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.
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Very Positive (357 reviews) - 82% of the 357 user reviews for this game are positive.
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
    • Storage: 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
    • Storage: 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
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated
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Very Positive (357 reviews)
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Adeptus Ineptus
0.4 hrs
Posted: August 19
I really like the ability that increases your units' firepower in this one. ***
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-Betrayed-
3.6 hrs
Posted: August 8
♥♥♥♥
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Byja
3.3 hrs
Posted: August 2
Nice casual game.It all depend on price u bought it.
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All Might
1.1 hrs
Posted: July 26
If you enjoyed the previous Anomaly games, then you will definately enjoy this game. :)
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выдра
24.7 hrs
Posted: July 23
I love Anomaly Warzone Earth and had to play this one too and I was not dissapointed! Gameplay is much same in AWE but with some new cool stuff and nice graphics. Not as challenging as AWE but I liked soundtrack of this so much that I didn't mind that.
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MHLoppy
3.3 hrs
Posted: July 7
Firstly it's fairly clear when playing that this is was designed with tablets in mind; big simple UI elements and minimal additional controls. The story seems to exist solely because there needed to be a reason for the game to become increasingly difficult and begins to logically collapse if you give it more than a passing thought. However, it never tries to make the story the driving point, so it's more of a neutral point than a con.

There's no commander to control in this, which simplifies things slightly (both a pro and a con).

If you enjoyed the other Anomaly games, I'd say it's worth a whirl.
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1.9 hrs
Posted: July 2
Product received for free
I got it for free, but only came for the cards.
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CroDavid
1.1 hrs
Posted: June 30
Good game
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iyu.autumn
3.7 hrs
Posted: June 28
good game to play
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40 of 56 people (71%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 1, 2015
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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20 of 25 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
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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16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 17, 2015
Tower Offense?

If you like the basic vibe of a tower defense game, get Anomaly Korea. It's a great franchise that reinvents an established formula in a very engaging way. I love the strategy and accuracy of keeping your convoy going, and the visuals are top notch. If I have any complaint it would be that the 12 story missions aren't enough. You could blow through this game in a day if you really try.

What's Hot:
Builds off the successful formula while adding a fresh perspective to tower defense, planning routes ahead of time with the tactical map, plenty of explosions and pretty scenery, Art of War bonus stages.

What's Not:
Plays exactly like its predecessor, only 12 missions.
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 15, 2015
If you liked the original Anomaly (Which I loved), chances are you'll enjoy this. It bares no real differences besides the fact that this is a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ mobile port where alt-tabbing will lead to certain doom. If you've never played the original Anomaly I'd suggest skipping this, but if you're adamant, let me tell you what you have in store for you.

This is a "tower-offense" game, the inverse of the usual tower defense. It's a short game, but there is a splendid variety of units for you to bring into battle, and towers for the enemy to set up. You will take on several story-based missions that serve as kind of a sequel to the original Anomaly (So if you've never played that, you'll have no idea what's going on here). The game challenges you in different ways such as preventing you from calling in more units, stopping you from acquiring more powerups (Very important tools you can use to give your units the edge in battle.), giving you a time limit, and etc.

The story isn't as in-depth (Nor is it necessary to experience before moving on to Anomaly 2), about every unit is recycled from the original, there are NO graphics options to speak of, nor any audio quality options.

It's a very unique concept but also much better done in the original Anomaly game rather than this crappy mobile port. It's ok, but really not a must-play unless you're head over heels in love with this series. I'll give this a 6/10. It's ok, it's not bad, but doesn't really live up to the name the original Anomaly made for itself. This PC port was clearly just made as a grab for money as the port itself has no effort put into it, and because of that, I cannot recommend you picking this up on PC.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.1 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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23 of 37 people (62%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 8
抽回來的就不評價了
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2015
Title: Anomaly Korea
Genre: Action, Strategy
Developer: 11 bit studios
Publisher: 11 bit studios
Release Date: 6th November, 2013

TL;DR

A Good tower defense game that will keep you busy for a bit, but do know it's an expansion. Upgrades are fun, and you have to look at your game and follow closely to win, unlike a lot of others which you can just sit back and drink your coffee. Or beer. Or whatever it is you drink.

Pros

Music
Gameplay as a reverse tower defense is interesting
Graphics for this kind of game is good
Actually has a small storyline you can follow

Cons

Only 12missions

Gameplay

I've not played any other Anomaly games before this, so bear that info in mind.
A strategy reverse tower defense game, you set our your troop's directions on a map based on the mission purpose and the enemies dotted around it. Once you've worked/planned out your route, you then watch the results of your choice with the option to add boosts, repairs, and abilities to improve your troop's chance of succeeding their mission. You have to be careful about where and when you use your boosts and upgrades to increase your success in a mission. You can get extra vehicles and boosts added during the level as well.

It's a simple game limited in what you can do as you follow a predetermined path that you set up at the start. The birds eye angle makes it visually easier to see how your units progress and what's coming up.

The graphics are quite good for this type of game, and the effects are pleasing. Its basicly a war tower offense game and that is what you can see on the graphics. The shooting- the towers- everything looks just really nice. And not to forget... EXPLOSIONS

It's like a reverse tower defense game. Instead of you building the towers, you're the mobs running through the defenses, trying to survive. The different POV here to this type of game is something I like.

You complete missions for cash and bonuses, increased by the score you gained. Completing gives gold and a score, which can be used for upgrading and purchasing/unlocking new vehicles. Your missions are timed as well, making you choose the shortest path with the least resistance, though it seems quite a lot of the time the shortest path is the hardest and riskiest for your units. It depends as well on the enemies you have to face as some are a lot more lethal than others. I find it gets challenging quite fast which leaves you needing to use your boosts and gold to make it through the missions, which can limit the chance to upgrade. It's also tactical to be able to rearrange the order your vehicles move in, especially when they're taking a lot of damage to save them.

The running dialogue from the characters/units at the start of each mission and during help to give it a more urgent feel to the missions. You don't really get personal info about them, just their reactions in the war zone, and a brief statement of the mission at hand. Though the story isn't amazingly detailed, there is one there and you do know what you're doing the missions for.

The music for this game is actually really interesting during the selection menus - easily the kind you would expect in a movie.You can hear the influence of Korea in it and a driving rhythm makes the game a lot more atmosphere and tense. However, it doesn't take over the game and distracts the player, so it leaves you room to be able to focus on what is happening, so big plus there.

It's surprisingly engaging for a game where you design the outcome at the start then follow through. These kind of games have the potential to get boring really fast because of the limited interaction /direct control you have, as in you don't personally drive the vehicles through the map – they follow the path that is set out. As a reverse tower defense game, I actually really like this.There is the option for more game modes so there's more to do after you complete the main missions, which is nice.

Seems quite a short game, only 12 missions. I'm aware it's an expansion, though I still think they could have done a little bit more. Though having said that there is some extra gamemodes as well

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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 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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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 6, 2015
★★★☆☆ - "Worth a try, but only on a discount"

PROS:
- Turns tower defence into tower offence.
- Requires strategic movements and thought in places.
- New vehicles and abilities to war zone earths
- Free game with 3 hours worth of entertainment

CONS:
- Nonsense story
- Simplistic mobile game like menus
- Lack of options
- Not as challenging as Warzone Earth
- Fails to develop and is a pointless mini version of the 1st really.

VERDICT?
I really like the Anomaly games so I enjoyed it but its a step down from Warzone Earth although a good blast.
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14 of 22 people (64%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 11, 2015
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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