Maelstrom: The Battle for Earth Begins

Maelstrom: The Battle for Earth Begins

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  • ACB M
  • PEGI 12
  • ESRB TEEN
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Platform
Steam
Operating System
Windows
Developer
KDV Games
Publisher
Genre
Released
20 February 2007
Product ID
SMCDM1118
Language Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Description

In the space of fifty years, Earth changed from a planet on cusp of a challenging future to a world a breath away from lifelessness and plunged into an apocalyptic time of ecological disaster, global warfare and the meltdown of human civilization. This is the time of the Maelstrom.
In this ravaged world, the planet's dwindling resources have divided what remains of mankind in two: the urban freedom fighting 'Remnants' and the technologically advanced 'Ascension'. Now they must wage war against a new threat, the invasion of a savage alien race, the Hai-Genti, and each other in a desperate struggle for supremacy and survival.
Through the game's missions, take command from different viewpoints and employ faction-specific tactics and weaponry to achieve your objectives. Complete with the ability to terraform landscapes and transform units, Maelstrom provides gamers with the power to harness the forces of nature in the most frantic, destructive, action-packed RTS game yet.

  • A stunning mix of action-packed RTS missions set in a totally destructible and immaculately realised environment.
  • A devastated future Earth becomes the battleground as a divided human race fights for survival against alien invaders.
  • Through the game, players control each of the game's three factions - the Remnants, Ascension and the alien Hai-Genti - each with unique identities, strengths and tactics.
  • Modify the terrain and use the elements as a strategic weapon. Create valleys, carve out lakes, freeze water, melt ice, create tornadoes and even control the wind.
  • Characters grow experience and level up with new abilities as you progress through the game.
Minimum

OS: Windows XP
Processor: Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or Athlon XP 2400
Memory: 512 MB
Graphics: Supported 64Mb Graphics Card
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compliant sound card
Hard Drive: 4.5 GB free hard disk space

Recommended

Supported OS: Windows XP
Processor: Pentium 4 at 3.0 GHz or Athlon XP 2800
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce 7800 or Radeon X1800
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compliant sound card
Hard Drive: 4.5 GB free hard disk space

Redeem on Steam
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100% Official Games
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Platform
Steam
Operating System
Windows
Developer
KDV Games
Publisher
EA-Codemasters
Genre
Strategy
Released
20 February 2007
Product Code
SMCDM1118
Language Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

© 2006 The Codemasters Software Company Limited. All rights reserved. 'Maelstrom'™ is a trademark of The Codemasters Software Company Limited. Developed by KD Vision Company Limited. Published by The Codemasters Software Company Limited ('Codemasters'). 'Codemasters'® is a registered trademark. Netcode by DemonWare. [Cover image of earth courtesy of NASA.]