Company of Heroes 2 Developer Diary #1
The original Company of Heroes was released in 2006 to critical acclaim and is currently the highest rated strategy title on Gamerankings.com (with more than five reviews) with an average of 93.82% based on 56 reviews. The game features similar acclaim on Metacritic.com with a Metascore of 93% based on 55 reviews.
In terms of real time strategy games, they don't get much bigger, better or more anticipated than the Company of Heroes franchise. So, in the lead up to it's 2013 release, the games developers give us a behind the scenes look at what it is that makes Company of Heroes so great!
It is 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.
Company of Heroes 2 is scheduled to be available for PC in early 2013 and is distributed in Australia and New Zealand via All Interactive Entertainment.