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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 Ships attack.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows I won against an easy AI player - nothing to writer home about.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows Title screen.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Windows New United States president.

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 (977) 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
Peliplaneetta.net Nov 17, 2008 90 out of 100 90
Armchair General Jun 05, 2009 90 out of 100 90
PC Zone Oct 30, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
Playback Jan, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Worth Playing Nov 28, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82
GamePro (US) Oct 27, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Thunderbolt Games Feb 14, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Oct 27, 2008 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Oct 29, 2008 79 out of 100 79

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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 (29313) added Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Windows) on Oct 30, 2008
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