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Universe at War: Earth Assault

Critic Score User Score
Windows
77
3.4
Xbox 360
66
2.6
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Description

Set in the near future, Universe at War: Earth Assault sees multiple enemy factions from across the galaxy come to Earth to wage war on an intergalactic scale.

The game sets itself apart from others in the genre by focusing on the differences between the three diverse alien factions. Each plays very differently; from the lumbering walkers of the Hierarchy to the rapid hit and run tactics of Novus, mastering one faction does not ensure success while playing as another. To further individualize game play, Petroglyph introduced a feature called Tactical Dynamics, allowing players to customize their chosen faction on the fly via unit upgrades, multiple heroes, a branching research tree, and more.

Players can do battle with the AI in the campaign, scenario, and skirmish game types, and online via Live in ranked, custom, and Conquer the World mode.

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Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows A jet just crashed into that.
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Loading screen
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Battle!
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Global mode

Alternate Titles

  • "Universe at War: Angriffsziel Erde" -- German title

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User Reviews

Best RTS Attempt on a Console? Yes. Worth Buying? No. Xbox 360 Brandon Tabbert (19)

Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec 27, 2007 82 out of 100 82
GamingTrend Windows Feb 20, 2008 493 out of 600 82
Gamer.co.il Windows Mar 03, 2008 81 out of 100 81
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2008 79 out of 100 79
V2.fi Xbox 360 May 13, 2008 75 out of 100 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jan 25, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Windows Jan 07, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Avid Gamer Windows Feb 14, 2008 7 out of 10 70
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Mar 07, 2008 67 out of 100 67
IGN Xbox 360 Apr 01, 2008 6.3 out of 10 63

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