Post by Dan @ 10:48am 23/05/13 | 2 Comments
In the world’s darkest hour you are a commander of the Soviet Red Army, entrenched in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the Nazi invaders. It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the bloodiest conflict of World War II resulting in more than 14 million military casualties. Witness the struggles of the Red Army from near defeat through their incredible triumph over Germany in the most challenging and costly theatre of the war, the Eastern FrontWatch the clip embedded below.
Company of Heroes 2 is due on June 25th 2013 for Windows PC.
Post by Dan @ 09:59am 30/04/13 | 0 Comments
Theatre of War allows Relic Entertainment to tell different stories from the conflict in the form of new playable single player and co-operative content. The mode includes solo challenges where players are pitted against overwhelming odds, AI battles against an enemy commander with a unique play style and co-operative scenarios for fans to enjoy with their friends.A new bundle of screenshots from the Theatre of War mode can be viewed here on AusGamers.
Company of Heroes 2 is due on PC on June 25th 2013.
Post by Eorl @ 11:24am 16/04/13 | 24 Comments
Facebook page a closed beta code for their upcoming real-time strategy title Company of Heroes 2 (thanks CTD). Simply like the page, grab a beta key and chuck it into Steam to begin downloading the closed beta and you'll be commanding your troops in no time.
It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the most brutal conflict of World War II, as Germany launches a full-scale invasion of the frozen tundra of the Soviet Union which would result in over 14 million military casualties. Take command of the iconic Soviet Red Army in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the invading Nazis. Your strategic skills and tactical expertise hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict in the sequel to the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Company of Heroes. Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.While you are waiting for your download to finish, why not swing by our game page for all the latest screenshots and trailers.
Company of Heroes 2 will be available for PC on June 25.
Post by Eorl @ 10:44am 07/03/13 | 5 Comments
Jonathan Dowdeswell, Executive Producer of Company of Heroes 2 has said that the "acquisition by SEGA has given us the chance to work with a new partner that has a great track record of working with long standing PC franchises, It gives us great confidence to know that we have a well aligned team working to bring the best experience we can to gamers around the world." Dowdeswell also revealed that an upcoming Closed Beta will be made available soon, stating that "players will soon be able to help us test and balance multiplayer."
New screenshots have also been released today revealing the deadly wars that will erupt on the battlefield, which you can find a handful of below or the full set over at our game page.
Post by Dan @ 10:34am 07/01/13 | 0 Comments
dev diary trailer, and now you can find out all about it, as developer Relic has described their UI intentions in a detailed new post over on the game's official site.
Designed to give the player a full view of the battlefield and quick unit control, all the information you need to command your army is presented in a clean, concise and straightforward manner, with many improvements being made over the original design from CoH1.A new screenshot provides a hi-res look at the layout.
Company of Heroes 2 is due on PC in March 2013, with a closed beta testing period expected to kick off soon.
Post by Eorl @ 12:09pm 14/12/12 | 4 Comments
It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the most brutal conflict of World War II, as Germany launches a full-scale invasion of the frozen tundra of the Soviet Union which would result in over 14 million military casualties. Take command of the iconic Soviet Red Army in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the invading Nazis. Your strategic skills and tactical expertise hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict in the sequel to the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Company of Heroes. Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.THQ has also revealed a handful of new screenshots showcasing the multiplayer, which you can check out below along with the multiplayer gameplay trailer (HD here).
Post by Dan @ 01:49pm 07/12/12 | 4 Comments
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.
Post by Dan @ 08:13am 30/11/12 | 9 Comments
Relic Entertainment and THQ take you to the Eastern Front to experience the brutal cold of war. With ColdTech presenting winter warfare in unprecedented fidelity, the RTS genre will never be the same again.Watch the trailer below.
Company of Heroes 2 is due on PC in March 2013.
Post by Dan @ 10:42am 27/11/12 | 3 Comments
The publisher promises a more substantial reveal in a couple of days time on G4TV's X-Play, November 28 at 18:30 EST (10:30am Thursday Sydney time). Until then, watch the teaser trailer below for a taste of Relic Entertainment's journey to WWII's Eastern Front.
Post by Steve Farrelly @ 11:24am 21/09/12 | 5 Comments
Anyone who pre-orders the game at participating retailers will score two vehicle skins for both the German Rotbraun and Soviet Leningrad, while Steam pre-orderers will be "enrolled" in the Steam Pre-Purchase Tiered Program, which offers unlocks for the likes of Team Fortress 2 and Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II. On the flip-side, if you pre-order from Origin you'll have access to all the global pre-order bonuses, plus an exclusive "Soviet Bryansk Front vehicle skin to convert their heavy vehicles".
Pre-ordering on THQ's shopTHQ will also give you all the global pre-order bonuses as well as a "Command Pass" which rewards players with bonus multiplayer maps and other member's only events. The Command Pass will also be available as its own purchasable addition to the game.
On the collector's edition front:
As well as Standard Edition of the game, a Digital Collector’s Edition is also available. Included in this edition is access to the first three single player “Content Packs” when they become available as well as the Command Pass, exclusive heavy German Whitewash and Soviet Winter Cobblestone tank skins and a Veteran badge to display on the player’s in-game profile. Additionally, players will receive the award-winning original Company of Heroes base game with both its expansion packs.Company of Heroes 2 is due to release exclusively on PC in the early part of 2013. Stay tuned for more details as they become available.