DescriptionMaelstrom is a real-time strategy game that takes place in 2050, on a savage future Earth. After an ecological disaster the two remaining human factions wage ware against vicious alien invaders, and each other, in a desperate struggle for survival. The factions are The Remnants (low-tech resistance fighters using conventional weapons), The Ascension (highly intelligent, logical, and ruthless exploiters using high-end futuristic weapons) and the alien race Hai-Genti (aquatic life-forms using bio-engineering as their main weapon).
Terraforming and influencing the elements are important parts of the gameplay. By freezing rivers, creating tornadoes or forming a mountain range players can transform their defense position. Hero units can be controlled directly in a third-person view. Six players can play in several online multiplayer game modes. The singleplayer part consists of 3 campaigns, for each of the factions.
- "Maelstrom: The Battle For Earth Begins" -- Tag-lined title
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The Press Says
|Strategy Informer||Feb 09, 2007||8.2 out of 10||82|
|GameStar (Germany)||Feb, 2007||72 out of 100||72|
|PC Powerplay||Feb 28, 2007||72 out of 100||72|
|Game Revolution||Jun 06, 2007||B-||67|
|Power Unlimited||2007||60 out of 100||60|
|Play.tm||Feb 26, 2007||50 out of 100||50|
|GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)||Feb 27, 2007||47 out of 100||47|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Feb 20, 2007||9 out of 20||45|
|IGN||Mar 15, 2007||4 out of 10||40|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Feb 14, 2007||3 out of 10||30|
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- Maelstrom (Official game website)