Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
Basic Information
Video Game
EA Los Angeles
Electronic Arts
Command & Conquer
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2
Real-time Strategy
DVD-ROMDigital Download
Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
Steam, Origin
Origin Platform(s)
Microsoft Windows
Steam Platform(s)
Retail Features
Steam Features
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Play Information
Retail Localization Information
Interface Language(s)
Audio Language(s)
Retail Minimum Specifications
Operating System(s)
Windows XP SP2
Windows Vista
Intel-logo.svg Pentium 4 2.20 GHz (XP)
Intel-logo.svg Pentium 4 2.60 GHz (Vista)
AMD Logo.svg Athlon XP 2100+ (XP)
AMD Logo.svg Athlon XP 2800+ (Vista)
1 GiB
Microsoft Windows DirectX 9.0c-compatible
Microsoft Windows NVIDIA.png GeForce 6800
Microsoft Windows ATI-Logo.svg Radeon X800
macOS NVIDIA.png GeForce 7300 GT
macOS ATI-Logo.svg Radeon X1600
Microsoft Windows DirectX
DirectX 9.0c-compatible
Optical Drive
Steam Minimum Specifications
HDD Space
10 GiB
Origin Minimum Specifications
HDD Space
20 GiB
European Union European Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
October 312008
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
October 282008
Australia Australian Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
November 62008
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Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is an RTS for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Xbox 360, and the PlayStation 3. This is the latest installment in the popular Command & Conquer: Red Alert series.

An expansion pack, Uprising was released on March 12, 2009.

Allies plotline[edit | edit source]

The Allies Campaign begins with Field Marshal Bingham demanding the player to defend the English borders against a relentless wave of Soviet Union aggression. After successfully defending the English borders and forcing the Soviets into a retreat, the player embarks on a campaign to liberate countries throughout Europe. However, a new faction takes advantage of the weakened state of both the Allies and the Soviets, and assaults Allied-Soviet borders with invasions and bombing runs, as well as enforcing a blockade of their seas with mighty fortresses. In a desperate attempt to even the odds, the Allies and the Soviets combine to form a fragile alliance. Firstly, a combined assault on the fortress floating in the North Sea, eliminating their military power in that location - which would have been impossible without an alliance. Fuelled by bloodlust and anger for the Allies' alliance with the Soviets, President Ackerman takes the opportunity to do what he thinks the other allies should have done a long time ago - destroy them with their laser superweapon. Bingham orders the player to assault Mount Rushmore by disabling its defences, destroying the base inside, and assassinating President Ackerman. With the Soviets withdrawing their threats of superweapon assaults, the Allies have a plan to utterly eliminate the Empire's military power and leadership; the Allies' and Soviet's plan is to attempt a full-scale attack on Tokyo. This battle must prevail for the Allies as the Empire's command has targeted extremely important cities, as a form of a ransom.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

There are three factions to choose from. They are the Allies, the Empire of the Rising Sun, and the Soviet Union.

Reception[edit | edit source]

PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Windows
MobyRank 76 83
GameRankings 77% 76.61% 81.35%

See also[edit | edit source]