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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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The original team behind the Homeworld series has a new, 3D RTS game called Hardware: Shipbreakers, launching in closed beta in Q4 2013. Shipbreakers comes from Blackbird Interactive, founded by developers who created Homeworld and the executive producer of Homeworld 2, Dan Irish. The first game...

May 29th 2013 at 9:00pm 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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Gearbox Software, best known for the Borderlands series, has purchased the rights to the Homeworld intellectual property during the recent THQ back catalog auction round.Gearbox Chief Creative Officer Brian Martel has "great love and respect for Relic's brilliant, fun and innovative game and person...

April 22nd 2013 at 2:56pm 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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Company of Heroes 2 will hold an "exclusive, early access beta phase" starting April 2. Phase one of the beta operation will include pre-order customers only, with a second phase in the following weeks for a "wider audience." The Company of Heroes website will have more details when available.The c...

March 28th 2013 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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THQ may have had its last stand, but the Company of Heroes movie is apparently still a go, as we've gotten word that it's still coming to DVD and Blu-ray on February 26. The full-length film, based on Relic Entertainment's critically acclaimed real-time strategy series (now owned by Sega), stars To...

February 14th 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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With a separate process slated to happen in the coming weeks that would see THQ's back catalog landing in the hands of bidders, indie studio teamPixel took to Indiegogo to crowdsource the funds to bid on one of the forlorn properties: Homeworld. The team's goal is to bring Homeworld to GoG and Stea...

January 27th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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The THQ auction has resulted in the company's assets being distributed among several publishers. Developer Volition and the Saints Row franchise, along with the Metro license, have been purchased by Dead Island publisher Deep Silver. Relic Games (Warhammer 40K, Company of Heroes) has gone to Se...

January 23rd 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Update: A letter from THQ CEO Brian Farrell and president Jason Rubin to their employees appears to corroborate the below information, as well as provide further details regarding the results of the auction. Sega may be the proud new owner of Relic Entertainment, based on initial signs coming out o...

January 23rd 2013 at 3:09pm 0 Comments