Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 News

EA enlists former Westwood devs to work on its Command & Conquer PC remasters

EA has announced that its recently revealed Command & Conquer remasters are to be helmed by Petroglyph Games, a developer founded by key members of the original C&C team at the long-defunct Westwood Studios.

EA's Command & Conquer PC remasters were first introduced back in October, following the community's angry reaction to Command & Conquer: Rivals, the publisher's free-to-play RTS mobile game. At the time, EA producer Jim Vessella assured fans that, "we heard you loud and clear: also wants to see the franchise return to PC."

Now, writing in a new post to the Command & Conquer subreddit, Vessella has confirmed that EA's remaster programme will begin with Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn, Command & Conquer: Red Alert, and expansion packs Covert Ops, Counterstrike, and Aftermath. These will be bundled into a single remastered collection, with no micro-transactions to be found.

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Red Alert 3 demo on Xbox Live

2GB sampler available to Gold subs.

EA has released an Xbox 360 demo of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, although the 2GB sampler is currently only available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

EA to take over Trafalgar Square again

Play games, look at Gemma Atkinson.

EA will be hosting an enormous public event inside the largest temporary structure ever erected in London's Trafalgar Square on 31st October and 1st November.

EA cements Red Alert 3 dates

PC in October, Xbox 360 just behind.

EA has told Eurogamer that Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 will be arriving first for PC on 31st October and then for Xbox 360 on 14th November.

WAR item for Red Alert 3 pre-orders

In-game helmet that turns you into a bear.

Those pre-ordering Red Alert 3 will get an exclusive in-game item for Warhammer Online, which appears to be a helmet that turns you into a bear. Bizarre.

Future C&C beta key in Red Alert 3

Future C&C beta key in Red Alert 3

Premier Edition treat.

GAME's exclusive "Premier" package for Red Alert 3 on PC includes a mystery beta key for an unnamed Command & Conquer game.

The package, which costs GBP 44.99, also includes a host of other goodies.

Chief among them for the average internet misogynist is probably the 'Women of Red Alert 3 montage video', presumably featuring Gemma Atkinson, but it's the beta key which has most people's interest piqued.

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Red Alert 3 beta with Kane's Wrath

Red Alert 3 beta with Kane's Wrath

C&C3 expansion pack dated, too.

Electronic Arts has said that Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath will be out on 28th March, and each copy will come with an individual beta key for Red Alert 3.

It coincides with the publisher officially unveiling RA3, claiming it only "dipped its feet in the water" with Command & Conquer 3.

"Red Alert 3 is chocked full of innovations, but the big one is the co-op campaign," said executive producer Chris Corry in the latest BattleCast.

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C&C Red Alert 3 in the works

Big secret not so secret any more.

Red Alert 3 appears to be the big Command & Conquer secret producer David Silverman has been promising to announce at the end of February.