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  • Summary: 2011 - 2014. The world enjoys an unprecedented era of peace as enhanced defense technology eliminates the threat of nuclear war. But can it last? 2020. Constant depletion of resources has international tensions at a breaking point. One spark will ignite what no one thought could happen...a third and final world war. Strategy for the next generation: Led by creative director Michael de Plater (Rome Total War), EndWar promises to redefine strategy gaming. Designed for next-gen consoles EndWar creates a theatre of war, immersing you in the drama of World War III in a way you never thought possible. Fight For Your Nation: Pick a side US, Europe, Russia - the fate of the world is in your hands. If you don't step in to save your homeland, who will? Command Your Army: Grow your army into the most powerful force on the planet. Your army is completely customizable, and experience breeds strength - your units grow more powerful with every campaign you fight. Light Up The City of Lights: Tom Clancy's World War III won't be won by capturing remote deserts or grasslands but by striking countries in the heart. Paris, Moscow, Washington D.C. will all erupt in flames as you battle your way through the fully destructive playground. A Whole New Kind of Massive: EndWar is an online multiplayer experience unlike anything you've ever encountered. 16 player matchups? Try hundreds. 30 minute battles? Try persistent matchups lasting for months at a time. This isn't a skirmish, it's World War III. Talk Your Way to Victory: Put the controller aside and start shouting commands. EndWar can be played almost entirely via voice command. [Ubisoft] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 45 out of 63
  2. Negative: 0 out of 63
  1. Put very simply, EndWar is a must buy for any console owner that has been waiting for a console war game done right.
  2. This decision by the developers, to focus on action over boredom, will help EndWar interest a more broad type of gamer.
  3. Thanks to the good implementation of voice commands, EndWar manages to tackle one of the most problematic aspects of strategy games on consoles and enter the club of good games.
  4. 80
    The online multiplayer is addictive and fun too, thanks to the context provided by the evolving world, and although the game is marred by weak singleplayer narrative and lacklustre AI, the lasting impression is still well within the positive.
  5. Console players interested in seeing what all the fuss about RTS is about are probably best served here rather than with the other mediocre efforts to date.
  6. So, Endwar has a novelty feature that works really well and is fun to use. It’s just a shame that there are some small issues, because this really could be the next step in console warfare.
  7. 50
    The voice command system in EndWar is terrific, and hopefully, future games will take advantage of a similar control scheme. It just isn't enough by itself to raise the game beyond "mediocre RTS." It's definitely worth checking out to see voice command done right, but overall, it lacks the depth and substance to bring anyone over from superior PC alternatives.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 20
  2. Negative: 1 out of 20
  1. AcroNinetyseven
    Sep 28, 2009
    Thanks to the voice commands (VC), playing this RTS is simple and user friendly! The VC allows you to become the commander and free up the controler insted of cramming a keyboard and mouse on a game contoller! The only thing thats isnt the best is the units and veiwing them, sometimes its hard to find units but over all AWSOME GAME 11/10~!~ Expand
  2. Max
    Nov 7, 2008
    Never used to play strategy titles (FPS are my poison) -- but this one's great. The voice control feature works extremely well, the action is fast, the graphics are great... what can I say, Ubisoft did it again. EA should take notice. Expand
  3. ChrisL
    Dec 2, 2008
    I played the demo of this game, then i got the real version. The real version is way more fun than the demo, the voice command system works, really well. I played 1 round for a friend of mine, and he immediatly decided to play it. This is not how you do an RTS on a console, this is how you do any RTS. Expand
  4. DeuceM.
    Nov 3, 2008
    Based on the extremely limited demo (one battlefield, no special features like WMD or airstrikes), the game was still impressive and fun enough for me toI consider this the best console RTS title ever. With the persistent online campaigns, this game will attract a huge Ghost Recon-like loyal fanbase. Expand
  5. BretO.
    Nov 10, 2008
    There is NO WAY you can tell me that this game is as bad as some of the reviews say it is. I know, I
  6. AllenS.
    Nov 7, 2008
    High 8's but since I have to go with a whole number score it's a 9 reasonable depth, decent AI and voice command really works. Any critic who thinks that there was another true rts not just strategy games in general that was better done than this one is a fool. Expand
  7. NikoK.
    Nov 22, 2008
    What's so special about this game? Did it bring anything new to Real Time Strategy -games, but voice-command? Only thing why people bother voting over 4, is because they don't accept the fact that they spent over 60 Expand

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