Planets under Attack offers a surprising depth of gameplay, while its intuitive controls allow even casual gamers to pick it up and feel comfortable immediately. In addition to the addicting gameplay, Planets under Attack is an obvious labor of love.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (161 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 27, 2012
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"Such delivery is commendable in it’s self, but with the dressing of an enduring campaign and welcome online component Planets Under Attack becomes a strategy experience that any fan of the genre would be a fool to overlook."
84/100 - electronictheater

"Travel the universe with Mr. Goodman as he tries to make his fortune in the galactic gold rush by conquering planets and defeating human, alien and robot opponents who want to take his chance at wealth away."

9/10 - http://leviathyn.com/review/planets-under-attack/

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Planets under Attack offers a surprising depth of gameplay, while its intuitive controls allow even casual gamers to pick it up and feel comfortable immediately. In addition to the addicting gameplay, Planets under Attack is an obvious labor of love. An exciting and memorable cast of characters exist perfectly in this artistically beautiful world. From the ships to the planets, everything has an essence of its own, with a memorable soundtrack and comical sound effects breathing life into the visuals
The goal of this challenging space adventure is to conquer a galaxy of planets, while undertaking a multitude of special challenges. Take control of your mighty space armada, and wreak havoc across the cosmos, but choose your targets wisely! Conquered planets will net you income to expand your forces, but you must carefully weigh the pros and cons of attacking each planet, as timing and available resources are critical to victory. Above all else, you must keep a cool head. Enemies race to capture your territory as you hone in on theirs and multiple battles will rage on all fronts. You must make tactical decisions at every turn, from scouting your enemies and deploying units, to shoring up your planets’ defenses and knowing when to attack and when to defend. Strategic multi-tasking and a keen military mind will lead directly to unrivaled glory…while careless play will reduce your army to space dust.
The Campaign mode tests your military might with 32 thrilling levels, each with varied planets, tasks and game modes. Defend a planet until reinforcements arrive, fly into uncharted space, conquer planets and set up defenses before rivals attack - the list goes on and on, as there is no shortage of objectives in your struggle for interstellar dominance. Start out as a novice and learn the ropes, or ramp up the challenge with three levels of difficulty. The longer you play the more experience you’ll obtain, allowing you to unlock new technologies, changing the way you play and ensuring you’ll keep coming back for more!
Online
In Online mode, don’t just choose your own path, make the cosmos your own personal battleground! You design the fight, from choosing the amount of players, to selecting your maps. Simply pick a game mode, select your settings, grab some friends, and cut loose.

Key Features

  • Impressive moving planetary systems in a three dimensional space
  • Stunning cartoon graphics
  • Fun, easy to learn gameplay in a rich science-fiction setting
  • 8 types of planets
  • A diverse campaign with 32 levels and multiple game modes
  • 15 multiplayer levels for 2-4 players – either in Online mode against other players, Skirmish mode against the A.I., or work towards the same goals and team-up with players in Team mode.
  • Same system multiplayer – allowing players to play with up to 4 people at once, all on the same system, and in any mode they choose.
  • 15 unlockable technologies provide gameplay variety in both single and multiplayer modes
  • 2 playable races with unique ship designs and gameplay variants

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7
    • Processor:1.5 GHz Single Core CPU
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:Graphics card with Shader 3.0 support and 128 MB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:300 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64x2
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Graphics card with Shader 3.0 support and 256 MB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:300 MB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard (10.6.X)
    • Processor:2 Ghz Intel
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:Open GL 2.1 / Shader Model 3 capable graphics card with 256 MB video RAM
    • Hard Drive:600 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    Recommended:
    • OS:Lion (10.7.X)
    • Processor:Core 2 Duo 2GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Open GL 2.1 / Shader Model 3 capable graphics card with 512 MB video RAM
    • Hard Drive:600 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Very fun and rewarding
Posted: October 2
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0 of 6 people (0%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Good gameplay; great story; great imagination; good graphics; 3,5 stars.
Posted: October 2
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0.8 hrs on record
This game is actually pretty fun I thought it would've been boring and not my type of game.
Posted: October 19
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36 of 47 people (77%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
I purchased this with the express intent of playing co-op, local or otherwise. This game falsely advertises there is co-op when in reality the multiplayer mode is only VS. There is no way to play with a friend against enemy AI.
Posted: July 10
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20 of 23 people (87%) found this review helpful
9.3 hrs on record
Planets Under Attack,

Pros
-Easy to learn.
-Nice cartoony style. (a patato can run it)
-Almost fully voice acted singleplayer.
-A Surprising amount of Depth to the gameplay.

Cons
-Only 2 Factions. (Humans and Robot 2.0)
-Glitchy Multiplayer.
-Game maps can become Extreamly messy and crowded.
-Only 4 Game modes.

Review:
Planets under Attack is a strategy adventure suitable for both inexperienced and hard core strategy gamers,
The game offers 18 different Multiplayer Maps for 2-4 players.
And a Singleplayer thats almost fully Voice acted, its also a Good way to prepair for the multiplayer
The Game offers the player the choice between 2 Factions : The Humans and Robot 2.0 (Both these factions act Differently)
Its the most fun with Friends ofcourse (what isn't?)
And it The has a Really Nice art style in my opinion. (Who doesnt like SPACE )

For more information visit the Planets Under Attack Website on : www.planetsunderattack.com

I Would give this game a 7,6 out of 10 and a Thumps up.

Catogory : Strategy
Published by TopWare Interactive AG.
Developed by Targem Games.
Platforms : Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Steam (PC & Mac)

Extra info : The game is 100% Controller supported (Thanks to the Xbox Port) and the controls with a Gamepad feel great, they did a great job on that

Thanks for reading :)

(Always do more research than just reading a review, to ensure that you get the right product.)
Posted: September 11
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.0 hrs on record
This game makes me sad. I love it so much but the campaign is impossible to complete. The problem is that the ai can multitask infinately but you are simply a mere human. There's only so many hundreds of tiny ships you can keep track of on screen at the same time. The skirmishes add a lot of replay along with the leveling up but, honestly, if you like this game save your money and get Eufloria instead. It's not as visually pleasing but it's a much better game, hands down.
Posted: July 12
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
It has a very simple concept: Conquer and defend planets. Also has very simple mechanics: As you conquer planets, you increase your maximum revenue and rate of revenue increase, using revenue to move ships from planet to planet. When attacking a nuetral or enemy planet you don’t generate any revenue. That’s pretty much it.

I enjoyed the hour I played with a nice cartoony, yet 3D art style complimenting the simple style of game play. The way you attack other planets was a bit annoying with simply holding the left-mouse button, usually resulting in roughly the right amount of ships, but never accurate.

For full review, visit:
http://icarusreviews.net/2013/01/23/brief-write-of-a-brief-flight-planets-under-attack-demo/
Posted: July 26
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
I want to like the game because the developers are the nicest guys around and the production values are top notch. The game mechanic is perfect for a touchscreen like Win8 or mobile but still works great for mouse on PC. The current price of the game on sale is $1.49 and at that price it's a must buy. Unfortunately that doesn't mean that I can say it's a good game.

Balance is extremely important in this type of game and it's also the biggest failing here. There is a nice slow progression to level 9 and then the difficulty jumps off a cliff. The good news is that this can be patched and then I can revise this review so that these kind, aewesome developers can make enough money to go on making other fun games.
Posted: July 11
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7 of 12 people (58%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
This game Is way to hard dont play it if you want a fun little game!
And it cost way too much I bought it for 2.99 on sale and it was not worth it!
Posted: May 17
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Fast and frantic node control game similar but simpler than games like "oilRush". Persistant rank unlocks passive powerups upto 3 of which are chosen prior to a match. Both the campaign and the multiplayer/skirmish all feature individual matchs with a good variety of maps a few different victory conditions but the core gamplay and game mechanics are kept simple... 3 types of interchangable upgradable node - 1 way to take them 1 way to keep them.

There is local and online pvp and Sp vs AI but as yet there is no way to co-op vs Ai despite any claims made on the store page.

For short 30sec - 15min games this is a great little filler worth its Sale price.

Avoid if easily frustrated...
Posted: September 9
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
It's a fun game to play when you haven't got the time to play a full game of dota 2 :)
Posted: June 21
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
It's a nice solid game, the first few level were too easy, then came 2-3 decent levels, then instantly the OMFG difficulty. The concept is nice, the game is ever changing, you can lose it from the top, but can win from the bottom with good/bad decisions.
the controls aren't the best, but innovative I'd say. (It sucks to hold the mouse key for a certain amount of troops, while the APM would be essential...) Overall, it's a good game, and if youlike challenges, it's for you.

PS: The AI is a b.tch, it'd rather attack you than defend against the other AI, it's like some maniac kamikaze.
Posted: May 3
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Really enjoyable, surprisingly deep game. Can be frustrating at time but generally only when you make a bad strategic decision! Looks beautiful and runs smooth.
Posted: June 20
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.2 hrs on record
In the beginning, I enjoyed this take on a strategy game. A tad bit similar to Mushroom Wars, but adds in new elements via the different race types as well as choosing various advantages for each mission. Unfortunately the fun suddenly stopped quite early in the game. It went from well balanced to crazy tough, even on the easy setting for missions.

If you enjoy strategy games that may require you to play the same scenario 15-20 times each until you figure out the magic scenario - and get a little bit of luck - then you will enjoy this game. The mechanics are fun, but I found the difficulty curve to be just plain ludicrous.
Posted: June 23
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Simplistically infuriating is the best way to sum it up. It's a well-done space strategy and resource management game (I'm sure there's some popular acronym for that or better classification). Gets increasingly harder as you progress (damn mean AI). It's entertaining and sadistically fun. Graphics are decent enough. Nice and cartoony so you don't strangle the game when the AI gangs up on you :)
Posted: July 6
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
The game does not have coop vs AI at all.
Big disappointment.
Posted: September 8
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Great, challenging game! Lots of fun!
Posted: July 5
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
4.8 hrs on record
The AI cheats in the hard level.
Posted: May 16
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
12.7 hrs on record
awesome game, even more amazing with friends to enjoy! 9/10
Posted: June 23
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Even with copum discount this game is a total loss of money and time.
Posted: May 31
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