1001 Video Games
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
To celebrate 13 years of Command & Conquer
, the game was made available for free on 31st August 2008. The link is available in the related web sites section.
The German version removes Hitler from the intro and replaces all the soldiers with cyborgs.
In 1998, Command & Conquer: Red Alert (PC)
won the Platinum-Award from the German VUD (Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland - Entertainment Software Association Germany) for selling more then 200,000 (but less then 500,000) units in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Information also contributed by
- Computer Gaming World
- May 1997 (Issue #154) – Strategy Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
- PC Gamer
- April 2000 - -10 in the "All-Time Top 50 Games" poll
- April 2005 - #17 in the "50 Best Games of All Time" list
- Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland
- 1998 - Platinum Award (more details in the "Sails" section)