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Dawn of War II is no longer tied to Games for Windows Live


Multiplayer now handled by Relic servers
Sep 05
Relic has migrated the excellent Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II and its Chaos Rising expansion away from Games for Windows Live, just as the studio said it would. Unfortunately, not everything made it over to Steamworks, in... read
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Company of Heroes 2

Watch the US Forces in action in Company of Heroes 2 DLC


The Western Front Armies pack will contain US and German forces
Jun 02
It's been almost a year since the release of Company of Heroes 2 and now we've got a trailer for the first DLC content for Relic's WWII RTS title. There are two new factions included, the US Forces (which you can see in the ... read
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Coming June 24
Standalone multiplayer release for Company of Heroes 2, The Western Front Armies, can serve as a gateway, bringing players over to the full Company of Heroes 2 experience. Its pricing is low enough ($12.99 for one army, or $1... read feature

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Dawn of War

Relic is moving the Dawn of War series' multiplayer to Steam


So long, GameSpy and Games for Windows Live
May 28
In these final days before GameSpy shuts down its support for a wide range of multiplayer games, here's how Relic Entertainment is handling the situation for its Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War series. The franchise is being up... read
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Company of Heroes

Company of Heroes 2 multiplayer goes standalone with The Western Front Armies


Two factions and eight maps for $19.99
May 08
If I were going to get into Company of Heroes 2 at this point, I'd likely just wait for a Steam sale, but options are appreciated. On June 24, Relic Entertainment will launch a standalone multiplayer release for its World Wa... read
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More of the good stuff
Victory at Stalingrad is paid DLC that's a part of the larger Turning Point update, which also includes new free multiplayer maps, the World Builder tools, four free commanders, and four premium commanders. The free stuff is ... read feature

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Free content!

Company of Heroes 2 adding new maps and World Builder


Custom maps are the best maps
Nov 05
Company of Heroes 2 will be getting a free content update, that will include the awaited World Builder that will let players create their own multiplayer maps. The update will also add two new multiplayer maps and four n... read
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Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2 removed from sale in Russia


Relic's WW2 RTS title also removed from other Eastern European countries
Aug 05
Whilst our own Joshua Derocher loved Company of Heroes 2, it has not gone down too well in Russia and Eastern Europe. Polgyon reports that the game's publisher in those regions, 1C-SoftClub, has removed the game from sale, bo... read
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Gearbox

Gearbox reveals details of its Homeworld acquisition


HD re-releases of the classic space RTS titles are incoming
Jul 24
We've already heard that Gearbox will be working on an HD remake of both Homeworld games, an IP it snagged during the breakup of publisher THQ. Chief creative officer Brian Martel was the driving force behind the studio biddi... read
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Sega sues THQ for Company of Heroes 2 pre-orders


Wring 'em out
Jul 10
THQ is totally bankrupt, but Sega is still suing them for $941,710.93, to be exact. That is money from Steam pre-orders of Company of Heroes 2.  If you're curious, these Delaware court documents lay it all out. Almo... read
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Winter is here
Company of Heroes 2 comes off strong with its new campaign, and it packs an impressive amount of extra features. Standing on its own, it is an impressive real-time strategy game, but there are people who want to know what mak... read feature

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Company of Heroes

Back to the front! Company of Heroes 2 multiplayer


Time to hit the Eastern Front once again
Jun 21
With less than a week away from its release, Relic Entertainment has decided to share a bit more on the enhancements it made to Company of Heroes 2's multiplayer. The most notable developments made to game are the new Comman... read
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Company of Heroes 2 beta

Company of Heroes 2 fires into open beta


Play it for free while you can
Jun 05
Company of Heroes 2 has launched into open beta, so from now until June 18 you can check out the multiplayer and coop. The best news about the open beta is that if you play it a lot, and decide to buy the game later, you'll g... read
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Things go boom in the latest Company of Heroes 2 trailer


ACTION MAN!
May 30
The latest look at Company of Heroes 2 shows off just how action packed this real time strategy game is. There's action, explosions, and death all around you in the battlefield. There's so much action here that the trailer even says you should check this one out before you play "the next big FPS." Oh, snap! Company of Heroes 2 will be out on June 25 for the PC. read
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Company of Heroes 2

Here's your Company of Heroes 2 campaign trailer


RTS sequel will arrive next month, comrade
May 22
I'm really grateful that Sega has picked up Company of Heroes 2 after THQ's collapse. The original was a great real-time strategy title, one that I had most of my fun with in multiplayer more than the single-player. This tra... read
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Company of Heroes

Company of Heroes 2 announces Red Star edition for retail


This red star shines pretty bright with all of its goodies
May 16
Good news for fans of the Company of Heroes 2 series as now you have a great reason to pick up the physical copy in June. Along with a snazzy steelbook, you also get a Czar's wealth of extra content. Right off the bat, player... read
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Company of Heroes

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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