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.

Screenshots

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 Global mode
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Let's move out.

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 Mar, 2008 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jan 25, 2008 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2008 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec 27, 2007 82 out of 100 82
GamingTrend Windows Feb 20, 2008 493 out of 600 82
GamePro (US) Windows Feb, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Totally Gaming Network Xbox 360 Mar 28, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2008 79 out of 100 79
4Players.de Xbox 360 2008 68 out of 100 68
Console Monster Xbox 360 Apr 04, 2008 54 out of 100 54

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