Sid Meier’s pioneering turn-based strategy series comes to iOS with the sci-fi themed standalone adventure, Starships. Recommended for Fans of Strategy Games | Sid Meier | Civilization Series | Sci-Fi by Hands-On Staff Gaming industry veteran Sid Meier has become synonymous with the strategy genre as the man has steered the creative direction of enormously influential titles including Civilization. Now Sid Meier’s strategy franchise comes to mobile platforms with Sid Meier’s Starships, a sci-fi themed strategy experience set in the same universe as Civilization: Beyond Earth. The game features turn-based gameplay in the vein of other games in the series, fully customizable starships and even cross-platform play with Civilization: Beyond Earth. Here is what critics are saying about Sid Meier’s Starships, which is now available on the App Store. 148Apps: Once the aggravating “figure it out for yourself” phase is over though, Sid Meier’s Starships is lots of fun. It’s a great revamp of the Civilization formula and, much like most other Sid Meier games, is almost endlessly replayable. (read the full review) Gamezebo: Sid Meier’s Starships lives up to its potential. (read the full review) Pocket Gamer: Sid Meier’s Starships is an empowering gameplay experience that simultaneously makes you feel like the President of an entire space-faring species, and the Commander at the head of a fleet of combat-ready ships. (read the full review) TouchArcade: Even with its failings, I still think it’s a good game that may not live up to the highest standards of Sid Meier’s name, but certainly doesn’t tarnish it. (read the full review) Get it now Share On: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.