C&C Labs News Wire

— Wednesday, February 27, 2008 —

Posted By: Mike at 7:17:04 AM ET

New RA3 Info

Hagren over at C&C Files has posted more information about Red Alert 3 from a Dutch gaming magazine.  Here are the important points:
  • The IFV is back
  • Confirmed superweapons: Iron curtain, chronosphere, particle cannon
  • New unit: The Allied drone
  • No nuclear technology
  • In-house physics engine
  • 60 minutes of cutscenes
  • Engine optimized for multi-core processors
  • Estimated release date: November 2008
  • Engineers are confirmed
  • Switching between fire modes takes some time
  • There will be a structure similar to the gap generator
  • Game development started in 2005
  • Principal shooting of FMVs starts in April
Campaign info:
  • The Soviet campaign will revolve around them trying to destroy both the Allies and the Empire of the Rising Sun
  • The Allied campaign will revolve around the maniacal US president who desperately wants the Soviets dead
  • The Empire of the Rising Sun campaign will revolve around the strained relation between the Emperor of Japan and his son
You can read the entire posting and see some scans from the magazine over at Command & Conquer Files.
Last edited by Mike on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 10:34:00 PM.