Parents' Guide to

Command and Conquer Remastered Collection

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Visually enhanced walk down strategy gaming's memory lane.

Game Mac , Windows 2020
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

A much better remaster than Warcraft 3

While the graphics and audio was polished to perfection, the gameplay and plot stays the same. You can Fight for the Heroic GDI or the Terrorist Nod faction. One or few of the characters in the game have a cigar/drugs in possession during the cut scenes.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This series set the bar for real-time strategy titles, and while the genre has advanced in 25 years, there's a strong nostalgia factor with these games that its many, many fans will embrace. Both games in the Command & Conquer Remastered Collection have a little rust on them -- and show their age (especially with the full-motion video cutscenes that feature painfully bad actors) -- and they could desperately use some instructions or a tutorial. But despite all of those flaws, the core game mechanic is as strong as it ever was.

The games have just the right number and types of troops, buildings, and weapons to keep you hooked without overwhelming you. Younger players, even teens, might have trouble looking beyond the video and bare-bones graphics (even with the remastering, the games' graphics fall short of modern standards). But C&C was never about the graphics. Players who focus on the game itself will find themselves drawn in and appreciating the work that went into bringing this classic back to life. There's also a large number of bonus items and videos to flesh out the experience, and the option to create your own levels when you complete the game. For fans looking back at the nostalgia of real-time strategy games, or newcomers to the franchise, Command & Conquer Remastered Collection is one players might want to enlist in.

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