Excerpt: Although you might not have guessed it from the thick layer of polish lavished upon the title, Greed Corp is actually W! Games first video game outing. Taking place in a fantasy universe known as Mistbound, four robotic factions fight for dominance on a decaying landscape made entirely of hexagonal...
Excerpt: In life, greed is one of the seven deadly sins. In Greed Corp, it’s your ticket to paradise. From windmills that pound the ground for resources to airplanes that carry tiny digital characters to foreign plots of land, W!Games‘ Greed Corp is all about the Benjamins, baby.
Pros: Interesting story line; character designs are quirky and new; the gameplay and controls are really easy to grasp
Cons: Multiplayer following is practically non-existent; game doesn’t focus much on the story
Excerpt: When a developer’s track record consists of a single Wii shovelware game that tasks you primarily with stroking ponies, it can come as a pleasant surprise to see it ramp up its ambition by a factor of roughly, oh, a bajillion . With Greed Corp, Dutch developer W!
Conclusion: Greed Corp is one of those games that you wish more people knew about and were willing to experience what it has to offer. Though there are several other titles out there that are of a similar nature, Greed Corp exudes its own flare that is very appealing to the gamer in all of us.
Summary: With only a finite number of natural resources left on the planet, you can be sure that people will go to war to control the most precious commodities. Greed Corp revolves around the all-too-realistic premise that wars are justified by rulers in need of fuel for their expanding empires, but the...
Pros: Interesting balance between harvesting and survival, Matches are unpredictable with ever-changing strategies, Satisfying competitive play, Long and challenging single-player campaign
Cons: Takes a while to learn tactics, No way to see battle intel
Excerpt: As a chess-loving youngster, I later found its gaming equivalent(-ish) in the fantasy game and series, Heroes of Might and Magic . Early iterations were simple, often ending in bitter endgames. Sometimes these were drawn out over hours, but they were never stalemates.
Conclusion: In conclusion, we can’t recommend Greed Corp. enough; if only for the stylised design and new approach to an old, tired mechanic. That said, some people will invariably (and quickly) become frustrated with its unforgiving and head-scratching opening.
Conclusion: For that reason alone you may feel like you have wasted 800 Points if you didn’t trial the game first, but if you stick with it making it past the trial by fire in the first few rounds and once you have discovered the secret behind the inner workings of Greed Corp’s war of attrition, I’m confident...
Pros: Deep strategic gameplay. Unique idea. Well catered for online play where it excels
Conclusion: Несмотря на кажущуюся простоту, Greed Corp — удивительно богатая по возможностям пошаговая стратегия. Да и весьма оригинальная. Ведь если раньше мы, как правило, захватывали территорию и нежно оберегали ее, то теперь нам предлагают ее активно уничтожать. Кромсать. Рвать. Возделывать.