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Stellaris

Rating Summary

Based on 40 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

76%

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General Information

Available on:PCMay 9, 2016

Developer: Paradox Development Studio

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Genre: Strategy

Explore a vast galaxy full of wonder! Paradox Development Studio, makers of the Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series presents Stellaris, an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core. Featuring deep strategic gameplay, an enormous selection of alien races and emergent storytelling, Stellaris has a deeply challenging system that rewards interstellar exploration as you traverse, discover, interact and learn more about the multitude of species you will encounter during your travels. Etch your name across the cosmos by uncovering remote celestial outposts, and entire civilizations. Will you expand through war or walk the path of diplomacy to achieve your goals?

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Stellaris Reviews

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IGN

6.3 / 10.0
IGN

Stellaris is filled with good ideas, and it's not difficult to see the outline of a great space strategy game where those ideas could come together. But beyond the early game, it's only compelling in bits and pieces – it turns into a largely uneventful slog after that. Paradox has developed a reputation of major upgrades to their games for years after launch, and Stellaris is going to need all that love and more to reach its potential.

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The early game promises an instant strategy classic, but Stellaris is unable to maintain that pace.

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Stellaris is the Paradox grand strategy game you need to play.

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A disappointingly flawed grand strategy game, which for every good idea seems to have another that works actively against it.

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