Battlestar Galactica Deadlock

Black Lab Games, Slitherine Ltd.

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
78
Top Critic Average
69%
Critics Recommend
Based on 17 critic reviews
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Battlestar Galactica Deadlock

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

69%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCAug 31, 2017
PlayStation 4Aug 31, 2017

Developer: Black Lab Games

Publisher: Slitherine Ltd.

Genre: Strategy

The Cylons have rebelled! Four years of war and a steep price in human lives have not been enough to unlock a deadly stalemate. The Colonials have countered all of the Cylon’s offensives so far, but no decisive victory was achieved. The deadlock is suddenly broken by a surprise attack from the Cylons and the brutal annihilation of the Colonial Fleet High Command on Picon. The fate of mankind is now resting on the shoulders of Rear-Admiral Lucinda Cain. The secret, cunning plan she has conceived could turn the tide of the war forever… The Game BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Deadlock™ takes you into the heart of the First Cylon War, to fight epic 3D battles that will test your tactical prowess. Take control of the Colonial Fleet from the bridge of the mobile shipyard, Daidalos, and free the Twelve Colonies from the Cylon threat. Build your fleets, protect the Quorum alliance and prepare to dig deeper into the conspiracies of this heroic conflict. Command the Colonial Fleet Design and build fleets of powerful capital ships. Recruit officers to protect the Twelve Colonies. From the Manticore corvette to the mighty Jupiter class Battlestar, you won’t be short on firepower. Legendary Names Continue the legacy of Battlestar Galactica™ with new characters and familiar faces, in an original story set during the First Cylon War. Launch Viper squadrons and Raptor scouts and jump the Galactica in to dominate the battlefield. An authentic Battlestar Galactica™ experience awaits.

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Battlestar Galactica Deadlock - Out on August 31! - Battle Trailer

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IGN

7.8 / 10.0
IGN

Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock pleasantly checks a lot of boxes: Sci-fi tactics and strategy; good controls; proper Battlestar Galactica game with attention to detail. That it does so with enjoyable and challenging gameplay makes it easy to overlook the less-than-stellar graphics and interface issues in the strategy layer.

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Solid combat mechanics, but a little too light on content to justify full price.

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Compelling tactical fleet combat and a middling strategic campaign layer combine with some carefully applied Galactica aesthetics. That extra attention to detail earns Deadlock a little more than a hard six.

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