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Armada 2526 (Windows)

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Armada 2526 is a 4x space game and the successor of Armada 2525. As usual the player takes control over a faction and tries to spread over the universe. The main part of the game is the turn-based space map where the player builds ships, sends them to unknown places and colonizes planets. With the research trees the player unlocks new technologies and abilities. The economical system is simpler than in other similar games: there is just one general money account which is used to buy everything - there are no local budgets. The only limiting factor for constructing buildings is the planet's population - more people means the opportunity to construct better ones. The planet itself and its surface is no factor. The player can automate certain processes to minimize micro management and concentrate on strategical decisions.

The fighting on the other hand is in real-time and 3D. Here the player basically gives tactical orders to his ships and watches the fight. He can also pause the game at any time to issue new orders. There is a choice between 12 races; space can be populated with up to 104 factions. Of course this means plenty of opportunities to have diplomatic contact, e.g. by forming alliances or trade contracts. Negotiations allow very specific contracts like "xy rounds peace for yz credits".


Armada 2526 Windows Fleet moves
Armada 2526 Windows Pulsar
Armada 2526 Windows War or ignore?
Armada 2526 Windows Warning - poor system

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Critic Reviews Mar 07, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Gameliner Jul 11, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
HonestGamers Jul 11, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Hooked Gamers Jul 07, 2010 7.8 out of 10 78
GameZone Jul 22, 2010 7 out of 10 70 Jan 21, 2010 70 out of 100 70 Aug 22, 2010 69 out of 100 69
GameStar (Germany) Aug 23, 2010 60 out of 100 60
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Mar 04, 2012 3 out of 5 60
GameZ Aug 27, 2010 48 out of 100 48


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Patrick Bregger (237109) added Armada 2526 (Windows) on Sep 05, 2010