Aggression: Reign over Europe
History repeating itself once again.
Simon Koetsier (422)
May 28, 2011
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The story of Aggression: Reign Over Europe is to control Europe and parts of the USSR. They are divided into nations and provinces and offers two types of interactions: cities and states. These are important and represent the political, scientific or military state. The game covers entire 40 years from 1910 to 1950, the crucial time of the two world wars that shook Europe at the time. The aim is to end the game and be the most powerful of all nations. Therefore, there is much to do and this is done through war. Here you have the choice between the forces of Germany, Russia, France and Britain, each with its own campaign as well as strengths and weaknesses.
I was disappointed by the graphics, they are very bad, as the AI of the enemy which is relatively absent at some times, resulting in a amateuristic and deceitful look. For example, when you invade a country, sometimes the enemy just stands and won't shoot back. If want to make a sequel of this game, these elements will need a big improvement. Pure strategy fans will like this, as the game has a good potential. But it is very plagued by the bad graphics and AI.
The Bottom Line
Aggression: Reign Over Europe is a strategic game in without the means to match it's ambitions. If the game wants to be original it is too cumbersome to do that. The mixture of genres will appeal if you want to seek a different set of standards. The classic strategy in this game remains the largest and most interesting part of it.