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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars is a re-release of the turn-based strategy game of epic galactic exploration, colonization and conquest. Reach for the Stars is considered to be one of the original 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate) games
Title Date
[PC] Update v1.41 May 19, 2005
[PC] Installer v1.41 May 04, 2005

Recent NEWS

Reach For The Stars Version 1.41 Patch Released

May. 19, 2005 - New Patch Improves Stability, Resolves Save Issues Matrix Games announced today that the…

Matrix Games Re-Releases Reach For The Stars!

May. 04, 2005 - Matrix Games and SSG Re-release Classic Space Strategy Game for 2005! Matrix Games announced…

Re-Release of Reach For The Stars Goes Gold!

May. 04, 2005 - Matrix Games and SSG Re-release Classic Space Strategy Game for 2005! Matrix Games announced…


Strategic Studies Group
May 04, 2005
Turn-Based IGOUGO

Explore - Expand - Exploit - Exterminate A strategy game of epic exploration and cataclysmic combat... Discover, colonize and conquer as you spread your fleet across the galaxy. A massive campaign and 20 ready to play scenarios plus Random Maps and a Scenario Editor give you incredible replayability. This updated re-release of Reach For The Stars shows you what galactic conquest is all about! Sixteen unique species with superior AI and a comprehensive Diplomatic system create a challenge for strategists that is not easily overcome! Full R&D trees take you through multiple eras and include technologies for your colonies and your fleets. The original Reach for the Stars is noted to have been a pioneer in 4x Space Strategy games. 4x Strategy refers to the four activities you perform, Explore, Expand, Exploit, and Exterminate. Reach for the Stars for Matrix Games has been reworked for greater stability and incorporates the final unreleased update to the 2000 release from Strategic Studies Group, the developers of the original and 2000 releases.