Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

PC / Action / Release: Sep 13, 2011 / ESRB: M

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PSA: Download Red Orchestra 2 from Steam for free today only

PSA: Download Red Orchestra 2 from Steam for free today only

Tripwire Interactive is feeling generous today, in the wake of this week's Game of the Year update for multiplayer standalone expansion Rising Storm. To celebrate this release, the publisher is offering the full Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad game on Steam for free for today only.

Read more: Rising Storm getting free weekend »

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Rising Storm: Game of the Year Edition adds new mode and maps

Rising Storm: Game of the Year Edition adds new mode and maps

Rising Storm, the standalone expansion for Red Orchestra 2, has done very well for itself since it released nearly a year ago. The multiplayer shooter has collected a number of accolades and Tripwire Interactive is celebrating by releasing a new Game of the Year Edition, which compiles all of the game's previous updates and adds a handful of new content.

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Red Orchestra 2 expandalone Rising Storm out tomorrow

Red Orchestra 2 expandalone Rising Storm out tomorrow

Tripwire had said it would launch the Rising Storm standalone expansion for Red Orchestra 2 in May and while it cut things close, by gum it's just made it. The dev announced yesterday that it'll be out on Thursday, so do hurry if you want to pre-order and grab the discount and bonus Killing Floor characters.

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Red Orchestra 2 GOTY edition announced

Red Orchestra 2 GOTY edition announced

Here's yet another Game of the Year edition for you, folks. Tripwire Interactive has announced a re-release for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, thanks to a nod from PC Gamer. This means a new free content pack for all current owners of the game, plus a free Steam weekend to try out the game and decide if you want to give it a go.

Read more: Content pack offers Action, Classic modes »

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Red Orchestra 2 mod SDK launched

Red Orchestra 2 mod SDK launched

Tripwire Interactive released the Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad mod SDK to all and sundry today, having previously only shared a limited beta version with select modding teams and mappers. If you've been longing to tart up the WW2 sim-shooter with regenerating health, helicopter gunships, and akimbo machine pistols, go right ahead, you monster.

Read more: Make everything from mutators to TCs »

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Red Orchestra 2 delayed into September

Red Orchestra 2 delayed into September

No strategy is static in times of war, and Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad's battleplan is no exception. Developer Tripwire Interactive announced today that the PC WW2 shooter-sim's launch has been delayed from August 30 to September 13.

Read more: Tripwire's explanation for the delay »

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Red Orchestra 2 Steam edition, pre-orders unveiled

Red Orchestra 2 Steam edition, pre-orders unveiled

A special 'Steam Digital Deluxe Edition' of Tripwire's PC WW2 shooter sim Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad has been unveiled, packing bonuses including beta access, new playable characters for Tripwire's Killing Floor, and new Team Fortress 2 hats. Pre-orders are now open for both the standard and special Steam editions, with a nifty discount.

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Red Orchestra 2 advancing in August

Red Orchestra 2 advancing in August

Back in 2006, Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 was a breath of simulated fresh air in a world overflowing with unoriginal World War II FPSs. Five years later, Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad will hopefully be similarly refreshing as we drown in a torrent of tedious, faux-realistic, near-future shooters. Developer Tripwire Interactive announced yesterday that the sequel will be released for PC on August 30, priced at $39.99

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Daily Filter: November 23, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features media for Raving Rabbids Travel in Time, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, Rock Band 3, Fluidity, Mafia 2, Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, and Valkyria Chronicles 2. We've also added the launch trailer and screens for Radiant Historia. Read more »

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Daily Filter: September 3, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

For our Friday Filter starts with co-op campaign screenshots for Portal 2, directly from PAX 2010. We've also added the announcement trailer for Bloody Good Time, DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, H.A.W.X. 2, Panzer Command: Ostfront, FIFA Soccer 11 and a "Witch Hunt" DLC trailer for Dragon Age: Origins. Read more »

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Modders Drafted for Red Orchestra 2 Expansion

Modders Drafted for Red Orchestra 2 Expansion

Red Orchestra creator Tripwire Interactive is seeking the modding community's best and brightest to create an expansion pack for its upcoming PC World War 2 shooter sequel Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, the indie developer has announced.

The 'Rising Storm' expansion will take RO2 to sunnier climes with the 1942-1945 Pacific Theatre conflict between the USA and Japan. Both US and Japanese campaigns are available, complete with co-op support, as well as competitive multiplayer. Read more »

"It's a good thing that I love RO gameplay because this shit looks dated."
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Red Orchestra 2 Equips Persistent Ranks, Screenshots

After a hasty announcement, Tripwire has revealed further details on campaigns and multiplayer in its realistic tactical WW2 shooter Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad.

Multiplayer will be expanded with several new modes, plus persistent stat tracking and player progression to unlock weapons and items--ultimately becoming a visually-distinct 'Hero' who will "inspire troops around them and cause fear in their enemies." Read more »

"But I don't want to be a hero. I want to be a soldier. If I wanted to be a hero I'd play ..."
- SFtheWolf    See all 22 comments


Red Orchestra Sequel to Feature First FPS German Single-player Campaign

Developer Tripwire Interactive has now officially announced Red Orchestra: Heroes of Stalingrad, a sequel to the mod-turned-game Red Orchestra: Osfront 41-45.

Following in the footsteps of the original Red Orchestra, Heroes of Stalingrad will be a tactical FPS that emphasizes "accuracy and detail." As the title suggests, the sequel will focus on the Battle of Stalingrad and related confrontations. Read more »

"Must tell you something about the poster... also, it's not like Germans will be able to buy a ..."
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Red Orchestra: Heroes of Stalingrad Announced

Tripwire Interactive--developer of Killing Floor and Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45--has announced Red Orchestra: Heroes of Stalingrad in a barebones low-key statement.

Word of the game leaked out with a preview in the latest issue of PC Gamer, earlier than Tripwire anticipated. The studio promises a proper PR effort will soon begin in earnest. Read more »

"Yeah, RO really is a great game, be it the mod or the full game. That said, the servers are ..."
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