Machines (Windows)

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Machines is a futuristic 3D real-time strategy game.

The game features real-time polygonal environments with multiple camera perspectives including zenith, 1st and 3rd person command capabilities. Gamers can manage their 3D units on a broad management scale as well as get inside individual units to shoot it out.

Machines also features the components of resource management (through resource location, mining, and factory production), research trees (for the production of new units of increased weapon diversity, defensive capabilities, intelligence and locomotion types).

Machines can be played as a single player campaign or via up to 4-player skirmishes over the Internet.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Machines: Wired for War" -- German Title on Discs
  • "Machines: 3D Real-Time Strategy" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Machines: 3D Echtzeit-Strategie" -- German tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

Game Revolution Apr 01, 1999 A- 91
Power Play Apr, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Svenska PC Gamer Jun, 1999 84 out of 100 84
Game Over Online Apr 19, 1999 82 out of 100 82
Gaming Entertainment Monthly May 09, 1999 81 out of 100 81
PC Player (Germany) Apr 07, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Absolute Games ( May 07, 1999 75 out of 100 75
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 1999 73 out of 100 73 May 06, 1999 14 out of 20 70
Computer Games Magazine May 03, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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steve norris (34) added Machines (Windows) on Dec 05, 2002