■ 08/02/08 - Galactic Assault : Prisoner of Power It seems we have yet another laboured genre emerging: the futuristic, post-apocalyptic, stranded on an alien planet, turn based strategy-‘em-up. Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power is a worthy addition to this increasingly mired genre, but keeps far too strict a check on breaking any rules.
■ 05/02/08 - Galactic Assault : Prisoner of Power If you’ve been a gamer long enough, you find there’s a certain feel to various genres. CRPGs can involve a significant amount of time spent not actually playing the game as players spend hours crafting characters and computing the viability of various builds. In contrast, FPS titles involve a unique combination of map memorization and cat-like reflexes. A similar analogy can be found with TBS games and RTS titles.
■ 09/11/07 - Galactic Assault : Prisoner of Power Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power is the latest turn-based strategy game to come from developer Wargaming.net. Based on a popular Soviet novel, Galactic Assault is a sci-fi turn-based strategy set on a distant planet. While the game carries a license, it still does very little to offer a truly compelling sci-fi story or compelling gameplay, and is generally a ho-hum experience that even the most hardcore of strategy fans will have trouble staying interested in.