C&C Tiberium Alliance in open beta

Battling over tiberium has always been fun, but the stakes are raised now that the Command & Conquer series has gone browser-based MMO. And now you can help test the game before it goes live.

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Battling over tiberium has had its entertaining and pulse-pounding moments, unless you played Command & Conquer 4. Hopefully, the excitement will return now that the series has gone browser-based MMORTS. And now you can help test the game before it goes live.

Electronic Arts announced that Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances, Phenomic's free-to-play strategy title, has entered open beta. To get in on the action, you just need an Origin account.

The game has been in closed beta for a while, but players that have already built huge bases will get to keep them. EA will have new players start on different servers, including the first German server.

After the disappointment of Tiberian Twilight, I'm hoping this foray into the genre will be a lot more enjoyable.

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    March 15, 2012 7:45 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, C&C Tiberium Alliance in open beta.

    Battling over tiberium has always been fun, but the stakes are raised now that the Command & Conquer series has gone browser-based MMO. And now you can help test the game before it goes live.

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      March 15, 2012 8:48 AM

      Is this cool? Has anyone played it?

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        March 15, 2012 9:04 AM

        logging into a server now, we shall see (however I've never been much for these browser based games)

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        March 15, 2012 9:04 AM

        can't play as NOD in the beta :(

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        March 15, 2012 9:11 AM

        It's tedious like a facebook game is, not even sure if I have the patience to build a base long enough to get to a fighting mission.

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        March 15, 2012 9:20 AM

        ok, played till the first battle, all you do is upgrade your troops, put them in waves, and hit a button :(

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      March 15, 2012 10:22 AM

      Just watched a youtube video of it. Wow what a joke.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf8sTlr0ZwI
      This franchise has gone down hill since the original C&C and Red Alert. I would rather play the original with new graphics then this pile of crap.

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      March 15, 2012 10:33 AM

      Pretty much your standard webgame fare. That said, anyone wanna pick a server and team up?

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      March 15, 2012 10:50 AM

      is this like age of empires online where they freemium'ed it all up

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        March 15, 2012 10:58 AM

        not sure yet, but knowing ea, yes

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        March 15, 2012 11:07 AM

        Pretty much pay money to get things done faster like any other freemium webgame ever.

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      March 15, 2012 11:07 AM

      This kind of treatment of the franchise is like a bunch of chavs getting up on a stage and goofing off with the sets and costumes of masters, after they've left the show.

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      March 15, 2012 3:35 PM

      More like the stakes are lowered since nobody even cares. :(

      CnC is dead, long live Westwood, long live CnC!

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        March 15, 2012 6:28 PM

        As someone working on Generals 2 right now, I respectfully disagree. I think any long time C&C fan will be excited by what we have in store.

        Hats off to Phenomic for moving into open beta. Looking forward to trying Tiberium Alliance myself.

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          March 16, 2012 3:39 AM

          Nobody ever really considered Generals a C&C gme though. Generals was brilliant but it really didn't need the brand name, it should have been standalone.

          When people think of C&C they think Red Alert, or Tiberium universes.

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      March 15, 2012 3:37 PM

      presumably this is F2P ?

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      March 15, 2012 3:41 PM

      god damn it... I wish EA would either a) bury C&C or b) sell the fucking franchise. I feel like a piece of my memory is raped every time they make a new "C&C" "game".

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        March 15, 2012 3:43 PM

        yep. generals / zero hour was good times. now I have no idea WTF is going on, and neither do they.

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          March 15, 2012 6:14 PM

          This sums up my feelings for the C&C franchise to date.

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      March 15, 2012 6:21 PM

      They should be concentrating on making up for the massive fucking turd that was C&C4. They could just apologize, say we're all going to pretend it never existed, and we can expect a replacement C&C4 next year.