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DEFCON Achieves What Few Games Have Done Before 4

DEFCON: Everybody Dies is a game developed and published by Introversion Software Limited, an independent developer based out of England. DEFCON's subtitle, Everybody Dies, is a pretty accurate description for a game based around nuclear warfare on a global scale. Players are tasked with annihilating one another in the form of nuclear fallout, gaining or losing points based on catastrophic death tolls that usually reach well into the millions.   DEFCON at its core is a real time strategy game, b...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Global Thermonuclear War is taken to a whole new level. 0

It can be safely assumed that it is not many people’s dream to devastate the world in a cataclysmic nuclear war. Well, Ronald Reagan and his Soviet counterpart may have been the general exception to that rule. After all, the idea is simply M.A.D. (Mutual Assured Destruction, or a lose/lose scenario), surely? However, that is exactly the situation which the players of DEFCON must face. Inspired both by the 1986 comedy/drama ‘WarGames’, and the 1964 satire ‘Dr. Strangelove’, DEFCON delivers an exp...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

How about Global Thermonuclear War? 0

- Shall we play a game?- Love to. How about Global Thermonuclear War?You might remember a certain 1983 movie entitled WarGames. I was a little kid when it came out, but I got the message: War is bad, computers are awesome. Well, that’s the message I got anyway.Produced at the height of Cold War, WarGames told a story of a young computer hacker gaining access to the A.I. controlling American nuclear arsenal and almost annihilating the entire planet in the process. The final stand-off took place i...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Defcon: REVIEW 0

 Review: DefconDefcon is a small time indie RTS based on the 1983 film WarGames starring a young Matthew Broderick & Ally Sheedy. You may have watched film at a young age and drooled over the prospect of annihilating the US cities. The game takes the idea and implements it into this fun little RTS. The game is the third of four games developed by British company Introversion Software so all facts considered they haven’t done too badly.  The game is available on PC-CD, Steam and will be avail...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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