Set on the battlefields of World War III, Tom Clancy's EndWar has been built from the ground up as a revolutionary war strategy game solely for next-generation consoles.
From 2011 to 2014, the world enjoyed an unprecedented era of peace as enhanced defense technology eliminated the threat of nuclear war. It didn't last.
By 2020, constant depletion of resources has international tensions at a breaking point. One spark will ignite what no one thought could ever happen ... a third and final world war. World War III comes to life in Tom Clancy's EndWar.
In EndWar players represent one of three national armies (U.S. Russia or Europe) and participate in massive multiplayer battles. EndWar can be played almost entirely by voice command and also features a customizable army, as well as the ability to fight in various battlefields and cities around the world.
At its core, EndWar is a bit too simple, but it does offer a unique voice command system and terrific production values.
This is a solid RTS experience that will definitely appeal to newcomers to the fold. Battle-hardened veterans may find this a little too simplistic in design but kudos have to go to the development team for creating a solid title that is entertaining and
EndWar offers something new, refreshing, and a little exciting for console players. It's sort of a coming of age when what could be seen as the last stalwart of the PC -- the RTS -- is made from the ground up with every classic convention put on the chopp
Audio/VideoHDTV 1080i, HDTV 720p, In-Game Dolby Digital
Console LinkEthernet Broadband
ControllersDualshock 3 Controller, Headset
ModesCampaign, Full Mission Single-Player, Online Co-op, Story
Online FeaturesContent Download, Friends, Leaderboards, Online Multiplayer, PS Network Compatible, Ranked Match, Trophies, Voice
Directional ButtonUnit Selection
Left Analog StickMove Camera
Right Analog StickFree Look
X ButtonPrimary Action
Triangle ButtonSpecial Action
Circle ButtonCancel. Retreat or Evacuate (Hold).
L1 ButtonMission Support
L2 ButtonMultiple Selection (Hold)
L3 ButtonRally Point
R1 ButtonVoice Chat
R2 ButtonVoice Command (Hold)
Start ButtonPause Menu