, Is StarDrive 2, Worth Playing ?

Is StarDrive 2, Worth Playing ?

Platforms: PC

StarDrive 2 fails in no significant areas, and while it doesn’t succeed in any either, its not a poor game and on paper is an excellent title, the problem is, however, there isn’t a need for it to exist.

The Nerdy Cousin.

Galactic Civilizations 3 and Masters of Orion are vastly better games with larger fan bases, and better lore, it was an uphill battle for Stardrive to break into the genre and while its done reasonably well for itself, evident by the sequel existing at all, its barely pulling half the players of Masters of Orion 1 (released 22 Nov 1996), clearly the players have spoken, they don’t feel the need for more titles in the genre that don’t bring something new or unique to the table..

What is it like?

Its the standard modern space 4x title, it is merely indistinguishable from many other challengers for the 4x space throne, it’s not a poor title, the developers are not lazy, inadequate or greedy, its just not worth buying, as it provides no real gameplay edge over any other 4x space title.

Worth a buy?

Buy Galactic Civilizations 3 instead.

Recommended Deals.


Xbox Game Pass, an ever-growing catalogue of over 100 games that is a great way to try a whole smorgasbord of games, including day one access to all Microsoft first party titles, for just a few dollars a month.

Playstation Now, stream over 800 PS2, PS3 and PS4 games legally on your PC & PS4 with PSNow, a ground breaking cloud gaming console service for Playstation 4 and PC

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close