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Maelstrom

a.k.a. Maelstrom: The Battle for Earth Begins

published by Codemasters in 2007-02-20, developed by KD Vision, running on Windows
type: strategy
genre: Science Fiction
setting: Future, Post-apocalypse
perspective: 3rd person bird's-eye 1st person
player options: single player, LAN, Internet
languages: eng fre ger ita rus spa
2.6/5
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Official description
Maelstrom takes place on a devastated future Earth where, in the wake of an apocalyptic ecological disaster, the planet is threatened by an alien invasion. In this savaged world, water has become the most valuable of resources and divided the remaining humans into two factions. Now, they must wage war against the invaders and each other in a desperate struggle for supremacy and survival.

Advancing the innovative gameplay mechanics of Perimeter into contemporary sci-fi game with action packed tactical gameplay featuring upgradeable transforming units.

It's all-out destructive war as you battle for control of the entire planet against fearless aliens, an army of high-tech super soldiers and a rag tag crew of human survivors.

Features:
* Genre-redifining RTS gameplay featuring deformable and destructible landscapes
* 3 unique races to choose from for a high level of tactical options
* A gripping storyline from respected SF writer James Swallow
* A cutting-edge graphics engine bringing combat to life like never before
* Upgrade units to deal with specific battlefield situations
* Network multiplayer for up to 6 players with full matchmaking and ranking system
CodeMasters - # 2007-04-27 03:44:11 - official description - source
Comments (3)
Latest version: 1.1 (as of ?)
Sanguine # 2009-04-19 15:12:50
Factions:
* Remnants
* Ascension
* Aliens (Hai-Genti)
Sanguine # 2008-08-06 18:24:27
I'd like to tell you more but the official web site is takes hours to load on my high-speed connection.
(Zerothis) - # 2006
Technical specs
display: textured polygons
Minimum:
* Windows XP
* 2.4 GHz Pentium IV or Athlon XP 2400+ CPU
* 512 MB RAM
* 64 MB VRAM
* 4.5 GB HD space

Recommended:
* 3 GHz Pentium IV or Athlon XP 2800+ CPU
* 1 GB RAM
* GeForce 7800 or Radeon X1800 GPU
Sanguine # 2009-04-19 14:46:16
External reviews (2) - average: 49%
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IGN2007*4/1040%
Metacritic2007*58/10058%
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