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Battle Realms

Battle Realms
3.5

At first, Battle Realms seems to have all of the ingredients of a true winner, including designers that previously worked at Westwood of Command and Conquer fame. Well, we can scratch the instant-classic status, because despite its best efforts to revolutionize the RTS genre, Battle Realms too often plays like every other RTS game on […]

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Cossacks II: Battle for Europe

Cossacks II: Battle for Europe
3.5

Gorgeous and regal, but still incomplete. Cossacks II covers a period of history which you don’t usually see represented in gaming, and it’s done so with a ludicrous amount of visual detail, right down to individual french farms and harvested fields. The subject matter is 18th and 19th century warfare – the days of grand […]

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Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars

Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars
4

Little men with little muskets, marching on. When developers march for a sequel, they try to keep what works from the original design and cut whatever wasn’t. In the original Cossacks, the prospect of fighting huge battles with rows of disciplined troops was the part that worked. Managing hundreds of peasants and dozens of marginal […]

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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
4

Developer: Collective
Genre: Action Adventure
Release: May 19, 2006

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