A First Look at Command & Conquer: Ranegade
Unless you were a gamer the year 1995 was nothing too out of the ordinary. Unless you were a gamer 1995 was really no different than 1994. Unless you were a gamer. If you were a gamer 1995 was a truly significant year. Westwood Studios just happened to release of the more monumental games of all time. The game: Command and Conquer. But you wouldn’t know this, unless you were a gamer. If you were a gamer you know. If you were a gamer you understand the significance of both this one game and of Westwood Studios.
Command and Conquer is perhaps the most important real-time strategy ever made. While not the first real-time strategy game, that honor belongs to another Westwood game, Dune II, Command and Conquer was the game that thrust real-time strategy gaming into the forefront of PC gaming, and the landscape would be forever changed.
Given Westwoods history of real-time strategy games one would be allowed to concerned about the direction Westwood has decided to take with Command and Conquer: Renegade. Westwood is attempting to turn that 2D world we all know and love into a 3D environment that immerses the player with a sense of depth and heft that Command and Conquer gamers have heretofore only dreamed of.
Command and Conquer Renegade is a third person action game but you aren’t limited to a third person view of the action. At any time you’ll be able to switch to a first person mode if …