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Shattered Union (Windows)

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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.


Shattered Union Windows Humvee VS EU Commandos
Shattered Union Windows Attacking an air defense unit with a helicopter? Bad idea...
Shattered Union Windows Shopping menu with the special unit for the selected side (Great Plains Federation)
Shattered Union Windows Enemy Turn

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

Critic Reviews

GameSpot Oct 27, 2005 7.9 out of 10 79
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 14, 2005 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2005 76 out of 100 76
Game Watcher Nov 09, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamesmania.de Oct 24, 2005 75 out of 100 75
4Players.de Oct 30, 2005 71 out of 100 71
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 Informer Magazine Jan, 2006 4 out of 10 40
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 21, 2005 6 out of 20 30


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