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Battle Engine Aquila (Xbox)

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Written by  :  Rupert Breheny (117)
Written on  :  Feb 20, 2004
Platform  :  Xbox
Rating  :  2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars

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Summary

Some great design and with an epic scale, but somehow unengaging.

The Good

Huge battles raging across entire islands with hundreds of tanks, aircraft and troops in the mix. A host of unlockable extras that includes some absolutely peerless concept art.

The Bad

Unfortunately the implementation doesn't rise to the quality of the concept. Somehow this game is less than the sum of its parts. Oh, and don't mention the voice-acting!

The Bottom Line

Epic in scale but perhaps an aquired taste. Big in ideas but ultimately lacking in atmosphere and variety.