Review: Star Nomad 2 – Keep moving on

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Star Nomad 2 - Keep moving on Ever since the seminal space trading game Elite, we’ve been accustomed to thinking of space traders as first or third person games.

Mobile’s been no exception with games like Rogue Star and Galaxy on Fire 2 filling in for the genre on touchscreen.

Yet there’s no reason these games can’t work from a top-down view. The excellent Escape Velocity series on Mac proved that. Now, Space Nomad 2 is out to prove it again for Apple’s mobile devices.

This is, however, a port from a PC original, and it shows.

Space soup

The touchscreen controls are serviceable, but only just. It’s clear that thought has gone in to making the whole thing work on the small screen with some neat design tweaks.

[read more] Source: Pocket Gamer