C&C FPS (unofficially) confirmed

Source close to EALA says the shop is indeed working on a "Renegade/Battlefield-style" shooter set in the Command & Conquer universe.

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Earlier this week, Electronic Arts posted a job listing for its Los Angeles studio. The position in question is a sound designer to work on "a next-generation first person shooter game" from "a widely recognized leading sci-fi franchise." Though EA owns the rights to the sci-fi series Syndicate, Wing Commander, and System Shock, EALA is most famous for one sci-fi series in particular--Command & Conquer.

The job listing lead to speculation of a remake or sequel to the 2002 shooter Command & Conquer: Renegade. While the possibility seemed likely, today GameSpot received direct confirmation from a source with knowledge of EALA's development resource allocation that work on a multiplatform C&C FPS is well under way.

Though the source, who spoke under condition of anonymity, wouldn't go into much detail, the project is indeed a "Renegade/Battlefield-style FPS." No information on a title, release date, or specific platforms was provided, but games from EALA's World War II FPS series Medal of Honor have been released for the PC, Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. The most recent C&C game, Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars, was a best-seller on both the 360 and PC.

Discussion

197 comments
thatmy
thatmy

Go Go Go! I like that 2!

jatly0
jatly0

a C&C FPS is an awsome idea :) i liked Renegade and i'm sure this one will be as great :) I hope...

xyboink
xyboink

After the RTS in the C&C universe, there will come a FPS. This will make the story better and it will extend the C&C epic

sc_ajk29
sc_ajk29

Nice, another FPS in the C&C universe... Hope it's much better than Renegade.

Redhairboy491
Redhairboy491

Two words: Can't wait. Or would that be three? Ah who cares, this game looks sweet!

gnutux
gnutux

Finally they make an FPS for the C&C universe again! It's about time, Renegade is so outdated...

redgate55
redgate55

2 words to describe renegade first word aw second word some if EA do relase this it would go through the roof here at team dinomight with ratings we need it sooner EA

VfighterX
VfighterX

hmm what if they make it fps/rts/semi-rpg like the hl2-mod "Empires?" Now that would be awesome.

grenadier53
grenadier53

I LOVE RENEGADE! I...may...seem...to...get this game. Despite myself being unsupportive of EA, I guess if this game gets good reviews and better options then Im looking forward to it.

quietguy
quietguy

For shame GS, I expected better news other than something from 3 months ago.

Tacitus1113
Tacitus1113

Battlefield-style eh? Should we expect in-game ads, immutable controls, and annoyingly cumbersome vehicles then? Hope EA focuses more on updating Renegade than reproducing Battlefield's unique flavor of suck.

lonegardian
lonegardian

I bumped in to ranegade accidently and it was a hit!! hope this would be great FPS!!

redalertgamer
redalertgamer

ehhhh im not too happy bout it now dont get me wrong i love renegade and still play it all the time its just that that game was very good the way it was only thing i want them to do is maybe some better graphics and a more stable engine(ie. the fact that you would fall through the map, jump a barrier in a car, and jump into a car and get a blue screen and lose the vehicle) but other than that the character classes and vehicles were pretty well balanced and gameply was very good

Buffalo_Soulja
Buffalo_Soulja

That genre is crowded enough as it is. They are going to have to really pull a rabbit out for this to work.

Gremio001
Gremio001

OMG please don't make it like Battlefield, Battlefield was very unbalanced, i would rather it be the exact same gameplay as the old C&C Renegade

woolysockofdoom
woolysockofdoom

I loved the first Renegade, but one thing killed me: they didn't get the original voice actor for the Commando aka Havoc, Frank Kelpacki!

H1dd3n-5h4d0w
H1dd3n-5h4d0w

Amerus.. when it comes down to it... everything is about money. Everyone has to make a living somehow...

vidbusters
vidbusters

C&C Renegade was a great game. It just preceeded Medal of Honor and may only be lesser known because of the wave of WWII games that started right after it. However, at the time, the graphics, gameplay and multiplayer online, including use of a variety of vehicles and weapons, was way ahead of its time. Can't wait to see this one in the future!

amerus
amerus

big suprise. EA GAMES becouse we ruin everything that is good so we can earn some more money. you suck ea! even tho some of the games where good. *Sigh* money money money.. in the rich mans world.

rudyroundhead
rudyroundhead

Good news! C&C: Renegade was a fun shooter. Multiplayer was dead when I bought it but the single player was fun.

thingta42
thingta42

Renegade way good but it became Rengay cos of unbalanced MP "Cough noobjet rifle" Mods such as Renalert and C%C reborn although the game is still one of my top ten games

knut-am
knut-am

i have a growing interest in fps games these days, but THIS game is totaly with out apeal to me

keyhunter
keyhunter

It had better be as good as Renegade. It doesn't get much better than Renegade I'm afraid. HUGE SHOES TO FILL. AND HAVOC BETTER BE MAKING HIS RETURN, FOR HE IS HELLA COOL.

zakkss
zakkss

What i heard is you play as Kane, in the middle of WW2, at a time when Kane has no idea he'll even create Nod one day. And you get air dropped on the map at the start of every mission. Hmm, wait?!

Tang526
Tang526

Not another Renegade.............................

rock_solid
rock_solid

EALA will never get any of my money again

minniemike2
minniemike2

1st person as TANYA!! LOOK DOWN AT YOUR HUGE B00BIES AND DO A CRAZY MANIC LAUGH!! WOO!!!

Old_Gooseberry
Old_Gooseberry

Magic Carpet 3, AHHAHA I wish that was what they were going for... I'm not sure if I want to see another attempt at a C&C FPS. EA is sitting on a goldmine of old classics that one day they could cash in on big time.

CnC_Freak
CnC_Freak

RAWR! BF stlye FTL!!!! C&C style FPS FTW!!!!!!!!! Oh and Renegades multiplayer kicked a**, I cannot take back those 2 years of my life devoted to Renegade, but damn did I love it :P

suntunuseranoni
suntunuseranoni

Battlefield-style shooter??? Nooo, I want a REAL C&C game not another Battlefield-like clone!! For those who have no idea, Renegade was an awesome C&C FPS, so the C&C universe is not only about RTS games!

benboz
benboz

We hope that this C&C FPS game would be awesome!

Neosword
Neosword

hopefully they do it right and it turns out well

Nxss-effa-sim
Nxss-effa-sim

Well it sounds good. I just hope it is not a rehash of Battlefield in a different setting like others have mentions earlier. Good thing they have Greg K. at EALA, unless someone else is the source....

gamefreakwill
gamefreakwill

Sweet, I never played Renegade and I can now finally get into a new C&C FPS, with everythin in the C&C universe in it....weapons and vehicle wise.

rogue81
rogue81

Because EA will take an IP and stuff it on our faces until we can't take it anymore. Once they've successfully sucked the life from a franchise they throw it out the window.

imprezawrx500
imprezawrx500

"I hope this game isn't a carbon copy of Battlefield 2 but with C&C scenarios. Which it will probably be." that's basicly what ubi did with r6v and graw, same game different settings why does everyone bash ea so much when they aren't the only ones that rehash games?

Themilkman418
Themilkman418

oh EA how can I shell out even more money to you? Oh yeah by you making this game.

jmrwacko
jmrwacko

I hope this game isn't a carbon copy of Battlefield 2 but with C&C scenarios. Which it will probably be.

jackle2071
jackle2071

They tried this once, and it didn't work out to well!

jamietje
jamietje

please do it ea I would love it and you get more money lallaal

smghottie
smghottie

doesn't ea have enough fps? keep CnC as an RTS its awesome.

Cobra5
Cobra5

Could go either way. C&C is great subject material, the idea is awesome, Renegade had a few flaws but was overall excellent, and they have the resources to back it up. On the other hand, EA could just **** it up, like they usually do. So it could go either way.

JDubs07
JDubs07

Seems okay but is not great.

parrot_of_adun
parrot_of_adun

I think it should be based on red alert, even though the tiberium story is WAAY cooler (and just has better games). It would be amusing to fight russian squids in first person. Anyway, for it's time, renegade was decent, seems like a good idea to go further with it. (or in other words, "why not?")

KingSigy
KingSigy

Renegade was decent at best, I can't see why EA keeps wanting C&C to go FPS. It's fine the way it is.

mkoo
mkoo

I actually love renegade but mark my words: this won't be renegade 2 At least not a tiberium game. (GDI Weapons Factory Destroyed)