November 2000

 Developer Origins at Game Spy!
Posted Thursday, November 30, 2000

Head over to Game Spy and read their latest article "Developer Origins." It contains loads of info about your favorite developer "Westwood" and may others. Don't miss out!

Game Spy



 Westwood Studios VS. The World Event Reminder!
Posted Wednesday, November 29, 2000

Just a reminder, today Wednesday November 29th, 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. Oh, almost forgot, we will be giving away a couple of these guys tonight. See ya online!








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



 Westwood Studios VS. The World!
Posted Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Tomorrow, Wednesday November 29th, Westwood employees and Red Alert 2 team members will again be challenging fans from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST) to games of Red Alert 2 on WOL. Players who think they can beat these guys at their own game are encouraged to participate. Prizes will be given away to all those fans who are victorious. So be on the look out, you never know who might join your multiplayer game.



 Game Spot Red Alert 2 Strategy Guide!
Posted Monday, November 27, 2000

Stuck on a particular Red Alert 2 mission? Need help improving your multiplayer game? Look no further, Game Spot has just posted their official Red Alert 2 Strategy guide. It contains all the strategies and tips you'll need to know to become the best! Click on the link below to check it out!

Game Spot.com



 Red Alert 2 Maps Available!
Posted Wednesday, November 22, 2000

If you haven't already downloaded the new update for Red Alert 2, do so now! In addition to making some tweaks to gameplay, we have included the map pack previously unavailable to the public.

Your Red Alert 2 software will automatically download the newest update and install it on your system when you log in to our free online game service Westwood Online. After updating is complete, you should see the following maps in your multiplayer setup screen.

Country Swing
City Under Siege
Sovereign Land
Mount Olympus
Mutually Assured Destruction

Good luck, and have fun!



 Visit the Red Alert 2 Community Today!
Posted Monday, November 20, 2000

Do you want to know the latest happenings in the Red Alert 2 world? Are you looking for the latest tips and strategies to use on your opponents? Well look no further! Our Red Alert 2 community section has links to a variety of sites that have the latest and greatest information and tips to help improve your game. You might even find an interview or two with Westwood employee's talking about top secret stuff. Don't miss out!

Click Here to visit the Red Alert 2 Community!



 Prepare for World Domination!
Posted Friday, November 17, 2000

Calling all Allied Commanders! The Soviets on are the move, we must unite and stop the dreaded Red Army from taking over the world!!!!

For those of you who don't know, World Domination is a special multiplayer mode found in Red Alert 2. This game mode pits Allied and Soviet players against one another in a multiplayer slugfest to control the world. Players battle in various contested territories for control of that sector. Eventually one side will rule all territories making them the ultimate victor.



 Red Alert 2 Scores an 8.5 from Happy Puppy!
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2000

Head over to Happy Puppy and check their killer Red Alert 2 review!

"Essentially, whether you are a fan of the previous C&C titles or if you are just a fan of real-time strategy games in general, then you really owe it to yourself to buy this game..." "I would even go so far as to recommend Red Alert 2 to anyone who owns a PC and enjoys games, as it is a beautiful meld of both action and strategy that seems to hold a little something for everyone."

Happy Puppy

Http://www.happypuppy.com



 Westwood Studios VS. The World Reminder!
Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2000

Just a reminder, today Wednesday November 15th, Westwood employees and Red Alert 2 team members will be logged into Westwood Online from 4:00 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. Oh, almost forgot, we will be giving away a couple of these guys tonight. See ya online!








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



 Westwood Studios Back Online!
Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2000

Around 6PM (PST) on Tuesday, November 14th, a critical piece of Internet hardware failed which severed our users connections to the web, chat, and game servers. We have since fixed the problem and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our fans.



 Westwood Studios VS. The World!
Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2000

That's Right! Tomorrow, Wednesday November 15th, Westwood employees and Red Alert 2 team members will again be challenging fans from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST) to games of Red Alert 2 on WOL. Players who think they can beat these guys at their own game are encouraged to participate. Prizes will be given away to all those fans who are victorious. So be on the look out, you never know who might join your multiplayer game.



 Red Alert 2 Patch Now Available!
Posted Monday, November 13, 2000

To download the latest patch for Red Alert 2 you can either log into WOL from your Internet button within the Red Alert 2 game or you can download the appropriate patch file here from our FTP links located below.

Note: If file is downloaded from one of the following links, be sure to place it into your Red Alert 2 game directory before double clicking on the file.


English
German
French
Korean
Chinese



 Red Alert 2 Scores at The Adrenaline Vault!
Posted Friday, November 10, 2000

The Adrenaline Vault gives Red Alert 2 a review score of 4.5 out of 5! Click on the link below to read all about it.

"Red Alert 2's dedication to mile-a-minute action and incredibly flexible strategy strikes a fantastic balance never seen within the genre, and strikes a chord that's all its own."
The Adrenaline Vault



 A great time with Harvard from RA2
Posted Thursday, November 9, 2000

Our Red Alert 2 chat has ended! Thanks to all our fans that visited, as well as to Harvard Bonin (producer of Red Alert 2) to answer plenty of questions.

For those that couldn't be with us, you can view the chat transcript by Clicking Here. Please check back here often for other special events throughout the month of November!



 A BIG "THANKS" to our Fans!
Posted Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Wow! Today’s event was a huge success! We’d like to thank all of our fans who were online and waited patiently to get a shot at taking down a Westwood Studios staffer in Red Alert 2. If you didn’t get a chance to play them tonight, check back next week, as Westwood will be hosting another event to challenge the fans.

Don’t forget about tomorrow, Thursday November 9th at 4:00 PM (PST), Delphi and Virtual Ted will be hosting a chat session with the producer for Red Alert 2, Harvard Bonin. Details will be posted here in the news section one hour prior to the chat. See you then!



 Next Red Alert 2 Chat and Event Announced!
Posted Tuesday, November 7, 2000

You want the latest info on Red Alert 2? Come and get it! Westwood's own Virtual Ted and Delphi will be holding a chat session with the producer for Red Alert 2, Thursday November 9th at 4:00 PM (PST). The chat only lasts for an hour so show up early and type fast. Information on how to take part in the chat will be posted here one hour before hand, be sure to check back then.

Also, Wednesday November 8th, various Westwood employees and Red Alert 2 team members will be challenging fans from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST) to games of Red Alert 2 on WOL. Players who can beat these guys at their own game will be mailed prizes for their efforts. So be on the look out, you never know who might join your multiplayer game.



 Red Alert 2 iGames Winners!
Posted Monday, November 6, 2000

Westwood Studios would like to say "Congratulations" to the Red Alert 2 iGames tournament winners. These guys fought long and hard to be the best. Great work!

Be sure to visit iGames.org, sign-ups for the Red Alert 2 League will begin soon. Up to 30 teams from 20 locations will be participating in these weekly matches. Once the league officially begins, teams will play two other teams in their division each week for 10 weeks. At the end of 10 weeks the top teams from each division will compete in a tournament for tons of great prizes. So you don't want to miss out!


iGames Winners:

1st Keith Thomas Side: Iraq
2nd Cliff Gilmore Side: Libya
3rd John M. Soper Side: America
4th Martin Schreindler Side:Libya



 More than 1 million copies of Red Alert 2 Ship Out!
Posted Saturday, November 4, 2000

Wow! It's official more than 1 million copies of Westwood's Command & Conquer Red Alert 2 were shipped last week to retailers worldwide.

This is an exciting time for us and we'd like to thank all of our fans for the support. For those new to the Command & Conquer universe check out the links below to see what the fans and press have to say about our latest and greatest RTS game.

Red Alert 2 Fansites!

Red Alert 2 Reviews!



 IGames Red Alert 2 Tournament Reminder!
Posted Thursday, November 2, 2000

Just a reminder about the IGames Tournament this Saturday, prizes include $4000 in gift certificates from Electronics Boutique, Red Alert 2 PC games, T-shirts, and posters.

The tournament will take place from noon to 7 p.m. (PST) and will be coordinated via IGames staff. For more information on how to participate please visit IGames



 Westwood Goes Crazy with Tournaments!
Posted Wednesday, November 1, 2000

October has come to an end and we would like to say “CONGRATULATIONS” to the players listed below for making it to the top spot in the Red Alert 2 October tournament. Granted it was only eight days, but these guys fought hard and deserve some recognition for their accomplishments.

The monthly ranking system has been reset for November, now is your chance to get in there and fight for the #1 spot as the best player in the world. To make waging war even more fun, Westwood has just launched a weekly top ladder contest for Red Alert 2. Every week the top players will be awarded cool prizes and goodies for being the best.

Last but not least, Thursday November 2nd, 2000 between 4:00 and 6:00 PM (PST) Westwood staff members will be logged into WOL to play Red Alert 2 with the fans. Prizes will be awarded to those fans that can beat these Westwood guys at their own game. Selection will be random so be on the look out. We’ll see you online!


October RA2 Top Players

Allied:
pshan3
newbstomp
zawoo

Soviet:
inmintank
mybomb
dr4goneye



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