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28th June 2012

Company of Heroes 2 Executes Shock and Awe Campaign on E3

Relic EntertainmentTHQ Inc. has announced that its upcoming strategy game Company of Heroes® 2, currently in development at Relic Entertainment, has received critical acclaim coming out of E3 winning a number of awards. Company of Heroes 2 impressed E3 judges and secured seven Best of E3 2012 wins thanks to its cutting edge Essence™ 3 Engine. Notable achievements include Best PC Game from G4 X-Play and Machinima as well as a number of Best Strategy Game plaudits from other outlets.

On top of the wins mentioned above Company of Heroes 2 was nominated for over 18 Best of E3 2012 awards including Best PC and Strategy game in the official Game Critics Awards and Best Overall Game for IGN.

“The original Company of Heroes set a lofty standard and we are delighted that the sequel can now join it as a multi-award winner coming out of E3,” commented Michael Lustenberger, Vice President of Global Brand Management – Online. “What we showed press was just a taste of what is still to come with this title.”

Awards:Company of Heroes 2 Soviet SU-76 Tank

  • Best PC Game – G4 X-Play
  • Best PC Game – Machinima
  • Most Valuable Game – PC Gamer
  • Best Strategy Game – Gaming Excellence
  • Best Strategy Game – Neoseeker
  • Best Strategy Game – Comics & Gaming Monthly
  • Best Sound – Flesh Eating Zipper

Nominations:

  • Best PC Game – Game Critics Awards
  • Best Strategy Game – Game Critics Awards
  • Best Overall Game – IGN
  • Best PC Game – IGN
  • Best Strategy Game – IGN
  • Best PC Game – G4’s X-Play
  • Best Strategy Game – G4’s X-Play
  • Best PC Game – Machinima
  • Best Strategy Game – Machinima
  • Best Strategy Game – Neoseeker
  • Best Strategy Game – GameSpy
  • Best PC Game – Destructoid
  • Best Strategy Game – Neoseeker
  • Best PC Exclusive Game – Gaming Excellence
  • Best Strategy Game – Gaming Excellence
  • Best Strategy Game – Comics & Gaming Monthly
  • Best of E3 – Multiplayer.it
  • Best Sound – FleshEatingZipper.com

Company of Heroes 2 will transport players to 1941 and the beginning of what will become the most brutal conflict of World War II, as Germany launches a full-scale invasion of the frozen tundra of the Soviet Union which would result in over 14 million military casualties. Take command of the iconic Soviet Red Army in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the invading Nazis. Your strategic skills and tactical expertise hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict in the sequel to the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Company of Heroes®. Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 9:40 am and is filed under Awards, Mature, National News, RTS, Upcoming Releases. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    2:43 am on June 28th, 2012

    .@RelicGames Title @companyheroes 2 Executes Shock and Awe Campaign on E3 http://t.co/GpNhgt0J

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