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Aug 31

R.U.S.E. Demo Hits PSN Today, PlayStation Move Details

Mathieu Girard's Avatar Posted by R.U.S.E. Senior Producer

As a dev team, we’re beyond excited to see the release of R.U.S.E. drawing near — it launches in the U.S. on September 7th, so we’re just about a week away!

R.U.S.E. enables players to use manipulation and trickery against their enemies. In fact, deception is at the very heart of R.U.S.E., and you’ll find that without it you cannot succeed. With R.U.S.E., we aimed to create an RTS that goes beyond the established rules of the genre — we sincerely hope we have succeeded. You will soon be able to judge for yourself, since we are making a demo of R.U.S.E. available on PSN today!

In the demo, players will be able to check out an exclusive mission from the Italy campaign and play as U.S. General Joe Sheridan, leading the U.S. army in a fight against Germany and Italy. The final objective: cut off a German offensive from withdrawing by attacking them from behind. Although the Axis forces are retreating in this mission, players will see that one should be very cautious when attacking a wounded beast… if you need a hint, or don’t mind spoilers, check out the “Divide & Conquer” video above, which outlines one of the numerous strategies you can use to bluff your opponent on the road to victory.

We’re really proud of the game’s compatibility with PlayStation Move. Since the early conception
phase for R.U.S.E., we wanted to create a strategy game plays equally well on PC and consoles, with simple controls and an interface that allows players to focus on the strategy, rather than the UI. Although the game plays like a charm with a standard controller, we couldn’t resist pushing things even further with PlayStation Move support. It is really a matter of matching philosophies: we want our game to play naturally, and PlayStation Move can provide games with this opportunity. So we used all the features of Move — optical, acceleration, and magnetic — to create smooth and natural interactions that allow you to change the view angle and zoom, control units and access the menu.

We hope you will have a great time trying the demo, please visit us at for more information about the game.

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chaoszero14 said:

August 31st, 10:17 am

looks great

Plankfan said:

August 31st, 10:19 am

Woot Woot!

BeerManMike said:

August 31st, 10:19 am

Looks boring.

chaoszero14 said:

August 31st, 10:20 am

sorry for the double post but will this also have voice command like in Endwar?

acsguitar said:

August 31st, 10:21 am

I’m confused how does sending fake tanks to three areas help?

Wollan said:

August 31st, 10:25 am

Instantly among the best console real-time strategy game ever due to Move controls.
Helps that the game is garnering great reviews as well (8 in Edge).

Aikuchii said:

August 31st, 10:25 am


In WW2 the British put fake tanks in different spots along there southern coast to hide were the Allies were amassing there real tanks and army for D-Day

osricenpatt said:

August 31st, 10:27 am

What about Vanquish? We still waiting for Vanquish demo!

PaperCarrier said:

August 31st, 10:38 am

Fake tanks lol. That would sure distract and confuse the enemy well. The game looks great!

GooDer_gAMe said:

August 31st, 10:40 am

How are the controls of this game with a controller? Since I don’t have a ps move yet (I doubt many others do as well lol), when I try the demo it will be with a controller.

Anddo said:

August 31st, 10:43 am

If this is anything like the PC demo, day one! Gonna get the Move, so hopefully the PS3 version of R.U.S.E. is up to snuff.

SirTrigalot said:

August 31st, 10:43 am

very impressive

Haskell420 said:

August 31st, 10:45 am

It sounds awesome. When i 1st read about this game last year, I was dying to get into that BETA, because I love the idea and premise. Then when more info was released, it got more exciting. I can’t wait to try it out, and I hope it “IS” done well. Controls, scheme, etc..

KILLA_KING_007 said:

August 31st, 10:47 am

hey im probably getting that im interested.

PhilRiverBR said:

August 31st, 10:48 am

BO-RING… I’ll pass this one, as well the demo.

Back in the 80’s I used to play way more realistically than that with my GI-Joe vehicles at grandma’s backyard.

zombie9 said:

August 31st, 10:54 am

LOL I’ve been waiting for move for months now and My PS3 is broke so it may be even longer for me.

realplayer82 said:

August 31st, 11:01 am

Cant wait for the demo and will be getting the game the day it comes out sept. 7. Also getting move on release day so if you plan on buying the game and wanna battle send me an friend request. Also add me if you wanna play some castle crasher co-op tonite!! woot

mikedo2007 said:

August 31st, 11:16 am

This looks very interesting for me. Might want to add that game to my list when I get the move.

PSWii2008 said:

August 31st, 11:18 am

I’m usually not a fan of RTS games at all, but this looks like it’s pretty accessible for newcomers, but challenging for more experienced players. I’ve seen/heard great impressions from sites like Kotaku for the Move support, but I don’t see it working well with a normal controller. Maybe it’s good with voice chat (like Endwar), but a lot of people, including me, don’t have a good headset. In the video, is it being controlled with the Move controllers, or something else?

Berae said:

August 31st, 11:18 am

The game looks fun, the boxart is horrible tho lol

Is the demo compatible with move when its gonna be out?

riskbreaker86 said:

August 31st, 11:23 am

meh, i want Vanquish. It’s already up on Xbox Live.

YoungSpade141 said:

August 31st, 11:25 am

this game isnt even showing up when i go to PS Store -_-

Jeigh said:

August 31st, 11:25 am

I’ve actually been looking forward to this for awhile. Honestly, 60% of it is because Move+RTS is a total win, but I’ve also been quite intrigued by what I’ve read thus far. I’m thinking I’ll hold off on the demo until I get my hands on a Move so I can experience it “properly.”

KazeEternal said:

August 31st, 11:29 am

@Mathieu Girard

Can’t wait to give this a try, I assume the demo will have PS Move support?

Also why don’t you RTS Makers ever support Keyboard and Mouse since the PS3 supports it via bluetooth and USB since choice of input is always a plus?

Jeigh said:

August 31st, 11:30 am

Forgot to mention: yeah, that boxart’s… well, it’s not… horrible…

Looks like a 90s war movie poster or something. Neither of the characters on the cover having any real distinguishing traits either (a patch or a scar or red eyes or evil-looking clothing). I can only assume they’re famous real-life generals or something.

pjimmhat said:

August 31st, 11:52 am

looks fun but not for me…looks fun to just watch.

Thrasher20 said:

August 31st, 12:00 pm

I like CNC so maybe I’ll get this

adolson said:

August 31st, 12:03 pm

If the demo works well when my Move controllers arrive, I’ll buy it for sure. I could get into a good strategy game with pointer support!

jimmyfoxhound said:

August 31st, 12:23 pm

I hope this game is good, I’ve had my eye on it for a while now!

marlyt said:

August 31st, 1:06 pm

I’m a little confused. Can’t wait to demo this here unit because I’m sure it’s like some funny stories…you just have to be there to get it. Hope the long delay was worth sticking behind this game. Thanks for the demo, BTW.

Monetep said:

August 31st, 1:25 pm

Mmmh, looks good, i should test the PC demo first… but what the, i’ll try the PS3 version.

John_Oval said:

August 31st, 1:27 pm

So does the demo have Move support as well? Like if I keep this on my hdd come sept 17th it will work?

jboyjeeks said:

August 31st, 2:01 pm

So how is the demo with the Move PS Blog folks, since you all have the Move already?

sniperskillz5 said:

August 31st, 2:28 pm

I havent heard much on this game but i will definately check out the demo if its implemented with PS Move.


August 31st, 4:35 pm

I wish I could try teh demo.

NewYork214 said:

August 31st, 4:53 pm

Is there a Move trailer out there for this game? I want to see someone playing it. I read a preview, think from joystiq, who were loving the move controls for this game.

the_disaster07 said:

August 31st, 6:32 pm

needs too much thinking

jacob-813 said:

August 31st, 7:21 pm

Downloading demo

Lucky13X said:

August 31st, 9:47 pm

I hope the Move support makes the game as close to the promo videos of managing the game as though you are playing on a Microsoft Surface table.

EggySong85 said:

August 31st, 10:57 pm

Which control mechanism is used in the video? Is this a video from a PC port, or is that cursor controlled with a Dualshock? Move?

afgar_m said:

September 3rd, 11:47 pm

i preordered the ruse game in may for the ps3.and i’m pissed, just last week my ps3 got the yea, now i got to get my ps3 fixed before i can play the game. & looking forward to it

silent_sid said:

September 7th, 3:39 pm

i thought it was not going to be that good till i played the demo. And now i really want to get it

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