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Military Madness: Nectaris

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6.0

Military Madness: Nectaris

Strategy Informer
6 October 2011
  • Conclusion: The XBLA and PSN versions of Military Madness: Nectaris aren’t too much different from what players have experienced back in 1998 for the PS1 or in 1989 with the TurboGrafx-16. It’s essentially an enhanced remake of the original with new 3D graphics applied. There’ll be a certain feeling of monotony when playing through the title, so players shouldn’t expect a fantastical time that revolutionizes the genre.
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Overall 7
6.5

Military Madness: Nectaris (XBLA)

Video Game Generation
7 February 2011
  • Summary: Overall, Military Madness: Nectaris is a decent game. If you’ve been looking for a solid strategy title on Xbox Live, you should definitely check this out. People looking for something truly remarkable need to keep looking, however - the best that can be said about this game is that it’s “pretty good.” But hey, you could certainly do worse.
  • Pros: Solid, hex-based strategy game, Nicely rendered models
  • Cons: No ‘wow’ factor - nothing special going on
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Overall 7
6.8

Military Madness: Nectaris

ztgd.com
27 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Relies too much on nostalgia. The most amazing thing about Military Madness is its popularity.
  • Pros: + Solid multi-player, + Updated visuals
  • Cons: Archaic gameplay, Tedious singleplayer, Restrictive level design
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Review: Military Madness: Nectaris (Microsoft Xbox 360)

Diehard GameFAN
15 March 2010
  • Summary: Military Madness: Nectaris is a good game for fans of the original; they will forgive the game’s flaws, and jump into the new multiplayer options head first. Anyone else would be advised to look elsewhere unless they are absolutely desperate for a TBS game on Live Arcade; though it’s only $10, there’s too many issues for most gamers to ignore.
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Overall 7
7.4

Military Madness: Nectaris Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: If the gameplay is stuck in an earlier time, then at least the graphics are up to date, right? Not really, no— Military Madness: Nectaris is just about a notch up in quality from the PlayStation game that came out in the late ’90s. Sure, the models for your space tanks and astro-warriors are smooth and clean and run at 60fps, but from an art design viewpoint, they look no better than the models that have existed throughout the game’s history.
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Military Madness: Nectaris

NZGamer.com
18 November 2009

Expert Review

CVG
28 October 2009
  • Excerpt: Like other resurrected classics on the Xbox Live Arcade the Military Madness series goes a long ways back. The franchise debuted on the TurboGrafx-16 in 1989 and later made its way to the PSX in 1998.
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Overall 6
6.0

Military Madness: Nectaris

Game Over Online
19 October 2009
  • Excerpt: Have you ever played a board game or a tabletop role-playing game with a rules lawyer? Anything you try to do is met with a citation of an obscure rule or a favorable reinterpretation thereof, usually to the rules lawyer's benefit. He's usually technically right, but when he has an encyclopedic knowledge of rules exploits and you don't, it feels like he's cheating. Military Madness feels like you're up against one of those guys.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 6
5.5
Sound 6
6.0

Military Madness: Nectaris Review (XBLA)

Gamers Daily News
7 October 2009
  • Summary: A competent turn-based war game. Its design is stuck in the 90s, but Military Madness is still reasonably fun.
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Overall 6
6.0

Military Madness: Nectaris

gamerlimit.com
5 October 2009
  • Conclusion: Gamers who are familiar with previous incarnations may find that Military Madness: Nectaris is a neat little addition to their collection, but for everyone else, there isn’t much to offer here in terms of entertainment.
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