Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Counterstrike

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Counterstrike
Basic Information
Westwood Studios, Intelligent Games
Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts
Command & Conquer
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Real-time Strategy
CD-ROMDigital Download
Keyboard, Mouse
MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows
Origin Release(s)
Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
This title has been rated T by the ESRBThis title has been rated 12+ by PEGIThis title has been classified 15+ by the ELSPA
Technical Information
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows
April 31997
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Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Counterstrike is the first expansion to the iconic game Command & Conquer: Red Alert, developed by Westwood Studios and Intelligent Games, and published by Virgin Interactive and Electronic Arts.

The Secret Ant Missions[edit | edit source]

To access the hidden giant ant missions, hold down the left Shift key on your keyboard, and then right-click on the speaker above and to the right of the Options menu. The Counterstrike CD is required.

click the area circled

The extremely powerful Giant Ants were seen shortly after the Great World War II. The giant ants were the result of radiation-induced mutation, which caused regular ants to grow in size, possibly because of an old and leaky nuclear reactor. Furthermore, the bones of the giant ant - particularly the leg bones, were considerably strengthened to take the massive weight of the giant ant, and they were hollow as well. The bone structure of the giant ant was both extremely strong and for lightweight for its size. The Giant Ants had multiple underground lairs, which were all connected to a Soviet underground base that was their main nest, where the Ant Queen was located.

Minimum & Recommended Specifications[edit | edit source]

Retail Release Specifications
Minimum Specifications
Operating System Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
Windows 95
CPU Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
266 MHz
RAM Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
8 MiB
HDD Space Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
350 MiB
Optical Drive Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows