R.U.S.E. is a strategic war game set during World War II and focuses on the invasion of Nazi Germany during late 1944.
In campaign the player will play as the United States for most of the time, however during certain missions other units from other factions such as the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, France, Germany, and Italy are also available.
R.U.S.E. employs a system of ruses that allow the player to fool or bluff the opponent. A total of ten or more ruses will be able to be used in the game.
The IRISZOOM Engine displays maps a hundred times larger than in traditional RTS games, which makes raises strategy to an unprecedented scale and gives deception a lot more depth.