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Universe at War: Earth Assault

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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.


Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows A jet just crashed into that.
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Novus
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Let's move out.
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows The Novus leader (intro).

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

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Xbox 360 May, 2008 B+ 83
GamingTrend Windows Feb 20, 2008 493 out of 600 82
IGN Windows Dec 14, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Gamer 2.0 Windows Apr 21, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Totally Gaming Network Xbox 360 Mar 28, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Captain Windows Jan 27, 2008 77 out of 100 77
V2.fi Xbox 360 May 13, 2008 75 out of 100 75
GameZone Xbox 360 Apr 07, 2008 7.2 out of 10 72
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Xbox 360 Apr 04, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Thunderbolt Games Xbox 360 Apr 06, 2008 4 out of 10 40


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