Relic Entertainment News


THQ CFO Resigns for Unspecified Reasons

By Chris Faylor, Nov 26, 2007 2:22pm PST

THQ executive vice president and chief financial officer Edward Zinser has today resigned from his position at the company. With his departure...


"The obvious solution to their money problems is a crossover title. Bratz: Shadow of Chernobyl"

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Homeworld Franchise Potentially Ressurected As Relic Owner THQ Acquires Trademark

By Nick Breckon, Nov 03, 2007 6:03pm PDT

Fans of the groundbreaking Homeworld series of 3D space RTS games may yet have reason to hope for a new sequel. Forum members of the fan site...


"To learnthis game just use the tutorial and keep doing everyday until u get used to the controls "

- OJ[GENESIS] see all 76 comments

New Warhammer 40K Expansion Announced

By Chris Faylor, Sep 26, 2007 8:58am PDT

THQ today officially announced the next expansion pack for Relic Entertainment's PC RTS Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War. As previously reported, the...


"Yeh that's what I'm waiting for. Not really interested in expansions."

- Bonestormm see all 23 comments

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Ships

By Chris Faylor, Sep 25, 2007 8:12am PDT

Following news of the game going gold earlier this month, Relic Entertainment's Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts has shipped to stores. Publisher...


"Sad. If games always went for 20 bucks, I'd buy every single one I was even remotely interested ..."

- jayacheess see all 17 comments

New Warhammer 40K Expansion: Soulstorm

By Chris Faylor, Sep 18, 2007 8:59am PDT

Another expansion pack for Relic Entertainment's PC RTS Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is on the way. Titled Soulstorm, the third Dawn of War...


"Seconded. rumors are that this expansion is outsourced, so hopefully Relic is hard at work on ..."

- monofurioso see all 39 comments

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Goes Gold, Arrives Later This Month

By Chris Faylor, Sep 12, 2007 8:43am PDT

Relic Entertainment's Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts has hit gold status. Publisher THQ declined to pin down an exact ship date, but expects...


"performance issues aside for sup com, i just flat out dont like that style of rts..... same with ..."

- -=kodiak=- see all 36 comments

THQ Steams it Up

By Chris Remo, Jul 17, 2007 2:38pm PDT

As the latest in a long list of publishers joining up with Steam, THQ has announced that it too plans to add its titles to Valve's popular PC game...


"The feature I love most about Steam is not having to worry about losing or ruining the CD / DVDs ..."

- packav see all 30 comments

Warhammer 40K Hits DS, PSP with Squad Command

By Chris Remo, Jun 19, 2007 5:29am PDT

Games Workshop's tabletop Warhammer 40,000 sci-fi universe will be coming to Nintendo DS and PSP courtesy of an unnamed developer, THQ announced...


"My purchase of it was up in the air until I found out it was turn-based. Had it been ..."

- Ebu see all 32 comments

Ex-Relic Staff Form Smoking Gun Interactive

By Chris Faylor, Jun 04, 2007 8:21am PDT

As teased last week, three former Relic Entertainment employees have announced the formation of their own development studio, Smoking Gun...


"Gamebryo... they used it for Civ4 and EE... I'm sure it can be modified."

- CaesarsGhost see all 18 comments

Ex-Relic Devs Create New Studio (Updated)

By Chris Remo, May 29, 2007 2:58pm PDT

In keeping with the times, a new cryptic game teaser website has launched at the address Exoriare.com. A brief statement sent out to the press...


"Umm, and what does that have to do with a civilization finding out their ancestors traveled the ..."

- krenzo see all 18 comments

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Announced (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Apr 05, 2007 2:56am PDT

Relic Entertainment's successful World War II strategy title Company of Heroes will be receiving a standalone followup in the form of Company of...


"I don't see how you interpreted his post as indicating anything about quality."

- Chris Remo see all 56 comments

Source Licensed for Upcoming Fantasy Action Game

By Chris Remo, Mar 19, 2007 12:11pm PDT

Valve along with Korean developer and publisher Nexon today announced that Nexon has licensed the Source engine for use in an upcoming PC game. No...


"Won't say but I was pretty surprised at how expensive it was. Not as high as UE3, but much ..."

- timaste see all 17 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Feb 07, 2007 8:00pm PST

Okami, Oblivion top GDCA award noms; Schafer to host [ps2] [xbox] [xbox360] [gamecube] [wii] [psp] This week, the full list of nominations for the...


"The only award Oblivion was worthy of was "Biggest Disappointment of the year"."

- Aankhen see all 22 comments

Relic Moving Into New Genres

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 28, 2006 3:41pm PST

According to this story on FiringSquad, Relic Entertainment looks to be exploring new genres for upcoming projects. Predominantly an RTS developer...


"That would be sweet. Would you want it to be a real MMO (you level up and it goes on forever) or ..."

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Microsoft Officially Launches Games for Windows Line

By Chris Remo, Sep 18, 2006 11:43am PDT

Microsoft today announced that it has officially begun its unified Games for Windows program at the retail level with the release of two titles,...


"I have no idea, I've only seen one picture of it, and it looked like a flip-open cardboard deal. ..."

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