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 The Novus leader (intro).
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Loading screen
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows A jet just crashed into that.

Alternate Titles

  • "Universe at War: Angriffsziel Erde" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Jan 03, 2008 8.7 out of 10 87
Gamesmania.de Jan 28, 2008 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2008 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Dec 27, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Armchair Empire, The Jan 19, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gamer 2.0 Apr 21, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2008 79 out of 100 79
Power Unlimited Mar 21, 2008 78 out of 100 78
PC Gamer UK Jan 23, 2008 7.8 out of 10 78
Computer Bild Spiele Feb 06, 2008 3.3 out of 6 54

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Chris Ainsworth (140) added Universe at War: Earth Assault (Windows) on Jan 25, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (299663)