Reviews and Problems with Galactic Civilizations II
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As an opponent, this strategy game is super smart!
Common Sense Media
10 February 2014
Summary: Parents need to know that kids will see battle sequences showing laser shots and explosions from a third-person perspective. Larger space battles are shown in a cinematic-style sequence, but the player is an observer and not a participant.
Excerpt: The Civilisation series has dominated the turn-based strategy scene for over a decade. I spent years of my own life stomping around a virtual globe pretending to be Byzantine and hitting things with sticks.
Excerpt: As the nights draw in and the weather gets cold and wet, there's nothing we like better here at VideoGamer.com than to cuddle up with a hot water bottle, a laptop, a duvet and turn-based strategy game, and Galactic Civilizations II: Endless Universe fits the bill perfectly.
Excerpt: When you hear the phrase " four X ", what's the first thing that leaps into your mind's eye? Australians loading up a pick-up truck with crates of canned lager until the rear wheels fall off from the sheer weight, or the ruthless rape of the natural world and the extermination of indigenous...
Excerpt: In 2006, Stardock released a strategy title that flew under the radar of many people.
Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords
carved its way into strategy gaming’s hierarchy through solid reviews, critical acclaim, and word-of-mouth.
Excerpt: If you think you are a pretty good strategist on land, then you might want to try your luck in space. Galactic Civilizations II is probably the most complex empire-building simulation you will ever play.