Ubisoft has begun recruiting for the open public beta of Tom Clancy's EndWar, the console RTS that we think looks quite good.
The beta will pit players against each other online over three maps in one versus one and two versus two matches. You'll need an Xbox Live connection (duh), gold membership and 3GB of space on your hard drive.
EndWar is the first real time strategy game in the franchise. It's set during World War III, which has yet to happen and therefore is still the bestsetting for semi-futuristic RTS games.
The game can be controlled through voice control and has been developed for consoles from the ground up, meaning the control scheme actually works using a pad.
Jun 2, 2008