Relic Entertainment News


Company of Heroes 2 release pushed back to June 25

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2013 8:00am PST

Company of Heroes 2 was originally slated to come out this month, but the troubles of former publisher THQ and the sale of developer Relic Entertainment to Sega has pushed the game's release date back to June 25.


"..considering I'm a major RTS fan, companies are sometimes too optimistic regarding ..."

- RuskiSnajper see all 9 comments

App developer requests crowdfunding for Homeworld franchise

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 3:00pm PST

Relic was purchased by Sega during THQ's auctions, but Homeworld seems to have been left out of the arrangement. App developer teamPixel has started a crowd-funding campaign to purchase the rights to Homeworld and continue development.


"the phrase "touch-control Homeworld-inspired space RTS" does not inspire confidence, but maybe ..."

- Captain Loco see all 12 comments

THQ studios and games sold to Sega, Koch Media, Crytek, Take 2, and Ubisoft

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 23, 2013 12:30pm PST

In an auctioning process, THQ has sold many of its studios and upcoming games.


"THQ bought them for $10 million and sold them for $26 million, thats a pretty good profit!"

- quazar see all 137 comments

Interview: The many subtle changes of Company of Heroes 2

By Kat Bailey, Jan 02, 2013 9:00am PST

Relic Entertainment's Simon Watts talks about online multiplayer in Company of Heroes 2, the impact of the weather, and whether Company of Heroes has changed all that much over the years (and whether it needed to change).


"I wonder how AI is going to be able to handle blizzards and things...."

- soundcreepy see all 5 comments

How winter in Company of Heroes 2 will change online multiplayer

By Kat Bailey, Dec 31, 2012 10:00am PST

Relic Entertainment has added the dead of winter to its already formidable recreation of World War 2 in Company of Heroes 2. But Relic's Global...


"I'm looking forward to this one, if for nothing else a different RTS at the very least! "

- MadMatt see all 41 comments

Company of Heroes 2 screenshots reveal DirectX 11 features

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2012 8:00am PST

Got yourself a big shiny DirectX 11 video card, have you, but furious that few games seem to do much with it? You'll be pleased to hear that Company of Heroes 2 dabbles in DX11 for a few shiny effects, then, shown off by publisher THQ in a trio of new screenshots from Relic'...


"COH is still the best, and even moreso now with the Blitzkrieg mod. CAN NOT wait for 2"

- k1ld0r see all 9 comments

THQ president reassures fans, projects still on-track

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST

THQ's president reassures fans that "Our teams are still working on those titles as you read this, and all other rumored titles, like the fourth Saints Row, the Homefront sequel, and a lot more are also still in the works"


"They have the best lineup for any company which is doing so poorly. This year too. THQ is the ..."

- Gwyndion see all 11 comments

Company of Heroes 2 multiplayer preview: winter of discontent

By Kat Bailey, Dec 10, 2012 9:00am PST

If any game can do winter right, it's Company of Heroes 2. It's just too bad that few people are apt to notice it in multiplayer.


"And asymmetrical maps are awesome sauce unless you have to start on the disadvantaged side in a ..."

- hyperwired see all 40 comments

Company of Heroes 2 trailer shows turning point of war

By John Keefer, Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST

Company of Heroes 2 takes place on the Eastern front during World War II, featuring some of the bloodiest battles of World War II. A new trailer for the game from THQ shows off the "Turning Point" of the war from the Russian perspective.


"Not strictly true...the online component had a shit load of issues with NAT. Not sure if it was ..."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 16 comments

Metro: Last Light and Company of Heroes 2 coming in March 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 05, 2012 1:45pm PST

Two of THQ's most anticipated games are now expected to ship in March, "later than initially planned."


"THQ has a big problem with DLC-ing every game to death now... It really just promotes people ..."

- darthfusion see all 8 comments

Company of Heroes 2 outlines pre-order bonuses, collector's edition

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Company of Heroes 2 is getting a bevy of pre-order bonuses, some separated by retailer, and a $100 Digital Collector's Edition.


""Those who want to shop elsewhere will have to get the Command Pass separately." If this is ..."

- darthfusion see all 8 comments

Company of Heroes 2 preview: Cold Snap

By Steve Watts, Sep 07, 2012 8:15am PDT

A hands-on look at Company of Heroes 2, the anticipated RTS follow-up from Relic Entertainment.


"I'm not sure that, with putting flags on fuel depots in the middle of a battlefield and having ..."

- gibolas1234 see all 11 comments

Company of Heroes 2 chills out with ColdTech

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 25, 2012 7:30am PDT

As no recreation of World War 2's Eastern Front is complete without bitter, crippling cold, Relic has whipped up some fancy new technical whizzbangs it's calling 'ColdTech' for Company of Heroes 2. Snow will gather to slow your troops, blizzards will sweep in, and soldiers r...


"The snow build-up sounds cool. The ice effects are awesome. But this "Your army men will ..."

- darthfusion see all 5 comments

Company of Heroes 2 preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 9:00am PDT

With such a storied legacy, how can Relic possibly build upon Company of Heroes? By taking the war to the Eastern Front, of course.


"If you are going to call the German soldier a Nazi, you should also call the Soviets Bolsheviks."

- abjectblitz see all 16 comments

Company of Heroes 2 officially announced, first screen shown

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2012 6:45am PDT

Company of Heroes 2 has been officially announced, along with more details and the first official screenshot of the upcoming game.


"those stats are mostly the childish expression they do for their profile to look super cool just ..."

- RuskiSnajper see all 85 comments