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DarkStar One

DarkStar One

DarkStar One is a space trading and combat simulator game developed by German studio Ascaron and published by CDV.

The PC version of the game was officially released on June 16, 2006 in the European Union, August 14, 2006 in North America and subsequently digitally via on December 17, 2006 , and on May 19, 2008 . The Xbox 360 version was released on July 20, 2008 under the title Darkstar One: Broken Alliance by Kalypso Media, featuring 1080p and improved gameplay.

DarkStar One Gameplay

The game is divided into different action role-playing-type quests. These are main storyline quests, side quests, and missions which can be taken from Space Stations - Which can further be broken down into missions which includes freighter escort, transportation, bounty hunting, spying or taking photos of space objects. In addition, the player is also able to trade, mine, or liberate star systems from space pirates.

DarkStar One received positive to mixed reviews, scoring 71/100 on Metacritic based on 33 reviews. The graphics were often praised, but the gameplay was not. GameSpot lauded its accessibility and simplicity while ActionTrip derided it as overly simplistic and repetitive. The game was frequently compared to other space sims including Elite, Freelancer, and the X series.

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