DescriptionX-Tension is an expansion pack to X: Beyond the Frontier. The Earth pilot Kyle Brennan has vanquished the evil Xenon, and now finds himself stranded in space, light years from home. His "X-perimental" ship is reverse-engineered, and, with some credits in hand, he has nothing else to do but to kill some time.
Unlike X: Beyond the Frontier, there is no main plot in the game. The gameplay is open-ended; the player is free to choose to be a trader or a bounty hunter, and undertake any missions and quests in any order.
The expansion pack contains several new features. The player's craft is pre-equipped with weapons and a time-accelerator. The player can leave the ship and space walk in a space suit, purchase new ships from shipyards, and capture enemy ships that can be navigated later. The interface adds an automatic navigation system that includes a map of the galaxy. When certain conditions are met, the player is also able to monitor the economy, traffic, and prices in the X-Universe. The new interface also allows the player to control factories and ship tasks remotely.
Part of the Following Groups
- Genre: Simulation - Space trading and combat
- Merchant / Trade-oriented games
- X: Beyond the Frontier universe
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The Press Says
|GamersHell.com||Sep 10, 2000||9 out of 10||90|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Aug 29, 2000||85 out of 100||85|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Nov 11, 2000||8 out of 10||80|
|PC Games (Germany)||Mar 07, 2001||79 out of 100||79|
|GameStar (Germany)||Aug, 2000||74 out of 100||74|
|PC Player (Germany)||Aug, 2000||70 out of 100||70|
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Related Web Sites
- egosoft.com (The developer of the game. Has download, chat, forum and large support database)
- Google X-TENSION category (Links to many fanpages)