What players usually expect to see from a remastered game is an exact representation. However, things are quite different when it comes to a remaster game. But, due to our brain used with HD 1080p images, experimenting with a remastered video game can sometimes be not what people expect.
Here is what the developers of Command & Conquer Remastered Collection done to avoid this issue. Before getting into the game, you will see a presentation of the old game first. This way, the experience of this remaster game won’t be too disorienting or deflating.
The transition between the old and new games is actually quite amazing and entertaining to watch. After the walk into the past show is over, press Space and the version of the old soldiers turn into crisp, becoming high-definition sprites.
The remaster collection of the real-time strategy video game is based on both the 1995 original and the 1996 spinoff C&C: Red Alert. It nicely puts together other content from different versions of the game.
But the question remains: is the 25-year-old RTS game appealing for today’s generation without any mod-cons or innovations that changed the current genre?
Command & Conquer Remastered Collection concept&update details
Petroglyph, developer of the remastered game, focused on the spirit of the game. Therefore, instead of introducing modern tech, they made the game playable on an HD or 4k screen. This gives the game a nice touch of the past.
However, something new was introduced in the current Command & Conquer Remastered Collection, which is the soundtrack. Both games feature new music, as well as some of the original tracks. This makes the game more classy. Plus, players can fully enjoy the updated multiplayer modes! The Remastered Collections feature custom lobbies and a matchmaking system. Plus, the players can now edit the maps to create their scenarios.
To answer the above question, yes, the game looks promising enough to make it into today’s generation. Who doesn’t like playing a fast strategy game? Missions are quick, and what makes the game even more amazing is its simplicity.