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Age of Wonders: Planetfall

A spin-off of the Age of Wonders series that takes us to a science-fiction setting. We take control of a fallen empire and try to raise it from the dark ages of a galaxy to a better future. Age of Wonders: Planetfall lets us play by ourselves or in multiplayer mode.

Strategy | fantasy | science fiction | turn-based | 4 x | RPG elements | multiplayer

Age of Wonders: Planetfall cover

developer: Triumph Studios

publisher: Paradox Interactive

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / E-mail / hotseat, players: 1-12

game release date:

06Aug2019

PC PS4 XONE

Age of Wonders: Planetfall is a spin-off of a popular turn-based strategy game series developed by Triumph Studios. It is also the first game in the franchise to debut not only on PCs but also consoles.

Plot

Unlike previous titles of the studio, Age of Wonders: Planetfall doesn’t take us to a fantasy land, instead featuring a science-fiction setting. We control a galactic empire to end its stagnation and lead it to a better future. We also learn of other factions that develop in their own ways, but also the story of the world, especially of the lost civilization of Star Union.

Game mechanics

While its setting is different, Age of Wonders: Planetfall offers similar gameplay to its predecessors. We spend most of the time on a world map, developing major cities, founding specialized colonies, discovering new technologies to increase our battle potential, establish good or bad relationships with (more often than not) conflicting factions and introducing new doctrines.

Turn-based battles play a huge role in the game, taking our units to a separate board. It must be noted that developers gave us more tactical options by adding a destructible environment and a vast variety of options to modify equipment of our soldiers give us. As usual, victory can be achieved either through conquest and diplomacy or by a total annihilation.

Game modes

Aside from a huge story campaign and random maps, Age of Wonders: Planetfall has an online multiplayer mode.

Technical aspects

Three-dimensional visuals of Age of Wonders: Planetfall are of a high quality, especially very detailed models that can be viewed up close during battles.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i5-7500 3.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 1060 / 4 GB Radeon RX 570 or better, 20 GB HDD, Windows 10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 650 Ti / Radeon HD 7770 or better, 20 GB HDD, Windows 7(SP1)/8.1/10 64-bit

Age of Wonders Planetfall Guide
Age of Wonders Planetfall Guide

game guide 08 May 2019

The Age of Wonders Planetfall Guide is a comprehensive guide to the game. It describes the available fractions, diplomacy, resources and teaches you how to start and then how to expand your colony. Check also the FAQ section.

Age of Wonders: Planetfall Review – Bartender! Civilization with XCOM please!
Age of Wonders: Planetfall Review – Bartender! Civilization with XCOM please!

game review 14 August 2019 13:46

The creators of the cult series have moved into the distant future, used their best practices and created a game that we'll be playing for years to come. Age of Wonders: Planetfall is a successful strategy that more than makes up for its shortcomings.

Age of Wonders Planetfall - Release Date, Price, Hardware Requirements
Age of Wonders Planetfall - Release Date, Price, Hardware Requirements

news 19 February 2019 23:50

Paradox Interactive and studio Triumph Software revealed the price and contents of a particular edition and shared the hardware requirements of their work.

Age of Wonders Planetfall - First Reviews
Age of Wonders Planetfall - First Reviews

news 05 August 2019 21:56

First Age of Wonders: Planetfall reviews appeared on the web. We already know how the space spin-off of the series of turn-based fantasy strategies from the team at Triumph Studios looks like.

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