Deadliest Catch: Sea of Chaos combines strategy and action as players chart a course through the unforgiving Bering Sea on a quest for Opilio and King Crab. To begin, players choose a boat to command for a season and strategically decide where and when to harvest the crab. The action comes when it is time to successfully retrieve crab pots from an angry sea. Players will test their skills in the real-life situations that captains and crew encounter daily, including setting pots, repairing the ship, sorting the catch, breaking the ice and even rescuing men overboard. Deadliest Catch: Sea of Chaos also provides plenty of ways to connect with the TV show and loyal fans, including competing with the other captains from the show and comparing their in-game crab “takes" with actual takes as documented in seasons of Deadliest Catch on TV. Players will also compete in online "leagues," which pit virtual captains against other fans and players.
It’s not often you see a game live up (or rather, down) to its title, but that’s precisely what Deadliest Catch: Sea of Chaos does. This fishing/strategy game, loosely based on the awesome Discovery Channel series of the same name, manages to combine boredom with tedium, leading to a fishing experience that’s best left floating in the retail depths. Glub, glub…Since the game is called Deadliest Catch, you almost expect some characters from the show to appear, right? Well, they do, but in plastic, pasted-on form. It’s like you’re dealing with cardboard cutouts instead of actual fishermen. Worse yet, no one from the show provides any voiceovers. You’re stuck with a narrator who sounds like he’d be right at home reading knitting books to himself. He exerts no excitement at all, and fails... Read Review