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Relic details Theater of War mode for Company of Heroes 2


Third mode announced
Apr 29
The single-player campaign and multiplayer of Company of Heroes 2 will be joined by a third mode, one that's new for developer Relic Entertainment. A combination of single- and cooperative play, Theater of War is built with r... read
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Company of Heroes

Company of Heroes servers close May 7 in favor of Steam


You'll need your CD-Key to make the switch
Apr 23
Company of Heroes' current online servers will shut down May 7 in favor of replacement Steamworks servers, Relic Entertainment announced on the game's official forums.  Relic offered instructions on how to transfer ... read
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Warhammer

More Dawn of War? Relic suggests a 'strong possibility'


Highlights the importance of new tech
Apr 22
With Sega's purchase of Relic Entertainment behind us, now more than ever I'm dying to hear about the future of the company's Warhammer 40,000 titles. Game director Quinn Duffy told Eurogamer that "There's a strong possibilit... read
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Gearbox

Gearbox has rights to classic RTS Homeworld


Plans to bring Homeworld 1 & 2 to digital platforms
Apr 22
Update: Along with Darksiders, Red Faction, and other THQ properties getting picked up by Nordic Games for a cool $4.9 million, it's come to light that Gearbox spent $1.35 million in acquiring Homeworld. Borderlands developer... read
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Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2 CE includes the original game


Plus the two expansions for the first game
Apr 18
Company of Heroes 2 is getting a Collector's Edition, and it's set to include several bonuses such as the original Company of Heroes, including the two original expansions: Opposing Fronts and Tales of Valor. Other bonuses in... read
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Company of Heroes

Pre-order Company of Heroes 2 for a 'mini-campaign'


Among other digital trinkets
Apr 05
Those who pre-order Company of Heroes 2 before the real-time strategy title launches this June will get a number of bonuses, including a Theatre of War mini-campaign. Seemingly unfinished right now, this extra spot of single-... read
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CoH 2 beta

Company of Heroes 2 beta opens soon for pre-orderers


Second beta phase will be more inclusive
Mar 28
It's nice to hear that Relic Entertainment is still plugging away at development on Company of Heroes 2. Leading up to the full June 25 release, the studio will soon hit the obligatory "closed beta" milestone. Open first on A... read
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Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2 arrives June 25


Both in North America and Europe
Mar 06
Company of Heroes 2 has been set for a June 25 release date in both North America and Europe. Have to say, I'm really happy for Relic Entertainment on today's news. Things were shaky thanks to the THQ fallout, but I think Rel... read
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From wrestlers to panda-suit-wearing sociopaths
When assessing a publisher's impact on the industry, we tend to focus on the highs rather than consistency. THQ was anything but consistent, putting out Nintendo DS shovelware, rushed licensed games, and taking part in one of... read feature

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Return of Homeworld?

TeamPixel wants to purchase the rights to Homeworld


Intends to release Homeworld on Steam and iOS, and make Homeworld 3
Jan 25
With the recent bankruptcy of THQ, the studios and franchises they owned are being auctioned off. While Sega just bought Relic Entertainment, it's possible that the rights to Homeworld might still belong to THQ... read
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THQ auction over, Relic goes to SEGA [Update]


Ubisoft gets South Park, Koch gets Volition, Vigil left in the dark
Jan 23
[Update: Kotaku has reposted a staff letter from THQ president Jason Rubin, saying that Koch Media (owner of Deep Silver) bought Volition and the Metro IP, Crytek bought Homefront, Take 2 bought Evolve, and Ubisoft took Montr... read
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Four upcoming THQ games revealed amidst bankruptcy woes


:(
Dec 19
Sad news today as THQ has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing, which is available for you to read, included several unannounced projects by various THQ studios. Note that these are more than likely internal... read
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Trailer shares a bit of Company of Heroes 2 multiplayer


So many screens
Dec 13
To accompany our preview of multiplayer in Company of Heroes 2, Relic Entertainment and THQ have a little video that shows off the variety of commanders and troops they'll be able to lead in this anticipated sequel. Nothing ... read
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Fight well, comrades
Dynamic weather hazards, TrueSight, and now a progressive leveling system are the three pillars Relic is building Company of Heroes 2 on. While we've talked at length about these first two elements, the leveling system is what caught my eye the most on this third go around, taking more than a few cues from the Call of Duty series. read feature

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Company of Heroes 2 developer diary prepares for war


I'll never get tired of seeing tanks slip into the frigid depths
Dec 08
This first entry in a series of developer diaries for Company of Heroes 2 covers most of the major talking points new to the real-time strategy game, from its brutal weather conditions which drastically affect troops, the ab... read
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These are the pre-order bonuses for Company of Heroes 2


Sep 21
The pre-order incentives for Company of Heroes 2 aren't out of the ordinary, but the way in which they're being offered is a bit different than what we're used to. The base bonuses are beta access once that goes live and vehi... read
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PAX: I utterly lost track of time in Company of Heroes 2


Mother Russia has never looked so cold
Sep 03
Playing Company of Heroes 2 at PAX was a trippy experience. Hamza previously covered the game and hit the major points worth highlighting, but I still wanted to share my thoughts on the highly anticipated sequel as someone wh... read
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Have some frigid new Company of Heroes 2 screenshots


Jul 24
This latest batch of screenshots from Company of Heroes 2 highlights the ColdTech system of Relic Entertainment's Essence Engine 3.0. In the game, temperatures can dip so low that your infantry will freeze to death unless the... read
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Darksiders II delivers its last sermon


Jun 29
Here be a live-action trailer for Darksiders II. It's been floating around for a few weeks, but this is the "extended cut," so there's even more live-action stuff for us to hate on because everybody hates live-action trailers.  There's really not much left to say about the game itself. I'm just impatiently tapping my foot until I finally get hold of the thing. Any day now would be fine, THQ! read
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Company of Heroes 2 teaser trailer is a little unsettling


Jun 28
If it isn't broke, don't fix it. That seems to be Relic Entertainment's philosophy with the follow up to the most highly regarded strategy game in all the land. As is natural for a sequel, the Company of Heroes 2 developer h... read
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Relic Entertainment celebrates its 15th anniversary


Jun 01
With all the turmoil centered around layoffs at 38 Studios and BioWare Austin, it's comforting to note that there's some developers out there who have been around a while and go from strength to strength. Such as Va... read
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Relic Entertainment's Company of Heroes 2 has been in development for two years now, and the studio figured out pretty quickly that they didn't want to change things too drastically. Instead, they focused on adding more on to... read feature

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THQ announces Company of Heroes 2 for early 2013


May 07
Surprise! Well, not really. But we do appreciate the gesture. THQ has made its officially official announcement for Company of Heroes 2 following the PC Gamer reveal of the sequel. There's not much else to go on here, though ... read
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Company of Heroes 2 appears on the cover of PC Gamer


May 03
Thanks to the new issue of PC Gamer, we know that Company of Heroes 2 is on the way from Relic. Scans of the publication's coverage are floating around the usual places, but I'll just point out that the focus is on the Easter... read
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Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium won't release as an MMO


Mar 29
THQ has announced that Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online isn't going to release as a massively multiplayer online game as originally expected. The title has been "refocused" as an "immersive single player and online mu... read
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The Warhammer 40,000 games are 66% off on Steam


Feb 02
It's Warhammer Weekend over on Steam which means games like Space Marine, Dawn of War, Dawn of War II, and the obligatory expansions are 66% off. I'm not sure if that's enough of a discount to grab those of you who have been ... read
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What's this Dreadnought doing in this Space Marine image?


Dec 23
Relic Entertainment tossed a little holiday tease up on the official Twitter account for Space Marine today. The above image, which shows a Space Marine going toe-to-toe with a Dreadnought was sent out along with the message ... read
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PSA: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine co-op mode launched


Oct 26
In a week dominated by Battlefield 3 and Uncharted 3, it seems incredibly silly Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine to release a new mode, but that's the situation we're in. For those of you still playing Relic's Ork-blasting acti... read
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Exterminatus is declared upon Space Marine today


Oct 25
I only just finished Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine last weekend and Relic is already showering me with more Ork stompah goodness thanks to the free 'Exterminatus' mode. Alas, it won't let you lay waste to an entire planet f... read
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Tau Battle Commander added to Dawn of War II Last Stand


Oct 18
Fresh of it's weekend sale on Steam, Dawn of War II is getting more DLC in the shape of the Tau Commander encased in a formidable battle suit. He's available for the "The Last Stand" survival mode which is akin to a mix of t... read
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THQ: There may be 'no room' for a Space Marine sequel


Oct 14
THQ's Danny Bilson has brought some bad news for those hoping to see more of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. According to the core games boss, there might be no room at the inn for Relic's action series, since all eyes on the... read
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Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium MMO dated and detailed


Oct 13
After ten thousand years of silence, THQ has come out of the woodwork with a bunch of details and a release date for Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online, the fabled MMO set in Games Workshop's sci-fi universe. ... read






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