Leviathan: Warships trailer skimps all expense but cashes in on nautical puns


Leviathan: Warships has launched; here’s our Leviathan Warships review.

Smooth jazz, nautical puns, expression of boats’ abilities in laymen’s terms (e.g: “Protip: Boats can’t fly”), with its new trailer for Leviathan: Warships Paradox are clearly avoiding marketing to the niche nautical simulation audience by marketing to the niche jazz cat punsters.

I’m really liking the tone that Paradox have hit with Leviathan, by including unrealistic bits of equipment like laser cannons and shield arrays they’re pushing the game out of the realm of simulation (something I’d expect from the publisher of Hearts of Iron and Crusader Kings) and into a more playful strategy game-lite territory.

Looking through the features Paradox are listing, the turn-based strategy game will allow cross-platform play across PC, Mac, iPad and Android devices and, because of cloud saving, you can pick up a game across any of those devices. Meaning you can take a move while at your desktop and then rebutt your opponent’s next turn whilst using your iPad on the loo. Finally we have an excuse for taking our tablets into the shitter which people can understand.

Whatever the game ends up like I hope we’ve a lot more of this style of trailer to come.

Leviathan: Warships has set sail for release in Q2 of this year, so expect it out around May/June time.

Cheers, PC Gamer.