East India Company

  • East India Company
69
Based on 20 scores, 25 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    9
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Satiates your inner accountant, Diverse commander abilities, Big empires and big mustaches.
  • Deep, satisfying naval combat, I got to be a captain!, Trade system is easy to jump into.
  • Competing for control over India with other European nations is a blast. Diplomatic system is well worth exploring.

Cons:

  • Tactical combat wont float your boat, Multiplayer campaign lost at sea, Combat autoresolve favors the AI.
  • Loading is an issue, Title is far too focused, Little issues pull you out of the fun

Expert reviews and ratings

By Yet Another Review Site on 50

Dave Hit the high seas with a blend of strategy, economics and straight out warfare as the head of a major trading company in the 17th century!East India Company is one of those games that seems to be aimed at a niche market. Forgoing fast paced...

By Gamers Daily News on 75

A game based on history, per definition has something to prove and compare itself to. When a bold game maker like Nitro Games take on a mission of these proportions they face the overhanging problem of the game ending up as a bleak copy of the complex...

By ImpulseGamer on 75

I must commend developers for continuing to make classic strategy games and East India Company by Paradox Interactive is no exception to the rule. Combining the genres of war and economics, East India Company is the perfect game to get lost in,...

By itreviews.com on

A relatively novel concept - equal parts trading skills and naval combat - allied to superior graphics and realistic real-time sea battles make East India Company a fun short-term challenge, just lacking the depth of play to ensure a lengthy shelf...

By Games Radar on 70

Imagine a world dominated by multinational corporations. A planet subjugated by profit margins, where global trade routes are fiercely battled over and lone pirates raid cargo-ship behemoths. That’s right: East India Company’s focus is on...

By PC Advisor on 70

East India Company is plagued with several important interface issues that make the game more frustrating and tedious than it really should be. While the naval combat does much to alleviate the casual tediousness that accompanies some of the...

By Good Gear Guide on 70

In the end, East India Company is a game that manages to merge effectively its twin themes of trading and naval combat. Unfortunately its also a game that is plagued with several important interface issues that make the game more frustrating and...

By GameSpot on 65

This naval-centric strategy game merely treads water....

By Strategy Informer on 75

East India Company, by newcomer Nitro Games, is another such title. Focusing entirely on trade and naval warfare, EIC is an in-depth historical strategy game that manages to provide addictive gameplay, as well as Paradox’s trademark depth. Whilst...

By ZTGamerDomain.com on 75

Land Ho Captain!Oh the trees are changing color, that fall smell is in the air, and it looks like Empire Total War had a baby! Or at least that was the first thought that stuck in my mind as I booted up Nitro Game's East India Trade Company. It...

By NowGamer on 63

An enjoyable trading and strategy experience, let down by lacklustre combat. 6.3/10Print this pageUser reviews (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report error/mistake.Add to my profile pageGame...

By Cheat Code Central on 74

Transporting various goods for sale along the high seas has always been a dangerous business, particularly back in the 17th century when marauding pirates and rival traders had few qualms about thrashing your vessel and making off with your loot. With...

By GamePro on 70

Trading games don't come along too often these days, and few games manage to look at such an interesting historical theme as "the Orient -- vast trading networks that developed between Europe. Finnish developers Nitro Games have set their sights on...

By Hooked Gamers on 76

East India Company takes you back to the 17th century and puts you in control of your nation’s expansion into India. Starting out with a small fleet and a modest bankroll, you are tasked with forging a trading empire bigger than any the world has...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on 66

East India Company setzt die aufregende Zeit des 17. Jahrhunderts in eine Handelssimulation um, von der wir uns anhand der Verkaufsversion ein Bild machen konnten....

International Review By Subdogs on 80

Ostindien väntar East India Company är ett handelsspel förlagt till frihandelns gyllene tidsålder under 1600- och 1700-talen då ostindiska kompanier band samman Europa med den koloniserade världen. Te, porslin och mycket...

International Review By Eurogamer on 50

Jeg bryder mig ikke om at give spil dårlige anmeldelser. Jeg bryder mig heller ikke om at være lunken. Jeg kan bare bedst lide passionen, flammerne, begejstringen i fuldt flor. Men det er ligesom en date, du bare har glædet dig helt vildt...

International Review By dome.fi on

Kotimaisen Nitro Gamesin esikoisteos East India Company sijoittuu aikaan, jolloin laivat olivat puuta ja miehet rautaa. Mutta onko suomipojan ruuti kuivaa vai uppoaako paatti ennen kotisatamaa?East India Company on kaupankäyntiin keskittyvä...

International Review By Clubic on 60

Pas foncièrement mauvais, East India Company laisse surtout un très net goût dinachevé, un peu comme si les développeurs de Nitro Games navaient pas su exploiter un potentiel pourtant évident. En restant finalement beaucoup...

International Review By Level 7 on 70

Vinden ligger rätt i seglen och de vida oceanerna är öppna för äventyrare och köpmän. Det är bara att ta för sig av de outforskade länderna och deras utbud. För den som vågar mest vinner...