Innovative design blending FPS action with handson RTS mechanics.
Solid balance with classes and weaponry.
Good variety of maps with interesting, intricate cityscape designs.
Smart map design leads to intense battles for key resources.
No solo play, bot support, or even playable tutorials.
Can be quite chaotic unless you're in a match with experienced players.
EMP grenades can be exploited.
By PC Gamer on November 27, 2011
A surprisingly deep and well-designed FPS/RTS hybrid. A Team Fortress 2 alternative that needs a community to...83
By Inside Mac Games on November 20, 2011
Nuclear Dawn is a new shooter/strategy hybrid developed by the Netherlands based Interwave Studios. Their only previous work seems to be a Half-Life 2 mod which makes Nuclear Dawn their first actual game. And as far as first efforts go it's...80
By NZGamer on November 17, 2011
Nuclear dawn does something other games have tried before; blend a first-person-shooter (FPS) with a real-time Strategy (RTS) game. Unfortunately, like many of them, it has failed to form a successful merger of the genres. Nuclear Dawn is an online...40
By New Game Network on November 09, 2011
Genre-mixing has always been a wellspring of creativity in the video game industry. We’ve seen splashes made by notable hybrids like the “puzzle platformer” or the ”RPG shooter”. The success of titles like Bioshock and...71
By Gaming Nexus on October 21, 2011
Which originally began as a post-apocalyptic mod for the Source engine in 2006, Nuclear Dawn switched to a commercial project in 2009 aiming to provide players with an unique gameplay hybrid of FPS and RTS elements. The extended development time and...85
By GameSpot on October 13, 2011
Nuclear Dawn is an intense first-person shooter/real-time strategy hybrid that has a lot to offer when it comes to...-
By FiringSquad on October 04, 2011
Nuclear Dawn is a Source-based FPS/RTS hybrid, the first commercial project from Dutch indie developer InterWave Studios, aiming to offer the best of both genres without watering down either one. It follows the convention of similar titles including...80
By Strategy Informer on October 02, 2011
Blending real time strategy with first or third person action is a concept that’s been floating around for many years. While admittedly not commonplace, the likes of Toy Soldiers and the 1998 remake of Battlezone have proven that RTS and action...60
By Game Chronicles Magazine on September 29, 2011
Interwave Studios has done something interesting with their new title, Nuclear Dawn. They have somehow combined an online multiplayer FPS and RTS into a single game. The real question, though, is: did they pull it off?Ever since the online multiplayer...72
By dome.fi on February 01, 2012
Eri lajityyppien naittaminen keskenään on keskimäärin erittäin vaativaa puuhaa. Toisaalta, monet pelihistorian mahtavimmista tekeleistä ovat usein juuri eri genrejen risteytyksiä. Miettikääpä vaikka Deus...-