“Ruse” is place during the World War II. I don`t know for sure whether the name of the game comes from one of Ukraine`s region, Ruse, or whether it`s a symbolical abbreviation. I tend to follow the last direction, but I didn`t find a concrete and significant clue related to it.
The novelty of the game is that it will propose you another vision about war. In “Ruse” isn`t victorious the soldier that baptize the battlefield into blood, but the soldier that understands the useless of any war and starts an intellectual and diplomatic war. It`s an unpopular vision, but in my opinion meritorious. Personally, I`m tired of all that documentaries and games presenting the war`s horrors, I`m interested in the other side of the story. When soldiers were flooding in lakes of blood, there were leaders negotiating harshly the progression of the conflagration.
Any soldier in this game can change the destiny of the war, this is the most inciting part about “Ruse”. Choose your camp (US, Germany, UK, France, Italy or URSS) and fight for justice, the rest is history.
The new military game was initially scheduled to appear at the end of 2009, but after receiving feedback from testers and community, Eugen Systems, decided that it`s best to postpone the event. This September, the game finally takes with assault the game market. It will be release on September 7 in North America and September 17 in Europe.
“Ruse” will recreate some battlefields, such as North Africa, the mountains of Italy, the seaside region of France, Netherlands, Belgium and of course, regions of Germany. Your priority enemies are the Nazi, but if you play in a multiplayer feature, things can change: your previous allies can attack on the spot, so watch your back.
The trailer will leave you breathless. The vision of war is more realistic than ever, in fact you have to impression that you are watching a vintage movie and not playing a game. Indeed, the graphics are revolutionary, but without a dramatic music, it couldn`t convince you that you are in a true war. Sirens of airports, crushes of airplanes will wake up you from your dream.
The only disadvantage, that I have noticed, is the long distance of your shooting. You can touch your enemy indeed, but you can`t see very well what your bullet did from the position in which you are. It`s a sort of disappointment, you are able just to hear a blush or a sound of pain.