Victory At Sea Pacific

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Evil Twin Artworks

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'Victory at Sea Pacific' Explains Open World Warfare

by Rainier on June 20, 2018 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT

Victory at Sea Pacific sees you engage in tactical search and destroy naval warfare across WWII’s Pacific ocean in this huge open world real time strategy.

Victory at Sea Pacific - the game of naval combat during the Second World War where a player can switch between commanding the entire Pacific theatre to zooming down to take control of individual ships and flights of planes. Fire the torpedoes from your submarine wolf pack or step onto the Bridge to direct your fleets and change the course of the war.

Bringing an epic approach to real time strategy war gaming, players develop their own story with an open world sandbox mechanic in a desperate attempt to win the World War 2.

The game sees you to take part in a nerve wracking game of cat and mouse as you scour the seas in search of enemy fleets and send submarines to strangle their supply lines.

In Victory at Sea Pacific you can covertly recon enemy positions and launch a large scale amphibious assault by sea and air against the chosen targets.

Fighting a coastal invasion brings together large numbers of ships from landing craft of various types, to multiple flights of aircraft and mighty ships to bombard the enemy positions in an attempt to capture key objectives from the enemy

In addition Victory at Sea Pacific allows you to take command of large squadrons of planes against enemy fleets and send scouts to hunt for the enemy wherever they may be.

“We have always tried to play with scale,” said James Carroll, Director at Evil Twin Artworks. “Having built Victory At Sea Pacific from the ground up we wanted to keep what we really loved from the original but ramp everything up. This meant that the growth in game would involve the player building fleets and commanding the entire Pacific operation, while still allowing them to drill down and command one small RTS skirmish between a few Destroyers. We enjoy games that feel like they grow with the player. In the original Victory At Sea RTS that was achieved by allowing the player to start with one ship and build a fleet around it."

Victory At Sea Pacific’s emphasis on recon patrols and hunting down the enemy required a large RTS map on which not only the player can move their fleets but the enemy can also sneak convoys and shipping through.

Studying a combination of Satellite data and maps of the Pacific War a large tiled system was created in World Machine. Balance was key, with thousands of tiles generating landmasses, creating a Real Time Strategy game that would feel big whilst not fill up a PC’s hard drive took some back & forth.

The result of this is there are no levels or missions to load in. The Pacific War plays out with players having to upgrade ports and build shipyards to create fleets to meet the growing challenge. Where these fleets are sent is up to the player. Will you send submarines to harass convoys or send flights of planes to hunt for enemy ships?

Regular patrols are important as the enemy can be easily missed. A fleet could hit the Aleutian Islands before a Task Force even knows of its presence. Players must always be vigilant, it only takes a fleet to slip past in the night and attack a poorly defended allied port to see the war turn on its head.

You can also train your crews in and out of combat, setting drills and rest periods as well as managing rations and monitoring their morale. Do you push them to breaking point or build a highly skilled team ready for combat.

In Victory At Sea Pacific your destiny is in your hands, there are no levels, there is no do over. This is Pacific Warfare from day one until ultimate victory is achieved. Every engagement is important, the combat merciless, and the outcome is uncertain.

The game allows you to customise and create multiple fleets, and send them to different parts of the Pacific theatre to perform whatever tasks you see fit. Will you send submarines to harass enemy supply ships or send flights of planes to hunt for enemy ships?

Remember you must always be vigilant, it only takes a fleet to slip past you in the night and attack a poorly defended allied port to see the tide turn against you.

How the naval war in the Pacific ends is up to you and the decisions you make.

With over 100 ship classes and counting, representing thousands of vessels, and dozens of types of aircraft and ports spanning the Pacific ocean, Victory At Sea Pacific represents limitless strategic options as you find yourself in total command of the Pacific Theatre during WW2.

From small skirmishes involving single destroyers and hunting down merchantmen, to the clashing of massive fleets against implacable enemies, Victory at Sea Pacific is your ticket to exciting battles that take place on the dangerous seas of World War II.

Key Features

  • Search and destroy enemy fleets across the entire Pacific Ocean.
  • Effortlessly switch between commanding the entire Pacific theatre and controlling the fate of individual vessels and planes.
  • Harass shipping and starve ports of vital supplies.
  • Hunt down and sink enemy patrols and weaken their defences.
  • Defend your friendly convoys and keep your supply lines open.
  • Organise large scale amphibious assaults on major ports.
  • Control unique vessels such as the huge I-400 submarine aircraft carrier.
  • Launch and command large squadrons of planes to attack targets as well as sending scout planes to hunt down enemy shipping.
  • Organise your supplies and keep your fleets afloat.
  • Build highly skilled crews ready for combat.
  • Pausable gameplay allows you to order fleets and then continue the action.
  • Slow the action down or speed it up with the time slider, allowing you to command multiple ships quickly and effectively during huge battles.
  • Play as Axis or Allied fleets. (Axis Campaign coming soon)

Victory at Sea Pacific is currently in development for PC, with additional platforms being considered.

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