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Command & Conquer: Generals 2

Discussion in 'Other Games' started by bsmaff, 12 December 2011.

  1. bsmaff

    bsmaff Champions League

    11 August 2003
    Welwyn Garden
    Exeter City
    I was one of the few who loved the original Generals.

    Built using the new Frostbite 2 engine and is a PC exclusive.

    Generals 2 takes place ten years after the events in Generals. At the beginning the world is actually at peace. There's a huge conference where a landmark peace treaty is about to be signed. But moments before that happens, a terrorist attack takes away all of the leaders in attendance. The only leaders who are left are the generals and that's where you come in. There are three factions in the game, the GLA, the EU and one more which hasn't been revealed yet.

    http://uk.pc.ign.com/articles/121/1214474p1.html

    I am personally hoping since it is a PC exclusive the game won't be toned down and they can do as much as possible with the quality of graphics and amount of on screen action.
     
  2. Radiation

    Radiation Golden Boot Winner

    6 February 2006
    Widnes
    Newcastle United
    Loved the first generals and the expansion.
    Laser general against Chinese infantry general was always great tower defence style fun. I loved setting up laser towers and watching the enemy AI send in tons of soldiers against me.

    I hope this comes to Onlive as my pc won't be able to handle it.
     
  3. Tim7

    Tim7 Retired Footballer

    6 May 2003
    Gravesend
    Charlton Athletic FC
    Is it out now?! Ahh coming soon. Cool, I'll keep my eye on this :)).
     
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  4. bsmaff

    bsmaff Champions League

    11 August 2003
    Welwyn Garden
    Exeter City
    Yeah I think this thread is abit premature as it isn't out till 2013.
     
  5. bsmaff

    bsmaff Champions League

    11 August 2003
    Welwyn Garden
    Exeter City
    15 moonths since I started this thread, but got my invite today for the closed Alpha.

    Not much interest in it on here, but will post my impressions after I play it this weekend.
     
  6. Jamezinho

    Jamezinho Golden Boot Winner

    10 June 2003
    Ipswich, England
    Ipswich Town F.C.
    Isn't this more free-to-play bollocks? Online only?
     
  7. bsmaff

    bsmaff Champions League

    11 August 2003
    Welwyn Garden
    Exeter City
    It is free to play, when the game is eventually released.
    I only had a quick couple of goes on it and it seems to be a typical C&C game when playing it online, as everything is just a rush.

    I am seriously out of practice with them, and need to learn how to rush again.

    The game is very much a carbon copy of Generals, with the only difference I noticed is you now have gold and oil. So you now need to harvest both in order to build the vehicles required, hence why in all 3 of the games I played and lost, I was defeated by people rush building infantry.
    The military units did seem very powerful as both times a group of about 12 normal infantry soldiers managed to wipe out 3 gattling tanks.

    I will play it more at some point this week and really need to get back into the C&C way of thinking, but also the very little time I do get to play games these days, I only really play DayZ.
     

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