Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero:Hour

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Description

An expansion pack to Command & Conquer: Generals (which is required to play). The GLA have returned to wage war with new weapons, tactics, and goals. Like the original, you will be able to command USA, GLA and Chinese forces through challenging missions.

Features:
  • 15 new missions in 3 campaigns.
  • New multiplayer maps.
  • Generals Challenge - go up against 9 different AI Generals that have their own unique personalities, tactics, and taunts.
  • More advanced weapons.
  • Visual enhancements to give you a better gaming experience.

    Screenshots

    Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero:Hour Windows A top view of the B-3's destructive power
    Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero:Hour Windows Col. Burton taking out a GLA tunnel
    Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero:Hour Windows Surprising the GLA troops by exiting with tanks from the train they were expecting will carry another nuclear missile for them
    Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero:Hour Windows The Emperor tank, China's big, powerful and upgradeable tank, on the offensive.

    Alternate Titles

    • "Command & Conquer: Generals: Heure H" -- French title
    • "Command & Conquer: Generäle: Die Stunde Null" -- German title

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    User Reviews

    The greatest game EVER!!! Windows tan_lu_lover (3)
    Probably the worst "strategy" game ever. Windows Jester236 (39)
    From my point of view this game is quite interesting, but there are MANY BUGS Windows Edgars Batnia (2)

    Critic Reviews

    Game Captain Windows Oct 09, 2003 90 out of 100 90
    DarkZero Windows 2003 9 out of 10 90
    PC Action Windows Oct 23, 2003 88 out of 100 88
    Gamesmania.de Windows Nov 03, 2003 86 out of 100 86
    PC Jeux Windows Nov, 2003 85 out of 100 85
    ActionTrip Windows Sep 25, 2003 83 out of 100 83
    Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jan, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
    Game Watcher Windows Nov 13, 2003 7.8 out of 10 78
    GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Oct 08, 2003 70 out of 100 70
    AppleLinks.Com Macintosh May 23, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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    Trivia

    Chinese trailer

    The "China trailer" (Youtube), uses Chinese language :
    • Mainland China uses SIMPLIFIED CHINESE writing, while the trailer used TRADITIONAL Chinese writing (used in Taiwan)
    • The Chinese words that appeared just before "Nationalism" translates as "Communist Destructive Potential Cold War"
    • The Chinese words just before "Burning Desire" translates as "Communist Special Nuclear Forces"
    • The Chinese words just before "Strength in Numbers" and just before the end translates as "Communist Cold War World Positioning System"

    Development

    Although Command & Conquer: Generals was developed outside Westwood (it was made in EA Pacific), Zero Hour was conceived after all the staff from EA Pacific and Westwood moved into EALA. Hence the FMV using real actors and the short time development.

    German version

    In the German version all humans were changed to cyborgs.

    Media

    The first expansion pack to come on 2 discs.

    References to the game

    The game was parodied in an episode of "Die Redaktion" (The Editorial Team), a monthly comedy video produced by the German gaming magazine GameStar. It was published on the DVD of issue 11/2007.

    Information also contributed by Karthik KANE.

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