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Company of Heroes 2 single-player demo available until Tuesday

SEGA have decided to make the Company of Heroes 2 single-player demo that was on show at this week’s E3 available to everyone, by including in their currently running open beta. Although, it’ll only be available until the beta end this coming Tuesday, June 18th. The playable portion comes as part of one of the game’s single-player

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Company of Heroes 2 closed beta is live

The next phase in testing for Company of Heroes 2 has gone live, with this closed beta test allowing players who have pre-ordered through certain methods to get access, and to check out some of the games multiplayer action across six different maps — two more than were available in the last alpha testing phase.

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Wintery screenshots, but a summer release date for Company of Heroes 2

Having been snapped up by SEGA after THQ’s troubles saw them selling off their intellectual properties, Relic Entertainment have decided to push the release of their upcoming RTS, Company of Heroes 2, back to the summer of this year; early 2013 was the date they’d spoken of in the past

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SEGA looking to “increase presence” in PC market with Relic acquisition

The official word from SEGA, regarding their acquisition of Relic Entertainment from THQ, confirms they’re looking get more involved on the PC side of the fence. The acquisition sees SEGA taking the THQ Canada studio — more commonly known as Relic Entertainment — on-board, as well as gaining the intellectual property for the Company of

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Company of Heroes 2: More Screenshots

More screenshots from Gamescom, PC gamers. This time THQ have sent over this new set of images from the upcoming, RTS sequel, Company of Heroes 2. Which, from what we’ve been told so far, is shaping up to be another great game on behalf of Relic Entertainment

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New Company of Heroes 2 screens show ColdTech Extreme Weather Simulation

Relic Entertainment have today revealed that weather will play a big part in their upcoming RTS, Company of Heroes 2. Using their new Essence™ Engine 3.0 and its ColdTech system, the minus 40 degree Soviet winter of 1941 will be accurately recreated. The cold temperatures will see exposed units freezing to death unless they build

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Space Marine: Free Exterminatus Co-op DLC Dated

I had a whale of a time playing Space Marine the other week, as can be seen by anyone that’s read my review here on Ironhammers. But, I’ve been desperately awaiting the co-operative mode that was announced to before release, to be later added in as DLC. In Relic’s Dawn of War 2 they implied a similar tactic — and it fast became my favourite part of the the game. For this DLC, it was to come much sooner after release. Relic said October, and they didn’t lie.

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine PC Review

Anybody who’s at least taken the most fleeting of glimpses at the world of Warhammer 40,000 will have likely seen any one of the many Space Marine factions and thought, “they look pretty darn cool!” The more nerdy ones of us, like me, will have imagined donning their armour getting to grips with the basics of using a ‘chainsword’. While I’m by no means up on the lore of this universe — most of my knowledge comes from the Dawn of War games — I know enough to realise that these Space Marine guys are pretty bad-ass. But how does this portray into a video game that’s not of the RTS variety

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Space Marine Demo Announced

When I’ve spoken to anybody about the upcoming Warhammer 40,000 game, Space Marine, I’ve pretty much always received the same response. That response being; it looks great from the trailers and screenshots, but will the gameplay be able to stand up to the same level? Well, it seems THQ are fairly confident it will and have announced that a demo will be available for 360, PS3 and, most importantly for us, the

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I am War! Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Cinematic Trailer

Relic Entertainment have today released this cinematic trailer for the fast approaching Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine game that’s set to release on September 6th. Everything I’ve seen of this game so far is looking damn good, but I’m left firmly crossing my fingers that it actually plays as good as it looks. I want to slice up some Orks, so bad!

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