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Description

As the name implies, 'Newerth' is the New Earth some long time in the future after man has managed to destroy all that has been created and are not in a time period of magical and technological conflict.

The game is a Real Time Strategy Shooter (RTSS) as the designers call it. One player acts as the commander and builds a base, controls workers, researches, gives orders, etc. The difference is that the battle units are all player controlled up to a maximum of 31 per team (64 players/server max).

The game itself is a battle between man and evolved beast lead by a sorceress. It is a completely different experience from any other game on the market but is similar to CounterStrike and Warcraft III mixed together. For the full story in a handy comic book format visit the website.

As a side note, the game has no monthly charge and is online only. The game comes in one disc or the player may download it and purchase a CD-Key online.

Screenshots

Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows But attacking an enemy's outpost will take most of your time.
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows Title screen
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows Play as a commander in the usual RTS interface
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Windows Once you've received a long-range weapon the game will turn into a FPS!

Promo Images

Savage: The Battle for Newerth Magazine Advertisement
Savage: The Battle for Newerth Other

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "野人:纽沃斯之战" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Savage: Битва за новую землю" -- Russian spelling
  • "Savage: La Lotta per Newerth" -- Italian title

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User Reviews

Savage is fun at best, and just plain aggravating at worst. Windows WJAndrews (35)

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Windows Sep 19, 2003 9 out of 10 90
NowGamer Macintosh 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar 31, 2004 79 out of 100 79
GameZone Windows Sep 16, 2003 7.8 out of 10 78
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jun 21, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Feb 26, 2004 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot Windows Sep 26, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 01, 2004 14 out of 20 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2003 66 out of 100 66
CanardPC Windows Nov 03, 2004 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

The game was released for free in 2006, to promote its sequel, Savage 2: A Tortured Soul.

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