Sega Saturn RSS Feed RSS Feed
Sega Saturn RSS Feed One Game A Day
Computer & Videogames Auctions 160x600

Sega Saturn Game Information

Command & Conquer


Command & Conquer is a Simulation - War game, published by VIRGIN INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, which was released in France in 1997 for the Sega Saturn.

Top :: Bottom Core Data

Sega Saturn Game - Command & Conquer (Europe - France) [T-7028H-09] - Cover

Region: Europe - France
Release Date: 1997
Release Price: Unknown
Box / Packaging: Standard EU Case / Plastic EU Case
Number of Players: 1
Age Rating: Sega Saturn Database - Unsuitable for People Under 15
Official Barcode
Sega Saturn Database - Barcode (EAN): 5028587080982
Peripheral(s) Compatibility: Unknown
External Cartridge Required: None
Compatible with VideoCD Card: Unknown
Rarity Rating:
Price Rating:

Sega Saturn Hardware Compatibility

In GameUnknown
In the Manual
On the Back Cover

Game Ratings
Satakore User Rating
8.8333 / 10
6 Ratings
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) 94 %

Rank in the Top 50 (SSM Issue #28 - February 1998) : 15 / 50
Console News (Fr) 93 %
Consoles+ (Fr) 94 %
JoyPad (Fr) 95 %
MegaForce (Fr) 94 % - 91 %
Player One (Fr) 95 %

Usage of Memory Backup: Unknown
Minimum Memory Required: Unknown
Type of Backup: Unknown
Type of Video Files: Unknown
Type of Sound and Music Files: Unknown
Omake / Bonus(es) on CD: Unknown

From the Same Series

Data Collection
7 Items

#ItemInternal Code / Catalog
3Standard EU Case / Plastic EU CaseNone
7 French Version: Rigid Blister Pack (Optional)None
Any error or missing stuff? Please contact us

Who has it? / Who is looking for it?
23 Members

sorama2 - 1 anonymous user / (Total: 2)
andighan - darwin974 - djskynetgr - gilles_sat - Lagi - Lewiiugamepad - liliano - Pjanic123 - pxl - scarface_one - Shaolinsoul / (Total: 11)
Bouclette - LordSuprachris - Raiko - romuc55 - Rysley - Saturngeek - TheFranceman - Vincenzotaku - vincesega - vinny12 / (Total: 10)


No known revision for this game
Any error or missing stuff? Please contact us

Variants / Minor Revisions / Alt. Versions

2 Variants / Minor Revisions / Alt. Versions

This game has 2 different cases.
Who has it?
CaseStandard EU Case
Aleph - Lagi - Lewiiugamepad - LordSuprachris - pxl - Saturngeek - scarface_one - sorama2 - TheFranceman - 1 anonymous user / (Total: 10)
CasePlastic EU Case
Aleph - Lagi - pxl - Saturngeek - sorama2 / (Total: 5)
Any error or missing stuff? Please contact us

Promo Sleeves

No known promo sleeve for this game
Any error or missing stuff? Please contact us

Top :: Bottom Multimedia DataPicture(s) :: Screenshots :: Video(s) :: Review :: Flyer }

Picture of the Actual Game

Sega Saturn Game - Command & Conquer (Europe - France) [T-7028H-09] - Picture #1
Sega Saturn Game - Command & Conquer (Europe - France) [T-7028H-09] - Picture #2

No Video Available

Review: French Review Available Here

Shame on you if you never heard about Command & Conquer - the greatest progenitor of the whole Real Time Strategy game style. Well, only after Dune 2 and Warcraft paved the basics of course. Still it was C&C that layed down the basics of the smooth and simple controls, ressource management, and gameplay, that most RTS games followed. So how does this PC orientated game style translate to the Sega Saturn? Brilliantly well!

The biggest issue of a console C&C game is naturally the control mechanism. A gamepad just cant mimic the precise and fast movement of a computer mouse. Combine this with the keyboard which gives you near limitless options for team assignments, movement options, et cetera. The Saturn handles this obstacle fairly well: A and B work like the left and right mouse buttons, respectively - A selects, B deselects and cancels. X, Y and Z are used for teams assignment - hold down R and press any of the 3 buttons to assign a team. You can then select the team by pressing the button again, without R. Other then that, R is used for increasing the scroll speed of the cursor. Lastly, you can use the L shift to force movement (to crush infantry with tanks for example), or cycle through repair, sell, and guard modes. C opens up the sidebar with build options and the minimap, while L+C opens it up but doesn't make it active (so you can still watch the minimap and build queue, while still controlling units). The build menu is slightly different compared to the PC original, as you have buildings, infantry, vehicles, aircraft and superweapons in different rows, similarly to the later PC sequel Red Alert 2.

While the controls may seem tight on the first try, with a little practice you'll find that even unit micromanagement is easy with them. And with the control problems out of the way, you get pretty much the same game as on the PC - minus build animations for structures. And a few explosions are lower quality, possibly due to memory restrictions. But everything else pixel perfectly matches the original MS-DOS version of the game, even the FMV sequences are 1:1 copies of the original game. All the sound is there as well. For music, you get CD Audio which is even higher quality then the PC original. And everything is in Stereo.

If there's any horrific change in the port, its the lack of mid-level saving. Or saving in general, since you can only reload missions via passwords. This can be extremely frustrating, especially on the later levels.

Technicalities aside, in case you never heard of the C&C game (which I find hard to believe) - you play a commander in a fictional third world war, based on a conflict sparked by the arrival of a valuable but extremely dangerous mineral, Tiberium. You may either lead the Global Defense Initiative global peacekeeping military division, or the NOD, a multiple millennia old underground cult led by the charismatic, enigmatic, and iconic character: Kane.

With simple point and click controls, your goal is to gain territory through multiple missions, many of them optional. There's an incredible amount of diversity among missions, ranging from simple "build a base and wipe out the enemy", to defending research labs, or hijacking an enemy aircraft and demolishing a civilian town to blacked your opponent in the eye of the media. The early missions are quite easy, while the later ones are incredibly hard, but the map design is simply superb each and every time. Missions are selectable on a map screen, and there are cheesy but awesome FMV sequences before, and after every mission. Some will simply detail the destruction with CG sequences, while on most of them you are given your orders directly, face to face, from your superiors (these videos are a trademark of C&C games).

While graphically C&C may not seem much when put next to all the other 2d and 3d wonders of the Sega Saturn (the ingame graphics are, in fact, proven to be recreatable by a Megadrive too), the sheer effective simplicity of the gameplay, the beyond excellent music, gripping FMV scenes and excellent storyline makes Command & Conquer an incredibly addictive game. Highly recommended if you don't have access to the PC original.

Flyer: No Flyer Available

Top :: Bottom Tips, Tricks, Cheats and Walkthroughs

None Yet

Top :: Bottom Search Engine


The Sega Saturn Database is the master list of all the games and demos that have been released for the Sega Saturn. More than a single list, it is a full database with a lot of informations provided for each entry.

Search Criteria:

© Copyright 2005 - 2024

Page viewed 4944 times

© Copyright 2002 - 2024 - All Rights Reserved