Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

antstream

Revision History

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

Preview

Revised ThingRevision of the game trivia for Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Revision Typeupdate
What ChangedTrivia
Trivia

1001 Video Games

Command & Conquer: Red Alert appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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

Change Comparison

Trivia
<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>
Trivia
<h3>1001 Video Games</h3>¶
<i>Command & Conquer: Red Alert</i> appears in the book <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1001_Video_Games_You_Must_Play_Before_You_Die">1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die</a> by General Editor Tony Mott.¶
<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>

Legend
changed text
deleted text
added text

Revision Rev # When What Changed Revised By Status Revision Type
view changes 3 Jun 01, 2014 Trivia FatherJack (62726) Approved update
view changes 2 Sep 23, 2012 Trivia Patrick Bregger (263256) Approved replacement
view changes 1 Aug 23, 2010 Trivia Cantillon (39179) Approved minor edit