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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
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5.0
Windows
82
3.3
Xbox 360
76
3.6

User Reviews

A missed opportunity Windows Alex Z (922)
Screw the haters, this game is awesome. Windows CKeen The Great (145)

Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Macintosh 2 5.0
Windows 20 3.3
Xbox 360 5 3.6
Combined MobyScore 27 3.5


The Press Says

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94
WindowsGamingHeaven / DriverHeaven
Red Alert 3 is a great strategy game and while it doesn't contain the intense strategic elements of a title such as Supreme Commander, it will appeal to a wider audience as the units are more accessible and the game play is exceptionally well paced. The movie elements just add to the overall feeling of quality and I am confident that this game will appeal to almost everyone who has enjoyed a Red Alert Game in the past. If you fancy a strategy game to entertain and perhaps even involve a friend then the single player and multiplayer aspects will certainly not disappoint.
91
Windows1UP
Of course, Red Alert 3 doesn't get everything right: Missions rotate among about a half-dozen "stock" types, and multiplayer maps -- while balanced -- are often rather bland. Worse, EA still has difficulties with connectivity to its online community, making this at least the third title they've produced with such problems. It's bordering on ludicrous that a company can make a game as good as Red Alert 3 and not make sure that people don't have to break their backs to play it online. We can only hope EA gets this crap worked out for the inevitable expansion, because if past performance is any indicator of future excellence, it's gonna be one hell of a game.
90
WindowsArmchair General
Fun! There’s not a much greater accolade I can throw at the entire Command & Conquer series than to say they are downright fun. Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 is no exception. It has all the hallmarks that have come to be expected from the previous games: strategic RTS action, engaging multi-player maps, outlandish weaponry, and quality actors giving the campiest performances of their careers. All these have made Command & Conquer a long-standing classic series, and Red Alert 3 once again brings it all home for us fans.
90
WindowsPeliplaneetta.net
Kaikkiaan Red Alert 3 on peli, jota joko vihaa tai rakastaa. Ne, jotka etsivät jotain lajityypin uudempien pelien kaltaista kokemusta, pettyvät taatusti, kuten myös ne, jotka eivät voi sietää kolmannen osa lähes fantasian tasolle nousevaa asetelmaa omituisine yksikköineen ja asetelmineen. Yksinkertaisempaa perustaktiikkanaksuttelua etsiville peli on kuitenkin viimeistelty ja hiottu kokonaisuus, joka on pakattu todella näyttäviin ja komeisiin kuoriin. Vanhassa joskus vara parempi, vaikka sitten pintaa kiillottaen. Jos komentajan lakki ei siis purista liikaa, viettää Red Alert 3:n parissa taatusti paljon hauskoja ja viihdyttäviä hetkiä.
90
WindowsStrategy Informer
Other than these scuffs, Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is an exciting and enjoyable game. The cooperative gameplay is an excellent addition that, while not entirely balanced, will become greater as time goes on. An excellent soundtrack brings life the game, so well that most players are simply in tune with it and don’t notice it…until it’s muted. Lush, colorful cityscapes of the different campaign maps bring out the color in our typical, drab brown games. Everything about Red Alert 3 is colorful, and we plan to enjoy it for many days to come.
90
WindowsGamer.co.il

במידה ואתם חסידים של עלילה רצינית ומשמעותית, התרחקו מרד אלרט 3. העלילה כאן מושקעת, מעלה חיוך, אך רחוקה לא רק מלהיות טובה, אלא גם מלהיות הגיונית. לעומת זאת, אם אתם מהאנשים שלוחצים אסקייפ ברגע שמתחיל סרטון עלילה, ורק מעוניינים במשחק גרידא, אז קודם כל אמליץ לכם לא לעשות זאת. הדיקציה של השחקניות ממש מוצלחת, במיוחד בסרטון הסיום של בנות הברית... לאחר מכן, אומר לכם שאיני רואה שום תחרות לרד אלרט 3 בכל הנוגע למשחקיות אסטרטגית קלאסית, לפחות עד שיגיע סטארקראפט 2.

89
WindowsTotal PC Gaming
Big Brother notwithstanding, Red Alert 3 is a solid purchase. It doesn’t reinvent the wheel but it’s not trying to. In its own way, it’s something better than the wheel: a slick, colourful, deep, addictive real-time strategy smorgasbord that gracefully weds nuts-andbolts tactical mechanics to exuberantly daffy pulp imagery and a laidback pyromaniac charm. It’s easily the second most fun you could ever have with a man-cannon and Gemma Atkinson while awake.
88
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Het Rode Gevaar is weer helemaal terug. Liefhebbers van over-the-top strategisch spelplezier mogen dit in geen geval missen.
88
WindowsGame Informer Magazine
Competitive multiplayer is amusing but nothing special, offering the usual permutations on deathmatching. The good bits of Red Alert 3, though, are more than worth the price of admission.
86
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Herrlich, wie bewusst abgefahren sich Alarmstufe Rot 3 präsentiert, ob durch die witzigen Ideen und Zwischensequenzen oder die skurrilen Einheiten. Gut, dass hinter dieser stimmigen Kulisse auch ein durchdachtes Strategiespiel steckt. Ich muss meine Armee clever zusammenstellen, gezielt die Spezialfähigkeiten meiner Einheiten einsetzen und stets wechselnde Aufgaben meistern. Sicher, die KI gehört schon lange modernisiert, und ein neues Technikgerüst täte C&C ebenfalls gut, einen Riesenspaß macht mir Alarmstufe Rot 3 trotzdem. Das liegt vor allem am neuen Koop-Modus, der endlich mal Abwechslung in das C&C-typische Skirmish-Einerlei bringt.
86
WindowsGameZone
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is a great RTS game that will keep players going for months to come, and a welcome addition to the Command and Conquer series. There is plenty to do with the 27 single-player missions and the plethora of multiplayer options, especially the new co-op feature. This is one game that will not leave your PC for quite some time.
86
WindowsPC Zone
Yes it has its faults, and certain elements of the game do whiff of Xbox 360 dumbing-down, but it's never blatant and EA LA should be praised for creating such a widely accessible product that not only captures the essence of its predecessors, but infuses them with a whole new multiplayer dynamic. Sure, heritage is important, but you really can't beat bloody good gameplay, and RA3 has that by the truckload. As well as bears. In armour.
85
WindowsGamesmania
Alarmstufe Rot 3 ist Command & Conquer-Feeling in Reinkultur. Im hohen Tempo heizt ihr durch die Einsätze, probiert die tollen Einheiten aus und ärgert euch gleichermaßen über die mäßige KI. Das neue C&C erbt somit Stärken und Schwächen der Vorgänger, setzt mit dem Seekampf sowie dem gut eingebauten Koop-Modus immerhin zwei spielerische Akzente, damit Alarmstufe Rot 3 mehr wird als ein Remake der Vorgänger. Somit erfindet C&C das Genre auch weiterhin nicht neu, wird seine nach wie vor große Fangemeinde aber von der ersten bis zur letzten Minute motivieren. Auch die Spielzeit ist dank des tollen Mehrspielermodus erfreulich lang. Dennoch wünsche ich mir für das nächste C&C ein paar echte Verbesserungen der altbekannten Spielmechanik, denn so langsam spüre ich schon leichte Abnutzungserscheinungen beim Gameplay. Aus diesem Grund erreicht Alarmstufe Rot 3 unsere Auszeichnung auch nur ganz knapp.
85
WindowsPlayback
Red Alert 3 jest więc erteesem specyficznym, który nie każdemu podejdzie do gustu. Dla jednych będzie zbyt prosty, zbyt kiczowaty i nie do przełknięcia. Innym zapewni masę godzin spędzonych na świetnej rozrywce, pełnej miodnych, choć prostych starć. Bo chyba to jest w grach video najważniejsze, by się dobrze bawić, czyż nie? A to panom z EA Los Angeles udało się w stu procentach.
85
WindowsGame Chronicles
This game is a must for any real-time strategy fan, especially for those that enjoy the Command and Conquer series. Red Alert 3 is a really enjoyable, high quality strategy game that has a few minor balancing issues. This is yet another sequel that is destined to become another classic in the ongoing Command and Conquer legacy.
85
Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
En faisant ressurgir Alerte Rouge de l'oubli dans lequel il était tombé, Electronic Arts n'a pas fait que réveiller un grand nom, qui aurait pourtant suffit à déchaîner les passions à lui seul. EA a su faire mieux, en sublimant la série sans jamais la trahir, en la hissant vers un nouveau sommet. Servi par un gameplay intelligent foisonnant de trouvailles, ce troisième chapitre fera date dans l'histoire de la saga et même du genre STR en marquant une nouvelle étape. Pas tout à fait une révolution, mais plus qu'une simple évolution, cette dernière pierre à l'édifice Command & Conquer est un grand Alerte Rouge, tout simplement, et c'est tout ce qu'on lui demande.
85
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
En faisant ressurgir Alerte Rouge de l'oubli dans lequel il était tombé, Electronic Arts n'a pas fait que réveiller un grand nom, qui aurait pourtant suffit à déchaîner les passions à lui seul. EA a su faire mieux, en sublimant la série sans jamais la trahir, en la hissant vers un nouveau sommet. Servi par un gameplay intelligent foisonnant de trouvailles, ce troisième chapitre fera date dans l'histoire de la saga et même du genre STR en marquant une nouvelle étape. Pas tout à fait une révolution, mais plus qu'une simple évolution, cette dernière pierre à l'édifice Command & Conquer est un grand Alerte Rouge, tout simplement, et c'est tout ce qu'on lui demande.
85
WindowsGame Informer Magazine
Red Alert has always been over the top (even by Command & Conquer standards), and the third installment is no exception. During the course of the three campaigns, I took on Soviets, Allies, and the Japanese with ursine companions, weaponized dolphins, and transforming robots. I didn’t have to do it alone, either, since the missions are designed for co-op — either a friend or a competent AI buddy. Gameplay balance is solid, and each faction has their own little quirks, from how they build bases to how they upgrade units. While the dinner-theater quality FMV interludes aren’t going to win any awards, they’re so overwrought and goofy that it’s hard not to enjoy them — just like the game as a whole.
84
Xbox 360XBox Front
Command & Conquer: Alarmstufe Rot 3 ist ein gewohnt gutes Strategie-Spiel, dass besonders für Kenner der Serie interessant sein dürft, denn die neue Fraktion der Japaner spielt sich sehr fordernd und komplex. Das trifft eigentlich auf das gesamte Spiel zu, weswegen Anfänger und Gelegenheitsspieler so ihre Probleme haben werden. Hat man sich aber erst einmal auf die abgedrehte Story und die abwechslungsreichen Missionen eingelassen, gibt es kein Halten mehr. Leider ist die Grafik eher durchschnittlich ausgefallen und wirkliche Innovationen bietet auch Alarmstufe Rot 3 nicht. Wer also schon einige C&C-Teile gespielt hat und auf der Suche nach etwas Neuem ist, der sollte lieber zu Tom Clancy's EndWar greifen.
83
Xbox 360Fragland.net
Red Alert 3 is an RTS with a good dosis of comedy and numerous small but pleasant improvements. The addition of a third faction and co-op make that the game will be played for a long time and that's the most important thing!
83
WindowsGame Revolution
In summation, Red Alert 3 is a great deal of fun. If you like RTS games, and are not scared off by a little campy ridiculousness, you should give it a try.
83
WindowsGame Captain
Der Hardcore-Stratege schüttelt allerdings angesichts fehlender Tiefgründigkeit in Sachen Taktik und Strategie abgeneigt den Kopf. Dazu nicht mehr ganz frische Grafik und die Kürze der Kampagnen, da ist eine Topwertung nicht drin. Mir hat es dennoch oder gerade darum gefallen. Einfach so nach einem anstrengenden Arbeitstag abends noch ein paar Stunden den Witz und Humor der Kampagnen mit den abgedrehten Einheiten genießen. Und das, wenn man will, sogar im Koop mit Freunden oder Bekannten. Ärgerlich nur, das letzteres nur über die Online-Lobby und nicht im Netzwerk funktioniert. Immerhin leistet Offline der KI Co-Commander ordentlichen Ersatz.
82
WindowsWorth Playing
With titles such as World in Conflict and Company of Heroes raising the bar, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 can come across as fan service made for players who fondly remember when Westwood Studios was still around. Red Alert 3 doesn't falter from the formula that had made its predecessors legend, and it delivers a polished return to its roots that can still be fun, especially with a faction amusingly based on big robot anime and "Akira." RTS players have something new to play with, even if it pretends to be a time machine taking them back eight years to the past, while delivering more of the explosive, over-the-top insanity that the series brings to the genre.
82
WindowsFragland.net
In the end Red Alert 3 has some good and bad things. It isn't the best RTS out there, it's got some issues with pathfinding and the additional features of the units need too much micro-management in order to be really of use. Also it seems the slower economy and easier AI are compromises to allow easier play on consoles which doesn't help the PC version at all and rather turn it into a cartoon version of itself than become better than its predecessor, RA2.
82
WindowsActionTrip
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 carries some qualities with it, along with unwanted technical mishaps. The gameplay mechanics are great, if you're not bothered by micromanagement (mostly related to unit special powers). The dreadful pathfinding, as annoying as it sounds, in the end, doesn't get in the way of a good game. As a strategy, RA 3 delivers both as a single-player experience and as a co-op ride. The multiplayer portion also features a staggering collection of 28 cool maps to enjoy with friends. However you choose to play this game, you're bound to enjoy yourself, though maybe not as much as you would in C&C 3: Tiberium Wars.
82
WindowsKrawall Gaming Network
Gerade Trashfans dürfen einmal mehr beherzt zugreifen, tiefgreifende Strategie sucht man allerdings auch im neuesten Serienableger vergeblich. Dafür wird Action ohne Ende geboten.
82
WindowsIGN
Red Alert 3 feels like a bubblegum version of real- time strategy. It's silly and campy, yes, and it's also fun. Keep in mind that it's just a familiar sort of fun, one that's almost unchanged over the decade the series has been around. While it'd be nice to see the series start pushing in new directions, we also know that there are fans out there who like to wrap themselves up in the RTS equivalent of comfort food.
81
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
A splendid RTS and one that provides plenty of enjoyment, especially if you can find a co-op partner to take along for the ride. This version is not quite as good as the PC equivalent but you won’t find many better on the 360.
81
Xbox 360Planet Xbox 360
That’s not to say Command and Conquer – Red Alert 3 is a bad game. The graphics are impressive: identical to the PC version, and EA have been thoughtfully generous in adding both online competitive and co-operative play over Xbox Live. For series veterans, the game has all the familiarity of previous Red Alert titles, and for newcomers to strategy, it provides an easy way into the genre. The sheer range of units is impressive, especially the naval ones, and even if they don’t quite transform the battlefield tactics in the way they’re intended to, their unique special abilities do provide plenty of fun.
81
WindowsGameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)
Als je een paar kleine probleempjes door de vingers kan zien, biedt Red Alert 3 met zijn coole nieuwe strijdmacht, de co-op campagne en kitscherige tussenfilmpjes een knapp – zij het niet echt verniewende – nieuwe aanwinst voor je real-time strategiegamecollectie.
81
Windows3D Juegos
Red Alert 3 es un muy notable título de estrategia. Es ligero, el rigor táctico es escaso y podríamos considerarlo el “arcade de los RTS”, pero no por ello deja de ser un gran título, ni muchísimo menos. Un entretenimiento muy “palomitero” en el que se prima más la agresividad y la velocidad que la inteligencia o el planteamiento.
80
Xbox 3604Players.de
Obwohl die Steuerung in diesem Jahr richtig gut ans Gamepad angepasst wurde und sinnvolle Feinheiten bietet (u.a. das schnelle Scrollen über die linke Schultertaste), bleibt sie dem komfortablen PC-Vorbild damit weiterhin unterlegen. Und auch grafisch ziehen Konsolen-Generäle den Kürzeren, weil die ihre Einsatzgebiete vor allem in der Nahansicht antiquiert wirken. Flackernde Schatten und matte Farben komplementieren die schwachen Texturen. Während die Einbußen im technischen Bereich noch verständlich sind, steht über den gestrichenen Mehrspieler-Modi allerdings ein Fragezeichen: Ihr dürft euch bis zu viert alleine oder im Team miteinander messen - von den zahlreichen Multiplayer-Varianten des Vorgängers fehlt allerdings jede Spur. Seltsam auch, dass man die kooperative Kampagne nur mit einem Partner aus der Freundesliste angehen darf. Unterm Strich bekommt ihr also das gleiche Spiel wie am PC, das in Sachen Steuerung und Grafik allerdings Abstriche macht.
80
WindowsEurogamer.net (UK)
More than anything else it feels like the same giggly attitude you see in Red Alert 3's cut-scenes is leaking into the strategy. When an RTS is as unpredictable as this it becomes less about scheming and resource management and even more about simply reacting, and that's not going to be to everyone's taste. That said, everyone loves the sweet taste of co-op, so if you've got a friend who's a fan of either RTS games or cleavage (or both!), Red Alert 3 can and will show you a very good time indeed.
80
WindowsPlay.tm
At its heart, Red Alert 3 is classic Command & Conquer. The art style is fantastic, the presentation is silky smooth and the core gameplay is as satisfying as it was over ten years ago. The game dances so close to being quintessential, but consistently falls short of the mark, and that's almost entirely because of the abhorrent decision of including the co-commander system. Without it, I'd say Red Alert 3 was essential. As it stands, I'd say it's a little disappointing. "Lenin would be proud", barks one of the Soviet units during the game. I'm not so sure, myself. I think he'd probably only be mostly satisfied.
80
WindowsThunderbolt Games
Red Alert 3 doesn’t do anything particularly innovative in the RTS genre, but its familiar and addictive gameplay shines through, aided with a ridiculous plot and colourful cast. Fans will feel right at home while newcomers will warm to the charm and ease the game slips you into the action, from the tutorial showing you the basics to each new level unlocking new units and structures for you to toy around with. The campaign mode provides a decent amount of entertainment which is enhanced by playing with a friend, although it’s the competitive multiplayer that will have you coming back for more.
80
MacintoshMacLife
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 succeeds by inserting lots of value and variety into its repeating structure. Even with technical problems, we had fun conquering the world three ways.
80
Xbox 360gameZine (UK)
Red Alert 3 has everything that characterises the series: ridiculous units, hilarious acting, mass offensives and improbable settings. Possibilities are extended, but with it come some bugbears. I just hope that each player gives it the patience it deserves - it will pay off. Console strategy fans rejoice - the perfect game for the genre is close to perfection.
80
MacintoshMacworld
If you’re looking for a serious real time strategy experience, then you’ll find Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 handicapped by limited strategies, clumsy and too narrowly focused units, and an art style more reminiscent of Rollercoaster Tycoon than a war simulator. But if you’re looking for an enriching, far-out and often humorous strategy game, anything in the Command & Conquer series is worth checking out.
80
WindowsV2.fi
Nostalgia on aivan validi syy käydä koppaamassa Red Alert 3 lähimmästä pelihyllystä. Verrattuna samoista puutteista kärsiviin tusinanaksuihin Red Alertissa on sentään jonkinlaista yritystä. Teslapuolat, taistelukarhut ja Nahka Albertin kanta-asiakaskortista nauttivat amatsoni-ljudmilat ovat kertaluokkaa edellä verrokkejaan. Jotenkin toivoisin silti, että eksploitaatio vietäisiin vielä pitemmälle. Neuvostotytöt voisivat tehtävien introissa vaikka antaa toisilleen pitkiä kielisuudelmia ja hörppiä Ladan etuvalon umpiosta vodkaa.
80
WindowsDeaf Gamers
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 is a game that gives fans of the series exactly what they want. There's a solid strategy game here that has an enjoyable storyline which is all the more likeable for being humorous. Those who like to play co-operatively will really appreciate what Red Alert 3 has to offer and it's great to see that there are developers who realise that there are many gamers out there who like to play co-operatively rather than competitively. Those expecting the game to contain some major innovations to the Command & Conquer formula will be disappointed because it doesn't really offer much that hasn't been seen before. Those who weren't looking for change will find little to complain about however. The ability to play through the campaigns co-operatively is such a refreshing addition and it's one that ensures the replay value of the game remains high.
80
Xbox 360Game Captain
Dennoch kommt die ganze Chose nicht ganz an Kanes Rache heran. Das Spieltempo ist ziemlich schnell und so kommt man mit der zwar sehr guten aber letztlich für das Tempo zu trägen radialen Steuerung nicht in jeder Situation hinterher. Zu viel Hektik lässt den Spielspaß dann leider viel zu oft in den Hintergrund rücken. Zuzüglich der kleinen Grafikschwächen und der Kürze der Kampagnen bleibt dem Spiel eine Topwertung daher verwehrt.
80
WindowsGamereactor (Finland)
Kaiken kaikkiaan Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 on tervetullut lisä reaaliaikaisten strategiapelien markkinoille. Vaikka se ei yhteispelituen lisäksi tarjoa oikeastaan mitään uutta, tekee se kaiken jälleen hieman edeltäjiään paremmin. Kampanjat ovat välivideoita myöten hyvin suunniteltuja, ja moninpeli pitänee tämänkin osan hengissä pitkään. Kuten Yhdysvaltain presidentti asian pelissä tiivistää: You want hope? Keep dreaming. You want change? Put out your gun. Paremmin Red Alertia ei voi tiivistää.
80
Xbox 360Strategy Informer
Red Alert 3 is a joy for fans and newcomers alike. With enough references to keep C&C stalwarts happy and a gentle learning curve to ease newbies into Red Alert 3’s barmy world of pseudo military techno-babble, wanton destruction and grade-A ham; the game manages to comfortably cover all bases. In short, Red Alert 3 makes for an exceptionally appealing RTS package. Throw in a fully realised co-op mode and fully featured online play and you realise that the guys at EA LA have thought of everything, making this a definitive RTS title more than worthy of your attention. It’s throwaway, popcorn stuff in narrative terms, but it has a genuine sense of the absurd that’s hard to resist.
80
WindowsGameSpot
A few problems aside, Red Alert 3's cooperative campaign and cool new faction offer plenty of enjoyment for players who don't mind a little cheese with their meat. This isn't exactly the genre's next step forward, but it's a slick and entertaining evolution of a classic franchise that's hard to dislike. Rest assured, that quirky exterior masks a strong campaign and an equally substantial multiplayer component that will keep you and your dolphins busy well into 2009.
80
WindowsGameSpy
In the end, Red Alert 3's development team at EALA has completed the transition that began back when the developers at Westwood Studios first decided to branch off the Command & Conquer universe. What was a tongue-in-cheek look at Cold War paranoia married to solid RTS gameplay has blossomed into a pure comedy that retains the easy-to-pick-up and addictive-as-peanuts gameplay of the best in the Command & Conquer franchise. It's not a game that will redefine strategy gaming, but it is one heck of an enjoyable ride.
80
WindowsGamePro (US)
Command & Conquer has had a long history of great moments and the Red Alert games have probably been responsible for most of them. The latest Red Alert tries to emulate its lofty predecessors, but gets bogged down on some curious design choices and the archaic gameplay may turn away some.
80
WindowsMeristation
Quizás la clave de todo es que el peso del modo cooperativo no es tanto como su enorme potencial podría indicar. Puede ser tremendamente divertido, pero en la práctica y en el contexto del juego desequilibra la balanza, algo que posiblemente se deba a la necesidad de compatibilizar el modo de un jugador junto con el cooperativo. Proyectos más arriesgados pueden hacer un uso mucho más interesante de esta vía que se abre, pero aún así su inclusión en Red Alert 3 es más que bienvenida. EA LA ha conseguido crear un juego realmente divertido, con buenos valores de producción y que entusiasmará a los amantes de los RTS más directos, aunque dejará más fríos a los que busquen algo más de complejidad o una evolución en el género.
79
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Nach langer Abstinenz liegt der neuste Teil der Command & Conquer- Reihe vor mir. Und wie zu erwarten, spielt es sich genauso gut wie seine Vorgänger - nicht mehr und nicht weniger. Optisch nett anzusehen, leidet unter den großen Grafiken allerdings die Übersicht und Strategie beschränkt sich auf permanentes Hochrüsten im Akkord. Das konnte C&C schon besser! Die Story ist in der Tat einigermaßen cool und der Computer spielt immer noch mit der Gerissenheit von Knäckebrot. Fazit: Nettes Spiel, aber nicht mehr der alte Meilenstein des Genres.
78
Xbox 360Gamesmania
Alarmstufe Rot 3 ist Command & Conquer-Feeling in Reinkultur. Im hohen Tempo heizt ihr durch die Einsätze, probiert die tollen Einheiten aus und ärgert euch gleichermaßen über die mäßige KI. Gegenüber der PC-Version fällt die Konsolenumsetzung meiner Ansicht leider recht stark ab. Die Grafik wirkt undetailliert und enttäuscht mit Tearing, zudem ist die Steuerung ohne Maus eher eine Qual. Das speziell für Konsolen entwickelte Endwar von Ubisoft spielt sich da mit seiner Spracherkennung einfach besser und frischer. Als C&C-Fan würde ich jedenfalls zur PC-Version greifen.
78
Xbox 360TalkXbox
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 includes many elements that can make real time strategy games successful on consoles. The creation of an adequate control scheme and an online campaign are breakthroughs that when combined with the humorous and entertaining story should equal a superb package. However, it is because of the shortcomings specifically in mission design, graphics and online options that do not allow Red Alert 3 to be recommended outright unless you are a fan of the genre.
78
Windows2404.org PC Gaming
It’s a little ironic, however, to see a company spend (supposedly) a lot of time and resources into making a single player campaign when it’s the multiplayer portion that is worth your money. The fast and frantic action works best against real opponents, and because of the simplified economy and emphasis on battles, the online matches don’t waste a lot of your time. I am a little surprised that I actually spent so much of my time going through the game offline when I could have had lots of fun doing the same thing online, minus painfully corny acting and stereotypes. Overall, Red Alert 3 is a polished and good old mindless fun, although I’m a little surprised I have to say this in a strategy game review. In fact, if you were looking for the Quake of strategy games, this one would be a very good candidate. It’s simple, addictive, fast paced, and even though a little old-fashioned in terms of gameplay, still plenty good enough for a playthrough.
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Xbox 360Xboxdynasty (XD)
Für Strategiespielfans ist das Spiel sehr gut geeignet, für alle Anderen ist zumindest die, wenn auch gut umgesetzte, Steuerung erst mal ein Hindernis. Aber sei es drum, Command & Conquer macht immer noch Spaß. „Schuld“ daran sind vor allem die sehr abwechslungsreichen Missionen und die genial inszenierten Filmclips, die insgesamt über eine Stunde dauern. Auch die hinzugekommene Armee sorgt für etwas Abwechslung bei den ansonsten ein bisschen angestaubten Sowjets und Alliierten. Eine weitere tolle Neuerung ist auch die stärkere Einbindung des Wassers und der Koop-Modus, der es endlich ermöglicht, zu zweit die Missionen zu beenden.
78
WindowsCheat Code Central
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 isn't the greatest RTS game on the market right now. And, as far as gameplay is concerned, it is as traditional and standard as they come. However, what it lacks in the way of new gameplay design, it makes up for in flavor, attitude, and exaggeration. While these elements have mostly to do with the style of the game rather than the gameplay, they certainly contribute to the fun factor. So, whether you're playing Red Alert 3's campaign with a friend or fighting it out with a bunch of friends online, Red Alert 3 will deliver. Veterans of the series should find it familiar enough to love while being introduced to a little more, while newcomers will enjoy a less serious romp through the RTS genre. In the end, Red Alert 3 isn't the best dressed guy at the party, but he will certainly turn some heads and keep everyone entertained.
75
MacintoshGames4Mac
Ich muss gestehen, dass ich etwas enttäuscht war vom roten Alarm 3. Natürlich wissen auch diesmal das trashige Ambiente und die coolen Einheiten zu unterhalten. Und natürlich ist Command & Conquer - Alarmstufe Rot 3 ein immer noch gutes Spiel mit einem ganz eigenen Flair. Allerdings macht sich das Spiel mit seinen technischen Problemen selbst zum größten Feind. Konnte ich zumindest mit den „Eigentümlichkeiten“ der KI auf dem PC noch gut leben, so wirkt das Spiel auf dem Mac einfach unfertig. Solche Performance-Einbrüche dürfen bei einem Kauftitel einfach nicht passieren, zumal die bereits vorliegenden zwei Patches daran auch nichts ändern konnten. So bleibt eine Wertung, welche bewusst deutlich unter der Durchschnittswertung und unter meiner Wertung für die Xbox 360-Version (81%) liegt. Bekommt EA aber die technischen Mängel noch in den Griff, dürft ihr gerne auf die Wertung noch sechs Zähler drauf schlagen.
75
WindowsGood Game
Don’t expect anything too competitive, don’t expect unit balance down to a science…just expect to have a good laugh, and something you can spend a good long time with.
75
WindowsGood Game
For a while, Command & Conquer and Red Alert have been associated with nostalgia, rather than quality, and it’s a shame that this’ll be lumped into that category. The nostalgia is there – remixed Hell's March made me squeal Jung – but I think it’s also the best we’ve seen from them in a long while, I’m giving it 7.5/10.
75
Xbox 360MS Xbox World
Red Alert 3 can be mistakenly seen as an outdated and underdeveloped strategy game, that’s if compared to modern real time strategy games such as Company of Heroes or World in Conflict, as those games in some way offer elements which are “innovative” and “groundbreaking”. What Red Alert 3 does though is offer a game which can be relative to its well received sequels and refreshing with its modernised outlook. It does try to offer new play techniques by focusing on the harnessing of water, yet falls short slightly due to balance and potential purposes of the feature, but it does make up for that with a simple but enjoyable co-op experience , accessible control scheme and lengthy campaign mode. If you can’t grab the PC version of this game, you should receive a very similar Red Alert experience with the Xbox version.
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Xbox 360IGN
The control layout, though not perfect, is EA's best effort at adapting the classic RTS to the console yet. The command wheel, mini-map zoom, and ability to manage build queues from anywhere on the battlefield make for relatively smooth setup. Unfortunately, that's not enough to make a fantastic game. Red Alert 3 features nice presentation and a goofy, over-the-top story and unit design, but the campaign has some dull gameplay. The fast pace and required micro-management of individual units also makes Red Alert 3 a tough translation to the console. Though I didn't have much fun with the campaign and found the friends-only co-op play limiting, there is something worth looking at in the versus mode. Only a classic skirmish is available, but thanks to the interesting units and factions, Red Alert 3 can offer up a decent gaming experience.
72
WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
Red Alert 3 — типичный продукт от Electronic Arts: качественный, но скучный для искушенного игрока. Лучше C&C 3, однако в подметки не годится своей предшественнице. На него стоит обратить внимание, если вас интересуют бодрая музыка, юмор и возможность пройти RTS вдвоем. Очевидно, что Electronic Arts попробует превратить RA 3 в киберспортивную дисциплину, хотя она вряд ли станет чем-то большим, чем разминкой перед StarCraft 2.
70
WindowsUOL Jogos
"Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3" é um jogo que repete sua fórmula sem nenhuma grande novidade notável, mesclando a tradicional mecânica da franquia com uma história apresentada em vídeo, com atores de carne e osso. E é esta apresentação com clima de filme B que acaba salvando o game do marasmo, com alguns momentos de bom humor e certa canastrice, uma vez que a campanha principal é limitadora e pouco empolgante. Com certeza no multiplayer o jogo ganha mais pontos, mas ainda não chega a mostrar nada que não tenha sido visto antes.
70
Xbox 360Eurogamer.net (UK)
Overall, between the inconsistent campaigns and the botched co-op feature, there's enough here to nibble away at what is an otherwise enjoyable RTS game, and you can add the finer points of control to that list of grumbles as well if you're an impatient sort. These issues notwithstanding, however, Red Alert 3 still represents an impressive leap forward for RTS on consoles in control if not content. It's not quite up to must-play status, but open-minded strategy fans will find much to enjoy regardless.
70
Xbox 360GameZone
While certain issues are there, such as the lack of battling random people online or the slight framerate issues, other promising features have risen from the destructive ashes of rebuilding a franchise.
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Xbox 360GameSpy
In the end, Red Alert 3's development team at EALA has completed the transition that began back when the developers at Westwood Studios' first decided to branch off the Command & Conquer universe. What was a tongue-in-cheek look at Cold War paranoia married to solid RTS gameplay has blossomed into a pure comedy that retains the easy to pick up gameplay of the best in the Command & Conquer franchise. It's not a game that will redefine strategy gaming, but it is an enjoyable ride.
70
WindowsDarkZero
History will best remember Red Alert 3 as being a good multiplayer RTS. At worst it’s an embarrassing parody of the 1996 classic. For a game whose ancestor was the original Red Alert, many will feel underwhelmed by the overall package, but you can’t argue against the well-proven mutliplayer gameplay.
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Xbox 360TeamXbox
In the big picture, if they would have attempted to make any of this outright funny, it might of worked. But watching the cutscenes and following the story, you’ll be repeatedly confronted with one really uncomfortable fact: they’re being serious. Maybe if the gameplay was really over the top and amazing, it would be worth sitting through the cut scenes. Or maybe of the cut scenes were just a little better done, the game’s inherent flaws would have become less important. It’s impossible to say. What is possible to say is that whatever small fun that can be gleaned from Red Alert 3 is not worth the hideously poor attempts at humor and bargain basement production values that envelop the final product like a shroud.
60
WindowsCyber Stratege
Des STR de série, il en sort trois ou quatre par mois. Alors autant se concentrer sur les meilleurs ! Et nous le répétons à la sortie de chaque Command & Conquer ou affilié… Cela fait longtemps que la série mythique d’Electronic Arts a abdiqué toute volonté d’innovation pour nous sortir toujours et encore les mêmes recettes, avec des graphismes plus ou moins améliorés. Alerte Rouge 3 ne fait pas exception à la règle.
60
Xbox 360Cyber Stratege
Des STR de série, il en sort trois ou quatre par mois. Alors autant se concentrer sur les meilleurs ! Et nous le répétons à la sortie de chaque Command & Conquer ou affilié… Cela fait longtemps que la série mythique d’Electronic Arts a abdiqué toute volonté d’innovation pour nous sortir toujours et encore les mêmes recettes, avec des graphismes plus ou moins améliorés. Alerte Rouge 3 ne fait pas exception à la règle.
60
Xbox 360UOL Jogos
"Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3" é um jogo que repete sua fórmula sem nenhuma grande novidade notável, mesclando a tradicional mecânica da franquia com uma história apresentada em vídeo, com atores de carne e osso. E é esta apresentação com clima de filme B que acaba salvando o game do marasmo, com alguns momentos de bom humor e certa canastrice, uma vez que a campanha principal é limitadora e pouco empolgante. Com certeza no multiplayer o jogo ganha mais pontos, mas ainda não chega a mostrar nada que não tenha sido visto antes.