LinuxLookup: Savage: The Battle For Newerth Review

“As already mentioned, this is the first game which attempts an
amalgamation of two existing game genres – Real Time Strategy &
First Person Shooter – not by ‘merging’ the two genres into one,
but rather by including both genres in a single game. I was
confused too.

“Prior to obtaining a copy of the complete game I had heard lots
of positive comments regarding the title, so I decided to try out
the demo version. To my dismay the demo refused to start, in fact
it not only refused to start – it screwed up my X server too…
Needless to say, I wasn’t holding my breathe as to how many
problems I would experience with the release version.

“Basing a game on a new control system or graphics engine is a
difficult step – basing a game on a new genre is often madness! I
was more than a little interested to see how Savage would work

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