About the Product
- New vehicle types and sizes - Ships, Bases, Freighters, Fighters, Mines, Satellites, Troops, Drones, and Weapons Platforms.
- Ability to completely design and customize all of your vehicles.
- Large Galaxy - 100 solar systems with 15 planets each.
- Huge Technology Tree - Thousands of tech levels with hundreds of components and facilities.
- Completely customizable game graphics - Create your own planets, stars, vehicles, etc.
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Top Customer Reviews
I started my 4 X gaming way back with Masters of Orion and Masters of Orion II. I have also played Space Empires IV extensively. Space Empires V has great epic potential that it almost lives up to.
I think this game is fantastic! The graphics may be a little dated but very, very good. You can customize you game at start up in almost any way imaginable (game size, number of maximum units, etc). You also have a very detailed ship customization screen to create units, bases, and troops. The interaction and treaty section is fun - if you make a treaty, read the elements of it because if you tell one race you won't bomb a planet, you can't bomb anyone's planet. One of the great strengths of this game is its customization. There are many websites where you can download different races, ship designs, maps and game editors. The game files can also be edited manually as they are .TXT files. I did this extensively in Space Empires IV and am working on this on Space Empires V. This allows you to make a game totally unique for your play. The space battles are visually stunning and you can run battles in a simulator to see how they compare to other units in the game. I really can not think what else the creators could have added to this game as every aspect of customizable play is accounted for.
This game can get really involved and depending on setting, can be a micromanaging nightmare on a large or gigantic game. This can be alleviated somewhat by using the minister's settings. They can control a lot of building, colonization, and exploring tasks.
And I do mean UGLY. Let me point out that I am using an older system (Pentium 3 - 2.8 gigahertz with 1.Read more ›
It is simple to learn, but there is plenty of room for depth. A few mechanics are strange, clunky, or over-simplified, but it is still easily the best out there.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I enjoy playing this game.I can lose hours building a Space Empire.
building is one thing keeping it intact is another with all the other alien races trying to obliterate you.
Good game.. lost the code so had to re-buy the game LOLOL. Game is great lots of fun my husband plays for hours and enjoys it very much.Published on November 23, 2012 by DawnMarie Gray