Talk:Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

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time travel paradox[edit]

in the first Red Alert they tell us that einstein traveled back in time and killed hitler. but if the soviets traveled back in time and killed einstein before he could invent the chronosphere (thus going back and killing hitler) then how come there never was a nazi germany? the story doesn't make sense... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.138.102.81 (talk) 16:08, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

Unless you can identify a reliable source that highlights this apparent discrepancy, this really doesn't belong here per WP:NOTFORUM. –xenotalk 16:11, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

Yeah that and it's just a freakin game... Jersey John (talk) 09:04, 25 April 2010 (UTC) By the way, the "Reception" section looks like it was written by an EA employee, amazingly one who is not disgruntled... Jersey John (talk) 09:04, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Typical neutral wikipedia[edit]

Did someone paid wikipedia to advertise this game? Entire article seems like a giant commercial! There is not a single word about negative reviews about RA3 and there are plenty of it. Just one example: http://www.gamespot.com/pc/strategy/redalert3/player_review.html?id=621280&page=34

I don't know why I am even bothering, because all I will get is blah blah blah, not reliable source because only reliable sources are those that we like blah blah blah. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 93.138.71.58 (talk) 17:07, 20 October 2010 (UTC)

The reception section needs expansion, so please have at it. (But you are right, typically user-generated content such as a "reader review" would not be considered a reliable source) –xenotalk 17:08, 20 October 2010 (UTC)
To 93.138.71.58: Regarding "not reliable source because only reliable sources are those that we like": that is completely incorrect and not Wikipedia policy. Wikipedia policy on video game articles is to accept professional reviews. The source you provided was a reader review, and that is the reason it is not acceptable. The vast majority of professional reviews were positive, as indicated in the sidebar. —Lowellian (reply) 08:43, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

Shades of 1984?[edit]

The whole three way between a soviet (eurasia), allied (oceania) and empire of rising sun (eastasia) sounds very much like the novel 1984. I wonder if this was intentional. 120.62.167.131 (talk) 19:19, 30 December 2010 (UTC)

Added Setting Categories[edit]

Hello everyone, I just added this page to all of the "Category:Video games set in [country x]" for all countries the campaign takes place in. I believe this is fair because the player's actions are focused on a specific region, and the campaign locations all have specific locations, so this isn't just guesswork. Also, Chile is added because one of the missions takes place on Easter Island, which is administered by Chile. If you have any questions/scruples, please debate/message me. Gaijin Ninja (talk) 19:36, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

Original research in the article[edit]

I just shrunk the plot section as requested. Of course, I removed a lot of unimportant details, though I do not that from the point of view of a fan, there is no such thing as "unimportant".

But I also removed some of the original researches in the article as well. Frankly, it appears that someone had first assumed Red Alert 2 and 3 to be related and then tried to act on that assumption. I however, did not assume and did not find any evidence to that effect. I have played both games (and both their expansion packs) and they seem completely unrelated. If anyone wants them back, Verifiability is the way. (Not that I am going to contest or anything...) Fleet Command (talk) 23:34, 13 March 2012 (UTC)