VSTEP and Paradox are proud to announce the next installment of the acclaimed Ship Simulator series. With over 550K copies sold, the series returns to take you into the most extreme conditions on earth… Ever wonder how it feels to sail a half-million-ton supertanker through the perfect storm?
User reviews: Mixed (351 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 27, 2010
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Includes 6 items: Ship Simulator Extremes, Ship Simulator Extremes: Sigita Pack, Ship Simulator Extremes: Ferry Pack, Ship Simulator Extremes: Cargo Vessel, Ship Simulator Extremes: Offshore Vessel, Ship Simulator Extremes: Ocean Cruise Ship

 

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Ahoy! Ship Simulator Extremes is celebrating its 2nd anniversary! To celebrate, all players will now receive the Customs vessel DLC for free!


In the Customs vessel DLC, users get the chance to experience the day-to-day activities of a maritime customs officer. Responsible for upholding the law and making sure there is no smuggling going on in the harbor, you embark on two exciting missions piloting a brand new customs vessel called “Zilvermeeuw”. Inspect vessels for illegal cargo and apprehend & chase vessels that want to avoid inspection.

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VSTEP and Paradox are proud to announce the next installment of the acclaimed Ship Simulator series. With over 550K copies sold, the series returns to take you into the most extreme conditions on earth…

Ever wonder how it feels to sail a half-million-ton supertanker through the perfect storm? To take on illegal whale hunters in the Antarctic? Or to feel the rush of being part of the Coast Guard as you evacuate a cruise liner in distress? Ship Simulator Extremes has players take on exciting missions all over the world as they pilot an impressive array of vessels and live the stories of real ship captains. With missions based on actual events in realistic environments at locations all over the world, the new Ship Simulator game is sure to take you to extremes!

Key Features:
  • From the very hot to the very cold, sail to the most enchanted regions in the world. Explore the Antarctic or take in beautiful Bora Bora. Includes famous harbors and locations from around the world.
  • Wide range of vessels to captain, including hovercraft, Coast Guard interceptors, mammoth tankers, tugs, cruise liners, and many others.
  • Includes exciting storylines and missions from all over the world.
  • Save the environment campaign: sail famous Greenpeace ships and take on ecological missions based on real events!
  • Realistic water and weather system. Sail calm waters or take on the most extreme weather ever witnessed at sea.
  • Online multiplayer mode. Sail online with your friends.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP (Min. service pack 2), Windows Vista or Windows 7. 32 and 64 bits OS supported
    • Processor: 3 Ghz P4 Intel or AMD equivalent processor
    • Memory: 2GB (Windows XP) or 3GB (Vista or Windows 7)
    • Hard Disk Space: 3.5 GB
    • Video Card: Geforce 8800GT or ATI Radeon 4850 with 256MB ram (At least Shader model 3.0)
    • Sound: DirectX compatible
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
MARKETTING BLURB: "Ever wonder how it feels to sail a half-million-ton supertanker through the perfect storm?"

Yes I do, however The "EXTREMES" part of the title is entirely misleading. I set the wind to maximum "hurricane" setting and went out into the Atlantic in a speedboat, sailboat and tanker and the waves are nothing like a "perfect storm", more like a choppy 3 mtr swell. Couldn't tip the boats or damage them in the slightest. Waves don't even break over the bow. When I do manage to "crash" into waves it glitches and either spins the boat chaotically into the air or stops its momentum dead. Not at all realistic and absolutely NOT EXTREME. The water is a 2D plane with no attempt to deal with the camera dropping below the waves - which happens constantly - so the water appears hollow. Scenery is dull. Textures are average. Simulation is as simplistic as it is inaccurate.

Conclusion: Meh. Not even worth $10.
Posted: May 7
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
bad and sad game
Posted: August 8
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
31.0 hrs on record
On paper this game looks very promising but as the saying goes 'never judge a book by its cover' ... For starters the amount of hard drive memory the game uses up is enormous! Though Ship Simulator Extremes ran smoothly with no frame-rate issues the amount of memory used caused significant problems for me elsewhere on my PC. I also found the gameplay to be quite fractionated in terms of continuity mostly due to having to change terrains all the time in free roam (or Sandbox) mode.

There are only two terrains which allow realistic free roam experiences to the player. These are Bora Bora around which attention to detail is essential when selecting larger ships and the English Channel which allows Dover to Calais (and Isle of Wight) ferry crossings. So many of the others allow the player to navigate their way out of one of several huge real world ports ... Before having to change terrains which can only be done manually involving the rather disruptive selection process. The appearance of many of the ships also tends to be quite 'cartoony' rather than photo-realistic especially when viewed internally from the Bridge. There are some good points which mostly relate to the phenominal level of detail featured within each terrain. Also the DLC Content available through Steam greatly enhances the game in a number of ways: Especially the Ferries pack which was my favourite DLC download. Ship Simulator Extremes also features a built-in Mission Editor facility but it is strongly advised to read up on how to use this before attempting to do so.

Am I sad about this non-recommendation? Yes as Ship Simulator Extremes did genuinely appeal to me when I bought the game along with a number of the DLC downloads. But with so much hard drive memory required and generally fractionated and disrupted gameplay SSE receives a no-no from Me.
Posted: August 9
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR I GOT THIS GAME FOR $20 and it crashes in the loading screen
Posted: April 30
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Too many bug
Posted: April 30
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265 of 334 people (79%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Quite a relaxing game, its a boatload of fun and a hull of a good time, if its on sail you cant afford knot to buy it for a smooth sailing time. Did I mention there are boats?
Ship is what this games all a-boat.
Posted: February 22
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