Red Alert 3

Red Alert 3
13 years have passed since Command & Conquer Red Alert was first launched, and guess what … we have a few more weeks to wait until Red Alert 3 will be released. In celebration of this release and the 13 year anniversary EA made us a present and released Red Alert for free, and included the second part free if you preorder. But enough about the “oldies” let’s talk about the new and exciting new stuff is going on at EA L.A. and the development of the new title.

In-Game Screenshot

In-Game Screenshot


The Game Play:
Well looks like EA got installed for us quite a few surprises and this time was no exception , Red Alert 3 promises a lot of things , let’s review some now witch I found to be the most impressive. Well first of all I will start with the story-line which places us like always into a never-ending Cold War, but this time the Soviets are in trouble, the war didn’t go as they expected, riots broke up in their country and civil unrest was settle ling but as always they have a As up their sleeve, and a project conducted in the most secret of places was about the change the course of history. A mad scientist played by Peter Stormare developed a time machine to allow the soviets to change the course of history to their liking. But not all plans gone as expected and we end up with 3 faction , YES you heard me right , for the first time we don’t have only the Allied Forces or the Soviets , we have a new playable class called Empire of the Rising Sun , which are basically the Japanese who are also bent on world domination.


As you can see EA made some changes in the storyline and added a new class but you will be pleased to hear that those aren’t the only changes, the game-play was changed a lot introducing all 3 combat types: Land, Air and Naval. This time fully integrated, and not just 1 or 2 missions in between like in Red Alert 2, giving us full control in naval battles and also the pleasure of building sites in the oceans also. Like its usual the Soviets will rely mostly on units with Tesla Coils, loads of currents and intimidating massive units, the allies will have powerful new units like Athena Cannons and Century Bombers while Empire of the Rising Sun will have mainly naval ships. The thing is this time, all units in game will have a secondary ability that can be triggered automatically or manually, this is the case of the Empires units, even though mostly are naval ships they will have jets to make them airborne, this in return transcends into a wider tactical approach on how you build and how you will approach different situations. We will be able to enjoy a Single player well made campaign and also a well made Multiplayer.

New Naval Combat Sistem

New Naval Combat Sistem

The Graphics:
As expected EA has made a new graphical engine for this game, and at first look its mind bottle ling. The water effects, real time shadows with Dx10 support and loads of animations will defeanatly make it a pleasant game to enjoy. I will let the photos do the talking since there is not much I can add  .

New Graphic Engine from EA L.A.

New Graphic Engine from EA L.A.

New Graphical Engine from EA L.A.

New Graphical Engine from EA L.A.

The Sound/Cinematic:
Most of the Command & Conquer serried featured real-live actors to immerse the player into the universe into a much better degree but this time EA really over-done themselves , I can honestly say this is the biggest collection of actors I ever seen into the cinematic of a single game. And that’s not all , we don’t have just 1 or 2 well known actors , but we have a impressive number from hit series actor to internationali knows actors . Let’s see what we have : President of the United States will be played by J.K Simmons ;  The Soviets  – Tim Curry  ; The Empire of the Rising Sun – George Takei and also what would Red Alert be without sexy and deadly commanders like : Tanya – Jenny McCarthy ; Allied – Autumn Reeser ; and for the Empire – Kelly Hu .
Also we have a load more actors in the cinematic like Peter Stormare and many more. It really is an impressive gather-up and the biggest by far in game history. Now let’s hope the game will still be released in October and not be delayed so we can enjoy all its beauties.

Tim Curry & Peter Stormare

Tim Curry & Peter Stormare

Tanya - Jenny McCarthy (Sexy&Dangerous)

Tanya - Jenny McCarthy (Sexy&Dangerous)

Conclusion:
Red Alert 3 is and always will be a Hit series and the millions of fans can acclaim to that, the new title promises a lot of new concepts, new designs, cinematic, and a whole new game-play approach. It is all about the final product , and until now we have plenty reasons to be happy , let’s just hope EA will make the best out of this one and give us a experience worth enjoying.

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