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Sega's consumer division, which handles its video game business, reported a small operating profit of ¥39 million, or just under $400,000, thanks in part to Company of Heroes 2, which shipped 380,000 copies in five days. MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 chipped in, reaching the 500,000 mark on Vi...

July 31st 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Sega has filed a claim against bankrupt publisher THQ for $941,710.93, the amount the defunct company received in pre-orders (after Valve's cut) for Company of Heroes 2. Eurogamer reports payments totaling $508,877.85 were made after THQ filed for bankruptcy. Sega isn't the only one checking the a...

July 10th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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It hasn't been easy to wait for with Company of Heroes 2. First, it's been seven years since the original was released and achieved instant-classic status. It was a sharp change from almost everything else in real-time strategy, and cemented developer Relic's reputation as one of the best strategy...

June 28th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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After navigating a troubled road alongside former owner and publisher THQ, developer Relic Entertainment has found a new home for its library of titles with Sega. Though shifting to a new company with different policies and directives could hurt a studio's progress, a recent mission playthrough at...

June 24th 2013 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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The Company of Heroes 2 open beta, originally scheduled to conclude yesterday, has been extended through this Sunday, June 23, until midnight Pacific. In this latest phase of testing, beta recruits will have access to new multiplayer maps in the rotation. Players will also receive double XP this we...

June 19th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Relic Entertainment's open beta for Company of Heroes 2 rolled out today on Steam and will last until June 18. The open beta features competitive and cooperative modes, as well as six of the game's map. Players can earn up to level 45 rank, and their progress will be retained into the final retail...

June 4th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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At the complete opposite end from the cinematic trailer recently released for Company of Heroes 2, here's a clip full of explosions, scenery and flashy praise on screen. COH2 survives the cold, harsh Russian winter on June 25... don't think about that line too hard.

May 29th 2013 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Sega recently announced a new mode for Company of Heroes 2 called Theatre of War. Shipping with the game in June, the mode will include new solo and cooperative scenarios based in different, well, theaters of war. Sorry, theatres. The game will launch with 18 missions from noteworthy battles in 1...

May 3rd 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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"Operation: Facebook Like" is in effect for the Company of Heroes 2 closed beta. For a "limited time," the CoH2 closed beta will be made available to folks who click the "like" button on the game's Facebook page.Once they've done so, new recruits will be able to access a key generation tool while t...

April 15th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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If you're confident enough in Company of Heroes 2's continued existence after the death of its publisher THQ, you can pre-order the game now, and get some incentives for your trouble.Pre-ordering from "participating retailers" worldwide will offer postlaunch access to a single-player "Theatre of Wa...

April 5th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments