Editors Liked

  • Involving mix of city building
  • Resource management, and mission completion
  • Metagame adds persistence in clever ways
  • Great visuals and soundtrack give the game a cool sci-fi style
  • Pollution control and underwater islands invigorate the formula
  • Pretty much perfects the supply-chain RTS
  • Tons of content
  • "Ergonomic" GUI makes figuring out what to do easy

Editors Didn't Like

  • Online copy protection makes for occasional technical trouble
  • Some interface quirks and other foibles can lead to confusion for beginners
  • Too much waiting around
  • Doesn't do much to broaden it's fan base
  • Poor voice acting