MTV Multiplayer writes: "Ubisoft's "R.U.S.E." is not your typical real-time strategy game. Brute tactical force is replaced with high-level strategic posturing, both on the physical battlefield and in the backdoor misdirections of two wily commanding generals. Playing your cards right, quite literally, takes precedence over unit production and constant micromanagement. That's the theory anyway. How does it pan out in practice? Let's take a look".