Command & Conquer 4 dubbed Tiberian Twilight

EALA picks a winner from 15,000 fan-submitted suggestions for subtitle for PC real-time strategy game, due out in 2010.

When it launches next year, Command & Conquer 4 will bring a major chapter in the real-time strategy series to a close. Electronic Arts Los Angeles asked gamers to come up with an appropriate subtitle for the occasion, and today it announced the fittingly fatalistic winning entry.

Command & Conquer in the gloaming.

With more than 15,000 entries to choose from, EA selected Tiberian Twilight as the official subtitle of the game, calling it the "most popular" suggestion. The subtitle stems from the game's role as the concluding chapter to the series' Tiberium saga, which has seen the benevolent alliance of the Global Defense Initiative battle the evil paramilitaries of the Brotherhood of Nod. The two factions have been fighting over the powerful resource Tiberium for three full games and numerous expansion packs and spin-offs. In a statement, the game's lead producer, Mike Glosecki, said the subtitle "seemed the best fit, embodying that the saga is coming to a powerful and epic conclusion.”

C&C4 will be set in the year 2062, when Earth becomes so completely covered with the toxic (yet energy-rich) mineral known as Tiberium that the human race is in peril of extinction. In the face of this threat, the longtime enemy factions join forces against a common foe. EA has suggested that this uneasy truce will lead to an explanation of the long-term plans set forth by Nod leader Kane in previous games, such as Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars and its expansion, Kane's Wrath.

Command & Conquer 4 will offer two different campaigns for each faction, which can be played solo or in cooperative mode. In addition, the game will have a brand-new, five-versus-five, objective-based multiplayer mode for online play. The game will debut on the PC, with no other platforms yet announced. C&C3 was also ported to the Xbox 360 and Mac, while C&C: Red Alert 3 made it to the PlayStation 3.

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70 comments
toothofymir
toothofymir

I swear to God, if EA messes this one up...

RogRodge
RogRodge

I wonder if this will be followed by a final Red Alert. I would love to see Red Alert go back to it's roots and have you working for historical figures. The Soviet campaign of Red Alert 1 was fantastic, you really felt that you were working for the most evil, sadistic scumbags in the world. Red Alert 4 - Soviets Vs Allies Vs Nazis. Set it in the 1940s, man that would be awesome.

stziggy
stziggy

C&C Milking the Tiberian Cash Cow

bajealin
bajealin

i hardly wait this game :X

kerol_naim
kerol_naim

MSpear..you're right. in the original plan by Westwood, C&C3 should be called Tiberium Twilight. im glad they use the name again

Elrax
Elrax

MSpears: I think he will do us a favor by eating his own head... So I say.. Let him eat his own head. deb35536: Low Unit? You mean Low Unit Cap? I think that's a good idea, it does reduce single unit spamming. No Tiberium and Base Building does take it away from its roots. Infantry though seem fitting for the Defense Class. I also think there will be infantry, but the Defense just more specialized on them. The Offense does have an Engineer, which somewhat looks like the SCV of Terrans. I'm curious how the Defense and Support Crawler would look like and also if they're keeping the infantry as squads or going back to single unit.

hampton2003
hampton2003

Twilight lame, Trueblood FTW (awaits flaming :) )

deb35536
deb35536

The name was great but right now the gameplay seem bad - Low unit - No Tiberiam to get- No full Base Building - No infantry except defend class - Casual Gameplay - but let's hope that eala production team will listen to those who go to the comic-con and improve it (may be those idea will actually fun?)

snajper82
snajper82

AWESOME !! A MUST HAVE GAME.

MSpears
MSpears

Firehawk988, you must be totally out of the loop. First of all, EA didn't take the name from some lame movie about vampires. What part of THIS WAS A CONTEST ENTRY do you not get? Some fan(s) of the series suggested the name. Second of all... Tiberian Twilight has, as far as I know, ALWAYS been the name that was planned for the last game in the series. The original Command & Conquer is Tiberian Dawn. C&C2 is Tiberian Sun. C&C3 would have been Tiberian Twilight, but EA bought out Westwood before production on C&C3 started. The point is, "Tiberian Twilight" was ALWAYS gonna be the name of the last game in the series (or would have been, if Westwood hadn't been bought out by EA). That name was decided on in 1995, before Tiberian Dawn even came out... and WAY before that stupid vampire movie. Do yourself a favor and please stop to do some research before you post and make yourself look stupid.

SF_KiLLaMaN
SF_KiLLaMaN

Wow, it is in no way connected to the movie. First of all the fans chose the name. Second of all it is the name that Westwood was going to give to their 3rd Tiberian game before EA bought them out. Get the facts straight before you say that EA ripped the name off of a movie.

Hairbautt
Hairbautt

Sounds like something Stephanie Myers would have submitted.

skywarp001
skywarp001

no base building................enough said

NuKkU
NuKkU

that is actually................. a pretty awesome name

aura_enchanted
aura_enchanted

clearly command and conquer universe is runnng its course the last golden egg has been taken see you all in 5 years

Jedi_Dad
Jedi_Dad

"Tiberian Twilight" I figured that would be the title years ago when the series came to a close. Did I miss something or was I just ahead of my time?

GoodGuy729
GoodGuy729

The name isn't as important as whether or not this game will run on Windows7 or Vista 64 bit and get this franchise out of the XP stone-age...

Evil_Noodles
Evil_Noodles

I don't quite understand why people are hating this. It fits perfectly. Tiberium Dawn. Tiberium Sun. Tiberium Wars. Tiberium Twilight. Spot the odd one out?

firehawk998
firehawk998

Let see they already choose a subtitle of a lame vampire movie for an awesome game series. Next if they hire the guy who plays the main hero edward cullen in the film to star in this game.Thats it I will eat my own head.

bowlingotter
bowlingotter

Guh. reminds me too much of a lame vampire franchise.

majikninja69
majikninja69

i think the title "twilight" is just a rip off from tha damn addiction that is the movies & books. its not a bad title but i think it could have been alot better named, my idear was "tiberium Legacy" not that im sayn mines better but its just 1 of many better names, well thats what my oppinon is

WorldMusc_basic
WorldMusc_basic

Btw, Tiberium wars was trash compared to Tiberium Sun and Generals. Possibly the worst and most imbalanced RTS AI I've ever had the misfortune to experience. Love it when the units stand around the enemies base waiting for things to happen.

WorldMusc_basic
WorldMusc_basic

Nothing innovative to see here. You'd think they'd at least change a majority of the units... but nah, this will be Tiberium Wars 2.0 to cash in on a quick buck before they move on.

groupleader
groupleader

hope they will also mention a console release plus a third faction

shinigami50
shinigami50

And what about the Scrin race? Won't there be a third race at all?

OwnageGuy
OwnageGuy

awww i forgot to enter the comp!! i was talkin to my friends sayin that i was gonna enter the comp with the name it tiberian twilight...sigh. why do i always forget this kinda stuff? gonna commit suicide now TT___TT its gonna be a awesome game no matter what.

GarySpot
GarySpot

i wish this will be the last c&c game EA will ruin.

badtaker
badtaker

I don't care about name.C&C 4 will be very good game no doubt.

FallenOneX
FallenOneX

Skidrow18 I don't think of that as a joke, that's the name of the first expansion pack.

SkidRow18
SkidRow18

If there is C&C 5, it will be Tiberian New Moon....just joking

lil_luz_10
lil_luz_10

NO I LOST Tiberium Island Playland Adventures could have been epic!!!

The_Free-Man
The_Free-Man

how about "tiberium wars 5 u" thats the most obvious name lol

Gamer_4_Fun
Gamer_4_Fun

Cant believe its all coming to an end, i was born in this C&C tiberium saga back in the day, :(. No console, i donth ave a good PC anymore.

jyrexx
jyrexx

Vampire Kane... entertains young people all over the world

colo734
colo734

"Tiberian Fury"... I like my suggestion better :)

DontEatCream
DontEatCream

Ahh, Tiberian Twilight. What an ominous but fitting subtitle. Hell, it was much better than my original idea for a subtitle: "C&C4: Kane Comes Back. AGAIN."

ShammySham
ShammySham

I hope that if they do a console version the controls will be good.

BornGamer
BornGamer

I can't believe they didn't pick my suggestion: "Tiberian Rehash".