Emperor: Battle for Dune represents the seamless combination of cutting-edge 3D graphics and perfected real-time strategy gameplay. In your conquest for the Imperial Throne, choose from 3 unique sides and 5 powerful subgroups to plot a perilous course through up to 5 treacherous gameworlds. In both singleplay and multiplay, lead your forces in both large-scale planetary strategies and cunning ground-level tactics. Westwood Studios is proud to have chosen the gripping universe of Dune for its first 3D real-time strategy title - Emperor: Battle for Dune. Command one of 3 unique sides - Select your best hope the noble Atreides, the evil Harkonnen or the insidious Ordos to seize the Imperial Throne. Prove you can lead. Prove you can reign.
Build alliances with 5 distinct subgroups - Ally with any of 5 powerful subgroups to gain access to bizarre new technologies and units.
Explore strange distant worlds - Will you do battle on the oceanic paradise of Caladan, the industrial wasteland of Geidi Prime, or the icy planet of Sigma Draconis? The battle for Dune has many paths.
Make large-scale strategic advances - Plot out your course to victory on the planetary campaign map. Evaluate your battleplan and decide which individual territories to invade or retreat from.
Choose your ground-level tactics - After entering hostile territory, use your wits and weaponry to achieve your objectives. Manage your resources wisely and build up a lethal ground and air assault.
Control diverse units - From the towering Kobra cannon to the hulking Minotaurus tank, you'll have no shortage of unique units from each side. Many units have dual modes for attack or defense choose which mode fits your tactics.
Experience the epic Dune universe in 3D - Plunge into one of the greatest science fiction sagas of all time finally in 3D. Take part in Dune's political intrigue, social upheaval and all-out warfare. Even ride the legendary Sandworms!
Wage war online - Take on human opponents on our free service Westwood Online or set up a quick skirmish for instant action against the computer. Team up with a friend to attack different territories in a cooperative campaign to rule the universe.