Game-Debate writes: "If naval warfare and plundering immense wealth lights your ship's fire, then this could be right up your waterway. East India Company is based on the mighty British Empire's Eastern escapades of the late 16th century, establishing a trade network to rule them all. Historical buffs will be salivating by the time the intro gets into full swing – stunning faithfully recreated vessels of the time, armed with all the mod cons necessary for seafaring adventures and a "Dad's Army" style world map, outlining the routes. There's even a dramatic voice-over, structured almost like a pirate pep talk, dictating proceedings. Nitro have certainly put a lot of thought into recreating the seven seas of old and it generally oozes researched quality."