Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Announced - Official News
Posted by: Ronnie on 06-28-2007 @ 13:35
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THQ Inc. today announced Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance, the next chapter in the critically-acclaimed real-time strategy (RTS) franchise, is scheduled to ship for Windows PC in November 2007. Developed by renowned RTS designer Chris Taylor and his Gas Powered Games studio, Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance follows the epic story of the original game in the aftermath of the Infinite War. Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance will be available as a standalone title offering full compatibility with the original game, enabling all-new strategic options.
"Supreme Commander raised the standard for scope and scale in the RTS genre and is one of the highest rated strategy games of all time," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. "Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is pushing the boundaries yet again promising an exciting new chapter to fans worldwide."
"Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is not only the continuation of the epic story that is unfolding inside the game's universe, it is the continuation of our goal to move the bar for RTS gaming even higher than ever," says Chris Taylor, CEO of Gas Powered Games. "Forged Alliance offers over 100 new units, more maps and an entirely new faction... we are stuffing this game with all kinds of new features!"
About Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance
Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is the next chapter in the critically acclaimed Supreme Commander franchise that set the standard for scope and scale in the RTS genre. The game continues the epic story following the Infinite War, featuring an all-new single-player campaign, a new faction and a myriad of innovative multiplayer features. More than one hundred new units will give players access to cutting-edge strategic options, including fully realized navies, orbital weaponry and advanced counter intelligence technologies. Developed by Chris Taylor and Gas Powered Games, Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is expected to be available in retail outlets worldwide in November 2007.
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Total comments: 11 | Last comment: 07-04-2007 at 19:22
Joined: March 11th, 2005
|Chris Taylor looked down on what he had created....... and it was good! |
Best news ever. Can't wait for details of the new units/ faction.
Joined: June 26th, 2006
|hehe, sweet. i can officially say that i love that guy. |
Joined: August 18th, 2006
|Seeing as it's a standalone title, I guess we can call it a sequel, though after reading through the description, it seems like more of an expansion pack. Oh well! |
This is still great news! So now there's something else, in addition to Halo 3, to look forward to this fall.
I'd like to think of what the new strategic features are, and I hope he doesn't overwhelm the game with useless units.
But the number 1 thing I hope for is CITY MAPS!!
Joined: November 12th, 2004
|Reminds me of The Xtreme Legends add-ons of KOEI's Dynasty Warriors series: Standalone but compatible. What a great idea!! |
Joined: April 4th, 2005
|excellent!! new units as well. I hope its directx 10! |
Joined: August 18th, 2006
|Yea, Dx10 would be nice, as long as he offers compatibility for us Dx9 users. |
I'm still running the game on an ATi Radeon 9550 Pro, lol.
Joined: October 1st, 2004
No more comments, your honour.
Joined: August 20th, 2006
|yay! i have been waiting for this for a while |
Joined: October 30th, 2005
|#3 - You're probably right about both, from what I'm gathering it's a standalone X-pack, just like Dark Crusade for Warhammer. |
I'm dying to find out what this "orbital weaponry" and new faction is all about
Joined: July 28th, 2006
|i never played supreme commander but all of this is making my mouth water |
From: (New Jersey)
Joined: January 1st, 2007
|This is just like Rise of Nations: Gold Ed., is either an expansion or a standalone, depending on your situation. |
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