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Shattered Union (Windows)

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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 Using a special weapon of the bad side.
Shattered Union Windows The last battle took place in Alaska
Shattered Union Windows Attacking an air defense unit with a helicopter? Bad idea...

Alternate Titles

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

User Reviews

Too complex for casual gamers, too easy for strategy buffs Rambutaan (432) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

Game Captain Nov 09, 2005 82 out of 100 82
PC Powerplay Oct, 2005 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Oct 27, 2005 7.9 out of 10 79
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2005 76 out of 100 76
PC Games (Germany) Oct 24, 2005 76 out of 100 76
Gamesmania Oct 24, 2005 75 out of 100 75
GameSpy Oct 25, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 11, 2005 64 out of 100 64
Game Revolution Dec 19, 2005 C+ 58
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2006 4 out of 10 40

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