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In Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 hopeless leaders of a doomed Soviet Union travels back in time so that they can change history. A new alternate timeline appears where the Soviets now find themselves as the leading superpower but also discover something else has gone terribly wrong. World War III is raging, the Japanese Empire of the Rising Sun has risen in the east challenging the Soviet bid for world domination. A three-way war now emerges between the Soviet Union, the Allies, and a new Empire of the Rising Sun faction.

The game follows the tradition of the Command & Conquer series where the player must build up bases and produce a massive attack force to destroy all enemies. The player may choose any one of the three factions, each with a different array of infantry, armored vehicles, aircraft, ships to fight with, as well as buildings with new technologies, upgrades, and the all-powerful superweapons. Players do all their building from a sidebar, this allows them to create production queues and deploy structures fast and easily.

The Xbox 360 version is almost identical but modified to the console's controls.


Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Xbox 360 Raiding an island base with paratroopers.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Xbox 360 You can hold down A for a selection cursor.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Xbox 360 Placing a structure on valid ground.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows Red Alert 3 title (from intro).

Promo Images

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Screenshot
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Screenshot
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Screenshot
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Command & Conquer: Alerte Rouge 3" -- French title
  • "Command & Conquer: Alarmstufe Rot 3" -- German title

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User Reviews

A missed opportunity Windows Alex Z (1668)
Screw the haters, this game is awesome. Windows CKeen The Great (142)

Critic Reviews

Gamer.co.il Windows Nov 06, 2008 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2008 88 out of 100 88
PC Zone Windows Oct 30, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
Playback Windows Jan, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Oct 30, 2008 17 out of 20 85
Game Captain Windows Nov 07, 2008 83 out of 100 83
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Jan 05, 2009 81 out of 100 81
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Dec 02, 2008 8.1 out of 10 81
Games4Mac Macintosh 2009 75 out of 100 75
UOL Jogos Windows Nov 27, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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  • GameSpy
    • 2008 – The "Hey, It's That Guy!" Award (for the cast)
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • February 26, 2009 - Best PC Strategy Game in 2008 (Readers' Choice)

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