Space Empires 5

  • Space Empires 5
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  • Swank new graphics.
  • Very mod-friendly.
  • Fantastic spacey music.


  • Awkward and frustrating interface.
  • Buggy (but rapidly improving).

Expert reviews and ratings

By on 40

The sun will probably implode before you finish with this...

By Play TM on 62

Space Empires might not be the most well known videogame franchise out there. You try asking a Crazy Frog Racer-buying mother what she thinks of the decade-old series and shes likely to tell you to get a life, you big spotty nerd - or words to that...

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 65

As a sci fi fan, I really wanted to love Space Empires V. But I walk away with only a feeling of slight fondness. On one hand, the game’s retro feel took me back to a time when I had first discovered the 4X genre while playing Master of Orion and...

By GWN on 83

It’s a great-looking but clunky implementation of the classic “aliens, spaceships and lots of micromanagement”...

By GameZone on 70

Space Empires V is the latest edition in the Space Empires series. This new chapter completely updates the UI and takes the player into a real-time rendered 3D universe. Watch space battles played out in glorious detail and realistic effects. Expand,...

By cnet on 66

Spec: Strategy, 1-16 Players, Everyone

By Strategy Informer on 70

Right from the beginning you need to know that you really, really need to do the tutorial. It’s somewhat arduous and boring but SEV is a very deep and complex game with a massive amount of information displays and actions all nested within one...

International Review By Clubic on 40

Alors que le regain de popularité du genre gestion / stratégie dans lespace a fait naître une concurrence relativement nouvelle, Malfador Machinations semble avoir manqué un peu le coche. En tentant denrichir le gameplay de sa série, le studio a...