Naval warfare, top down, not very intricate
The best thing about this naval warfare inspired game, is it's very easy to grasp ideas and the fact that it is very arcade in interaction, while still managing to offer you better than average, historically of the WWII era scenarios. Thus, while it won't quench the thirst for realism or authenticity of hardcore players of wargames or strategy, those that want something inspired by arcaders that plays well, yet is not dumbed down to the ground, will find in Great Naval Battle 5 a great companion. A lot has been smoothed out in the series since the predecessor had been released, and, therefore, you will get the best polish of the entire series with this one. The game is very specific in what it will allow you to achieve; for instance, you can edit the parameters of every new campaign; the number of enemy ships, the behavior of ships and so forth. Yes, you can play without having to bother with any of these elements, but it's good to know that they were considered and that they are there, if you feel like changing something. Graphically, well, it won't feel overwhelming, but the SVGA offers the game a patina of old without putting too many dots in front of you, so that's alright. Pretty simple models and interfaces are a good choice too, as there's never too much clutter to block your view or distract you. Try it!