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Crying Suns

Rating Summary

Based on 7 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

43%

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Based on 7 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCSep 18, 2019

Developer: Alt Shift

Publisher: Humble Bundle

Genres: Roguelike, Strategy

WHEN FTL MEETS FOUNDATION... AND DUNE Crying Suns is a tactical rogue-lite that puts you in the role of a space fleet commander as you explore a mysteriously fallen empire. In this story rich experience inspired by Dune and Foundation, each successful run will uncover the truth about the Empire... and yourself as well. MAIN FEATURES - Space exploration in a procedurally-generated universe - Tactical fights between battleships and their squadron fleets - More than 300 possible story events - A deep and dramatic storyline structured in 6 chapters - A dark and disturbing atmosphere inspired by our favorite S-F universes (Foundation, Dune, Battlestar Galactica) Prepare to die often, it's a rogue-lite game... And it's a hard one… THE STORY: THE EPIC JOURNEY OF A CLONE After 700 years of peace and prosperity, the Galactic Empire has suddenly been shattered into pieces. The OMNIs, god-like machines which did everything for their human masters, have mysteriously shut down. And humankind, having long since lost the ability to survive on its own, is dangerously close to extinction. But somewhere in a far corner of the Galaxy is Gehenna, a planet of ice and rock and a top-secret facility that is the pinnacle of Imperial Tech and also humanity’s last chance. You are a clone of Admiral Ellys Idaho, a weapon fashioned from flesh, the best Imperial Admiral ever to battle in the stars and you have just been awoken on this planet by its strange and darkly-humorous Guardian, Kaliban, the last functional OMNI to exist. Your mission: skillfully command a battleship through the Empire's now chaotic, violent clusters ––where one wrong move could be your last–– as you try to reactivate the OMNIs and save the future of all humankind. But you must leave Gehenna now.... for time has almost run out.

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PC Gamer

79 / 100
PC Gamer

It's too repetitive and easy, but Crying Suns story and frantic combat are worth experiencing anyway.

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All told, Crying Suns is a slick reinterpretation of FTL’s core design.

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Crying Suns is an enjoyable roguelike experience that is carried by its excellent writing and gorgeous art direction. The story is a reminiscent of greatest works of Science Fiction, and will surely charm all fans of the genre. Although gameplay can get repetitive quickly Because of the way progression and events were designed, the robust storytelling mostly makes up for it

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Crying Suns, a grim, sci-fi rogue-like adventure, leads us through Alt Shift's version of a post-apocalyptic galaxy, complete with pirates, mutants, robot worshipping religious zealots, and other unsavory characters. The game features tactical combat, a strategic map with resource management mechanics, and a mystery for the player to unfold.

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