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Written by  :  Tomer Gabel (4643)
Written on  :  Dec 01, 1999
Platform  :  DOS
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A typically bad Command & Conquer game.

The Good

The music and sound effects are OK, and so are the controls, but nothing more.

The Bad

I truly hate Command & Conquer. From the overhyped Tiberian Dawn this game should have been the downfall of Westwood. As an antithesis to the wonderful Dune II, C&C brought forth lacking gameplay, horribly dumb AI, completely pointless storyline and even the graphics failed to impress me.

This game is as bad as the first (albeit with a slightly improved engine, graphics-wise) and presents no real change from Tiberian Dawn, only with a new storyline (which is completely uncapitalized on) and slightly modified graphics. The units are equally dumb and the controls are equally bad (all three C&Cs have the annoying tendency to simply lose selection, which almost always happens during an intense battle causing you to have to reselect your units and losing valuable time).

In short, a very, very bad game.

The Bottom Line

A really bad game which should've brought Westwood's downfall but somehow actually gave the company a solid financial basis.