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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (Windows)

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Written by  :  Brian Jordan (20)
Written on  :  Aug 01, 2001
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Summary

A worthy sequel to a classic strategy game!

The Good

Unlike the original Red Alert, I was much more able to get into the campaign missions in Red Alert 2. Somehow they just seem to be structured much better. Plus, they take place in a lot of realistic locations. Even the cutscenes that precede each mission are much more believable and entertaining than average. As in any C&C game, Red Alert 2 features an excellent soundtrack, cool units, and there is now a whole slew of internet play modes that are quite a lot of fun. The updates to the game's interface are also much appreciated.

The Bad

There aren't really too many significant gameplay differences from the original Red Alert.

The Bottom Line

A simple, fun, and addictive, "just blow your enemies away" type of strategy game.