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Urban Assault (Windows)

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Description

3d real-time strategy game. Control a fleet of war machines from a home base or opt to leave them on auto pilot and take control of any one of your units and get things done your way.

Screenshots

Urban Assault Windows Enemy host station destroyed
Urban Assault Windows The mission selection screen. More missions open up as you complete previous ones, with a bit of branching.
Urban Assault Windows Mission briefing
Urban Assault Windows Mission debriefing shot

Alternate Titles

  • "YPA" -- (Your Personal Amok) working title
  • "Urban Combat" -- Working Title
  • "UA" -- Common Abbreviation
  • "Anarchy" -- Working Title

User Reviews

The only Action/RTS game that truly does both genres well Mark Cuarto (5) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
A mediocre game despite being original Maw (845) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars

The Press Says

Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 1998 85 out of 100 85
GameGenie 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 28, 1998 16 out of 20 80
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1998 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Sep, 1998 75 out of 100 75
Gamezilla Oct 16, 1998 70 out of 100 70
IGN Aug 13, 1998 6.8 out of 10 68
Gaming Entertainment Monthly 1998 65 out of 100 65
Game Over Online Jul 30, 1998 64 out of 100 64
Attack Games Nov, 1998 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

In the German gaming magazine PC Player (issue 01/1999) Urban Assault received a special award as "Hype of the Year 1998".

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Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2148) added Urban Assault (Windows) on Apr 01, 2000