January 2001

 Gamespot vs. The World at RA2!
Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Well the Game Spot editors can talk the talk, but now itís time to see if they can walk the walk. Westwood Studios seems to think that they can, because they are offering up some awesome prizes if you have what it takes to knock us off our high horse.

The rules of the game are simple, you win - you win. One every Friday of February the best Red Alert 2 Gamespot editors will make themselves available on Westwood Online to play against the first person who joins their game. If you beat them, you win - itís that simple.

The First match up will be this Friday February 1st, from 4:00-6:00 PM (PST)

Prizes:
Winners will receive a prize that is randomly picked from the following list:

MP3 Player
Digital Camera
RA2 Prize Pack (pin set, pewter figure set)
RA2 Elite Prize Pack (collectorís edition, t-shirt, pin set, pewter figure set)
RA2 T-shirt
RA2 Pin Set
RA2 Pewter Set

Be on the look out for these Game Spot guys! kharybd1s, m0ssad, and clownmoat. They will be ready and able to take on anyone any on Friday!



 Red Alert 2 Chat Concluded!
Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Hey Everyone!

Thanks for coming out! We had a great and hopefully you were one of our lucky winners that received some free goodies just for showing up. As promised, a link has been provided below to information on our soon-to-be released 1.04 patch for Red Alert 2. Thanks again and we'll see you next time!

Delphi

CLICK HERE to view the 1.04 patch information! Note this patch is not released yet, and should be available to the public in the next week or so.



 Red Alert 2 Chat Today!
Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Reminder, today Wednesday January 31st at 4:00 PM (PST), we will be hosting a huge hour long chat session with the producer for Red Alert 2, Harvard Bonin. We'll be talking about the upcoming RA2 patch and anything else fans might have on their minds. Also, Westwood staffers will selecting attendee's at random to win special prize packages just for showing up! The Chat program will be available to attendee's here in the RA2 news section 15 minutes prior.

Cya Then!

Delphi



 Red Alert 2 Wins Readers Choice Award!
Posted Monday, January 29, 2001

IGN just recently hosted a poll on which RTS game readers prefer, and guess who WON! We'd like to say thanks to all of our fans that voted! We appreciate all of the support you have given us. Click on the link below to read the IGN article.

IGN PC



 Red Alert 2 Chat Soon!
Posted Friday, January 26, 2001

That's Right! Wednesday January 31st at 4:00 PM (PST), Delphi and Virtual Ted will be hosting a huge hour long chat session with the producer for Red Alert 2, Harvard Bonin. These guys will be talking about everything Red Alert 2 and the new enhancment update soon to be released. More details about the chat will be posted prior to the event.

Cya There!



 New Red Alert 2 Map Pack!
Posted Friday, January 26, 2001

The latest Red Alert 2 map pack has arrived. In this download players will find never before seen official maps created by the Red Alert 2 team. Once the file is downloaded, simply copy the 3 maps included in this zip into the directory in which you installed Red Alert 2. Have Fun!!!

Click Here to visit our downloads section!



 News Flash!
Posted Thursday, January 25, 2001

Be sure to stop by here tomorrow. Why? Because the latest Red Alert 2 map pack will be available for download. As our ongoing promise to the fans, players will get the chance to engage on official maps created by the Red Alert 2 team. The files are expected to be posted by 6:00 PM (PST).

Also, be sure to stop by IGN PC and vote for your favorite RTS game, RED ALERT!!!!!!


Click Here to visit IGN PC now!



 Gamers Depot Awards Red Alert 2!
Posted Wednesday, January 24, 2001

Head over to Gamers Depot! They have just recently posted their "Best Games of 2000" article. Red Alert 2 was nominated as their top strategy game pick.

"Packed full of top-notch movie sequences and a variety of Multiplayer modes, this is one RTS that went untouched in the year 2000 with regard to its replayabilty and for helping to once again establish Westwood Studios as the RTS pimp-daddy."

Click Here to read the full story!



 Westwood VS The World!
Posted Friday, January 19, 2001

Next Wednesday January 24th, Westwood employees and Red Alert 2 team members will be logged into Westwood Online (USA Server) from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST) to challenge fans to games of Red Alert 2. This will be your chance to show off your RTS skills and show Westwood who's really the boss! Prize Packs (T-shirts, posters, music CD's, and mouse pads) will be given away to all those fans who are victorious. So if you have what it takes, we'll see you online then!



 Play Red Alert 2 and Win Free Stuff!
Posted Wednesday, January 17, 2001

Head over to IGN PC now to enter the Red Alert 2 Insider Tournament. Red Alert 2 players that enter will be scored on our official Insider ladder system. This exclusive offer will give fans the opportunity win some of our biggest prizes ever! Don't delay,
Click Here to sign-up today!!



 New Red Alert 2 Map Pack!
Posted Friday, January 12, 2001

The latest Red Alert 2 map pack has arrived. In this download players will find never before seen official maps created by the Red Alert 2 team. Once the file is downloaded, simply copy the 3 maps included in this zip into the directory in which you installed Red Alert 2. Have Fun!!!


Click Here to download Map Pack 3!

Previous Map Packs

Click Here to download Map Pack 1!

Click Here to download Map Pack 2!



 Westwood VS The World at RA2!
Posted Wednesday, January 10, 2001

Just a reminder, today Wednesday January 10th, Westwood employees and Red Alert 2 team members will be logged into Westwood Online (USA Server) from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST) to challenge fans to games of Red Alert 2. This will be your chance to show off your RTS skills and show Westwood who's really the boss! Prizes will be given away to all those fans who are victorious. See ya online!

Some of the prizes include these little guys..








Note: Make sure your WOL account nickname and mailing information is up-to-date. We don't want your prizes to the wrong address!



 IGN PC Offers Winning Tips for Red Alert 2!
Posted Friday, January 5, 2001

Having Trouble winning a mission? Want some great tactics for multiplay? Check out IGN PC! They have just recently completed their in-depth strategy guide to Red Alert 2. It will come in handy for all players looking to be the best!

IGN PC



 Red Alert 2 is Game of the Year!
Posted Tuesday, January 2, 2001

THANK YOU!

We want to thank all of our fans that have voted to make Red Alert 2 the #1 strategy game of the year at Strategy Planet!



You can bet that we will be working overtime to continue to support our game and our fans throughout the coming year with more contests, more game updates, free maps, and other good stuff.

Thanks again from everyone at Westwood Studios! You've made our holiday just a little brighter this year!



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