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Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach

Rating Summary

Based on 9 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

25%

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Game Information

Available on:PCJan 19, 2017

Developer: Straylight Entertainment

Publisher: Slitherine Ltd.

Genres: Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy

Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach brings you to a dark era of carnage and endless war. There is no peace among the stars: the Imperium of Man is beset on all sides by all kinds of threats. Among them is the Orks, a barbaric and warlike xeno race. One of their fiercest leaders, Grukk Face-Rippa, leads his Red Waaagh! in the Sanctus Reach system. Worlds after worlds fall to billions of Orks, until only one last planet resists the green tide: the Knight World of Alaric Prime. This is where a brave company of Space Wolves makes its stand to defend the last bastion of mankind in the system…

Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach is a 3D turn-based strategy game like you’ve never seen before: fast, immediate, deep, impressive to look at and incredibly fun! Lead the Space Wolves in their struggle against the Orks through two uncompromising and long story-driven campaigns: Stormclaw and Hour of the Wolf. Command several dozen different authentically crafted units and heroes, with unique and extremely detailed 3D models that bring the universe of Warhammer 40,000 to life.

The gameplay is rich and varied: spend your points, make your list, choose your deployment, and fight! Units at your disposal have different abilities, strengths and weaknesses, can level up and are carried over between scenarios. Choose among many different types of weapons, watch your flanks and make a wise use of the terrain: any tactical choice will be vital.

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GameSpot

4 / 10
GameSpot

Sanctus Reach pits the hardy Space Marines against the fighty Orks in a massive war that’s plagued with issues.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Sanctus Reach’s unit and faction design and flexible mechanics deserve a much better campaign and fewer constantly recycled objectives.

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GameWatcher

7.5 / 10.0
Marcello Perricone

A good addition to a capable game.

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Spaziogames

6.5 / 10.0
Spaziogames

Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach could be a good turn based strategy game, some mechanics are well implemented but numbers and statistics seem to be quite random.

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