Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.7
out of 1517 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    2,609,506
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 27, 1999
  • Price:
    Free to try

Editors' Review

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One of the greatest real-time strategy games of all time, C&C: Red Alert brings a sci-fi twentieth-century conflict into the C&C mix. According to the background story, Albert Einstein invents a time machine and kills Adolf Hitler to prevent WWII. Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, however, launches a full-scale attack with advanced Mammoth tanks, Tesla coils, and V2 rocket launchers. Red Alert is intentionally unbalanced. The Soviets have more powerful infantry, tanks, artillery, aircraft, and defensive towers. The United States and Western Europe have only a couple strengths: warships and "smart" units such as medics and mine-layers. Great music tracks, an excellent control system, good-looking graphics (by mid-'90s standards), and superb gameplay make C&C: Red Alert a classic. Former C&C fanatics will shed a nostalgic tear after launching this small demo, but first they'll have to make sure they have Windows 95/98, since the installer won't run on Windows XP or Windows 2000.
 
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  • Current Version

    4.7

    out of 1517 votes

    • 5 star 1393
    • 4 star 15
    • 3 star 9
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 97
  • All Versions

    4.7

    out of 1517 votes

    • 5 star 1393
    • 4 star 15
    • 3 star 9
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 97
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5 stars

"beast zzx 16"

August 12, 2011  |  By darylcuraylyahoocom

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

beast zzx 16

Cons

beast zzx 16

Summary

beast zzx 16

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3 stars

"best and good"

May 10, 2011  |  By j_mancio

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

hnd ko alm..

Cons

hindi ko alm...

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3 stars

"had good memories with this game"

April 16, 2011  |  By RageBurnsRed

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

graphics in 90's standard

Cons

good and exciting game but seriously it won't run on xp or vista?

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5 stars

"its good game"

October 02, 2010  |  By 33_eekim

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

i like this because i want to play this good game

Cons

there picture

Summary

i like this coz it good

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3 stars

"i like this type of game"

September 28, 2010  |  By aizzia

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

because of c&c

Cons

noting to told

Summary

this is the start of red alert series so i like this

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5 stars

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September 09, 2010  |  By adam7179

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

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4 stars

"I am not sure about viruses in this game"

July 10, 2010  |  By Jacoboy123

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

I love strategic game especially when there is battle against enemies!

Cons

Can anyone tell me if there is virus in this game? If not, I will download it

Summary

I hope someone could reply me...

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1 stars

"did not install"

July 02, 2010  |  By lueeluee

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

nada, nada

Cons

did not install

Summary

waste of time

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4 stars

"This is not my favorite game."

June 30, 2010  |  By dwightnt

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

I like that it is not a 3D game. I like the challenge, the strategy, and the assorted units.

Cons

It is difficult to separate and control different units. I would prefer to be able to march formations, give orders to guard or attack, and to combine units into platoons that react together.

Summary

I prefer this type of game because 3D and similar games make me physically ill. I would like this game better if my cons were addressed. I prefer fantasy games over military games but this was fun anyway.

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1 stars

"Could not get it to work, waste of a 500mb download"

March 07, 2010  |  By Magpie Jack

 |  Version: Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1

Pros

None, could not get it started

Cons

Well, it is 15 years old. What did we expect?

Summary

Nice offer, but should have known it would not work in 21st century

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Westwood Studios
Publisher web site http://www.westwood.com/
Release Date July 27, 1999
Date Added July 27, 1999
Version 1
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Real-Time Strategy Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Pentium-60, Windows 95, DirectX drivers
Download Information
File Size 25.82MB
File Name ra95demo.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,609,506
Downloads Last Week 786
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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