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Shattered Union

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Windows
69
3.9
Xbox
65
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Description

Shattered Union is a turn-based strategy game, set in 2014 in the United States against a background story of a second American civil war. The player can control any of seven different factions, each of which has at least one unique unit and its own set of sidebar powers:
  • California Commonwealth
  • Pacifica
  • The Republic of Texas
  • Great Plains Federation
  • The Confederacy
  • New England Alliance
  • The European Union Occupation
  • Russia
These factions wage warfare in different territories; the more territories are controlled, the more income a faction receives. When attacking such a territory, the player selects which of his units should be deployed. The battlefield is represented as a hex grid, though the graphics are full 3D. The objective of the battle is either to destroy all the enemy's units or capture enough objective towns to control the battlefield.

Apart from the campaign, the game provides both a single- and a multiplayer skirmish mode, allowing one-on-one battles.


Screenshots

Shattered Union Windows (Nearly) a direct hit from the artillery.
Shattered Union Windows Enemy Turn
Shattered Union Windows The last battle took place in Alaska
Shattered Union Windows Two fighters are guarding my units against incoming air raids.

Alternate Titles

  • "Shattered Union. Захват США" -- Russian spelling

User Reviews

Too complex for casual gamers, too easy for strategy buffs Windows Rambutaan (432)

The Press Says

TeamXbox Xbox Oct 21, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
PC Powerplay Windows Oct, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Game Captain Windows Nov 09, 2005 82 out of 100 82
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2005 76 out of 100 76
Strategy Informer Windows Nov 09, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Windows Oct 31, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
AceGamez Xbox Dec 19, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Nov 03, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Game Informer Magazine Windows Jan, 2006 4 out of 10 40
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Oct 21, 2005 6 out of 20 30

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