DualShockers Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight Review

Jon Ireson of DualShockers writes, "With Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight being declared the final installation of the classic Command & Conquer series many people will be expecting this game to take the series to a whole new level. Being a cornerstone Real Time Strategy game in the league of Dune II, Warcraft, and Starcraft, the C&C series has always been revered as a source of innovation and an example of excellence for the RTS genre. For the gaming world to expect less than a masterpiece culminating the success of the series as a whole and celebrating its most prized features would be to doubt what is seen as a founding father of RTS. I'm here to tell you the truth, as all good reviewers do.

Beyond my huge expectations as a fan of the series, I was utterly shocked at a few of the major design decisions that came to bring us a Command & Conquer game with zero buildings, no resource gathering, and mandatory online play for earning higher tier units. While this title will register as a great game in its own right with me and many other gamers, something is not right with this picture. Despite the new approach of an intense focus on co-operative online play being received as a major plus for the series by the community playing it; I get the impression that this is definitely not the C&C 4 any long-time fan was expecting or hoping for..."

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Ninferno2897d ago

great review. not a fan of RTSs but great review.

AzarVC2897d ago

Not a fan of RTS's either...I wonder how this stacks up to Supreme Commander 2?

Hitman07692897d ago

I AM a fan of RTS but this game just doesn't deserve to be called "C&C 4". A Spin-off at best. I also wonder how it stacks up against Supreme Commander 2 but unfortunately I'm pretty sure that game is ALSO a disappointment because they have removed the key feature of the original title which was sh$#loads of troops at once!

Games continue to dumb down.........

Hitman07692897d ago

I found this game fun but disappointing as hell! Better luck nesxt time, oh wait...............