A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
You are a commander in a sci-fi war.
Violence & Scariness
Some animated blood, but the action takes place from an eagle eye's perspective.
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Some curse words include "hell" and "damn."
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Products & Purchases
This is part of a 20 year series of video games.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that while this game has some violence and animated blood, it's less graphic than many other PC and console war games because it's played primarily from a top-down battlefield point-of-view and the action takes place more between units, such as vehicles, than people. Also, its setting is less-realistic because it's a sci-fi tale that takes place on another planet. The game can be played online. Also, you must own Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars to play this game since it's an expansion pack.
Is It Any Good?
As with the past 3-D games in this series, you'll play this futuristic war simulator from a tilted top-down perspective, as you build and defend bases, all the while commanding ground, air, and sea units to take down the enemy. Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath adds 13 new single-player missions and a myriad of new units, factions, structures, and powers to each of the three clashing armies: the noble Global Defense Initiative, the cut-throat guerilla tactics of Brotherhood of Nod, and the technologically advanced alien race, the Scrin.
While not terribly exciting, a new Global Conquest Mode has also been added, which allows desktop commanders to create their own turn-based games against two A.I.-controlled armies on a world map. Multiplayer over the Internet is back again, supporting up to seven opponents and a ton of new maps. An Xbox 360 version of Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath is expected this summer. While this console version will be a stand-alone game, it's a shame Kane's Wrath on the PC isn't – in fact, while it says "Expansion Pack" on the game box, it does not indicate you need the original Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars to play, which you do (the small print is on the bottom of the back of the box).
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