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Revision of the game trivia for Command & Conquer: Red Alert

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Freeware release

To celebrate 13 years of Command & Conquer, the game was made available for free on 31st August 2008. The link is available in the related web sites section.

German version

The German version removes Hitler from the intro and replaces all the soldiers with cyborgs.

Sales

In 1998, Command & Conquer: Red Alert (PC) won the Platinum-Award from the German VUD (Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland - Entertainment Software Association Germany) for selling more then 200,000 (but less then 500,000) units in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • May 1997 (Issue #154) – Strategy Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
  • PC Gamer
    • April 2000 - -10 in the "All-Time Top 50 Games" poll
    • April 2005 - #17 in the "50 Best Games of All Time" list
  • Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland
    • 1998 - Platinum Award (more details in the "Sails" section)
Information also contributed by Grant McLellan, Sciere and Xoleras

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<i>Command & Conquer: Red Alert</i> was voted #10 overall in PCGamer Magazine's Readers All-Time Top 50 Games Poll (April 2000 issue).
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<h3>Freeware release</h3>¶
To celebrate 13 years of
<i>Command & Conquer</i>, the game was made available for free on 31st August 2008. The link is available in the related web sites section.¶
<h3>German version</h3>¶
The German version removes Hitler from the intro and replaces all the soldiers with cyborgs.¶
<h3>Sales</h3>¶
In 1998, <i>Command &
Conquer: Red Alert (PC)</i> won the Platinum-Award from the German VUD (Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland - Entertainment Software Association Germany) for selling more then 200,000 (but less then 500,000) units in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.¶
<h3>Awards</h3>¶
<ul>¶
<li>Computer Gaming World¶
<ul><li>May 1997 (Issue #154) – Strategy Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)</li></ul>¶
</li>¶
<li>PC Gamer¶
<ul><li>April 2000 - -10 in the "All-Time
Top 50 Games" poll</li>¶
<li>April 2005 - #17 in the "50 Best
Games of All Time" list</li></ul>¶
</li>¶
<li>Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland¶
<ul><li>1998 - Platinum Award (more details in the "Sails" section)</li></ul>¶
</li>¶
</ul>¶
<small>Information also contributed by¶
<a href="http://www.mobygames.com/user/sheet/userSheetId,5794/">Grant McLellan</a>,¶
<a href="http://www.mobygames.com/user/sheet/userSheetId,30979/">Sciere</a> and¶
<a href="http://www.mobygames.com/user/sheet/userSheetId,42761/">Xoleras</a></small>

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view changes 3 Jun 01, 2014 Trivia FatherJack (62726) Approved update
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view changes 1 Aug 23, 2010 Trivia Cantillon (39179) Approved minor edit