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Galacticare Impressions

Galacticare is a vibrant and humorous management sim that takes you on a wild ride across the galaxy, building and running intergalactic hospitals. It’s a game that’s both accessible and engaging, offering a delightful mix of quirky alien species, bizarre illnesses, and strategic challenges.


Where Galacticare Shines:

  • The game’s witty dialogue, quirky alien designs, and bizarre illnesses create a lighthearted and entertaining atmosphere. It’s a refreshing change of pace from the often-serious tone of other management sims, and the humor consistently delivers chuckle-worthy moments.
  • Galacticare offers a well-balanced blend of depth and accessibility. The core mechanics are easy to grasp, making it welcoming for newcomers to the genre. However, there’s enough complexity and strategic decision-making to keep veterans engaged. This includes managing finances, staffing, research, and patient flow, all while dealing with the unique needs of various alien species.
  • The campaign takes you on a truly unique adventure, from treating patients on a space station orbiting Earth to venturing inside the stomach of a giant space whale. Each level presents its own challenges and opportunities, keeping things fresh and exciting. You’ll encounter a diverse range of alien species, each with their own unique needs and quirks, adding to the overall charm and variety.
  • The vibrant colors, detailed environments, and quirky alien designs bring the game to life. The visual style is both whimsical and futuristic, creating a visually pleasing experience that adds to the overall charm.

Areas for Improvement:

  • While the game is engaging, it can feel a bit easy at times, especially for experienced management sim players. The difficulty curve could be adjusted to provide a more challenging experience for veterans.
  • While the levels are varied and the alien species offer unique challenges, the core gameplay loop of building and managing hospitals can become somewhat repetitive after a while. Introducing more dynamic events or late-game challenges could help alleviate this.


Galacticare is a delightful and engaging management sim that offers a unique and humorous take on the genre. It’s a perfect game for players looking for a lighthearted and accessible experience with a touch of strategy. The charming atmosphere, imaginative levels, and quirky humor make it a truly enjoyable experience.

Highly recommended for fans of management sims, especially those looking for something fresh and quirky. If you’re seeking a lighthearted and humorous adventure with a touch of strategic depth, Galacticare is definitely worth checking out.



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blank Kevin Austin has been in gaming journalism in one way or another since the launch of the Nintendo Gamecube. Married and father of 3 children he has been gaming since the ripe age of 6 when he got his first NES system and over 30 years later he is still gaming almost daily. Kevin is also co-founder of the Play Some Video Games (PSVG) Podcast network which was founded over five years ago and is still going strong. Some of his favorite gaming series includes Fallout and Far Cry, he is a sucker for single player adventure games (hence his big reviews for Playstation), and can frequently be found getting down in one battle royale or another. If it's an oddball game, odds are he's all about it.

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