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Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Acting The quality of the voice or video acting. 3.8
AI The quality of the game's intelligence, usually for the behavior of opponents. 3.7
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 3.5
Graphics The visual quality of the game 3.8
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 3.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.7
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they are executed. This rating is used for every game except compilations and special editions which don't have unique game content not available in a standalone game or DLC. 3.7
Overall User Score (6 votes) 3.7


Critic Reviews

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85
Jeuxvideo.com (Nov 14, 2008)
En faisant ressurgir Alerte Rouge de l'oubli dans lequel il était tombé, Electronic Arts n'a pas fait que réveiller un grand nom, qui aurait pourtant suffit à déchaîner les passions à lui seul. EA a su faire mieux, en sublimant la série sans jamais la trahir, en la hissant vers un nouveau sommet. Servi par un gameplay intelligent foisonnant de trouvailles, ce troisième chapitre fera date dans l'histoire de la saga et même du genre STR en marquant une nouvelle étape. Pas tout à fait une révolution, mais plus qu'une simple évolution, cette dernière pierre à l'édifice Command & Conquer est un grand Alerte Rouge, tout simplement, et c'est tout ce qu'on lui demande.
84
XBox Front (Nov 12, 2008)
Command & Conquer: Alarmstufe Rot 3 ist ein gewohnt gutes Strategie-Spiel, dass besonders für Kenner der Serie interessant sein dürft, denn die neue Fraktion der Japaner spielt sich sehr fordernd und komplex. Das trifft eigentlich auf das gesamte Spiel zu, weswegen Anfänger und Gelegenheitsspieler so ihre Probleme haben werden. Hat man sich aber erst einmal auf die abgedrehte Story und die abwechslungsreichen Missionen eingelassen, gibt es kein Halten mehr. Leider ist die Grafik eher durchschnittlich ausgefallen und wirkliche Innovationen bietet auch Alarmstufe Rot 3 nicht. Wer also schon einige C&C-Teile gespielt hat und auf der Suche nach etwas Neuem ist, der sollte lieber zu Tom Clancy's EndWar greifen.
83
Fragland.net (Jan 23, 2009)
Red Alert 3 is an RTS with a good dosis of comedy and numerous small but pleasant improvements. The addition of a third faction and co-op make that the game will be played for a long time and that's the most important thing!
81
XboxAchievements (Jan 05, 2009)
A splendid RTS and one that provides plenty of enjoyment, especially if you can find a co-op partner to take along for the ride. This version is not quite as good as the PC equivalent but you won’t find many better on the 360.
81
Planet Xbox 360 (Dec 02, 2008)
That’s not to say Command and Conquer – Red Alert 3 is a bad game. The graphics are impressive: identical to the PC version, and EA have been thoughtfully generous in adding both online competitive and co-operative play over Xbox Live. For series veterans, the game has all the familiarity of previous Red Alert titles, and for newcomers to strategy, it provides an easy way into the genre. The sheer range of units is impressive, especially the naval ones, and even if they don’t quite transform the battlefield tactics in the way they’re intended to, their unique special abilities do provide plenty of fun.
80
Retro Gamer (Feb 02, 2009)
There have been several RTS releases on the 360 over the last couple of years, and while Red Alert 3 is let down by a control system that just isn't suitable for a pad, it's a great update of the classic franchise. It's also utterly absurd, with a ridiculous plot, a wonderfully hammy turn from Tim Curry, and some excellent new vehicles, squads, and buildings to control. It's been a long time coming, but this is a solid update that fans will lap up.
80
Giant Bomb (Nov 14, 2008)
Red Alert 3 makes compelling changes to the C&C brand of real-time strategy without abandoning the core of what makes these games tick. If you're a longtime fan, that's great news, though if you don't typically go for strategy games, but are still feeling the attraction of the game's stellar cast and full-motion video, you may find that the thrill of the cutscenes isn't quite enough to keep you moving through the missions.
80
4Players.de (Nov 19, 2008)
Obwohl die Steuerung in diesem Jahr richtig gut ans Gamepad angepasst wurde und sinnvolle Feinheiten bietet (u.a. das schnelle Scrollen über die linke Schultertaste), bleibt sie dem komfortablen PC-Vorbild damit weiterhin unterlegen. Und auch grafisch ziehen Konsolen-Generäle den Kürzeren, weil die ihre Einsatzgebiete vor allem in der Nahansicht antiquiert wirken. Flackernde Schatten und matte Farben komplementieren die schwachen Texturen. Während die Einbußen im technischen Bereich noch verständlich sind, steht über den gestrichenen Mehrspieler-Modi allerdings ein Fragezeichen: Ihr dürft euch bis zu viert alleine oder im Team miteinander messen - von den zahlreichen Multiplayer-Varianten des Vorgängers fehlt allerdings jede Spur. Seltsam auch, dass man die kooperative Kampagne nur mit einem Partner aus der Freundesliste angehen darf. Unterm Strich bekommt ihr also das gleiche Spiel wie am PC, das in Sachen Steuerung und Grafik allerdings Abstriche macht.
80
gameZine (UK) (Dec 16, 2008)
Red Alert 3 has everything that characterises the series: ridiculous units, hilarious acting, mass offensives and improbable settings. Possibilities are extended, but with it come some bugbears. I just hope that each player gives it the patience it deserves - it will pay off. Console strategy fans rejoice - the perfect game for the genre is close to perfection.
80
Game Captain (Nov 17, 2008)
Dennoch kommt die ganze Chose nicht ganz an Kanes Rache heran. Das Spieltempo ist ziemlich schnell und so kommt man mit der zwar sehr guten aber letztlich für das Tempo zu trägen radialen Steuerung nicht in jeder Situation hinterher. Zu viel Hektik lässt den Spielspaß dann leider viel zu oft in den Hintergrund rücken. Zuzüglich der kleinen Grafikschwächen und der Kürze der Kampagnen bleibt dem Spiel eine Topwertung daher verwehrt.
80
Game Watcher (Nov 12, 2008)
Red Alert 3 is a joy for fans and newcomers alike. With enough references to keep C&C stalwarts happy and a gentle learning curve to ease newbies into Red Alert 3’s barmy world of pseudo military techno-babble, wanton destruction and grade-A ham; the game manages to comfortably cover all bases. In short, Red Alert 3 makes for an exceptionally appealing RTS package. Throw in a fully realised co-op mode and fully featured online play and you realise that the guys at EA LA have thought of everything, making this a definitive RTS title more than worthy of your attention. It’s throwaway, popcorn stuff in narrative terms, but it has a genuine sense of the absurd that’s hard to resist.
78
Gamesmania.de (Nov 19, 2009)
Alarmstufe Rot 3 ist Command & Conquer-Feeling in Reinkultur. Im hohen Tempo heizt ihr durch die Einsätze, probiert die tollen Einheiten aus und ärgert euch gleichermaßen über die mäßige KI. Gegenüber der PC-Version fällt die Konsolenumsetzung meiner Ansicht leider recht stark ab. Die Grafik wirkt undetailliert und enttäuscht mit Tearing, zudem ist die Steuerung ohne Maus eher eine Qual. Das speziell für Konsolen entwickelte Endwar von Ubisoft spielt sich da mit seiner Spracherkennung einfach besser und frischer. Als C&C-Fan würde ich jedenfalls zur PC-Version greifen.
78
TalkXbox (Nov 26, 2008)
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 includes many elements that can make real time strategy games successful on consoles. The creation of an adequate control scheme and an online campaign are breakthroughs that when combined with the humorous and entertaining story should equal a superb package. However, it is because of the shortcomings specifically in mission design, graphics and online options that do not allow Red Alert 3 to be recommended outright unless you are a fan of the genre.
78
Xboxdynasty (XD) (Nov 12, 2008)
Für Strategiespielfans ist das Spiel sehr gut geeignet, für alle Anderen ist zumindest die, wenn auch gut umgesetzte, Steuerung erst mal ein Hindernis. Aber sei es drum, Command & Conquer macht immer noch Spaß. „Schuld“ daran sind vor allem die sehr abwechslungsreichen Missionen und die genial inszenierten Filmclips, die insgesamt über eine Stunde dauern. Auch die hinzugekommene Armee sorgt für etwas Abwechslung bei den ansonsten ein bisschen angestaubten Sowjets und Alliierten. Eine weitere tolle Neuerung ist auch die stärkere Einbindung des Wassers und der Koop-Modus, der es endlich ermöglicht, zu zweit die Missionen zu beenden.
75
MS Xbox World (Nov 26, 2008)
Red Alert 3 can be mistakenly seen as an outdated and underdeveloped strategy game, that’s if compared to modern real time strategy games such as Company of Heroes or World in Conflict, as those games in some way offer elements which are “innovative” and “groundbreaking”. What Red Alert 3 does though is offer a game which can be relative to its well received sequels and refreshing with its modernised outlook. It does try to offer new play techniques by focusing on the harnessing of water, yet falls short slightly due to balance and potential purposes of the feature, but it does make up for that with a simple but enjoyable co-op experience , accessible control scheme and lengthy campaign mode. If you can’t grab the PC version of this game, you should receive a very similar Red Alert experience with the Xbox version.
74
IGN (Nov 11, 2008)
The control layout, though not perfect, is EA's best effort at adapting the classic RTS to the console yet. The command wheel, mini-map zoom, and ability to manage build queues from anywhere on the battlefield make for relatively smooth setup. Unfortunately, that's not enough to make a fantastic game. Red Alert 3 features nice presentation and a goofy, over-the-top story and unit design, but the campaign has some dull gameplay. The fast pace and required micro-management of individual units also makes Red Alert 3 a tough translation to the console. Though I didn't have much fun with the campaign and found the friends-only co-op play limiting, there is something worth looking at in the versus mode. Only a classic skirmish is available, but thanks to the interesting units and factions, Red Alert 3 can offer up a decent gaming experience.
70
Eurogamer.net (UK) (Dec 15, 2008)
Overall, between the inconsistent campaigns and the botched co-op feature, there's enough here to nibble away at what is an otherwise enjoyable RTS game, and you can add the finer points of control to that list of grumbles as well if you're an impatient sort. These issues notwithstanding, however, Red Alert 3 still represents an impressive leap forward for RTS on consoles in control if not content. It's not quite up to must-play status, but open-minded strategy fans will find much to enjoy regardless.
70
GameZone (Nov 20, 2008)
While certain issues are there, such as the lack of battling random people online or the slight framerate issues, other promising features have risen from the destructive ashes of rebuilding a franchise.
70
GameSpy (Nov 12, 2008)
In the end, Red Alert 3's development team at EALA has completed the transition that began back when the developers at Westwood Studios' first decided to branch off the Command & Conquer universe. What was a tongue-in-cheek look at Cold War paranoia married to solid RTS gameplay has blossomed into a pure comedy that retains the easy to pick up gameplay of the best in the Command & Conquer franchise. It's not a game that will redefine strategy gaming, but it is an enjoyable ride.
67
TeamXbox (Nov 11, 2008)
In the big picture, if they would have attempted to make any of this outright funny, it might of worked. But watching the cutscenes and following the story, you’ll be repeatedly confronted with one really uncomfortable fact: they’re being serious. Maybe if the gameplay was really over the top and amazing, it would be worth sitting through the cut scenes. Or maybe of the cut scenes were just a little better done, the game’s inherent flaws would have become less important. It’s impossible to say. What is possible to say is that whatever small fun that can be gleaned from Red Alert 3 is not worth the hideously poor attempts at humor and bargain basement production values that envelop the final product like a shroud.
60
Cyber Stratege (Nov 06, 2008)
Des STR de série, il en sort trois ou quatre par mois. Alors autant se concentrer sur les meilleurs ! Et nous le répétons à la sortie de chaque Command & Conquer ou affilié… Cela fait longtemps que la série mythique d’Electronic Arts a abdiqué toute volonté d’innovation pour nous sortir toujours et encore les mêmes recettes, avec des graphismes plus ou moins améliorés. Alerte Rouge 3 ne fait pas exception à la règle.
60
UOL Jogos (Nov 27, 2008)
"Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3" é um jogo que repete sua fórmula sem nenhuma grande novidade notável, mesclando a tradicional mecânica da franquia com uma história apresentada em vídeo, com atores de carne e osso. E é esta apresentação com clima de filme B que acaba salvando o game do marasmo, com alguns momentos de bom humor e certa canastrice, uma vez que a campanha principal é limitadora e pouco empolgante. Com certeza no multiplayer o jogo ganha mais pontos, mas ainda não chega a mostrar nada que não tenha sido visto antes.


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