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Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath (Windows)

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www.software-pyramide.de:
    Kämpfe Dich durch 2 Dekaden in der Geschichte von Command & Conquer - von der Wiedergeburt der Bruderschaft von Nod nach dem zweiten Tiberiumkrieg bis hin zu den dramatischen Ereignissen des dritten Tiberiumkrieges und darüber hinaus. Spiele mit den sechs mächtigen neuen Untergruppierungen, die alle mit exklusiven Einheiten und Fähigkeiten ausgestattet sind und wende das Blatt mit den anpassbaren Ultra-Einheiten zu Deinen Gunsten. Erlebe eine epische Kampagne, die durch HD-Videos mit Stars wie Natasha Henstridge, Carl Lumbly und Joe Kucan als Kane zum Leben erweckt wird.

    Contributed by jaXen (19730) on Mar 04, 2012.

www.xbox.com:
    Command & Conquer 3™: Kane's Wrath includes all the units, structures, and superpowers from Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars™, allowing you to command over 100 units and structures. Waging epic warfare has never been easier as you execute complex orders from anywhere on the battlefield with a simple flick of your thumb using the all-new CommandStick. Designed specifically for Xbox 360, the CommandStick takes real-time strategy (RTS) controls to a whole new level, allowing even the most novice RTS gamers to build, deploy, and attack with great ease.

    Does NOT require the original Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars to play.

    • RTS controls made easy: The all-new Command Stick brings console RTS controls to the next level. Build, deploy, and attack with an all-new radial interface formulated specifically for console gamers. Console RTS gaming will be revolutionized yet again!
    • Unprecedented multi-decade campaign: Kane returns as the centerpiece of an epic new single-player campaign. Experience a new story that spans 20 years, from the rebirth of the Brotherhood of Nod after the Second Tiberium War through the dramatic events of the Third Tiberium War and beyond. Facilitate the rise of the Brotherhood leading up to and beyond the events of Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars.
    • Xbox 360-exclusive Kane's Challenge: Run the gauntlet of over 80 matches against all nine unique armies in the ultimate test of C&C skill. Whether you're with him or against him, the Dark Messiah himself will interact with you each step of the way. Think you have what it takes to complete Kane's Challenge?
    • Six new armies: With the introduction of six new subfactions, each with exclusive units, structures, and abilities, the Tiberium Wars will never be the same. Utilize the sub-faction of your choice to fully take advantage and compliment your play style.
    • Live-action videos: Witness the rise of the Brotherhood first-hand through intense live action video sequences starring Natasha Henstridge, Carl Lumbly, and Joe Kucan as Kane.
    • New Epic Units: Devastate the battlefield with the immense firepower of all-new Epic Units. Epic in sheer size and game-changing potential, and customizable by garrison, Epic Units promise to lay siege to your enemy on the battlefield.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (12592) on Sep 09, 2010.

Press release (March 25, 2008):

    EA's Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Ships to Retail
    The Expansion Pack to 2007's Best-Selling RTS Features More Missions, More Factions, More Units
    and Most Importantly More Kane!

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Messiah has risen again! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS - News) announced today that Command & Conquer™ 3: Kane’s Wrath has shipped to retail outlets in North America and Europe for the PC. The expansion pack to last year’s award-winning2 real-time strategy game Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars™, Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath introduces a new, hand-crafted campaign spanning two decades of Tiberium lore, six sub-factions and game-changing epic units to the Command & Conquer universe. And gamers who purchase Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath or the Command & Conquer 3 Limited Collection will also receive an exclusive key to the Command & Conquer™ Red Alert™ 3 beta starting this summer.

    “The success of Tiberium Wars showed us that despite a five year hiatus, the fast, fluid and fun gameplay, deep storyline and live-action cinematics that make up the DNA of Command & Conquer still resonate with gamers,” said Jim Vessella, Kane’s Wrath producer. “With Kane’s Wrath we wanted to take the fiction further by tackling the stories our fans have been asking us to explore. This gave us a great opportunity to introduce new sub-factions and units that complement those stories while adding depth and variety to our core gameplay experience.”

    Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath’s 13-mission single player campaign focuses on the rebirth of the Brotherhood of Nod after the Second Tiberium War through the dramatic events of the Third Tiberium War and beyond. The story is told through over 30 minutes of high-definition, full-motion videos starring Natasha Henstridge (Species, Eli Stone), Carl Lumbly (Alias) and Joe Kucan as Kane. The campaign introduces six-all new sub-factions that add a wealth of new toys and powers to the armies of the Tiberium universe’s three clashing superpowers, the Global Defense Initiative, Brotherhood of Nod and the Scrin, giving them nine sides to choose from in multiplayer. Players will also get an added bonus feature in the new Global Conquest Mode, which allows commanders to create their own campaigns for world domination with an infinitely replayable strategic layer added to the frenzied, tactical combat they know and love.

    The Xbox 360™ version of Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath will be released this summer, debuting a revolutionary new CommandStick interface that takes RTS console controls to a whole new level of simplicity and usability. The standalone title also features 50 multiplayer maps and the Xbox 360 exclusive “Kane’s Challenge”, a single player mode that pits the player against a terrifying gauntlet of sub-faction opponents.

    For the latest on Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath and everything Command & Conquer please visit www.CommandAndConquer.com, home of Command & Conquer TV, the franchise’s dedicated online programming channel. This Friday, the channel’s flagship show, “BattleCast PrimeTime” will feature an in-studio interview with Kane himself, Joe Kucan, along with highlights from the very first Command & Conquer 3 Kane’s Wrath fan matches and more!

    Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath has been rated ‘T’ by the ESRB and ‘16+’ by PEGI and the USK. For more information about ratings, please visit www.esrb.org, www.pegi.info, www.usk.de.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75616) on Apr 06, 2008.

Press release (Oct. 30, 2007):

    EA's Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Enlists All-star Celebrity Cast

    CHERTSEY., October 30, 2007 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath, the expansion pack to the critically-acclaimed and fan favorite, Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, will feature Natasha Henstridge (Species trilogy) and Carl Lumbly ('Alias') in its all-new, high-definition, live action video sequences. Henstridge and Lumbly will be joined by veteran Command and Conquer actor Joe Kucan, who originated the role of Kane, the megalomaniacal leader of the Brotherhood of Nod. All three actors are at the epicentre of the Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath story which will span 20 years – from the rebirth of the Brotherhood after the Second Tiberium War through the dramatic events of the Third Tiberium War and beyond.

    "Natasha and Carl are a perfect fit for the live-action video sequences that will bring our epic story to life," said Mike Verdu, General Manager of EALA and Executive Producer on Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. "We had great success with the cast and story for Command and Conquer 3, and I'm very excited to be working with such talented actors on the expansion pack. We're doing something really unique with the campaign this time around – and I think fans will be thrilled to see how the story unfolds."

    Live action cinematics have become one of the hallmarks of the Command and Conquer series dating back to the original Command and Conquer in 1995. In addition to the trademark live action videos and multi-decade campaign, Kane's Wrath introduces six new sub-factions and a wealth of new units, structures, and powers to the armies of the Global Defense Initiative, the Brotherhood of Nod, and the enigmatic alien Scrin.

    The Xbox 360 version of Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath will debut a revolutionary new radial interface designed specifically for console gamers. Taking RTS controls to a whole new level, players will utilize the command stick to build, deploy, and attack.

    Developed at EALA, Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath will ship in Spring 2008 for Windows PC and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. This product is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information about Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath or the Command and Conquer series, please visit www.electronicarts.co.uk/commandandconquer.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75616) on Apr 06, 2008.

Company line (per GameSpot):
    In the name of Kane! The Command and Conquer series continues to thrive with Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. As the expansion pack to the critically-acclaimed and fan favorite, Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, this Real-time Strategy (RTS) game returns to the Tiberium Universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

    Experience a new story that spans 20 years – from the rebirth of the Brotherhood of Nod after the Second Tiberium War through the dramatic events of the Third Tiberium War and beyond. The story is told through a new set of high-definition live action video sequences starring a celebrity cast. Joe Kucan, the original actor who portrayed the character Kane in Command and Conquer games over the last decade, will reprise his role as the megalomaniacal leader of the Brotherhood of Nod. Other details of the cast have yet to be announced.

    Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath also features a new strategic layer of gameplay that allows you to establish bases, build customized armies, and attack your enemies on a global scale – and then dive into the frenzied tactical combat where your skills as a commander will be tested to the limits. The game introduces six new sub-factions and a wealth of new units, structures, and powers to the armies of the Global Defense Initiative, the Brotherhood of Nod, and the enigmatic alien Scrin.

    The Xbox 360 version of Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath will debut a revolutionary new radial interface designed specifically for console gamers. Taking RTS controls to a whole new level, utilize the command stick to build, deploy, and attack with great ease.

    Key Features

    • Unprecedented Multi-decade Campaign - Kane returns as the centerpiece of an epic new single-player campaign. Experience a new story that spans 20 years – from the rebirth of the Brotherhood of Nod after the Second Tiberium War through the dramatic events of the Third Tiberium War and beyond. Facilitate the rise of the Brotherhood leading up to and beyond the events of Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars.

    • Global Conquest – Fight the Third Tiberium War your way. Take command in an all new global conquest mode. Position your forces on a strategic level and then wage conflict in the fast, fluid, furious, tactical gameplay that Command and Conquer pioneered. Map out your strategies on the planetary level and wage all-out war on the ground. This marks the debut of an RTS meta-game on a console.

    • Live-Action Videos are back! - Witness the rise of the Brotherhood first hand through intense live action video sequences starring Joe Kucan, the actor who originated the role of Kane in the Command and Conquer series in addition to a new celebrity cast of characters.

    • Introduction of new Epic-Units – Devastate the battlefield with the immense firepower of all-new Epic-units. Customize your Epic-Units mid-battle via garrisoning and upgrades. Position these units in the strategic, global conquest mode then lay siege to your enemy at the tactical, battle level.

    • Take Command of a Whole New Army– With the introduction of new units, structures, and abilities to each of the three factions, the Tiberium Wars will never be the same. Conquer your enemies with new units on both land and air.

    • Specialized Sub-factions- Play to your strengths with six unique sub-factions, each equipped with their own exclusive units, powers, and upgrades. Utilize the sub-faction of your choice to fully take advantage and compliment your play style.

    • Revolutionary New Xbox 360 Interface – The all-new Command Stick brings console RTS controls to the next level. Build, deploy, and attack with an all-new radial interface formulated specifically for console gamers. Console RTS gaming will be revolutionized yet again!

    Contributed by Jeanne (75616) on Apr 06, 2008.

Press release (Aug. 15, 2007):

    EA Announces Command and Conquer 3: Kanes Wrath

    CHERTSEY, UK., August 15, 2007 – In the name of Kane! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that the Command and Conquer series continues to thrive with Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. As the expansion pack to the critically-acclaimed and fan favourite, Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, this Real-time Strategy (RTS) game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

    "The reaction to Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars has been tremendous. Fans and critics alike appreciated the combination of fast, fluid, and fun RTS game play with a deep story and the classic full-motion video sequences that are a hallmark of the Command and Conquer series," said Mike Verdu, VP and Executive Producer at EA Los Angeles (EALA). "I'm excited that we're able to return to the Tiberium universe with Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. This expansion has an impressive new single player campaign, a new global strategic layer that adds depth to the familiar Command and Conquer style gameplay, and several fun, all-new toys that range from versatile combat soldiers to giant armoured walkers."

    The single player campaign will allow players to experience a new story that spans 20 years – from the rebirth of the Brotherhood of Nod after the Second Tiberium War through the dramatic events of the Third Tiberium War and beyond. The story is told through a new set of high-definition live action video sequences starring a celebrity cast. Joe Kucan, the original actor who portrayed the character Kane in Command and Conquer games over the last decade, will reprise his role as the megalomaniacal leader of the Brotherhood of Nod. Other details of the cast have yet to be announced.

    Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath also features a new strategic layer to gameplay that allows players to establish bases, build customized armies, and attack their enemies on a global scale – and then dive into the frenzied tactical combat where their skills as a commander will make the difference in battle. The game also introduces six new sub-factions and a wealth of new units, structures, and powers to the armies of the Global Defence Initiative, the Brotherhood of Nod, and the enigmatic alien Scrin.

    The Xbox 360 version of Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath will debut a revolutionary new radial interface designed specifically for console gamers. Taking RTS controls to a whole new level, players will utilize the command stick to build, deploy, and attack.

    Developed at EALA, Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath will ship in Spring 2008 for Windows PC and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. . This product is not yet rated by the ESRB or PEGI. For more information about Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath or the Command and Conquer series, please visit www.CommandAndConquer.EA.com.

    About Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars

    Command and Conquer, the groundbreaking series that put the Real-time Strategy (RTS) genre on the map, returned in full force in 2007 with Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars. The next chapter took the popular series back to its roots in the Tiberium Universe and featured the fast, fluid gameplay that Command and Conquer is known for and a gripping story that was told through live action video sequences featuring major Hollywood talent. Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars is available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and PC and are rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and 16+ by PEGI and the USK. For more information about Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars or the Command and Conquer series, please visit the official site at www.CommandAndConquer.com.

    About Command and Conquer

    The Command and Conquer franchise celebrates its 12th anniversary this month. The groundbreaking franchise was one of the first to introduce players to the modern RTS genre, has spawned over a dozen PC titles, and ranks in the top 5 best-selling PC franchises of all-time according to the NPD Group. Additionally, Command and Conquer Red Alert 2 and Command and Conquer Generals were the number one best-selling PC RTS titles in 2000 and 2003 respectively. Collectively, the series has sold over 25 million units worldwide to date. The demo release for Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars reached an amazing 1 million downloads in its first week. The franchise boasts one of the largest and most active fan communities in the world. For more information on Command and Conquer series, please visit www.CommandAndConquer.EA.com.

    About Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS, EA, EA SPORTS BIG and POGO. In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.

    Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, POGO, Command and Conquer, Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, and Command and Conquer Red Alert are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Xbox 360 is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75616) on Apr 06, 2008.