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East India Company – The Verdict

East India Company – The Verdict

The East India Companies were perhaps the closest thing to Eve Online but-on-earth that history has to show for. They were vast nefarious organizations exploiting and backstabbing each other and whole native populations while cutting a profit. These things destroyed nations. They shaped whole continents in ways still felt today. So why on earth is East India Company so damned boring? I think the simple fact is, Nitro has managed to capture the basic mechanics of early-modern capitalism without embracing its soul.

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Preview – East India Company

Preview – East India Company

Standing atop your rickety deck, sea spitting into your face as a storm rages all around you, East India Company successfully provokes nausea. In the best possible way. It’s impossible not to feel your stomach churning while you take direct command of your ships, steering through the full fury of a high seas storm.

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