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Colony-wars.796155
5.3 out of 10

Colony Wars

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Overall 8
8.0

The Best Colony Wars Yet!

XavierHale, epinions.com
26 October 2002
  • Summary: With so many missions to take, so many ways to customize your craft, and so many ways to win, this is assuredly the best of the Colony Wars series.
  • Pros: Customizeable ships, solid plot, non-linear mission structure.
  • Cons: Graphics not as polished as in previous games; sometimes confusing plot.
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Overall 10
10

One of the most solid PS1 games out there

HawgWyld, epinions.com
2 October 2001
  • Summary: One of the best titles for the PS1. Don't believe me? Go out and buy it, then.
  • Pros: Great graphics and sound; game large enough to keep you busy for a while.
  • Cons: Steeper learning curve than most games.
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Overall 6
6.0

Rebels 1, Evil Empire 0

LordofTerror, epinions.com
15 March 2001
  • Summary: I've seen better, and I've seen worse. This is merely. . . Ordinary.
  • Pros: Star Wars fans might rejoice; Blow up stuff; Nice environment graphics
  • Cons: Buggy ship models; Monotony; Massive difficulty fluxes; Laughable storyline
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Overall 8
8.0

Brilliant

LNieves3, epinions.com
19 August 2000
  • Excerpt: "To be or not to be" is what I thought when Colony Wars was released and "not to be&q
  • Pros: Brilliant game
  • Cons: Annoying missions
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Overall 8
8.0

Red Sun is.....a little dim

Evil, epinions.com
27 July 2000
  • Excerpt: Hello Again, Space Fans! Since Epinions.com has not gotten around to creating a grouping
  • Pros: Variability in weapons systems / recharging shields / killer themes / save every level
  • Cons: Back to linear play - no decision trees / graphics glitches - poor proofreading / cannot replay early levels with later equipment / no voice briefings
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Overall 8
8.0

A great game - for me to poop on!

XavierHale, epinions.com
17 July 2000
  • Excerpt: OK, Colony Wars: Vengeance wasn't nearly as bad as I made it sound in the title.
  • Pros: BEAUTIFUL graphics, including 5 in-planet missions!
  • Cons: Absurdly difficult and sometimes a bit skimpy on the mission details.
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Overall 6
6.0

Conquering Earth has Never Been This Hard Before

Goldentoe, epinions.com
12 July 2000
  • Excerpt: This supposed great space shooter got great reviews in the magazines (especially PSM), but I have t
  • Pros: Good Graphics, and James Earl Jones narrates how cool is that.
  • Cons: Extremely difficult, and confusing
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Overall 10
10

Vengeance or Vendetta?

Evil, epinions.com
5 July 2000
  • Excerpt: Hello Again, After writing my first opinion on Colony Wars, a game that still gets good pl
  • Pros: AFTERBURNERS!!!!! / Replayable with upgraded ships.
  • Cons: Cannot save every mission / controller option missing / video default changes / killing Widomaker early locks game in a loop and you have to reset
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Overall 10
10

A New Disciple

Evil, epinions.com
26 June 2000
  • Excerpt: I first acquired Colony Wars over two years ago. It had very attractive packaging, evocative of i
  • Pros: Decision-tree game progression - high re-playability / sounds / music / graphics / FMV / EXCITEMENT!!!
  • Cons: No ship upgrades - you fly and fight with what they assign you / Once the mission's done, so are you.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sadly Lacking ...

d80gs2, epinions.com
22 April 2000
  • Excerpt: This game could have been a great hit. In the vein of the Wing Commander Series that proved so popul
  • Pros: Nice idea
  • Cons: Poor execution
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