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Savage: The Battle for Newerth

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Linux
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4.2
Macintosh
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Windows
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3.3
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Description

As the name implies, 'Newerth' is the New Earth some long time in the future after man has managed to destroy all that has been created and are not in a time period of magical and technological conflict.

The game is a Real Time Strategy Shooter (RTSS) as the designers call it. One player acts as the commander and builds a base, controls workers, researches, gives orders, etc. The difference is that the battle units are all player controlled up to a maximum of 31 per team (64 players/server max).

The game itself is a battle between man and evolved beast lead by a sorceress. It is a completely different experience from any other game on the market but is similar to CounterStrike and Warcraft III mixed together. For the full story in a handy comic book format visit the website.

As a side note, the game has no monthly charge and is online only. The game comes in one disc or the player may download it and purchase a CD-Key online.

Screenshots

Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows But attacking an enemy's outpost will take most of your time.
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows Once you've received a long-range weapon the game will turn into a FPS!
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows Title screen
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows You even will have to collect resources.

Alternate Titles

  • "野人:纽沃斯之战" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Savage: Битва за новую землю" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

Savage is fun at best, and just plain aggravating at worst. Windows WJAndrews (32)

The Press Says

Abandonia Reloaded Windows Dec 28, 2006 4.7 out of 5 94
Abandonia Reloaded Linux Dec 28, 2006 4.7 out of 5 94
ComputerGames.ro Windows Sep 25, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Netjak Windows Oct 29, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
PC Gamer UK Windows Feb 18, 2004 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Windows Apr, 2004 80 out of 100 80
GameZone Windows Sep 16, 2003 7.8 out of 10 78
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jun 21, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Windows Sep 26, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jan, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

Despite being a retail game, Savage won the 2004 Independent Game of the Year at the Independent Games Festival.

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