OpenRA, the open source project that takes Westwood’s classic RTS games and makes them prettier (and better) on modern systems, has just turned 10. Here’s a new trailer to celebrate.
OpenRA is an open source project that “recreates and modernizes” Westwood’s classic RTS games on the PC by building a new engine for them and making them free to download.
This is Renegade X, a fan game in development for over six years. It's come quite far since then, and now, it's just about ready to go.
And another Command & Conquer game bites the dust: EA has just axed the latest in the longrunning strategy series, the company announced today.
Just in case the words "Command & Conquer" and "free-to-play" hadn't got you wary enough for the upcoming C&C Generals 2, there's now this: the game is releasing without a singleplayer story mode.
Another day, another storied video game franchise going free-to-play. This time, it's Command & Conquer, with the revered real-time strategy getting an all-new iteration powered by DICE's Frostbite 2 engine.
Those with faint stomachs may want to avoid clicking on this, lest they look upon what has become of this once-mighty franchise and despair.
During my recent interview with BioWare co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, we talked about the obvious things like Mass Effect and Star Wars: The Old Republic.
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EA isn't just making a 2013 Command & Conquer game under the BioWare umbrella. They're making a free game, an "all new free-to-play MMO strategy game" called Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances according to a press release today.
If Command & Conquer: Generals 2 is really a BioWare game (and it is, right?), then we should care about its story. Storytelling in video games, after all, is a BioWare hallmark.
In saying the next Command & Conquer game is coming from "BioWare", it seems EA is hoping a little of gamer's good will towards the RPG powerhouse will rub off on the game. Instead, unless Generals 2 is amazing, it's probably going to backfire.
Just announced at the Spike Video Game Awards, BioWare's next project is a Command & Conquer sequel entitled Command & Conquer: Generals 2
The brief appearance of a staging site for the new home of Command & Conquer on the web revealed that the beloved real-time strategy franchise will be born again under a brand-new EA development studio, Jon Van Caneghem's Victory Games.
Unless you make your living from science, a table of elements is a pretty boring thing. But not when it includes gaming concoctions like Imulsion (Gears of War), Tiberium (Command & Conquer) and Element Zero (Mass Effect).
A deadly cocktail of nerd poisons, featuring the toxic element from EA's Command & Conquer series combined with a few equally sly Dune and Star Wars references, as seen in Lady Gaga's (slightly NSFW) "Telephone" video. Thanks, Matt & Charles!
I suppose at some point this will cease to be news, but the franchises that made LAN gaming great continue to turn their back on it, providing a long slow obituary for the service. Command & Conquer is the latest.
And the weekend parade of free stuff keeps marching on. PC gamers can now get all three original Command & Conquer games free through the official website. The freebies are a promotion for the release of Command & Conquer 4 next month.