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  • Summary: Prepare to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology against the world?s most powerful Generals in Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour. In the next era of military strategy and might, you?ll need to command a more technologically advanced arsenal to defeat new, more powerfulPrepare to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology against the world?s most powerful Generals in Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour. In the next era of military strategy and might, you?ll need to command a more technologically advanced arsenal to defeat new, more powerful enemies. The first expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Command & Conquer Generals challenges players to square off against the world?s most elite commanders for battlefield domination. Even the most experienced C&C Generals veteran must learn new strategies and tactics to take full advantage of -- and learn to defend against -- the next generation of the world?s most lethal weapons. With new units, structures, and upgrades, as well as the all-new Generals Challenge Mode, Zero Hour delivers all the firepower you?ll need in your quest to become the ultimate modern warfare General. [Electronic Arts] Expand
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  1. Positive: 13 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. 90
    These factors combine to make a very rewarding and challenging strategy experience and create a great improvement to an already amazing strategy title.
  2. 90
    The campaign is usually enough addition for an expansion pack as it is. The extra work the team did on the Generals' Challenge mode is awesome.
  3. 90
    The addition of the specialized generals, however, pushes this expansion set over the top. If you've already got Generals, you cannot go wrong with getting Zero Hour.
  4. Given the little over a week that it took me to run through it all, I feel that this expansion pack is about average. It contains a few little tweaks that improve the game mechanics noticeably, though some of the more basic problems with C&C:G continue to shine through.
  5. 80
    It might seem spare when you consider it consists mainly of tweaks and minor additions, but it makes Command & Conquer: Generals play like a new and much better game.
  6. Even the friendly A.I. does a much better job of fighting and surviving. There are still some interface problems, but Command & Conquer is better than it's ever been.
  7. PC Gamer
    64
    Pretty visuals and fun multiplay aren't enough, though, and ultimately Zero Hour is cut off at the knees by a surprisingly long list of problems...There's simply no excuse for this expansion's bug-riddled state. [Holiday 2003, p.102]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 57 out of 64
  2. Negative: 4 out of 64
  1. JamesB.
    Dec 2, 2007
    10
    It is an excellent expansion to an excellent RTS. All the new units add unparalled depth to strategy.
  2. JordanA.
    Feb 18, 2004
    10
    This game made search every where after playing it on the lan i recomend the expansion if you already have the first generals to all gamers.
  3. EvanB.
    Sep 22, 2003
    10
    This game rocks, the b-2 is sweet, along with the c-130.
  4. Jun 14, 2019
    10
    You will need some 1337 übermicro skills or you will get pwned. But jokes aside I really liked this game! I'm sure it still has players online too.
  5. JayR.
    Oct 28, 2003
    9
    The expansion packed exceeded the original. The two things that I miss from the originals is the use of Naval forces, just think if you have The expansion packed exceeded the original. The two things that I miss from the originals is the use of Naval forces, just think if you have access to by a battle fleet for an offensive and defensive use that would be awesome. The one thing that I would really like to see is the generals talking to you instead of a reporter telling you some type of Intel. Over all the game is awesome. Expand
  6. Nov 15, 2019
    9
    More units, more campaign, more of everything :)
    Great expansion with new campaign, which is surprisingly very good :)
  7. Aug 16, 2020
    1
    The AI is just ridiculous and nowhere near human-like playing style. I've tried playing against Medium (Balanced) difficulty level and it'sThe AI is just ridiculous and nowhere near human-like playing style. I've tried playing against Medium (Balanced) difficulty level and it's just consistently relentless at sending units to attack my base. Even if I manage to defend I eventually run out of tiberium.

    I wonder if the developers ever bothered to play against the AI to see what it's like. Also looking at the post-game stats there is just no way that any normal player would be able to build units and structures and attack in such a short period of time. Really, because of this I'd say it's border-line unplayable.
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