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Company of Heroes 2 Dev Diary Video Talks Key Features and Shows Mor...
Dan
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Brisbane, Queensland
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THQ has sent along another new video promoting the upcoming Company of Heroes 2, this time a dev diary style clip titled "Preparing for War" that features commentary from the game's developers at Relic Entertainment.

The video offers a closer look at several key features, such as TrueSight the line-of-sight system that controls the game's dynamic fog of war, and Cold Tech, a collection of environment mechanics that includes deep snow, frozen waterways, and extreme cold that affect different units in different ways.

We also get a good look a the new infantry vaulting ability, which means no more walking the long way around fences and sandbags, and a couple of quick peeks at the game's UI HUD, which we've screen-grabbed below for closer inspection.

Watch the video embedded below, or here in our HD video library.

Company of Heroes 2 is due on PC in March 2013.



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infi
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the first video with any real detail of the new mechanics. i like the true sight innovation - adds a real new tactical element to the game which will make it heaps different to coh1.
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ctd
UK
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according to my facebook there was a big COH2 multiplayer event in london this week with press and prah-gamers invited. wish I knew where so I coulda gone and got my mousepad signed.

Hopefully we get some juicy goss about MP
08:46pm 07/12/12 Permalink
Trauma
Melbourne, Victoria
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The weather stuff is cool but the 'truesight' and vaulting are not new to the genre. Both of those are in Men of War.
10:57pm 07/12/12 Permalink
BladeRunner
Queensland
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I have been playing Tales of Valour the past couple of days again. Enjoying it too. I have always wondered why they did not make a eastern front expansion years ago. While CoH2 game may not be totally revolutionary it will be still great to play.
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