Based on a novel by Robert A. Heinlein, and then brought to the silver screen by director Paul Verhoeven, Starship Troopers is said to have been an innovation in the science fiction genre. Now it's your turn to take on the horrifying and insidious arachnids populating the planet of Klendathu, in Starship Troopers: Terran Ascendancy. Lead your team of grunts into the fray with 3D squad-based, real-time strategy.You begin the game fresh out of boot camp, as a green cadet lieutenant. Your platoon consists of six squads, who are led by an assortment of non-coms, including sergeants and corporals. As your squad gains more experience, they are outfitted for a variety of assignments, from seek-and-destroy missions to bug-hole demolition, advanced recon, and specimen capture. Each individual infantryman can be assigned a specialist role, such as Medic, Combat Engineer, Stealth Infiltrator, or Special Talents. Coupled with intense gameplay and unique 3D worlds, it's squash or be squashed.