EA Unveils Command & Conquer Generals 2
BioWare Takes the Helm of the Long-Awaited Sequel to the Best-Selling
Game in the Storied Command & Conquer Series
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
In a world left without political leaders, only the generals remain!
Tonight at the Spike Video Game Awards, BioWare, a Label of Electronic
Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), announced the studio's newest project, Command
& Conquer™ Generals 2. Powered by Frostbite™ 2, Generals 2
will feature cutting-edge visuals, sound, and destruction that will
bring a new level of fidelity to strategy games. Fans will get a first
look at the new Generals 2 during the Spike TV VGAs at 8:00pm
EST*. Featuring the franchise's patented blend of pulse-pounding action
and intelligent gameplay, Command & Conquer Generals 2
once again puts players in the middle of an all-out war between three
unique factions. Command & Conquer Generals 2 is being
developed by a new BioWare studio, BioWare Victory, and is coming
exclusively to the PC in 2013.
"We're bringing BioWare's vision for emotionally engaging gameplay and
great attention to quality to the strategy genre and the Command &
Conquer franchise," said Dr. Ray Muzyka, General Manager of EA's
BioWare label. "I am excited to welcome BioWare Victory to our label.
They are a great addition and the team is working hard to make sure Generals
2 truly immerses and engages players into this intense, gritty,
modern war experience."
"For the last eight years, Command & Conquer fans have been
begging for a return to the Generals universe," said Jon Van
Caneghem, Executive Producer of Command & Conquer Generals 2.
"With Generals 2, we are bringing the Command & Conquer
franchise back to its roots, blending strategic gameplay with fast-paced
action -- all set in visually stunning theaters of war powered by
In Command & Conquer Generals 2, world leaders are mere
seconds away from signing a peace treaty and bringing an end to a global
war when a devastating terrorist attack rips through the conference,
killing everyone in attendance, leaving only the world's military
superpowers in control. It's up to you to assume their roles, take
command of their forces and conquer global terrorism once and for all.
Players will take control of three unique factions in a thrilling
single-player campaign, and with friends online in cooperative and
competitive multiplayer modes.
For more information on Command & Conquer Generals 2, please
follow the game on Twitter at http://twitter.com/OfficialCnC
or "Like" Command & Conquer on Facebook at http://facebook.com/commandandconquer.
*Check your local listings.
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Source: Electronic Arts
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