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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 Global mode
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Let's move out.
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Novus
Universe at War: Earth Assault Windows Loading screen

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

YouGamers Feb 04, 2008 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 25, 2008 83 out of 100 83
GamingTrend Feb 20, 2008 493 out of 600 82
Gamer.co.il Mar 03, 2008 81 out of 100 81
IGN Dec 14, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Jan 19, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2008 8 out of 10 80
PC Gamer UK Jan 23, 2008 7.8 out of 10 78
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 25, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Dec 17, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Chris Ainsworth (140) added Universe at War: Earth Assault (Windows) on Jan 25, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (249831)