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Universe at War: Earth Assault (Windows)

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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.

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Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Main menu
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows A jet just crashed into that.
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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The Press Says

Gamesmania Jan 28, 2008 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Feb, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Armchair Empire, The Jan 19, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gamer 2.0 Apr 21, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Power Unlimited Mar 21, 2008 78 out of 100 78
Fragland.net Mar 07, 2008 77 out of 100 77
DarkZero Feb, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 25, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Jan 07, 2008 70 out of 100 70
JustPressPlay May 28, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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Chris Ainsworth (140) added Universe at War: Earth Assault (Windows) on Jan 25, 2008
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