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The First Tiberium War between the GDI and the sinister Brotherhood of Nod is nearing its end. In an attempt to revert the scales of war to their favor, the brotherhood kidnaps top three Tiberium research specialists. The GDI commando Captain Nick "Havoc" Parker is sent on a mission to rescue the scientists. As he battles the forces of the Brotherhood on the way to his objective, the Captain discovers the abductors' true intention, and realizes that the outcome of the entire war depends on the success of his mission.

Command & Conquer: Renegade is a first-person 3D shooter set in the Command & Conquer universe. Game progression is mission-driven; most missions have primary, secondary, and tertiary objectives. A few drivable vehicles are available. Though the gameplay does not deviate from traditional FPS formula, scripted events and some of the mission objectives share common themes and features with the real-time strategy games of the series. The multiplayer emulates RTS gameplay to a larger extent, putting players in control of either GDI or the Brotherhood forces, and requiring them to harvest tiberium in order to upgrade the armies.

Screenshots

Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows Your tank is no match for Nod Obelisk so don't get too close
Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows If you have a problem with reinforcements, try eliminating officers, first.
Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows A boss battle against Sakura's Comanche Attack Chopper inside NOD's tropical volcano base
Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows Hum-Vee will save you some foot time, and provide you with a decent machine-gun

Promo Images

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Command & Conquer: Renegade Screenshot
Command & Conquer: Renegade Screenshot
Command & Conquer: Renegade Screenshot

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "命令与征服:变节者" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Command & Conquer: Commando" -- Working title
  • "C&C: Renegade" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

Buy the budget version next year NetDanzr (211) unrated
It's awesome, dude, awesome! MAT (180975) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
G.I. Joe will dare! Zovni (10665) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
A novel campaign set in the C&C universe is fine and dandy, but the real attraction here is the stunning multiplayer. Kaddy B. (791) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
"Havoc to the rescue !"-"Yeah, but the ladies first!" Emmanuel Henne (26) unrated

Critic Reviews

4Players.de Mar 06, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2002 8.25 out of 10 82
Gameguru Mania Mar 03, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Christ Centered Game Reviews Jun 01, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Feb 26, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Armchair Empire, The Mar 22, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
IGN Mar 04, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2002 57 out of 100 57
Gamekult Mar 15, 2002 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia source, pls? 2 Patrick Bregger (198869)
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Trivia

Development

The game was originally called Command & Conquer: Commando and had already been in early stages of development by July 1997. In 2014, a tech demo from that time leaked, which shows that the game was originally intended to be released on the Sony PlayStation (as at least one of the platforms) and was build upon the Sports Car GT engine, with a model viewer, a player test, a terrain test, and a playable "Jogging Around Atlanta" test level.

The game's release was delayed multiple times, to which Westwood Studios themselves joked in a sketch where a man dressed up as Havoc breaks into the studio, terrorizes the developers, takes a photo with Joseph Kucan and threatens to be back should the game be delayed again.

Protagonist

Early concept art and the first official trailer show that the protagonist was originally to be Logan Sheppard, son of general Mark Sheppard from the original Command & Conquer. He was later replaced by Nick Seymour Parker, known as "Havoc", while Logan was placed as the tutorial guide.

References

In the game cutscenes and some posters inside Nod buildings you can see footage from the original 1995 Command & Conquer. For example, in the cutscene when Havoc is commandeering a hovercraft, there is a screen on the command ship's bridge where you can see him arriving to an island, but in the same graphics as the original game.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2002 – Wish It Had Been A Hit Award (for its multiplayer mode)
Information also contributed by Rantanplan and Sheldonist

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MAT (180975) added Command & Conquer: Renegade (Windows) on Feb 25, 2002