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Crispy Gamer: Battlestations: Pacific Review

Crispy Gamer writes: "Which means that history, for a game that claims to be steeped in history, is really just an alibi for our fascination with war. Once you get a handle on the game, can control the units, and have a basic feel for naval strategy as envisioned by the Pacific crew, then -- whether grinding through the single-player plotline or going head-to-head against other players online -- you feel powerful and in charge of the fate of nations, of civilization itself. The Battlestations game mechanic could as easily have been skinned with space marines and an extraterrestrial tale of conquest; it could have been dwarves and orcs. Instead, it uses real events to tether all the action to something that seems heroic, tangible and, like the best of tall tales, filled with truth".

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