Command & Conquer Archive

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EA to release Command & Conquer: The Ultimate Collection


If you thought Command & Conquer: The First Decade was a good deal, wait til you get a load of Command & Conquer: The Ultimate Collection, due to hit stores and EA’s Origin service in October.

For $US49.99 or £24.99 (no AU price yet), you get the following Command & Conquer games:
Command & Conquer
Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Command & Conquer: Red Alert – Counterstrike
Command & Conquer: Red Alert – The Aftermath
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun – Firestorm
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2
Command & Conquer: Red Alert – Yuri’s Revenge
Command & Conquer: Renegade
Command & Conquer: Generals
Command & Conquer: Generals – Zero Hour
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Uprising
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight

That’s a lot of Command & Conquer – no Sole Survivor, though!

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Fan-made HTML5 version of Command & Conquer in the works

An ambitious fellow by the name of Aditya Ravi Shankar has undertaken the rather strenuous task of bringing the original Command & Conquer (today’s Video Game Ad of the Day, coincidentally) to your browser.

Unfortunately, the popularity of the game led to the programmer’s ISP pulling the plug on his page, currently leaving the game without a host, but plans to get it back up and running are under way. You can read about the development of the port here.

Update: The game has now been rehosted.

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Video Game Ad of the Day: Command & Conquer

I always wanted an Obelisk of Light for the front garden.

Command & Conquer (retroactively subtitled Tiberian Dawn) was a runaway success for Westwood Studios in 1995. It built heavily on the framework the company developed for their first real-time strategy game, Dune II, but brought the conflict into a near-future global terrorism scenario. This ad is for the Saturn and PlayStation release of the game.