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Europa Universalis (PC) Jewel Case Reviewed on March 20, 2001 Check prices
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Europa Universalis (PC) Jewel Case
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: Once you get past the initial shock of how big and occasionally unwieldy the game is, you'll find that the detailed mechanics work to produce an unparalleled level of depth. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Paradox Interactive, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-8 Players

Star General (PC) Reviewed on January 17, 1997 Check prices
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Star General (PC)

The Bottom Line: Sometimes, when you get a game design just right, it's okay to coast for awhile. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Catware, Strategy, General Strategy

Global Domination (PC) Reviewed on January 27, 1999 Check prices
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Global Domination (PC)

The Bottom Line: All 20 missions are pretty much the same: Missile Command with a spinning globe and a few more toys. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Psygnosis, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-16 Players

Emergency: Fighters for Life (PC) Reviewed on September 17, 1998 Check prices
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Emergency: Fighters for Life (PC)

The Bottom Line: The truth is that Emergency has so many faults that it could use some major rescue work itself. Read review

Specs: Everyone, TopWare Interactive, Strategy, General Strategy, 1 Player

War Wind II: Human Onslaught (PC) Reviewed on December 23, 1997 Check prices
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War Wind II: Human Onslaught (PC)

The Bottom Line: It may not be the most highly talked-about game ever to crash the real-time party, but it is certainly one of the most entertaining. Read review

Specs: Teen, DreamForge Intertainment, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players

Fighting Steel (PC) Reviewed on June 30, 1999 Check prices
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Fighting Steel (PC)

The Bottom Line: The game's best features are all but lost behind a poorly designed interface, insidious crash bugs, and a handful of design flaws. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Divide By Zero, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players

Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim (PC) Reviewed on March 28, 2000 Check prices
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Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim (PC)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: Majesty is original, fun, and challenging, and it's a winning combination of real-time strategy and role-playing elements. Read review

Specs: Teen, Cyberlore Studios, Strategy, General Strategy, Fantasy, 1-8 Players

Star Wars: Force Commander (PC) Reviewed on March 24, 2000 Check prices
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Star Wars: Force Commander (PC)

The Bottom Line: Because of its dated graphics, ineffective controls, and flawed gameplay, Force Commander falls short of its ambitious intent. Read review

Specs: Teen, LucasArts, Strategy, General Strategy

Star Trek: Away Team (PC) Reviewed on March 21, 2001 Check prices
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Star Trek: Away Team (PC)

The Bottom Line: It's a linear, repetitive, tedious game that ignores almost every lesson it should have learned from previous, more successful tactical combat games. Read review

Specs: Teen, Reflexive Entertainment, Strategy, General Strategy, Science-fiction, 1-2 Players

Far Gate (PC) Reviewed on September 13, 2001 Check prices
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Far Gate (PC)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: In spite of the game's original qualities, there are just too many other, better choices available to make it worthwhile for most real-time strategy game players. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Super X Studios, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players

Real War (PC) Reviewed on October 13, 2001 Check prices
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Real War (PC)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    1.5 stars Poor
      Overall score: 3.7 (1.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 1.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: Real War is a throwback to the days of those horrible real-time strategy clones that followed the success of Westwood's Command & Conquer series. Read review

Specs: Teen, Rival Interactive, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players

Kohan: Ahriman's Gift (PC) Reviewed on November 22, 2001 Check prices
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Kohan: Ahriman's Gift (PC)

The Bottom Line: If you've never taken up arms in the Kohan universe, this is your second chance to introduce yourself to a new brand of real-time strategy game--and you shouldn't miss it again. Read review

Specs: Everyone, TimeGate Studios, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-8 Players

Panzer General 3D Assault (PC) Reviewed on October 4, 1999 Check prices
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Panzer General 3D Assault (PC)

The Bottom Line: Though the 3D graphics can occasionally lead to command and control problems, the game is based on a good underlying system. Read review

Specs: Everyone, SSI, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (Macintosh) Reviewed on January 1, 1972 Check prices
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Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (Macintosh)

Specs: Teen, Blizzard Entertainment, Strategy, General Strategy, Fantasy

Rising Sun (PC) Reviewed on February 25, 2000 Check prices
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Rising Sun (PC)

The Bottom Line: TalonSoft's Rising Sun shows that the company has continued to refine its wargames even more, and the result is very impressive. Read review

Specs: Everyone, TalonSoft, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-16 Players

Startopia (PC) Reviewed on June 20, 2001 Check prices
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Startopia (PC)

The Bottom Line: It's a testament to Startopia's fundamentally sound design and attractive presentation that you'll enjoy it despite the fact that, at times, it'll make you feel slightly alienated. Read review

Specs: Teen, Mucky Foot Productions, Strategy, General Strategy

Braveheart (PC) Reviewed on September 3, 1999 Check prices
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Braveheart (PC)

The Bottom Line: Despite its intriguing premise, Braveheart's assorted play mechanics coexist about as peacefully as the Scottish clans depicted in the game. Read review

Specs: Mature, Red Lemon Studios, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players

Imperialism (PC) Reviewed on September 23, 1997 Check prices
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Imperialism (PC)

The Bottom Line: Imperialism succeeds in creating an engrossing simulation of naked power-mongering. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Frog City Software, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-8 Players

Ski Resort Tycoon (PC) Reviewed on January 1, 1972 Check prices
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Ski Resort Tycoon (PC)

Specs: Everyone, Cat Daddy Games, Strategy, General Strategy

Machines (PC) Reviewed on April 27, 1999 Check prices
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Machines (PC)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.5 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 2 reviews

The Bottom Line: This 3D real-time strategy game features enough dazzling visuals for several games of its type, but it's hampered by its been-there-done-that gameplay and poor unit intelligence. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Charybdis, Strategy, General Strategy, Science-fiction, 1-4 Players

Star Trek ConQuest Online (PC) Reviewed on July 21, 2000 Check prices
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Star Trek ConQuest Online (PC)

The Bottom Line: If you're into collectible card games, even if you're not a big Star Trek fan, then you should download the starter pack and give the game a try. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Genetic Anomalies, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-2 Players

Trade Empires (PC) Reviewed on October 2, 2001 Check prices
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Trade Empires (PC)

The Bottom Line: Trade Empires lays out a broad and varied economic world that's initially interesting to explore, but over time, this doesn't justify all the effort the game demands. Read review

Specs: Everyone, Frog City Software, Strategy, General Strategy, 1 Player

Knights And Merchants (PC) Reviewed on October 21, 1998 Check prices
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Knights And Merchants (PC)

The Bottom Line: It's hard to recall another game in which you have so little direct control over events, and yet are called upon for so very much micromanagement. Read review

Specs: Everyone, JoyMania, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-6 Players

Heroes Chronicles: Warlords of the Wasteland (PC) Reviewed on October 17, 2000 Check prices
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Heroes Chronicles: Warlords of the Wasteland (PC)

The Bottom Line: You'll wish there were more to the first Heroes Chronicles game than just a series of missions stitched together by a nice short story. Read review

Specs: Everyone, 3DO, Strategy, General Strategy, 1 Player

Dark Colony (PC) Reviewed on September 19, 1997 Check prices
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Dark Colony (PC)

The Bottom Line: This limited method of play is similar to first-generation real-time strategy games. Read review

Specs: Mature, GameTek, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-8 Players

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