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Starpoint Gemini 2: Secrets of Aethera (pc game)
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The original Starpoint Gemini 2 is a mostly enjoyable bit of sci-fi adventuring that mixes Elite, Freelancer and Rebel Galaxy to decent effect. You will need the base game in order to play this add-on but if you're looking for a nice way to extend its lifespan, this is a pretty solid expansion pack that is worth picking up, especially as it's not very expensive. The base gameplay remains the same, in that this is a space trading/exploration/combat game where you roam around the universe, choosing to trade, fight, smuggler or do whatever in order to get by. What this pack adds is a new set of storyline missions which deal with the mysterious actions of a bunch of scientists in the Aethera nebula. You also have access to a new special weapon system with plenty of customization options, several new ships to try out, new side missions, new bounty hunter targets, a new global event and a few other bits and bobs to keep you going. If you have enjoyed the base game, then for a low price, this is actually a pretty decent expansion pack that gives you more of what you love. There's a surprising amount of content on offer here, with the new storyline and missions likely to keep you going for a fair bit, while the new ships also offer some nice opportunities for slick flying. The visuals remain as decent as ever, while the sound is of an equally good standard, with solid voice acting for the storyline sections and some slick effects and music. Overall, this is a good example of how to do an expansion pack, in that it's priced fairly and offers plenty of new content.