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

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Alternate Titles

  • "Universe at War: Angriffsziel Erde" -- German title
  • "UaW" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Best RTS Attempt on a Console? Yes. Worth Buying? No. Xbox 360 Brandon Tabbert (19)

Critic Reviews

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Xbox 360 May, 2008 B+ 83
GamingTrend Windows Feb 20, 2008 493 out of 600 82
Tweakers.net Windows Jan 28, 2008 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Windows Jan 24, 2008 77 out of 100 77
Gameswelt Xbox 360 Apr 21, 2008 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jan 24, 2008 15 out of 20 75
Out Of Eight Windows Jan 07, 2008 6 out of 8 75
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Mar 07, 2008 67 out of 100 67
GBase - The Gamer's Base Xbox 360 Apr 14, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Xbox 360 Apr 01, 2008 6.3 out of 10 63

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