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— Thursday, February 13, 2003 —

Posted By: Mike at 9:55:09 AM ET

ActionTrip Generals Review

ActionTrip.com is the latest to review C&C Generals.  They rated it an 84/100.  Here is a clip from their review article:

Those of you who are looking to buy this game for its single-player facet will definitely object to the relatively short and uninspired single-player campaign. There are three sub-campaigns in total, each of which you can finish in a day's time. The single-player mode lacks Westwood's trademark FMV cut-scenes, and any characters or a sensible plot that you can relate to. Over the years, Westwood has become famous for their adaptation of Frank Herbert's "Dune," and they've been known for their ability to incorporate a great storyline into an RTS, but I guess there wasn't enough time or money to do this for Generals. In light of the recent troubling news about the company's demise, it's not hard to see why this game didn't get as much attention or funding, as it probably should have. Certain sacrifices had to be made, and in order to make the gameplay, multiplayer facet, and the 3D graphics so complete, something simply had to give. It turns out that it was the single-player portion that had to be cut down in order to deliver the best core gameplay possible.

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