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How much more Ultimate can EA's upcoming PS3 version of Red Alert 3 get? Although the Blu-ray disc will be bursting with extras, EA is planning on offering even more through DLC. Multiple map packs will be released through the PlayStation Store. But guess what? The first map pack will be absolutely...

February 4th 2009 at 12:15pm 0 Comments

The latest trailer for Red Alert 3: Uprising has a little bit of everything. Manic combat? Got it. Creepy girl? Yeah, it's in there too. Cheese? Only if you consider the acting, which, like Kraft, is the cheesiest. Watch the chaos -- and camp -- unfold as we wait for The Nature Boy to teach us al...

February 3rd 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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One of the things we've always loved about the Red Alert series is its campy FMV sequences. The other thing we love is tesla coils. Man, those things really mess dudes up.Back to our original point: EA is once again pulling out all the stops for the expansion to Red Alert 3. Returning cast members...

January 27th 2009 at 3:57pm 0 Comments
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A few months ago, developers of the latest Command & Conquer game, revealed that the delayed PS3 version of the game would feature "really cool things" that take advantage of the "high-defness of Blu-Ray." Well, a listing on the EA Store reveals what those things will be.Now dubbed the Ultimate...

January 13th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Dead or Alive actress Holly Valance is trading in her sword (and vial of box office poison) for a pen and paper as journalist Brenda Snow in the recently announced Red Alert 3: Uprising. Valance will lend her live action camp to the upcoming expansion, which is earmarked for a digital-only release...

January 12th 2009 at 10:05pm 0 Comments
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Don't count the filthy Reds out yet, as Electronic Arts has detailed Uprising, an upcoming expansion to Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3. The add-on will send players back to the front lines with a new single-player campaign, new units and a greater quantity of live-action cutscenes, just in case...

January 8th 2009 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Available for download off the Xbox Live Marketplace is a fresh and alert Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 demo. The 1.5GB demo download can be grabbed in all Xbox Live regions and (from what we gather from the demo description) features single and Live multiplayer play. Also according to the Red A...

November 28th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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EA ran into two separate, yet equally important, serial key problems with the release of Red Alert 3. The first issue was that the serial key pinged back as being "invalid," while the other involved a missing digit in the 20-digit code. Here are the solutions from the EA site: Invalid key issu...

October 30th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

The Gnomeregan Revenge: Red Alert is an original tale told in pre-Arthas Azeroth, the first of a new trilogy by filmmaker Odessa. The Gnomish race is cast in the role of Soviet revolutionaries against the Alliance. In this episode they use their technological superiority to stage a surprise attack o...

October 21st 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Apparently convinced that it can no longer make loads of cash from a 13-year-old PC game, publisher EA has combined motivated marketing with measured magnanimity and released real-time strategy classic Command & Conquer: Red Alert for free. Where? Right at the bottom of this Red Alert 3 promoti...

September 1st 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The thing about camp, i.e. the utter failure of seriousness, is that it's often difficult to judge whether it's intentional or not. The live-action cutscenes populating EA's (and Westwood's before that) Command & Conquer games have always had an aura of sincere goofiness about them, the source...

August 20th 2008 at 8:05am 0 Comments