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Red Alert 2 Overview
Initially released in 2000 by Westwood Pacific and published and distributed by Electronic Arts, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 is a real-time strategy game standing as a sequel to Command & Conquer: Red Alert. It runs on Microsoft Windows both on single and multi player mode.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 features the same main campaigns both appearing in the first game: the Soviets and the Allies. Set on 1972, the game’s storyline starts the Third World War with the Soviet Invasion in the United States. From here, both campaigns lead to different storylines which both consist of 12 missions to be played to victory. Soviet Psychic Corps’s leader Yuri and US President Michael Dugan are the main characters of the storyline.
The gameplay runs around money collection to be used for constructing buildings and units. Collection of money can be done through various means: one time sources or lasting incomes. Different campaigns feature different ways of money collection. Compared to the its predecessor, the game allows playing as a specific country which entails unique units and various strategies.
The single-player mode runs three campaigns. Aside from the two campaigns mentioned, it also includes a Boot Camp which stands as a training and introduction to the whole game. If selected, Boot Camp eventually leads to the Allied Campaign. All these three run in an alternate ending structure. Multiplayer mode on the other hand can be played both through LAN and online.
The Allied Campaign’s storyline is considered a canon as it result to the game’s expansion Yuri’s Revenge which was released the following year.
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Red Alert 2 System Requirements
Single Player Requirements
- Windows 95, 98, NT 6.0, 2000, or Millennium
- Pentium II 266 or better
- 64 MB of RAM
- 2 MB of Video RAM
- 16 bit color
- 4X CD-ROM drive
- 100% Microsoft Compatible Mouse
- Direct Sound Compliant Sound Card
- 200 MB of additional hard drive space
- 3D Hardware acceleration (optional)
- 56 Kbps Modem
- TCP/IP Internet Connection or LAN w/ IPX
- ISP for Internet Play
Additional Multiplayer Requirements (for 3-8 players)
- Pentium II 450 or better
- 128 MB of RAM
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