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Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
60
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.4
MobyScore
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Description

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3, the sequel to G-Nome, is a real-time strategy game where four races, Humans, Darkens, Mercs, and Scorps, fight over the control of the Planet Gift 3, where a powerful artifact resides. However, due to the heavy fighting, only a small crew aboard a dropship can be dropped on to the planet at a time. Each mission, the player starts with a small crew and tries to accomplish a set amount of objectives.

Screenshots

Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows The bipedal mech's armour is near-bulletproof, making it effective against light infantry and machinegun emplacements.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows Advancing towards the enemy base.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows Infantry units attempt to fend off an enemy artillery attack. The bulky cyborg soldiers are quite powerful against vehicles but are also very slow.
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 Windows Some base structures and defences.

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Jul 01, 1998 81 out of 100 81
PC Action Jul, 1998 79.5 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1998 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Jul, 1998 73 out of 100 73
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 1998 66 out of 100 66
Power Unlimited Sep, 1998 6 out of 10 60
Gamesmania 1998 60 out of 100 60
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 1998 47 out of 100 47
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Absolute Games (AG.ru) May 23, 1998 40 out of 100 40

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Trivia

Development

Ion Storm used this game to burn the first part of their contract with Eidos. It was an unfinished project by 7th Level and Ion Storm thought that they would complete the game rather quick so they could give Eidos what they wanted. But they were wrong: the game code wasn't even half-way finished, so they needed much longer for developing the rest as they expected. At that time, they boasted they could "sell 500.000 copies". Well, when the game was finally finished, it was totally outdated by any means. The game didn't sell well in the end.

German version

The German version of this game is censored. The following was changed:
  • All blood graphics have been removed.
  • Soldiers are no longer called human, but "bionic".
  • The resulting sound, when rolling over soldier, has been removed.
Unfortunately, there's no known way to restore those effects.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 1999 (Issue #177) – Runner-up as Coaster of the Year (Strategy)
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MadCat (55) added Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 (Windows) on Jul 21, 2000