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Command and Conquer 3: Red Alert

July 15th, 2008 by Troy Goodfellow · 2 Comments · E3, Electronic Arts, Gameshark, Preview

My preview can be found here.


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  • Robert

    I’ve been passing around the Empire of the Rising Sun video to some (mostly) console gamers in my social network. They’ve definitely given the game a serious glane-most of them played Red Alert (or C&C) in some variation and really dig the colorful mecha anime inspired units and the overall “serious silliness” in the gameplay.

    I think that RA3 will do really well for itself this fall as a result. Probably better than C&C3 did in both the critic circuit and retail sales.

    My one concern with it is that EA LA has been doing these almost yearly RTS releases for what feels like a really long time-the 3 BFME products, Generals+Zero Hour, and the two C&C3 releases. Now RA3 and the almost-assured expansion. I would be nice to see that team reload a bit in the genre and come out with some fresh ideas for the “action-RTS” subgenre they currently command.

  • Strategos' Risk

    I don’t know about you, but I think they’re going to get complaints of racism re: some of the Japanese units. Most notably the midget Tankbuster with the ridiculous rice-picker hat. It’s going to be C&C Generals all over again.