what you want to do?
  4. Newcomers will find its plodding pace and lifeless visuals tedious, but old-school tacticians will happily breathe vintage moon dust for days. [Holiday 2009, p.81]
  5. The old Advance Wars clone gets a remake, but somehow avoids getting a proper 21st-century makeover.
  6. It's unforgiving, user-unfriendly, and the computer routinely cheats. I can't recommend it to modern gamers at all.
  7. There isn't a whole lot else to say about Nectaris. It's an old school strategy title that I'm sure someone will enjoy based on either nostalgia or just a lack of anything else to play.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3