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Naval War: Arctic Circle

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Overall 8
7.6

Naval War: Arctic Circle review

PCGamer Online
8 June 2012
  • Conclusion: A welcome gulp of sea air for jaded real-time strategy fans, slightly tainted by campaign conservatism.
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Naval War: Arctic Circle

Hooked Gamers
3 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Problem is that Naval War: Arctic Circle appears to be less than finished. Turbo Tape have stated that downloadable content and updates are due, and the game world will be expanded. The graphics engine could do with a make-over as well. This being an indie game in a niche market, and considering its low price point, the community is sure to take the job of modding it into excellence into their capable hands.
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Overall 7
7.0

Naval War: Arctic Circle Review (PC)

Softpedia
3 June 2012
  • Pros: + Solid simulation, + Interesting scenarios
  • Cons: - No saves, - No customization, - Limited graphical appeal
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Overall 7
6.5
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0

Naval War: Arctic Circle

Game Boyz
3 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Paradox Interactive's latest war title, from Turbo Tape games, focuses on the near-modern arena of ship-to-ship battle. Set in the year 2030, Naval War: Arctic Circle portrays a conflict developing between NATO (largely comprised of US, UK, and Scandinavian navies) and Russia in the cold waters in northern Europe.
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Naval War: Arctic Circle

The Wargamer
1 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Michael Eckenfels gets all hands on deck for Paradox Interactive's latest naval real-time strategy game.
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Expert Review

The Wargamer
1 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Ahhh, modern naval combat. Nothing beats using every last Harpoon missile and knot of power while cleaving through seas like hot knives through butter. Overhead, Arctic air is shattered by spinning helicopter blades laden with fuel, sonobuoys, and chattering teeth as helicopter crews seek to ‘fence in’ enemy submarines.
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Overall 8
8.0

Naval War: Arctic Circle

The Gamers Temple
23 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Naval Warfare: Arctic War is a simulation of naval warfare that harkens back to the previous generation's Harpoon-series. Players exercise strategic control over forces by issuing orders to individual units and groups from a Command Information Center style interface. Much like the warfare it simulates, the action in this game is much more remote than slugfests like Wargame: European Escalation.
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Naval War: Arctic Circle

Talking About Games
22 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Naval War: Arctic Circle provides players the opportunity to command both real life and experimental military hardware in a fight to control the supply lines and seas of the North Atlantic. As a real-time strategy game, the focus of combat relies more on stealth, detection and deployment of countermeasures than it does brute force or [...
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Overall 6
6.4

Naval War: Arctic Circle (PC)

ccgr.org
18 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I'll be up front, I'm not a fan of naval strategy games. The truth is, this is the first game I've played from this genre. However, I still enjoyed my time playing Naval War despite being a complete newbie.
  • Pros: Bad language; Crude humor; Explosions
  • Cons: Bad language; Crude humor; Explosions
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Overall 7
7.0

Naval War: Arctic Circle

DarkStation
3 May 2012
  • Conclusion: Naval War: Arctic Circle will certainly be of interest to those hungry for a pure, military simulation experience. It may not be traditional real time strategy, but the intense focus on realism will most likely turn some heads. Its biggest barrier to entry, however, will be your level of patience. Naval War can be fun, but you’re going to have to play it on its terms.
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