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The parents' guide to what's in this game.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that while this game has some violence and animated blood, this "Teen"-rated game is not very graphic compared to most other PC and console strategy games. Why? It's played primarily from an eagle's eye view (not to mention the action takes place more between units, such as vehicles, than people). Also, several of the fighting units in this over-the-top sci-fi tale are units such as sonic dolphins and fighting bears. Mild language includes words such as "damn" and "hell."
To begin this one، be reminded that i review the WHOLE series and not just this game, thanks for understanding. Okay, is now the 25th annerversy of Command and Conquer series, and that game is Command & Conquer Timuailm Dawn, starting GDI and Nod, the two rivals with their goals to stop Timuailm from spreading, while also fighting against each other for it. The story then goes reminding to our favorite commando, codename havic, in C&C Renvenge, launched in 2002, and unlike the others is a 3rd person and 1st person shooter game taking place at the same universe, same storyline to save havic's friends of GDI and find the temple of nod to stop a project from evil hands. Then was Command and Conquer Timuailm Sun, with bigger maps, and improved gameplay with new stuff from the two sides as they race against the clock to in the expandtion pack Firestorm, stop the ion storms and with nod to stop there cyoclae from rampaging across them. The Prequel Series, named Red Alert, in 1996, against two superpowers, Allies and Soviet Union, both mighty, and in a twisted side of cold war, then in 2000 Red alert 2 came along, continues the story between the two sides, starting with the allies trapped in their states by the soviets, and that they manage to escape that and thorghtout they fight off the soviets yet again with new technology from both, including the nuclear missile and the guy named Yuri. The allies then managed to reach Moscow, capture their premier, and in no time, unrest awaits. By that, two of those that saw it happened, a general, and a veteran (According to Disney officially on that) they go down thought the survived building, meeting with a sciencist to go back in time with the time machine, which actually sounds familiar to before, an go back in time, kill a physical (You know who he is) and go back, looking better, and making that veteran now the new premier of soviet union, and knowing that the Soviets had made the allies flee Europe (almost) again. Before they can celebrate, they get urgent warning from the emperor of the empire of the rising sun, and a conspait there suffering of them, which now means World War 3 for real. Thorghtout that game, we meet the old and new faces, and also on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. After a while the allies have the upper hand again, and capture the two I said before to a cryo-prison. The expansion pack Uprising is more on Rising Sun. Now back to the Timuailm series, with Command and Conquer 3 Timuailm Wars with Scrin on rise. I end there to not reveal any more since you the rest. Now content overall:
* Violence - (3.5/5) All of them have some standard violence in them, and some with blood, many of them with weapons of any war, some looks gossy but well tamed. Yes there is also some of that brawl in the games over the years more to the point of almost being aggressive. Is any real time strategy game series and this is a perfect one of this kind. Noting serious to worry about that unless your anti about this game.
* Sex - (1/5) Even this portion had something, like the subjectable commando woman in their clothing, but noting serious, unless your talking about that phrase in Red alert 3 in which of flitlering with someone, but it does not happen. The most alarming of that kind is of clazains subjectable beach wear in Red alert 2, but not worry there.
*Language - (2.5/5) Quite surprising amount of all of those games, and that includes the h-word in fair dozens, most profound with the main theme song of red alert games "He Match", but don't be stocker of that, be stocker of the milder words " Heck" "Devil" "God" "Lord" and "Bloody". The later ones include *GodD###" "B####" and in Red Alert 3, on Rising Sun Mission 8, the guy I said before says Zopida, which is Russian for the a-word, and if you defeat all his forces he then goes Russian cursing, which if you know Russian that can be plain in suit to you, but a few don't know Russian techonagly.
Drugs Drinking and Smoking: (1/5) To what we can tell, a few thorghtout series did smoke, and drink sometimes, but that's rarely anything serious topic.
Other wavy of the series: In overall, is basically on the PC only. Few of those made it to other consoles, like Xbox 360. There's then that the series is so propealer that there was many mods thorghtout the years being created, like CnC meets Stars War or Generals All-Stars, and that you too can create one using tools from EA for all of their post-2001 games (Westwood Studios were the original ones) and since 2015 now from Disney, and easier now to create them with explained touraurl on how to make maps playable to game, which is a while for many. (Took a whole month to create one single map, with help is reduced to a week) I can stop there now.
Overall content of the whole series is (2/5) and I sure the series is not on hold, nor cancel for good. The 25th Annersacy of Command and Conquer comrades, let's continue the series to the very end!
To begin with I say 17 and under because no matter what age, one needs to be able to decipher good from bad and right from wrong. Aside from what's already been said about the game, I raised the "sex" flag because of the obvious intent of the producers to appeal to lust in male players. The intermittent videos before and after levels feature flirty and suggestive women with enough cleavage and curves to keep one wanting more. It's no accident that one of the the main characters who plays "Tanya" is a porn star. If you want to play a good Command and Conquer game, try "Generals." Good men must learn to tame lustful passion if they're to learn to love...and teach their sons.
It's been seven long years since the last Command & Conquer Red Alert game and now real-time strategy (RTS) fans can rejoice as COMMAND & CONQUER RED ALERT 3 is now available for Windows PCs (with an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version to follow). As with its best-selling predecessors, this anticipated sequel features an over-the-top story told via cheesy live-motion video cut-scenes, and of course, frantic mouse-clicking game-play from an overhead perspective (ideal for \"commanding\" and \"conquering\"). The deliciously ridiculous premise behind Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 involves a Russian leader, played by Tim Curry (of Rocky Horror Picture Show fame), who goes back in time with colleagues to kill Albert Einstein in the hopes the Soviets will become the world power instead of the U.S. Except tampering with history causes an unexpected outcome: the Empire of the Rising Sun becomes a major player, led by corny emperor George Takei (Star Trek).
In the story-based campaign, players must choose to lead one of the three sides – the Allies, Soviets and Empire – each with their own weapons, vehicles, structures, units and technologies. Players can go at it solo by advancing through increasingly tough missions, with offensive and defensive missions (and more naval battles than in past games), or for the first time in the series engage in co-operative play by connecting with a friend online or choosing an A.I. co-commander to help tag-team your war efforts. Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 also includes the standard non-story skirmish mode and multiplayer matches for up to six players.
Is It Any Good?
Yes, its good as long as you don't mind having to micromange every facet of the conflict, including building bases and key structures, and deploying troops in a tactical fashion onto the battlefield. This sequel enjoys a tremendous amount of polish, both in the game's visual flare and in the delicate balancing of the three sides. Plus the mouse-based control is intuitive and responsive. Quite simply, RTS fans longing for the return of Command & Conquer Red Alert will be more than pleased with the latest chapter in the franchise.
Talk to Your Kids About ...
Families can talk about whether game sequels are a good thing or way overdone these days? What makes you want to play a sequel? Is it the characters, story, locations, or game-play mechanics of a game? Do most sequels live up to your expectations? Or do you think there are too many sequels now, such as Gears of War 2, Resistance 2, Fallout 3, Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero: World Tour, Fable II and so on?