Command & Conquer Gold

Genre(s): Strategy/RTS (Real Time Strategy)

Gamespot Ranking: 8.6 (out of 10)

Price: Free



This is a remake of original “Command & Conquer” and its add-on mission disc, “Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations” bundled together.

Command & Conquer developed ideas from Westwood’s previous game Dune 2, forming a real-time strategy (RTS) game which has influenced many. The control system involves selecting units with the mouse and then directing them, while the opponents make their moves without waiting for a “turn” to end.

The game focuses on a war between two organizations, The Brotherhood of Nod and the Global Defense Initiative. You can take control of either side for more than 15 missions. Both have different units and structures, including artillery, tanks and light infantry.

In most missions you have to build a base first to build new units and structures. Most important are the special harvesters, which collect Tiberium and deliver it to a refinery, where it’s converted into money – money which is needed to create additional units.

The game also features FMV mission briefings and victory cutscenes.

Publisher: Virgin Interactive/Electronic Arts

Developer: Westwood Studios

Release Date: August 1995

Players: Single Player, Multiplayer

ERSB: T (Teen).

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