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Command & Conquer: Renegade (Windows)

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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.


Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows Havok stands before the Temple of NOD, the seat of Kane's power
Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows The entire NOD high command camps the capture point, proving their newbish wickedness
Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows Driving a Mammoth tank (game can vary from 640x480 up to 1600x1200 in 32bit color mode).
Command & Conquer: Renegade Windows Even with the toughest weapons, you cannot go against Nod Obelisk. You need to find a way to disable it... or convert it.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Buy the budget version next year NetDanzr (202) unrated
It's awesome, dude, awesome! MAT (104053) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
G.I. Joe will dare! Zovni (9321) 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. Kadath Bird (755) 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

Game Chronicles Apr 28, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
Peliplaneetta.net Mar 20, 2002 81 out of 100 81
GameSpot Feb 26, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Armchair Empire, The Mar 22, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Zone Feb 15, 2002 73 out of 100 73
Thunderbolt Games Mar 16, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Feb 15, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Fragland.net Sep 14, 2002 59 out of 100 59
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2002 57 out of 100 57
Gamekult Mar 15, 2002 5 out of 10 50


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In the first game concept you're playing Tanya - a character from Red Alert.

Pre-order extras

For those who pre-ordered this game, they got a code that activates three extra suit-skins for online playing. That includes desert suit, snow suit and stealth suit. However, for those who pre-ordered directly from Westwood, they also got a Command & Conquer: Renegade soundtrack included in the same price.


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.


  • GameSpy
    • 2002 – Wish It Had Been A Hit Award (for its multiplayer mode)
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MAT (104053) added Command & Conquer: Renegade (Windows) on Feb 25, 2002