A quick summery if you dont want to read the rest of my review.
Yes the game does have its issues and I think it is really bad of the developer to release a clearly unfinished game and then to use the money they make of it to start on a sequel, yes this is really what has happened, but it is a good game. What is so frustrating that it wouldn’t take much to fix the issues, as far as I see them, and make it fantastic. Unfortuanly I have owned the game for several months and no update has come out and I don’t think one will unless no buys the sequel because of all the negative reviews of this one, which basically all say exact same thing.
This game really frustrates me. I like the idea and the game play. I really like the ship building element but due to the lack of different weapons it is a bit limited. The idea behind the remnant is very nice.
That’s the good part but now onto the bad.
For one it isn’t finish and if this is the finished game then there are some major issues with it. For starters even though every different spices has their own ship designs, which I like, they all use the same weapons and that irritates me. I know it makes it easier for stealing tech or giving it as a gift but to me it looks like a cop out.
The story line with the remnant is simply not finished. You build the finial building and suddenly you win and there is no explanation of what they were, where they came from and what happened to them that only powerful robotic ships are left.
The Ai is really predicable and irritating. You can be nice to one spices and get them to ally with you become your friend but if you make one trade proposal they don’t like you can lose all your trust with them in one go just like you weren’t even allies with them and you had just met. If you are allies with someone then that only means they won’t attack you, unless they revoke the alliance, but they will still try and steal you tech and have no consideration about the planets they take.
The game as so much potential and, before I realised that the developer had dropped it to work on a sequel, I was really looking forward to multiplayer to be introduced. I paid £25, ish I can’t remember the exact amount, for a game has been published and then not completed. Having said that the game is good and I like it but after a while its problems have started to really annoy me and I for one won’t be buying the sequel until I know for sure the developers haven’t published and unfinished game again.