Exclusively brought to Steam for PC, Mac and Linux in Anomaly Bundle, Anomaly Korea is an expansion campaign to Anomaly Warzone Earth. The alien robots are back and this time they’ve got Korea in their sights. It’s your job to lead a squad into fierce fire-fights and fend off the alien invasion.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (87 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 6, 2013
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Includes 6 items: Anomaly: Warzone Earth, Anomaly 2, Anomaly 2 Soundtrack, Anomaly Korea, Anomaly Warzone Earth Mobile Campaign, Anomaly Defenders

 

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Exclusively brought to Steam for PC, Mac and Linux in Anomaly Bundle, Anomaly Korea is an expansion campaign to Anomaly Warzone Earth. The alien robots are back and this time they’ve got Korea in their sights. It’s your job to lead a squad into fierce fire-fights and fend off the alien invasion. Plan your routes carefully and use new units and powers to turn the tide of war against a horde of new enemy threat.

THIS ISN'T TOWER DEFENSE IT'S TOWER OFFENSE.
Flipping the tower defense genre on its head, you play the invaders leading your unit into alien-infested districts. Plan carefully, use your money and powers wisely, and make it through unscathed.

A NEW WAY TO PLAY
Keep an eye on the action from a top-down perspective, assemble your squad, plan your route using the tactical map and simply execute player powers such as Boost, which speeds up your unit’s offense.
Test your leadership abilities in the extra ‘Art of War’ trials

Game Features:
•An expansion campaign to the award-winning Anomaly Warzone Earth ported from mobile systems
•Think tactically across 12 missions
•Deploy new player powers and units to take on new enemies
•Put your skills to the test in ‘Art of War’ mode

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 (32 bit) / Vista
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.1 Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8800 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.1 Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8800 or equivalent
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.1 Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8800 or equivalent
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated
Helpful customer reviews
24 of 34 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
Firstly, I would like to mention that I personally enjoy the Anomaly Series and I would definitely recommend it to my friends. Anomaly Korea is a Tower Offense game, instead of the traditional Tower Defence games. This makes the Anomaly Franchise stand out of other games.

With that said, the original intention of creating Anomaly Korea is to be played on mobile devices, rather than on a PC. As this is a game meant for mobile devices, it is pretty much the same as the gameplay style of the original Anomaly: Warzone Earth, just that you would realise that there are no keyboard shortcuts, making it unfriendly for PC gaming.

For PC gaming, my recommendation would be to get Anomaly: Warzone Earth or Anomaly 2, instead of Anomaly Korea as I find those meant for PC gaming more enjoyable and with keyboard shortcuts, making the overall gameplay more convenient rather than having to use the mouse all the time. Unless you are a hard-core fan of the Anomaly Series, don’t get this game and save up the money for Anomaly: Warzone Earth or Anomaly 2 for a better gameplay experience.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
Even if you never heard or saw this game before, you'd immediately recognize it as a smartphone port; massive text, huge onscreen buttons for commands, clicking the screen to continue narration, etc.

The Good:
- Overall, I like some of the controls of this game a little better than Anamoly: Warzone Earth due to the lack of a commander running around.
- It basically is another Anomaly game. Just not quite as polished or detailed as the main game, Warzone Earth.
- Decent graphics for what it is.

The Eh:
- Massive text fonts.
- Voices and delivery are OK.
- Campaign is short. 2.25hrs for me. (I had "enough" though.)

The Bad:
- I would much rather right-click on the map for selecting abilities and designating their locations.
- Right-click doesn't cancel Ability placement on the map (when I'd select an Ability button, but then want to cancel it--I'd mistakenly place it on the map)
- Moving the navigation map around (by dragging it) would sometimes make changes to your turn selections if you dragged it from a place too close to an intersection. More of a nuissance.

Summary: If you like Anomaly: Warzone Earth, this is more of that. Just not quite as nice. 6 out of 10.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 13, 2014
Very fun game where you are a tower attacker instead of a tower defence. It has good graphics and vehicles at your control. Overall I had a plesent time playing this game. A complaint is that it is too short. It can also be abit challenging at times as you trial and error which units is best for a certain situation. I give this game a 7.5/10!
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10 of 17 people (59%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
Anomaly Korea is a game that I recommend because:
- have a good price
- is a method to banish boredom
- is a nice indie game
- have trading cards

Enjoy!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
It's a TD game, but you are the attacker.
70/100
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9 of 16 people (56%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Don't get me wrong. The Anomaly Series is great. This is just one lazy mobile port. No keyboard shortcuts unlike the original game and somehow the story is somewhat lacking.

Also, I don't know if it happens to others but this game randomly gives me BSOD the moment I finish a mission.

It's good I got this for free. Don't waste your precious dollars. Get Anomaly Warzone Earth or Anomaly 2 instead.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2014
Well, I finally got Anomaly Korea, so lets see how good this is. (I have played this game a LOT more than 13 minutes)

Anomaly Korea is a top-view reverse tower defense game, when you are in control of a task force whose goal is either destroy all towers or get to a certain point on the map. The game starts off after the events of the original Anomaly. You play as a commander fighting a war against a race of sentient alien machines (that is literally what they are called). They have now targeted korea, and you are the only thing in the way of the machines at the moment. So, lets get to the review.

Pros:
- Good graphics, great visual effects.
- A variety of vehicles at your disposal. From mechs to tanks to mobile shield generators.
- You can change the formation of your convoy. (protip: keep your most powerful unit at the front to soak up damage)
- There are special tactics you can use in the battle. You can use anything from healing to smokescreen.
- Campaign is really good. Got me hooked in the first 10 minutes.
- (I think this is the best part) you can change the course of your units mid-battle, which allows you to make split decisions when something new shows up.
- Runs smoothly even on weak computers with decent graphics.

Cons:
- The game gets a little repetetive later on.
- You have to play the first game in order to understand what actually happened beforehand. (for instance: where did these machines come from? What is their goal other than destroy everything?)
- No multiplayer. :(

Overall, this game is a great game to get if you are into reverse tower defense games. It mixes strategic path making and fast reaction skills to make an excellent strategy game. It's graphics are pretty good for being a port from a mobile game. There are actually uses and purposes for having certain units in your convoy.

I give this game a 7/10 (Definitely worth a look). This game is awesome if you are a fan of strategy and tower defense. If you are new to the franchise, I highly recommend this game to start off with. The storyline is gripping, and it actually feels like you are fighting a war against giant robots.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 8
I have played all but two of the Anomaly games, these tower defence/rts games are great really good art style decent story and fun game play, the unit types and upgrade system keep it fresh and i like the challenge of overcoming the ai on the harder difficulties. I think the Anomaly games are worth their price they are frequently in humble bundles and steam sales. If your looking for a cheap fun game pick it up.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
nice graphic and good idea



not bad :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
this is actually fun
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 21
Achievements fixed after 2 years. Good job 11bit.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
i am recommending this not because of solid gameplay but because for linux support.
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19 of 24 people (79%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 16, 2014
Anomaly Korea provides an experience similar to the first Anomaly and Anomaly 2. It's a full package, with HD graphics and the exact same gameplay as the previous ones. It's also fairly lenghty, with 12 missions, ranging from easy to moderately difficult and there are a couple of new towers to keep you occupied as well. It's still a refreshing take on the tower defense genre.

Unlike the other Anomaly games there's no commander to control this time, though. You'll only control the vehicles. It actually works better and keeps you focused on taking the correct route. Things can get pretty hectic after all and it's good to be able to see what's happening without having to worry about your commander all the time.

Korea is another solid entry in the Anomaly franchise. If you liked the previous ones you'll like this one for sure.

[Rating: 76/100]
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15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 15, 2013
Very good game. Played on my Android tablet but very nice to see it on pc aswell. Not to expensive either.
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 11, 2014
Anomaly Korea is a standalone sequel/expansion to Anomaly: Warzone Earth that serves to expand on the universe/mechanics a little bit. It is a reverse-tower defense game (Anti-tower defense? Tower attack? Is there a good term for these?), where you control a series of up to 6 units which are moving through a hostile field of towers, attempting to take out the towers and make it to your destination. To assist in this, you have a number of abilities (heal, cloak, etc) which can give your units a bit more of an advantage. Through each mission you're graded on a number of different variables (destruction, speed, losses), allowing you to "medal" in a number of different ways.

It's a fun game, if kinda short. It's literally just more Anomaly: Warzone Earth, so if you enjoyed that, odds are you'll enjoy this. Achievements have been bugged on it and won't unlock correctly for MONTHS, but it sounds like they finally got fixed a few days ago, so there shouldn't be any problems. So yeah - good little fun, but only in the 3-4 hour range.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 13, 2013
It's a real simple port from mobile to PC, there's a few new units and abilities, cool to go through but it's still a basic mobile game, great to have if you like the series though.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2013
It's a nice game from the Anomaly franchise. It's way too short though...barely over 10 levels
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2013
Anomaly Korea - as the other entries in Anomaly series is a reverse tower defence game, where you are attacking the enemy defence. As I said in previous Anomaly: Warzone Earth review, the idea is quite enticing, however in the end it's too repetitive. Piotr Musial does a fine work in the music department. It is also worth mentioning that Anomaly Korea is more suited to tablet computers and smartphones with touch controls.

The game has also only one video setting to adjust and it will run fullscreen. I would not recommend purchasing Anomaly Korea for your PC. However, if the game looks interesting and the idea of tower attacking entices you - you might like Anomaly: Warzone Earth on steam or Anomaly: Mobile Campaign on smartphones - and I think the game series is better suited on-the-go so Mobile Campaign would be my choice.

Overall the series has potential but I find it very average and not motivating to play. It has some good ideas but I'd say most people would find the game dull in short time. In small doses it's not that bad - however with world full of games, there are probably better ones to spend your time with.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 29, 2014
It's a decent followup to the first game, but doesn't really bring anything new to the table. I only recommend if you really want some more of the same.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 6, 2014
A tower defense, wher you take over the role of the attacker.
Anomaly Korea is port of a tablet game and so are the controls. It feels a bit uncomfortable to navigate through the game.
The rest of the gameplay is well adapted for the computer, though.

It is a pretty short game with 12 campaign missions, each lasting for about ten minutes in average.
You can invest a large amount of time, trying to get the gold medals on hard, and try to beat "Art of War Trials", which are unlocked throughout the game.

In the end, fun little game to kill some time.
4 out of 10 points for this one.
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