StarDrive 2 is an exciting and evolutionary step forward for the StarDrive franchise. In this eagerly anticipated sequel, the core mechanics have evolved to incorporate a turn-based strategic layer, featuring spectacular realtime battles.
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Mixed (1,493 reviews) - 59% of the 1,493 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 9, 2015

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June 28

Stream 6/29 10 AM PST - Future of StarDrive

Hi folks.

Tomorrow at 10 AM PST I will host a stream on my Twitch channel wherein I will be playing StarDrive 2 and taking notes for future enhancements. Please come on by and say hello.

www.twitch.tv/zer0sumgames
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June 20

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Reviews

“So, shall I say it? I shall indeed: StarDrive 2 is the best thing since Master of Orion. Period.”
87 – Hooked Gamers

“Stardrive 2 is an extremely ambitious title which I’d strongly suggest for fans of compulsively intricate gameplay.”
80 – Gaming Trend

“StarDrive 2 feels like that game I used to sit around and dream about with my friends.”
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Digital Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe Edition

The Digital Deluxe edition allows you to visually customize your ships with exciting new paint jobs! Wrap your cruisers in the American flag to dispense democracy in megaton doses from high orbit! Or perhaps you would prefer to roll in a black on black murdered out cruiser? Each race has several different paint jobs to choose from.

Additionally, the Digital Deluxe Edition includes a StarDrive Design Journal, a digital copy of the hand-written journal used by the developer during the development process. Gain insight into the development history of StarDrive with this intriguing book.

The Digital Artbook provides an in-depth look at the art of StarDrive, with developer commentary on bringing the visuals from concept to execution.

Finally, kick back and relax with some great classical music. The StarDrive 2 soundtrack includes original music from Marius Masalar and Jeff Dodson, as well as licensed music from Gustav Holst and Debussy.

About This Game

StarDrive 2 is an exciting and evolutionary step forward for the StarDrive franchise. In this eagerly anticipated sequel, the core mechanics have evolved to incorporate a turn-based strategic layer, featuring spectacular realtime battles. As the galactic ruler of your race you will lead your people into a procedurally-generated galaxy, exploring and expanding your space empire to greatness. Exploit planets, navigate asteroid belts and overcome deep space dangers while handling interspecies relations to gain the upper hand. Conduct diplomacy and espionage, make alien friends that will deliver thriving trade treaties – or enemies that will seek to exterminate you at all costs. Research new technologies and design powerful warships to defend your claims. Discover the extensive lore of the StarDrive universe by encountering many dozens of anomalies, heroes, and galactic mysteries that will ensure no two games will ever play the same.

FEATURES
  • Turn-based 4x strategy, featuring real-time tactical space combat and turn-based ground combat.
  • Build a space empire turn by turn in an immersive, living galaxy filled with 9 alien races, pirate factions, galactic lore and mystery.
  • Hire unique heroes to govern your worlds or to command your mighty fleets in battle.
  • Populate the universe and colonize planets, moons, asteroid belts, gas giants, and more!
  • Research hundreds of technologies, including technologies that are unique to your race. Find even more technologies through in-game events and galactic exploration.
  • Build your own ships in the custom ship design mode and take them into real-time battles featuring stunning visuals and sound effects.
  • Enter a Battle Arena mode for quick-fix battles against cunning AI opponents. In this mode, you will earn rewards as you fight through the challenges, allowing you to unlock new weapons, ship hulls, and ship modules to upgrade your ships and to purchase new ships to add to your fleet.
  • Created with the Unity engine for simultaneous release on PC, Mac and Linux.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 64 bit (32 bit NOT supported !)
    • Processor: 2.5 Ghz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia Geforce GT460 or equivalent, 500 MB ATI HD4850 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible Audio
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 64 bit (32 bit NOT supported !)
    • Processor: 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i5 or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia Geforce GTX660 or equivalent, 1 GB ATI HD7850 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible Audio
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768
    Minimum:
    • OS: MAC OS X 10.8 or higher
    • Processor: 2.5 Ghz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia Geforce GT460 or equivalent, 500 MB ATI HD4850 or equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768
    Recommended:
    • OS: MAC OS X 10.8 or higher
    • Processor: 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i5 or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia Geforce GTX660 or equivalent, 1 GB ATI HD7850 or equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit)
    • Processor: 2.5 Ghz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia Geforce GT460 or equivalent, 500 MB ATI HD4850 or equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i5 or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia Geforce GTX660 or equivalent, 1 GB ATI HD7850 or equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768
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