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Do you have what it takes to command an army on foot, by vehicle, and by air? Time for a new warfare experience that will take you above the battlefield in Company of Heroes 2.

It's pretty brutal how they went after EA like that. No mercy whatsoever.
I guess there's no rules in war. tongue.gif
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This game looks cool, but I think I would get bored with it long before I would get bored with Battlefield. I've never played a game like this, so maybe I will pick it up. I think SEGA is still mad about the NFL and Madden. Long live 2k5!!
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I'm really hoping they don't ruin this game with microtransactons/DLC's. Company of heroes is one of my all time favorite RTS games (better then starcraft 2 IMO).
    
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This game looks cool, but I think I would get bored with it long before I would get bored with Battlefield. I've never played a game like this, so maybe I will pick it up. I think SEGA is still mad about the NFL and Madden. Long live 2k5!!

If you like RTS at all you should. I'd recommend getting the first Company of Hero's or WarHammer: Dawn of War 2 so you know what you're in for, plus you can get them on the cheap instead of shelling out $50+ for COH2. Well worth it IMO. I am a giant slut for Relic's RTS games however. I still play the first Dawn of War to this day.

With COH2 and TW: Rome 2 RTS seems to be making a comeback after a lull for the last five years, StarCraft not included.
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I think the graphics were good back in 2006, but it's not impressive anymore. Can't believe they didn't update the graphics more. Good thing they implemented line-of-sight though, that was great in World in Conflict.
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I'd take Company of Heroes and Total War (also a big fan of Men of War) over stale modern day military shooters like Battlefield and CoD any day.

Not that I am hating on BF and CoD, I do like good quality FPS games such as:Metro, Halo and Half Life- I just prefer strategy games (and history) in general.
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I think the graphics were good back in 2006, but it's not impressive anymore. Can't believe they didn't update the graphics more. Good thing they implemented line-of-sight though, that was great in World in Conflict.

What? The graphics were updated... oh... more ... still not sure I agree with you but we will wait and see come open beta!
From what I've seen online the textures and animations have been improved on. Some of the maps need some work compared to vCoH but that was all Beta material.
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So from above the call to above the battlefield. Next is above the Heroes?
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I hope they keep the campaign interesting. CoH1 made me enjoy watching Band Of Brothers a lot more biggrin.gif
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cant wait for this, the first was sooooo good.
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I'd take Company of Heroes and Total War (also a big fan of Men of War) over stale modern day military shooters like Battlefield and CoD any day.

Not that I am hating on BF and CoD, I do like good quality FPS games such as:Metro, Halo and Half Life- I just prefer strategy games (and history) in general.

you ever play "soldiers heroes of world war 2?" that game was similar to men of war except insanely hard due to how crippled you would become when you lost men.
same level of deep micromanagement with inventory, etc.
as a matter of fact, are they in the same series?
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