Armageddon Empires review

Rule the aftermath with an iron-fistful of cards

GamesRadar+ Verdict

Pros

  • +

    Engaging combat system

  • +

    Unique approach to strategy

  • +

    Deep and challenging gameplay

Cons

  • -

    Interface sucks

  • -

    Maps a bit boring looking

  • -

    Tutorial not helpful

Why you can trust GamesRadar+ Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing products and services so you can choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

Jan 8, 2008

Vladimir Kost, our ablest general, was assassinated 12 turns ago. Since his death, Kost’s Kommandos, the ragtag collection of men and mecha that single-handedly saw off the Xenopod menace, has suffered defeat after defeat. Now they wait for the Mutant assault that will finish them. Things look hopeless; we shouldn’t be smiling, yet we are. We’re smiling because this is one of the best strategy games we’ve played in ages. Oh, we’re also smiling because Valentine, our favourite saboteur, has just sneaked a briefcase nuke into the Mutant capital.

More info

GenreStrategy
DescriptionA rich, riveting post-apocalyptic mix of Civ-style turn-based strategy and collectable card games. Too bad the tutorial sucks.
Platform"PC"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
Less