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Sid Meier's Starships

Rating Summary

Based on 37 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

29%

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Based on 37 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCMar 12, 2015

Developer: Firaxis Games

Publisher: 2K Games

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy

Take command of a fleet of powerful starships in this adventure-driven strategy game from legendary designer Sid Meier. Travel to new worlds, completing missions to help save and protect the planets and their people from dangerous Space Pirates, to powerful Marauders and other hostile factions. Build a planetary federation as you strengthen your fleet and secure your homeworld as you attempt to preserve intergalactic peace and your vision of humanity. Set in the universe of Civilization: Beyond Earth after the age of the Seeding, Sid Meier’s Starships offers sci-fi/strategy fans a full stand-alone game experience that also features cross-connectivity with Beyond Earth, expanding the depth of both games. See if you have what it takes to rule the universe!

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Still, small beans in a game that is otherwise so elegantly put together. Starships isn't Civ, but it is Sid, and that's fine by me.

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PC Gamer

54 / 100
PC Gamer

Get a cardboard box, paint it silver, sit in it and pretend you're Kirk. There, we just saved you some cash.

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IGN

6.5 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

Sid Meier's Starships produces a few good tactical battles before its AI loses steam and its strategy gets frustrating.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Fast-paced and accessible are not words commonly used to describe turn-based strategy games, but Sid Meier's latest is a fun, breezy strategic time killer.

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