The year is 2047. A massive nuclear fireball explodes high in the night sky, marking the dramatic beginning of the Third Tiberium War and the long-awaited return of the most groundbreaking Real-Time Strategy franchise of all time.
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Release Date: Mar 28, 2007

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About This Game

The year is 2047. A massive nuclear fireball explodes high in the night sky, marking the dramatic beginning of the Third Tiberium War and the long-awaited return of the most groundbreaking Real-Time Strategy franchise of all time. Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars unveils the future of RTS gaming by bringing you back to where it all began: the Tiberium Universe. With the corrupt substance Tiberium blanketing most of the Earth, the infamous Kane is back to lead his Brotherhood of Nod in a massive global assault on the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and the few remaining livable Blue Zones left on the planet. Only you can stop him. Featuring state-of-the-art next-generation graphics, an epic story, and truly innovative features such as the ability to transform online battles into a spectator sport, Command & Conquer is about to reinvent RTS gaming … again. Welcome back, Commander.
  • Fast, Fluid, Fun — The ultra-responsive, smooth-as-silk gameplay C&C invented is now better than ever, intuitively placing your entire arsenal at your fingertips.
  • 35+ Single Player Missions — In a vast open-world theater of war where each decision you make matters, you’ll experience one cohesive, epic story told from the unique perspective of all three warring factions.
  • Story Like You’ve Never Seen — High-definition, live action video sequences that seamlessly tie the game’s epic story together feature an unparalleled, diverse Hollywood cast, including talent from Star Wars, Starship Troopers, Battlestar Galactica, LOST, and House and the return of Joe Kucan as Kane.
  • AI with Distinct Styles of Play — The game AI matches your style of play—choose from play styles such as ‘rushing’, ‘turtling’, and more, or level the battlefield and let the AI use its own tactics to give you the highest level of challenge.
  • New Ways to Attack — Keep your opponent guessing by building flying battleships, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms, and combining units to form powerful, never-before-seen super-units.
  • Technology Makes the World Come Alive — Lose yourself in reflected sunlight and scream in sheer joy as you blow chunks off of enemy tanks, structures, and anything else you can launch a rocket at. The game world gains a new dimension and the battlefield comes to life as the atmosphere fills with smoke, fire, haze, tracers, explosions, and state-of-the-art weather effects.
  • Intuitive and Evolved Interface — A fully evolved side-bar interface allows you to completely manage your base operations while never leaving the action.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista
    • Processor: 2GHz AMD Athlon™ processor or equivalent
    • Memory: 512MB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon 8500 or Nvidia GeForce 4 or higher video card
    • Hard Drive: 8GB
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
    • Other Requirements: Internet service required to access online features, Broadband modem required for 3 to 8 players and voice support
    • INTERNET CONNECTION, ONLINE AUTHENTICATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT REQUIRED TO PLAY. TO ACCESS ONLINE FEATURES, YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE. ONLY ONE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE PER GAME. EA ONLINE TERMS & CONDITIONS AND FEATURE UPDATES CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.EA.COM. YOU MUST BE 13+ TO REGISTER WITH EA ONLINE. EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON WWW.EA.COM.
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SATURN
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
well, the only bad thing about it is THAT I CANT PLAY IT! other than that idk what to say, the game looks very good but Y DO IT NO WORK?
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GoodGuy7
( 61.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
I have always enjoyed the Command & Conquer series. With the exception of 4: Tiberian Twilight, this series has been the granddaddy of RTS games to me, and you'd be hard pressed to make me dislike the series.

C&C 3: Tiberium Wars, as you may have guessed, is the third main entry in the Tiberian Universe. The Global Defense Initiative and the Brotherhood of Nod are at it again in the third world-wide firestorm to occur after the appearance of the deadly crystal, Tiberium. In the perspective of both campaigns, you command forces of the two factions in an effort to dominate the enemy.

Some missions have you build up a base, assemble a strike force, and proceed to take out an objective before your enemy destroys you first. You construct buildings to train/upgrade your forces, and need to divide your attention on taking out the enemy base, while making sure the enemy doesn't destroy yours. In the process, you harvest Tiberium to help fund your genocidal conquest of the map.

Those missions... suck.

However! Some missions give you a limited number of units to strike your foes where it hurts, like one mission in the GDI campaign where you have to use mobile Battle Bases to keep vehicles repaired while you destroy a Nod vehicle stockpile. I have a lot more fun with those missions, because I have more fun being given limited forces than maintaining a base while trying to accomplish a hard objective.

Completing the GDI and Nod campaigns unlocks a third campaign for a new faction: The Scrin, an insectoid alien race.

The campaign mode shows you a map of "Theatres," which each contain a number of missions. Between them, GDI and Nod both have the same number of missions: 17 for each of them, for a total of 34 maps. The unlockable Scrin campaign has 4 missions, which leads to a final total of 38 levels.

When you pick a mission to play, you're given the option of playing on Easy, Normal, or Hard difficulties, with the enemy's units packing more of a punch and being a bit tougher the higher you go. Beating a mission will award you a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Medal, respectively. However, as far as I know, the types of medals you actually earn have no effect on gameplay rewards, so if it's your first time playing, don't feel bad for playing on Easy, 'cuz it's a challenge even then. :avgnmad:

Each mission also has a set of optional bonus objectives; completing them will add a nice little stripe to your medal at the end of a mission. Also, the game has an intelligence database for the two (actually three) factions. Getting these entries often requires completing bonus objectives, but destroying a special enemy unit, just playing on, building a special structure, etc. will let you get even more. Getting all intel entries adds another nice completion stripe to your end-of-level medal!

(Now, if you're a story hound like me, this'll let give a lot of interesting stuff to read about the game's world. If not, then there's no shame in missing a couple.)

Even without online functionality, the Skirmish mode is fun, too. Here, you can either team up with friendly AI from the factions and/or pit yourself against opponents, both of which have adjustable difficulty levels. Maps can support 2, 3, 4, 6, or even 8 bases to wage war on each other!

Overall, Tiberium Wars sticks to what worked in the series so far and, while not quite having the same charm as Tiberian Sun, it still stands as a nice game that I wholeheartedly recommend to anyone who likes the genre.

9.2/10

Peace Through Power!!!
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Blankly
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Nostalgie aside: Played the heck out of this game almost 10 years ago, maybe i just grew to old or bored with rts but didnt enjoy it
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zTwizzlaz
( 10.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21
Great game. Played it for years on the Xbox 360 then got it for pc. Kane's Wrath is a great expansion pack too.
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Glazelf
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
Do it for the alien tentacle tanks.
10/10
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sww06
( 131.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 18
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars keeps to the roots of the C&C genre in terms of base building, unit construction, and faction diversity. Minor changes are resource generation (Pre determined pools of tiberium exist), the special abilities of the factions, and trying to keep your enemy from unit swarming you (good luck with that haha). This is possibly the last true C&C game to come from EA that retains much of the C&C core (don't get me wrong, the Red Alert, Generals, and Kane's Wrath timelines are fun to play as well, not to mention KW is a throwback to Tiberian Sun in a manner). C&C 3 is also fun because you actually get to duke it out in diverse areas and SOME important cities all around the globe.

I strongly recommend this game to any 90's kid.


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Cronita
( 7.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
Well this game is the last good C&C game but there is a small problem why is the best C&C ever made not on steam (C&C generals ) adding it on steam wont hurt its much more better than any stratigy game in the world
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Petrified Onion
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13
This game is fantastic. Possibly my favorite game of all time. There is one major problem however... It does not, at this time run on Windows 10... EA also shut down the multiplayer servers. If you don't have Windows 10, get it. Even without the servers it's a great game.
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[FFS] Der Purpel Helmut
( 33.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 10
♥♥♥♥. Doesn't launch.
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Your Nightmare #IMNOOB
( 9.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 10
Product received for free
Good game. I reccomend it
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
99.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
peas through power plants

i <3 this game, even if u beat everthing you can still download custom maps


PROS:
lots of maps
mods
lots of buildings
lots of upgrades
lots of units
3-9 factions
chuck norris mod


CONS:
flame tank 2 OP
noobs that play the game
no lifes that play the game


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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
60.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
A sci-fi RTS with a grotesque alien race. What more could one wish for?

Awesomitude
- Easy to learn and play
- Alien faction
- Just enough strategy to be super fun without having to commit to something more complex like the TW series
- Has an alien faction
- Very nice sound design in general
- Did I mention the alien faction?
- Crippling your enemies with a superweapon, then moving in with a vast (alien) army and thoroughly annihilating them
- The awesomely cliche insectoid alien faction
- None of the lag problems more modern RTS's tend to haveo
- ALIENS!
- Exploding things all over the screen
- Aliens doing the exploding

Badness
- The live-action cutscenes don't have the best writing and some of the actors aren't so great
- The campaign story is uber predictable
- Incidental voice-acting suffers from the same problem as the cutscenes ("Down with GDI!" ...seriously? You're a militant cult faction who very obviously wants GDI to go down and that's all you can think up?)
- Fairly predictable AI (though several "brains" - balanced, turtle, rusher, etc. - make it a bit better)

Rating (relative to the RTS genre): 8.644143 out of 10
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
This game is fantastic. Possibly my favorite game of all time. There is one major problem however... It does not, at this time run on Windows 10... EA also shut down the multiplayer servers. If you don't have Windows 10, get it. Even without the servers it's a great game.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
42.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
The oppressors must die!

Nod Infantry/8
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
Do it for the alien tentacle tanks.
10/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
131.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 18
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars keeps to the roots of the C&C genre in terms of base building, unit construction, and faction diversity. Minor changes are resource generation (Pre determined pools of tiberium exist), the special abilities of the factions, and trying to keep your enemy from unit swarming you (good luck with that haha). This is possibly the last true C&C game to come from EA that retains much of the C&C core (don't get me wrong, the Red Alert, Generals, and Kane's Wrath timelines are fun to play as well, not to mention KW is a throwback to Tiberian Sun in a manner). C&C 3 is also fun because you actually get to duke it out in diverse areas and SOME important cities all around the globe.

I strongly recommend this game to any 90's kid.


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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
10.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
Great game. Played it for years on the Xbox 360 then got it for pc. Kane's Wrath is a great expansion pack too.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
Classic game worth it
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 10
Product received for free
Good game. I reccomend it
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122 of 125 people (98%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
100.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 23, 2015
Game works perfectly on Windows 8

Graphics still hold up to this day

There is no unit limit

Game is balanced

Music is great

Campaign is pretty long. Possible to play as all 3 sides.

Not sure about in-game multiplayer services, but hamachi/Gameranger work fine.

AI can put up a fight and has different "characters" (Agressive, defensive, etc).
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