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Company of Heroes 2 free weekend kicks off on Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2014 12:30pm PST

Sega and Relic are offering a free weekend of Company of Heroes 2, running from now through Sunday, January 19.


"On one hand I'm glad to see this since I still hadn't picked this up even thought I LOVED the ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 gets new maps, DLC, and Steam Workshop

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2013 11:15am PST

World War 2 never ends, fought across new virtual battlefields update after update, game after game, year after year. It's raging afresh in Company of Heroes 2 thanks to a new update, which adds two new maps and Steam Workshop support for player-made maps, and another DLC ma...


"Looking to pick this up when the next sale hits. And, hopefully adding Steam Workshop will ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 map editor due next week

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 04, 2013 9:00am PST

A steady supply of new maps can help keep a multiplayer community alive, so Relic is delivering two to Company of Heroes 2 next week. Even better than more official maps is a map editor so players can make their own, and oooh, one of those is coming too in the 'Turning Point...


WH40K: Space Marine trilogy's unfinished story told

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2013 6:10am PDT

THQ's bankruptcy sadly spelled an end to any Space Marine sequels, but the series director did come out discuss what Captain Titus' ultimate fate would have been.


"What a load of crap. Someone needs to pick up the reins on this one, it's too good of a game ..."

- wytefang see all 8 comments

Company of Heroes 2 getting free maps today

By Steve Watts, Sep 24, 2013 7:05am PDT

Company of Heroes 2 is getting two free maps today, and the producer has teased an upcoming Theater of War update that will let you play in 1942 from the German perspective.


Company of Heroes 2 revamps classic CoH map 'Langres'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2013 9:00am PDT

After over 3.2 million matches across 1.2 million hours, according to Relic, Company of Heroes map Langres has made the jump to CoH 2. It's reborn all Eastern Front-y as Langreskaya, in both summer and winter variants.


Company of Heroes 2 'one giant, offensive stereotype' to Russia, say critics

By Steve Watts, Jul 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Company of Heroes 2 has received sharp criticism among residents in and around Russia, for how it portrays the brutality of Russian leadership in World War 2.


"Yeah so was the game based on the the COLUMBIA SHOOTING MASSACRE when i was a kid and Ethnic ..."

- Zainul Haque see all 57 comments

Homeworld & Homeworld 2 HD remakes coming from Gearbox

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 20, 2013 9:14am PDT

Gearbox plans on releasing HD remakes of Relic Entertainment's Homeworld and Homeworld 2. The remakes will be available on PC.


"Multiplayer ran fine for me. The game itself also ran fine on my cheapo system which was weak ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 review: same intensity, little innovation

By John Keefer, Jun 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT

It is just unfortunate that after waiting so long for a sequel, Company of Heroes 2 doesn't offer much in the way of innovation. That said, it still is everything its predecessor was: an intense and enjoyable RTS that gives you the feeling of really being an armchair general...


"So is this like the BF3 deal where you pay for the unlocks or is it stuff you only get from the ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 dev video dives into multiplayer

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2013 10:00am PDT

Relic Entertainment has released a new developer video for Company of Heroes 2, focusing on the multiplayer experience.


"They interviewed one of the lead designers last week on 3 moves ahead, he said the bonuses were ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 campaign demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2013 9:45am PDT

Some E3 demoes are broadcast for the world to watch, some are only for us to write about, and some, well, we wouldn't be allowed to tell you about those for months. How delightful, then, that the Company of Heroes 2 campaign mission shown at E3 is now available for everyone ...


"steam://run/231430 Took me a while to find the link as well."

- code-e255 see all 4 comments

Company of Heroes 2 trailer appeals to fans of any war game

By John Keefer, May 29, 2013 9:00am PDT

If you are planning to purchase a World War 2 FPS in the near future, Sega wants you to hold of for a bit and check out Company of Heroes 2 first so you can refine your battlefield skills "by foot, by vehicle and by air."


"At the other end of the spectrum, I enjoyed this beta so much that I was sad when it ended! I'm ..."

- killerpony2 see all 4 comments

Company of Heroes 2 cinematic trailer is pretty

By Alice O'Connor, May 23, 2013 7:00am PDT

Does today's new cinematic Company of Heroes 2 trailer in any way inform you of how good the game will be? Not in the least. Does it give you a pleasant two minutes of watching something pretty? Oh absolutely! In that spirit, here, brighten up your morning with a miserable l...


Company of Heroes 2 Theater of War mode teaches tactics

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 29, 2013 9:00am PDT

Shacknews got a chance to check out Company of Heroes 2's new Theater of War mode, which offers special challenge missions for anyone looking to take a side turn from the main campaign and get some additional training before heading into the multiplayer arena.


"not gonna get this game based on an engine from 2005 with subpar game elements. "WOOOHOO we got ..."

- Vogerl see all 6 comments

Sega adds more to Company of Heroes 2 Digital CE

By John Keefer, Apr 17, 2013 2:10pm PDT

Now that Sega will be publishing Company of Heroes 2, it has decided to up the ante a bit by offering a new Digital Collector's Edition that will include a few more perks than the one originally offered by THQ.


"I've been playing a bit of the Beta, and don't really like it so far..."

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