Reviews and Problems with Naval War: Arctic Circle
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Naval War: Arctic Circle (PC)
9 June 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.
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.
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...
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...
Excerpt: Paradox Interactive's Naval War: Arctic Circle offers strategy fans a hardcore experience, simulating a great deal of factors in real-life naval combat accurately. The story pits NATO vs Russia and its allies, unfolding through cut scenes between missions.
Summary: Capitan’s log date: 27/05/12 I have been on this top secret mission (writhing a review about Naval War: Arctic Circle) for about a month now. And it is overdue by three weeks… No wonder my superior officer Tom is infuriated with my lack of conviction and persistency.