Ships Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour PC Expansion Pack
Tues. September 24, 2003
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – It’s Zero Hour and time to square
off against the world’s most powerful generals as Electronic Arts
(NASDAQ: ERTS) announced that Command & Conquer™ Generals Zero
Hour is available in stores under the EA GAMES™ brand. The first
expansion pack to one of the best-selling PC games of 2003, Command
& Conquer™ Generals, Zero Hour gives players more weapons, more
power, new battlefields, three new single player campaigns, 15 new
missions, and new game modes.
Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour features a new Generals
Challenge mode which allows players to control any of the unique
armies of nine distinctive Generals in head-to-head competition
against computer-controlled Generals. Each General has a unique
strength and is equipped with a special army. For instance, GLA
commander Dr. Thrax enters battle with a deadly toxin arsenal, the US
General Townes specializes in advanced laser warfare, and Chinese
General Tsing Shi Tao has a power-packed nuclear army. It will be the
player’s role to choose their General and strategies wisely to
become the ultimate modern warfare General.
In three new single player campaigns players will continue to take
charge of three different armies: the Global Liberation Army (GLA),
China, or the USA. Players may be called to destroy the U.S. fleet in
the Mediterranean, root out a splinter cell in Cairo, infiltrate a
U.S. intelligence building, or send in special operatives to capture
weapons of mass destruction. With new weapons such as the US Spectre
Gunship, GLA combat motorcycles, and Chinese Helix helicopters,
players will select from a surplus of new high-tech weaponry and an
assortment of new units and structures in their quest for global
Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour was developed by EA LA and is
being published under the EA GAMES brand. The game is rated “T”
(Teen) by the ESRB and has a US MSRP of $29.99. The original Command
& Conquer Generals game is required in order to play Command &
Conquer Generals Zero Hour. Additional information can be found at www.generals.ea.com.
Top Generals to Collide in EA's Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour;
Mon July 7, 2003 06:02 AM ET
Top Generals to Collide in EA's Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour; First Expansion Pack for Command & Conquer Generals in Development.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 2003--Prepare to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology against the world's most powerful Generals in Command & Conquer(TM) Generals Zero Hour (working title). Published by Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS) and developed by EALA, Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour is the first expansion pack* for Command & Conquer Generals and is targeted for release on the PC this fall 2003 under the EA GAMES(TM) brand.
Players will wage a global war to become the ultimate General of modern warfare as they square off against the world's most elite commanders. An all-new Generals Challenge mode will allow players to control any of 9 distinctive armies in battle through 9 computer-controlled Generals. After defeating the AI Generals, players will have the ability to select conquered armies to play online.
"The Generals Challenge mode adds an exciting new dimension to the RTS play experience," said Mark Skaggs, executive producer EALA. "Players will have a host of new units to play with and new strategies to learn as they battle against the top Generals in the world."
Selecting from an arsenal of new high-tech weaponry and a wide variety of new units, players will employ whatever it takes to remove enemy Generals from power. With new weapons such as the US Specter Gunship or Global Liberation Army (GLA) combat motorcycles, players will have all the firepower they'll need for global domination. Three new campaigns featuring 15 new singleplayer missions challenge gamers to destroy the U.S. fleet in the Mediterranean, root out a splinter cell in Cairo, infiltrate a U.S. intelligence building, or send in special operatives to capture weapons of mass destruction.
*The original Command & Conquer Generals game is required in order to play Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour. Additional information can be found at www.generals.ea.com.
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