Real time strategy fans rejoice, one of the all time classic RTS games could be returning to the PC for your gaming pleasure. Command & Conquer is universally loved as one of the greatest RTS games of all time and a reboot may be in the works. EA game production manager Jim Vessella mentioned this weekend that EA have special plans for the franchise on its 25th anniversary. The original Command & Conquer blew peoples minds when it was first released on the 31st of August 1995. Now with its 25th birthday fast approaching the PC gaming community is waiting with bated breath to see what EA has in store.
The original Age of Empires series set the standard for real-time strategy way back in 1997. The originals were beloved by many and this classic from the 90’s is still played by stalwarts around the world. Working your way through the many ages of humanities evolution in order to achieve world domination through war has never been so much fun and that fun is about to return in 4K glory. As we speak Microsoft is preparing the battlefield that will bring the franchise back to life with a brand new roman numeral, Age of Empires: IV along with Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, a remastering of the classics.
Tablet friendly RTS games are a new breed of evil time consuming amusement that will vaporize any spare time you may have. Think of them as Candy Crush Saga with a point.
The Settlers Online is such a game, but it has managed to fly under the radar so far, quietly it has been building to become the ultimate free to play (with paid premium options) real time strategy game that can be played anywhere, anytime.
After a year of constant play and development The Settlers Online is now more than ready to take over the world, it is ready to become the best kind of entertaining diversion from the daily grind.
Empire building has never been as much fun as it was with Age of Empires II, an all time classic RTS (Real Time Strategy) game. This classic RTS is now receiving a reboot, as is the fashion at the moment.
Microsoft have given the aging strategy game a high definition make over and will soon be releasing the updated game exclusively through Steam. From April 9 AOE II HD will be available for the bargain basement price of $20. Gamers who jump on-board early and pre-order now will receive the game 5 days early along with a 10% discount, while ordering a four pack with 3 friends will save gamers 25%.
Electronic Arts, gaming behemoth and developer of the Command and Conquer series of games have announced Command and Conquer Generals 2, online and free to play.
Based on the full blown real time 3D engine Frostbite 2, EA promise a AAA quality (full priced commercial) gaming experience for the brand new Generals 2. No tile based HTML5 graphics here, nor is it a turn based snooze fest, instead C&C Generals 2 will be a free shot of adrenalin that’s only a website and mouse click away.
The best selling real time strategy of all time continues, EA is trying to ride the wave of change and master digital distribution.
Electronic Arts look to be embracing the Play4Free gaming model. After releasing Battlefield, Need for Speed and Warhammer variations, all play for free, now it is the turn of the all time classic Real Time Strategy game Command & Conquer, it’s back, it’s better than erver, and it’s free.
C&C Tiberium Alliances has recently entered open beta, allowing anyone to sign up and get playing right now. Also adding to the excitement is the addition of Massivley Multi-player Online – MMO – to the new game. Initially battles are limited to 8 players, each Server has enourmous numbers of players in each world. Taking advantage of the web based structure of the game Electronic Arts have taken multi player to the limit, building the game from the outset to enable MMO gaming, allowing millions of players to enjoy the game online simultaneously once the game is fully released.
Developed by EA gaming studio Phenomic C&C is going back to basics, the Play4Free C&C see’s it’s players battling for resources once again, Tiberium along with Blue Crystals are the ultimate energy sources. With multiple bases and many missions to work through Tiberium Aliances will keep you fighting to expand your empire.