At the dawn of the 22nd century, the conquest of space and the colonization of the solar system is being monopolized by several huge and ambitious mega-corporations. Although extremely delicate and vulnerable, a balance is maintained by these companies.
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Very Positive (374 reviews) - 86% of the 374 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 5, 2004

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December 4

Update 1.03: GUI Scaling Added, Added Optional Mods Feature, Fixes & Steam Workshop Support

ADDITIONS
• Added GUI scaling option for use with very high display resolutions.

FIXES
• Eliminated administrator mode dependency when installed into Program Files. Saved games, logs etc. are stored in the user’s AppData folder.
• Restored Windows XP compatibility.
• Fixed incorrect loading back of in-mission saves containing ship formations causing crash when the formation leader destroyed.
• Fixed unwanted activation of absolute ship movement when switching to Steam panel with Shift+Tab.

MODDING ADDITIONS
• Added Steam Workshop support.
• Added the feature “optional mod”. These can be switched on/off
individually and used along either the main campaign, multiplayer or any
of the standalone mods overriding their models, textures, movies, sounds,
missions etc.
• A standalone mod can be an alternation of the main campaign iself.


We hope you enjoy the game now even more and we hope to see some great mods!

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About This Game

At the dawn of the 22nd century, the conquest of space and the colonization of the solar system is being monopolized by several huge and ambitious mega-corporations. Although extremely delicate and vulnerable, a balance is maintained by these companies. At the very edge of the solar system the companies make a discovery which will shift the technological advantage and upset the balance. And so a new conflict is born: "The Jupiter Incident".
Nexus - The Jupiter Incident is a real-time mission-based tactical space game featuring spectacular real time battles and breathtaking motion picture quality. Focus on tactics and action as you control up to a dozen battleships encountering aliens, unknown solar systems and astrophysical phenomena in your struggle to save Earth.
Are you ready to take on the challenge?

  • Epic campaign with 6 episodes and more than 26 thrilling missions
  • Diverse mission types: espionage, fight, stealth, sabotage, rescue, science, etc.
  • Control up to 10 extremely detailed, customizable spaceships from basic to simulation level
  • 6 different alien species with race-specific tactics and 30 alien spaceships
  • More than 50 unique characters and 90 different weapons and devices
  • Flexible starmap system: animated map objects, light flares, etc.
  • Zoom in on more than 350 planets, moons, comets, etc. in a fully 3D environment
  • Planet movement based on real physics

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
    CPU: 1 GHz processor
    Memory: 128 MB RAM
    Graphic Card: GeForce2 MX or comparable graphics adapter
    Sound: DirectX compatible soundcard
    Disc Space: 1,8 GB
    DirectX 9.0c
    Recommended:
    OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
    CPU: 1,8 GHz processor
    Memory: 256 MB RAM
    Graphic Card: 128MB nVidia GeForce FX 5600 or ATi Radeon 9600 Class
    Sound: DirectX compatible soundcard
    Disc Space: 1,8 GB
    DirectX 9.0c
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