Behold disciples of Nod, for the end is soon upon us. Electronic Arts’ award-winning and best-selling Tiberium saga is coming to a powerful conclusion with Command & Conquer 4, which will introduce a multitude of innovations to the classic fast and fluid Command & Conquer gameplay, while retaining the core compulsions that fans...
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Release Date: Mar 16, 2010

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Behold disciples of Nod, for the end is soon upon us. Electronic Arts’ award-winning and best-selling Tiberium saga is coming to a powerful conclusion with Command & Conquer 4, which will introduce a multitude of innovations to the classic fast and fluid Command & Conquer gameplay, while retaining the core compulsions that fans have come to love over the series’ history.
It is the year 2062 and humanity is at the brink of extinction. Tiberium, the mysterious, alien crystalline structure that has infested Earth for decades and served as the primary reason for years of relentless conflict between the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and the Brotherhood of Nod, is close to rendering the planet uninhabitable. Mankind is on the verge of extinction when Kane, Nod’s prophetic leader, emerges from seclusion to deliver GDI the message that he has developed a system that could control Tiberium and harness its power. But he cannot build this "Tiberium Control Network" without GDI’s cooperation. Thus, the two opposing factions – GDI and Nod – inevitably find themselves in desperation for the same cause: to stop Tiberium from extinguishing mankind.
After 15 years, the network is nearly complete, Tiberium is under strict control and our revitalized, newly terraformed planet is on the cusp of a new age of prosperity and progress. It is then that the world’s citizens begin to seriously ponder why Kane chose to help, and what will he want in return. These questions and more lead to the dramatic final act of the Tiberium saga.
With a multitude of innovative new features to the fast and fluid C&C gameplay, Command & Conquer 4 offers players an entirely new way to play C&C. An all-in-one mobile base, persistent player progression across all game modes that is constantly updated in a real-time online profile, a 3-class system for each of the two factions, co-operative play, and a 5v5 objective-based multiplayer mode that promotes teamwork and social interaction, make Command & Conquer 4 unlike any other C&C experience.
  • The Epic Conclusion of the Saga - Kane returns in the thrilling conclusion to one of gaming’s longest running storylines, told through gritty live-action cinematics. Choose to take on the campaign solo or team up with a friend and play cooperatively!
  • Choose Your Class - Choose from three unique classes from both GDI and Nod, each with its own specialized units and powers, for more strategic and combative options that match your play style of choice! Offense, Defense, or Support classes—which will you pick?
  • Always on the Move - For the first time ever in the C&C series: a massive, mobile, all-in-one base, The Crawler, lets you pack up and move your base with your army for a new layer of strategic depth. Build units as you move across the field, and deploy whenever and wherever you choose!
  • Persistent Player Progression - The more enemy units you destroy, the more experience points you earn to progress your player profile! Level up to unlock new units, powers, and upgrades to make your army more powerful!
  • Team Up and Take the Battle Online - Join your fellow commanders online and tackle your opponents in the biggest C&C multiplayer to date, featuring 5 vs 5 objective-based battles! Choose your favorite class and take online strategy action to the next level as you conquer objectives while pummeling your enemies. The all-new party system lets you move with your party of friends from one online battle to the next.

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System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1, or Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 or better, AMD 64 X2 or better
    • Memory: 1 GB (1.5 GB Vista and Windows 7)
    • Hard Drive: At least 10 GB of free space
    • Graphics: 256 MB (SM 3.0) - Nvidia GeForce 6800 or better, ATI Radeon X1600 or better
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz; AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 5600+
    • Memory: 2GB
    • Graphics: 256 MB (SM 3.0) - Nvidia GeForce 8800 or better, ATI X1900 or better
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
This game should be erased from the history of C&C.

- soundtrack, audio effects

- everything else

An unfinished PoS. Even though I liked the new game mode it should have been an addition - not a replacement - to the classic basebuilding mechanics.
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
I tried C&C 4 and was too complex for me. Graphics are average and the gameplay good and all. But I'll stick to C&C Generals and Renegade.
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453 of 470 people (96%) found this review helpful
23 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 3, 2015
Do not buy this game.

Many people gave this game a bad review because the many changes in the game formula. Is fair to say that this is not a sequel to Command & Conquer, It is much more like a action strategy spin-off.

That is not the reason why this game is bad, but here are some reasons why you should not buy it:

- Permanent online connection require to play. In the middle of the campaign EA servers went down and now i simply can't play until they decide to go back up. Now i am here, angry, writing a review.

- Requires you to login and input your password every time you start the game.

- Unskippable cutscenes

- Lack of mission variety, is most of the time build troops and walk around the map destroying everything in empty skirmishers style maps. Is really hard to believe that this game was released in the same year that Starcraft 2 came out.

- The new mechanics are really average, there is not much do to. They cut out resource collection, all you do is choose the appropriate MCV to the situation and walk with your troops.

- Units are ultra resilient. It may take minutes of firing to kill an enemy armada. Combat is not fun.

Edit: You also lost the mission progress when the game lose connection.
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225 of 236 people (95%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
128.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 29, 2015
WTF has EA done to this once fantastic game series...?
WILL NOT PLAY OFFLINE even single player is online only, wtf were they thinking...
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296 of 323 people (92%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 28, 2015
I wanted to like this game. I really did.
I even played 9 hours of it.
But I just can't.

This isn't even recognisable as Command and Conquer anymore. Don't buy this.
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227 of 245 people (93%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 30, 2014
Hilariously bad.

-Nothing like any of the other C&C games
-always online DRM required for singleplayer
-Kicks you out of the game if your connection drops ONE packet (yes even in singleplayer)
-they never bothered fixing any of the issues (I got the game when it came out)
-This is what happens when suits try to design a game
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208 of 222 people (94%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 22, 2015
TL;DR? See Conclusion

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Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars Review
Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Review

Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight is a real-time strategy game developed and published by Electronic Arts. This title serves as the official sequel to the critically acclaimed C&C 3: Tiberium Wars and acts as the final chapter in the decade and a half long Command & Conquer Tiberian franchise.

PLOT (No Spoilers):
The story picks up 15 years after the end of Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. The Scrin has been defeated, Kane has successfully recovered the Tacitus and the Brotherhood of NOD is merely a shadow of its former self. Despite the Scrin's failed invasion, all is not well as Tiberium now spreads in an ever more rapid rate and human extinction is almost inevitable. The game starts with Kane offering the remaining world leaders a solution to this problem.

+ Return of live action cinematics but...(See CON #1)
+ Good sound effects and voice acting
+ Interesting veterancy system with visual upgrade changes for each level of veterancy
+ Good special effects and graphics (but average art style)
+ Interesting new units

- Poor costume quality for the live action cutscenes
- No base building
- No resource gathering
- DRM Stacking (Always Online + Log-in requirement every time you start the game)
- Unlock and account level up system that ruins the game's unit availability: (meaning you can't jump to multiplayer immediately because half of your units are locked.)
- Population Cap
- The game is lore deficient, with a rushed and confusing story
- Poorly written and poorly executed attempt to establish “emotional depth” by giving the Commander a wife that most players won't care about.
- Lack of mission variety and the fun stealth missions were completely removed
- No side bar like the old games; the entire UI looks bad as a whole
- Too much deviation from the C&C source material meaning it neither look nor feel like a C&C game
- Ridiculously low damage and high HP for every unit that results in...(See next CON)
- VERY slow paced action
- Pathfinding problems
- Severe balance issues
- Very short campaign time
- Small and poorly designed campaign maps
- The game as a whole feels rushed and cheap

+/- The 'Crawler / MCV' unit building system is an interesting idea but it shouldn't have been implemented on an already existing franchise such as C&C because it already has an established (and working) formula.

A VERY BAD sequel which stands as an insult to the fans of a 15 year old franchise. In EA's attempt to “innovate,” they failed to see what made the Command and Conquer games fun for a lot of people.

NO, the game is not worth it. I would not recommend this game to anyone even on a sale, specially if you're a fan of the old games. You're better off buying the previous titles like Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars and its expansion.

I would have been kinder in my criticism of this game if it did not have the Command and Conquer name on it. Tiberian Twilight would have sold better and would have been received better by the community if it was merely a spin-off rather than the finale of the franchise.

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270 of 307 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: November 26, 2013
Utter wank !

Total waste of your time !

This is the ONLY C&C game I have NEVER been able to play, due to the crapola game mechanics, and I have all the C&C games ever released...

EA really screwed the pooch with this trash, how on earth, did they ever think this was going to work, or that this is what a C&C game should be, is beyond me.

No base building = No C&C.
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176 of 194 people (91%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
WHAT!!?? No base no buildings this is not a C&C game. What have you done to C&C??
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187 of 213 people (88%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: October 17, 2014
why.... why did you do this to a game series ive always loved..... why EA? why did you have to do this to us? GO SCREW YOURSELF.
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Recently Posted
1.0 hrs
Posted: October 11
The worst game i have ever played

not only the graphic, the general gameplay is terrrible.

If you have 20 bucks to waster. Then you should definatlt buy it.

"Is there anyone know how to refund?". the only word i can thought after have played this terrible game
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Fearless Son
6.7 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 30
I really wanted to like this game.

I enjoyed the other games in the C&C Tiberium universe, and the setting feels like a good continuation of that... but I just cannot get past the gameplay. Screenshots and videos might be staged to make this look like it plays like other C&C games, but it really does not. There is a big focus on small unit tactics, limited armies, micro-management, and territory control. In truth, this would not make a bad PvP skirmish game, with short session times and persistant leveling to build an army. Sadly, this model does not fit well with a single player campaign game, particularly if one expects a more traditional C&C experience.

I might recommend this if you just wanted a skirmish game, but odds are anyone who wants that experience will go looking for something more dedicated to that purpose. Anyone who comes to this looking for a traditional C&C game will come away disappointed. I cannot recommend this title without major, major caveats.
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Embrace Space
0.1 hrs
Posted: September 27
NO! oh god no please NOOOOO!!!!
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6.1 hrs
Posted: September 20
As a lover of the c&c series I was greatly disapointed with the gameplay of this one, bought to complete the story and got so fed up with it I have yet to complete
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2.7 hrs
Posted: September 20
This game has sat uninstalled in my library for like 2 years now its litterally the worst game by far ive bought seeing as at the time there was no Steam refunds
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0.1 hrs
Posted: September 18
Terrible. Bought the game, installed it and it routes you to a dead URL to authenticate the product.
Will not allow gameplay without authentication.
Utter failure.
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I'm Gabbs
0.6 hrs
Posted: September 13
Another good franchise that became a casualty of the EA war machine.
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7.3 hrs
Posted: September 13
biggest waste of money
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