I suppose at some point this will cease to be news, but the franchises that made LAN gaming great continue to turn their back on it, providing a long slow obituary for the service. Command & Conquer is the latest.
There will be no celebrity cameos, no professional wrestlers tackling men in bear costumes anywhere in Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight, the planned final chapter in EA’s real-time strategy Tiberium saga. But there will be plenty of Kane.
For a game in a series with such a long history, and such a passionate fanbase, Command & Conquer 4 has been humming along under most people’s radars. Something that should change pretty soon once the beta kicks off.