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During March 27th and 28th, Club I of San Fransisco hosted the Lands of Lore III premiere, which awarded the first person to finish the game with a trip to Germany or $5,000. I heard the showing was very good, and that the Lands of Lore I and II fans were more than satisfied. But, I'll be honest. While I'm sure Land of Lore III is an amazing game, I was more interested in the C&C 2 preview. I was extremely busy that weekend. So instead of first hand information, I interviewed Club I owner, "Sunnydog," for the 411 on what happened that weekend.
The Disruptor Tank uses a sonic wave as a weapon
Back to the drawing board
As rumor would have it, I heard that Westwood Studios was done with Command and Conquer 2: Tiberian Sun a good while ago, but the release was delayed since it bore an all too uncanny resemblance to Blizzard Entertainment's Starcraft. After a lot more work and an introduction of some new game mechanics, the game should be ready to ship soon after its late June prerelease at Club I. First off from my visit to the Game Developers Convention (GDC), I learned about some of the work that Westwood put into C&C 2. Westwood intends to have 6,000 to 10,000 hours of Beta testing will go into the game before it goes gold. In between the beta testing was the discussion by Westwood of the most notorious topic of online gaming: Cheating.