A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
The leader of the "good" guys orders an attack, knowing that millions of civilians will be killed. Later he lies, saying it was a tragic accident.
Violence & Scariness
Large-scale battles with explosions, fires, and deaths of soldiers. Blood is visible, but hard to see.
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Occasional use of "hell" and "damn" in video cut scenes.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that as with many other Real-Time-Strategy (RTS) games, the focus is on dominating opponents by force. Large armies of men, tanks, aircraft, etc., are all used to defeat opponents in large-scale battles. Soldiers can be flung from exploding vehicles, and it's possible to see blood if players zoom in. However, the focus of this game is quick-thinking and strategy to figure out how to defeat enemies with the right mix of forces, defensive units, and resource management.
Is It Any Good?
The gameplay doesn't advance the RTS genre much, but it's a good formula. With only one resource to gather and relatively small tech trees, players spend most of the time building up the right mix of troops, armor, and aircraft to take on the enemy.
Like most RTS games, the game is all about mixing the right number and types of troops to blow up, kill, and otherwise destroy enemy forces. Unlike some other RTS games that feature economic or political victories, C&C 3 only allows players to win by completing the objectives, which usually include destroying vital enemy bases and troops. All in all C&C 3 is a solid RTS game -- not a lot new, but fun nonetheless.
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