Easily the best space sim since "FreeSpace 2," and in several ways it exceeds that game. Particle Systems has successfully created the type of game that fans of the genre have been waiting for years to play.
So I admit this game is an ass kicker, especially for all you fighter pilot gamers out there. By all means add this title to your collection. Just make sure you have an over abundance of patience, and a full head of hair, because you will be pulling it out.
If you're a hardcore space simmer, you won't find better out there - it really is as simple as that. The sheer depth of the thing combined with the freeform universe, gorgeous graphics and near-perfect physics engine means you could play this non-stop for weeks and just not get bored.
SummaryThe Badlands cluster. 100 years after the first Independence War. Your father was killed by the Corporations for a bad debt. And you've spent 15 years rotting in jail for trying to get justice. Now it's time for vengeance. Command four futuristic battlecruisers and a band of revolutionary pirates into an all-consuming battle against impo...