Reviews and Problems with Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars
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11 March 2010
Conclusion: Multiplayer does what it can to raise the game back up, offering eight diverse gameplay types. Granted, some of the action takes place in the same areas and with the same gameplay style as the single-player game, so it’s far from being the game it wanted to be.
Excerpt: Date: 5/2/2007 The Command & Conquer series holds a special place in the hearts of long-time real-time strategy gamers. It started with one of the first games to help elevate RTS gaming to its status as one of the most popular PC game genres and spawned countless clones through the years.
Excerpt: Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars is a sequel to the 1999 RTS title Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun and its expansion pack Firestorm by Westwood Studios. The original story tells us of the battle between the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and the Brotherhood of NOD, where you had to earn funds by...
Excerpt: So familiar yet so different… As we mentioned before, Command and Conquer 3 is released by Electronic Arts, following the acquisition of Westwood Studios that have been renamed EALA. The game was in limbo state for quite a while, but it was finally released in mid-2007.
Pros: Traditional C&C gameplay with a few twists, 3 factions each with its own campaign
Cons: Graphics could have been done better, Frank Klepacki soundtrack is sorely missing
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is In the realm of real-time strategy games, the Command & Conquer series is considered by many to be one of the omnipotent god-kings that preside over the more numerous but less-than-stellar contenders out there.
Excerpt: If you're a real time strategy gamer, Life is Good. Just consider some of the great titles that have appeared in the past couple of years: The Battle for Middle Earth 2 and its expansion; Dawn of War and its sequel, Dark Crusade; Company of Heroes; Supreme Commander.
Conclusion: Just to remind you, Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars is also making its way to the Xbox 360, as part of EA's continued effort to bring its strategy games to next-generation consoles. Expect the game to ship in May 2007. We'll have to wait another month to see how that one turns out.
Pros: It successfully embodies everything you need to experience in a modern-day RTS;
Cons: Nothing we haven't seen before, it simply lacks any tangible innovation.
Summary: If you're a fan of the Command & Conquer series, three small words are bound to get you excited: Kane is back. Indeed, so are a good number of beloved series hallmarks, like a huge amount of full-motion video and intense strategic combat.
Pros: Exciting campaign features a ton of quality full-motion video, Fast-paced gameplay is fun and exhilarating, Scrin race is a fantastic, balanced addition to the C&C universe, BattleCast turns the thrilling multiplayer into a spectator sport
Excerpt: This is the latest in the stellar C&C series and quite frankly it is shaping up to be the best in the series yet. This game brings back the popular character Kane and has really been improved over an already great format.