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StarDrive 2

Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

27%

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General Information

Available on:PCApr 9, 2015

Developer: Zero Sum Games

Publisher: Iceberg Interactive

Genre: Strategy

StarDrive 2 is an exciting and evolutionary step forward for the StarDrive franchise. In this eagerly anticipated sequel, the core mechanics have evolved to incorporate a turn-based strategic layer, featuring spectacular realtime battles. As the galactic ruler of your race you will lead your people into a procedurally-generated galaxy, exploring and expanding your space empire to greatness. Exploit planets, navigate asteroid belts and overcome deep space dangers while handling interspecies relations to gain the upper hand. Conduct diplomacy and espionage, make alien friends that will deliver thriving trade treaties – or enemies that will seek to exterminate you at all costs. Research new technologies and design powerful warships to defend your claims. Discover the extensive lore of the StarDrive universe by encountering many dozens of anomalies, heroes, and galactic mysteries that will ensure no two games will ever play the same.

StarDrive 2 Critic Reviews

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IGN

6.9 / 10.0
IGN

StarDrive 2's ship building is top notch, but the flawed game surrounding it keeps it from ever truly shining.

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Both land and space combat lack punch, but there's a fun if predictable 4X game waiting underneath.

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GameSpot

Nick Capozzoli
6 / 10
GameSpot

StarDrive 2 is a competent 4X entry, but lacks standout features and is hampered by its ground combat.

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Combat is only a small portion of the overall experience, but the other aspects of the game don't particularly shine. It's as if StarDrive 2 is content in its adequacy.

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