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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Windows)

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Description

In Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 hopeless leaders of a doomed Soviet Union travels back in time so that they can change history. A new alternate timeline appears where the Soviets now find themselves as the leading superpower but also discover something else has gone terribly wrong. World War III is raging, the Japanese Empire of the Rising Sun has risen in the east challenging the Soviet bid for world domination. A three-way war now emerges between the Soviet Union, the Allies, and a new Empire of the Rising Sun faction.

The game follows the tradition of the Command & Conquer series where the player must build up bases and produce a massive attack force to destroy all enemies. The player may choose any one of the three factions, each with a different array of infantry, armored vehicles, aircraft, ships to fight with, as well as buildings with new technologies, upgrades, and the all-powerful superweapons. Players do all their building from a sidebar, this allows them to create production queues and deploy structures fast and easily.

The Xbox 360 version is almost identical but modified to the console's controls.

Screenshots

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows Meet the Soviet Union.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows Sneaking into the enemy harbor.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows How did David Hasselhoff get into the White House?
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows Destroying the Statue of Liberty.

Alternate Titles

  • "Command & Conquer: Alerte Rouge 3" -- French title
  • "Command & Conquer: Alarmstufe Rot 3" -- German title

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User Reviews

A missed opportunity Alex Z (1000) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
Screw the haters, this game is awesome. CKeen The Great (145) 4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars

The Press Says

1UP Oct 27, 2008 A- 91
Strategy Informer Nov 12, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2008 8.75 out of 10 88
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2008 88 out of 100 88
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 30, 2008 17 out of 20 85
Game Revolution Dec 10, 2008 B+ 83
4Players.de Oct 31, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Krawall Gaming Network Nov 06, 2008 82 out of 100 82
Deaf Gamers Nov 27, 2008 8 out of 10 80
DarkZero Nov 09, 2008 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2008 – The "Hey, It's That Guy!" Award (for the cast)
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • February 26, 2009 - Best PC Strategy Game in 2008 (Readers' Choice)

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Picard (29341) added Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Windows) on Oct 30, 2008
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