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Three opposing sides - the Cybran Nation, the Aeon Illuminate and the United Earth Federation - have been fighting in the Infinite War all across the galaxy, spreading chaos and unrest. You are a Supreme Commander and you have to take one of the sides and put an end to this war.

As in most strategy games, you have to build up a base, gather resources and build armies to fight off your enemies. But being created by Chris Taylor of Total Annihilation fame, the RTS also has many unique features, such as a huge unit cap of 500 units per side, different resource management, queue up commands and waypoints, diverse unit types and even dual screen support.

Players can play through the Campaign and carry on the story as one of the sides, or fight off computer enemies in Skirmish and human opponents in Multiplayer.

The Xbox 360 version has redesigned controls and HUD. The game uses circular controls to replace the many short-cuts and buttons. The right stick is used to zoom in or out quickly. It also includes new units, updated maps and two new multiplayer modes (King of the Hill - defend a strategic point, and Command Point - capture as many civilian buildings as possible), available to play over Xbox Live with four players simultaneously.


Supreme Commander Windows You can have other building units helping to finish making attack units faster
Supreme Commander Windows My birdies
Supreme Commander Windows Biiig and glowy stuff.... (energy related I think.)
Supreme Commander Windows Tutorial video list

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Supreme Commander Screenshot
Supreme Commander Screenshot
Supreme Commander Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "最高指揮官" -- Traditional Chinese spelling
  • "最高指挥官" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "SupCom" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Real successor for TA Windows Tamas Molnar (25)

Critic Reviews

Video Game Generation Windows Nov 06, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan 30, 2007 92 out of 100 92
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 16, 2007 87 out of 100 87
GameSpot Windows Feb 20, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Digital Spy Windows Feb 16, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Common Sense Media Windows 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Freaks 365 Windows 2007 8 out of 10 80
PC Powerplay Windows Feb 28, 2007 77 out of 100 77
gameZine (UK) Xbox 360 Sep 26, 2008 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jun 25, 2008 5 out of 10 50


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hefty manual, xbox 360 version 2 Alaka (77494)
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1001 Video Games

Supreme Commander appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


The original Supreme Commander design included 500 different units. However, this had to be abandoned very fast when the team faced the much higher production costs per unit compared to Total Annihilation.

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