Posts Tagged ‘C&C’

The Staring Eyes of Natasha Henstridge

Which is my way of distracting you from the fact we’re linking to a lot of stuff we’ve written elsewhere today. This time it’s Alec’s review of Kane’s Wrath which PC Gamer have put on their electro-net-commuicato-think masters C&VG. In it he says things like… oh, go and read it. Now… I’ve reviewed it. Jim’s done it for someone else. Walker is clearly never going to play it. Sounds like time for an RPS Verdict.

Are You Or Have You Ever Been A Communist?

In just 11 days we all get to find out the secrets of Kane’s brain-hat, in the very goofy-lookin’ but presumably super-fun C&C3: Kane’s Wrath. Do we care? Well, we’d care a lot more if we weren’t thinking about C&C: Red Alert 3 instead. Armoured bears! New screenshots beneath the cut – sadly bearless, however.
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Tiberium: ED-209?

EA have released some more details, and the above screenshot of an ED-209*, to announce Tiberium, their squad-based FPS set in the C&C universe.

Chris Plummer, executive producer at EA Los Angeles, said: “After two years of pre-production, it is exciting to finally reveal this game and its rich fiction to the world. We’ve put a lot of effort into evolving the tactical shooter experience by taking core gameplay compulsions like commanding, choice and dominating your enemies and delivering them in first-person. Some of the weapons and mechanics are truly innovative for a first-person game. We’re very proud to be part of a project that has the potential to really make a mark on the canon of sci-fi fantasy fiction.”

A bunch of stuff like orbital ion cannon strikes and capital ship bombardments will apparently be included in the game to give it the sense that you’re on that C&C futuristic battlefield.

And I can’t help but feel dreadfully apathetic towards this one, sorry guys.

* “Can’t think of a robot design? Then why not try new ED-209! It’s like you don’t even have to try!”