Posts Tagged ‘Star Conflict’

The 15 Best Space Games

Space games have experienced a rebirth over the past few years, exploiting a decade of pent up desire for exploration among the stars in order to launch umpteen new games. But can these sequels, revivals and newcomers compete with the old classics for a place in our heart?

Let’s find out. Below you’ll find the list of the fifteen best space games ever made.

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Star Conflict Giveaway: Nab One Of 2,000 Fighter Ships

Star Conflict

Star Conflict [official site], the free-to-play space action MMO, has just welcomed a destroyer class to its ranks of spaceships. They’re the slower-but-covered-in-guns type of ship – big on firepower and requiring a lot of your precious space resources. That’s why, to start you on your path to a destroyer, we’re offering up 2,000 Black Hort spaceships.

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The Star’s The Star: Star Conflict

Can this really be the first game called Star Conflict? The ten seconds of research I applied to the question suggests that it is. Amazing. Anyway, this space combat game from Gaijin is looking interesting. It’s a Russian MMO heading to the west, and it sits roughly along the lines of World Of Tanks or Mechwarrior Online, only this time you’re a space pilot with a big old spaceship full of lasers. So it’s team-based rounds of fighting, with resource-spending and tinkering in the intermissions. The pace of it (at least judging by the gameplay footage I’ve found, some of which you can see below) seems fairly sedate compared to the whizzy zero-G kung fun we’re used to from space games. I understand it’s more of a game of positioning and loadout tactics than reaction time and flight skill, but I can see why that would appeal to a few players. #oldmen
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