Space Strategy Fans Rejoice, StarDrive Is Out Now On PC

/ 3 years ago


Iceberg Interactive have just released their latest title “StarDrive” in European retail stores. StarDrive sets a new benchmark for the ‘4X Space Strategy’ genre, starting with a single planet and a small number of space-worthy vessels, you must venture forth into the galaxy, conquer new worlds, build new colonies and defend your very existence against those who would take what is yours. How you play is your decision. Use diplomacy or brute force. Trade, spy and research your way to galactic domination. Make friends, or create mortal enemies…

Iceberg Interactive CEO Erik Schreuder says: “With this retail launch we are adding more and more channels where the game can be bought and the box looks great. We are still updating StarDrive frequently, are also preparing free DLC for this summer for the game and are committed to keep improving and extending the game for a long time to come.”

StarDrive takes a modular approach to ship design, allowing the player to create custom ships where the composition and placement of ship modules really matters to the performance of a ship… In combat, if your portside armour is taking a beating, then rotate around and show them the starboard side! Hide behind a friendly capital ship’s shields; warp into and out of the fray, launch fighters, lay mines, and so much more.

Game Features:

  • Real time gameplay with a seamless zoom from a grand strategic view to a close-up action view
  • Choose from 8 beautifully rendered alien races or design your own to lead into the stars; interact, negotiate and forge allegiances on your way to victory
  • Explore the rich universe that comes alive with random events, remnant elements, hidden treasures, deep space terrors and late-game threads.
  • Expand your empire and colonise all kinds of planets, terraform and populate them and build them into specialised centres of trade or industry
  • Research and unlock an array of technologies to improve your military and industrial technology
  • Control your ships with classic real time strategy commands or jump into the fray by taking direct ‘arcade’ control of any ship in your empire
  • Create your unique ship designs with the modular ship design system and determine your own fate in battle
  • Create custom fleet formations and set rules of engagement in the easy-to-use fleet editor
  • Deploy ground troops from orbit to defeat the enemies’ last planetary defences in ground combat.

StarDrive ‘retail’ can be purchased from any location in the world in the Iceberg web shop. For more information about StarDrive, please visit the official website or visit the official forums

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  • Ryan Airth

    The game has been on Steam for a good while now, albeit early access.

    I do recommend this game, it’s really fun and addictive.