Nexus: The Jupiter Incident (Windows)

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Description

At the dawn of the 22nd century, the solar system was being controlled by huge corporations. One of these corporations has woken up something big at the edge of the solar system. Chaos ensues and it's dubbed as the "Jupiter Incident". You take the role of Marcus Cromwell who finds himself in the middle of the conflict.

Nexus is a real-time mission-based tactical space game. Think of Ground Control set in space and you get the picture. The developers call it a Tactical Fleet Simulator (TFS) and the first of it's kind. Nexus boasts a powerful Black Sun engine and supports both DX8 and DX9 shaders.

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Nexus: The Jupiter Incident Windows Ghost ship (literally)
Nexus: The Jupiter Incident Windows Mission Start, investigating an abandoned base.
Nexus: The Jupiter Incident Windows Some of the effects are absolutely gorgeous.
Nexus: The Jupiter Incident Windows Equipping for the next mission.

Alternate Titles

  • "银河创世纪:木星事件" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Nexus. Инцидент на Юпитере" -- Russian spelling
  • "Imperium Galactica III: Genesis" -- Working and early Matrox demo title
  • "Galaxy Andromeda" -- Second working title
  • "Beyond" -- Third working title

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Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2004 87 out of 100 87
Fragland.net Feb 09, 2005 86.4 out of 100 86
PC Action Nov 10, 2004 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Nov 25, 2004 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Nov 13, 2004 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov 19, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
videogamer.com Nov 25, 2004 8 out of 10 80
IC-Games Dec 20, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Worth Playing Apr 08, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Joystick (French) Nov, 2004 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Many games have launch parties and are made events by their publishers to aid in promoting the game. HD Interactive chose something with a far more long-lasting effect. They named a star. Found in the constellation of Leo, the star "Nexus" shines out into the universe. Astrological coordinates are 09h42m12.437s
Karthik KANE (460) added Nexus: The Jupiter Incident (Windows) on Nov 07, 2004