Ambitious in the extreme, Shadow Empire is a unique sci-fi wargame that’s a little lost in its own details.
What is it? A sci-fi 4x wargame with a huge scope.
Reviewed on: AMD FX-8350, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, 32GB RAM
Release Date: Out now
Developer: VR Designs
Multiplayer: Yes, PBEM
Links: Matrix Games , Steam (not available yet)
I’d just about given up on Shadow Empire when the mutants attacked. My nation’s borders were stagnant, and I’d started to feel nothing much more interesting would happen. Then, an expeditionary brigade on the depopulated frontier made contact with a large unknown force. Then two more. Suddenly, my nation was desperately reinforcing the line as tens of thousands of screaming, cannibal mutants charged out of the northern wastes.