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Im in need of a new game to complement my new 8800gts (320mb) and have narrowed down my selection to these two games. Which one should i go with?
Im not into single player I like to compete online...so it needs amazing mp feautres.

Im completley stumped as to wich one I should get. I know WIC is newer but ive heared great things about coh.

Thanks!
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I haven't played CoH online but I gotta say that it's an amazing RTS. The campaign is really good and even the skirmish mode has really good AI.

You can find it for $20 at gogamer.com and sometimes even less: http://www.gogamer.com/Company-of-He...VVviewprod.htm

I played the WiC demo and it seemed fun too so I picked it up while it was on sale for $30 at gogamer. I haven't installed or played it yet, though.

Both games do have a demo available. You can download them from Fileshack and other places like that. Give that a shot to try before you buy.
     
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World in Conflict is pretty awesome.
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Im in need of a new game to complement my new 8800gts (320mb) and have narrowed down my selection to these two games. Which one should i go with?
Im not into single player I like to compete online...so it needs amazing mp feautres.

Im completley stumped as to wich one I should get. I know WIC is newer but ive heared great things about coh.

Thanks!
Ive played both of them and liked both. I myself am not into into MP RTS. I always get stomped. I myself liked WIC more because of the story. It was something different and had a new angle. I my vote goes to WIC but thats based on SP.

Just get both, you cant go wrong there!!
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Lol this is funny.ive been in the same dilemma for a couple days now..i just ordered Wic for cheap..its my first ever RTS game and my firends said it should be a better welcome into RTS's...
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World in Conflict is my favorite game next to CoD4.. simply amazing

The rounds top off at 20min, and at first i thought i wouldnt like it but its so much better than 3 hours on one map. IMHO

I'd go WiC all the way, but i havent played company of heros so idk.

EDIT:
You dont have money but a set amount of reinforcment points. You spend those on units and when those units are killed the points filter back into your bank so you can order more.

Also when you attack/kill enemy units you get tactical points which can be spent on airstrikes, airbourne infantry, carpet bombing, lazer guided bombs, and tactical nukes.

Its always fun to let a guy think hes winning and just nuke the whole team.. puts a smile on my face every time
    
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How many players can WIC have in one game online?
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i prefer CoH, firstly as it isnt as demanding as WiC (wont matter at your res) and cos i havent played WiC yet , its a matter of what you want really, WW2 or Modern?
    
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yeh the above is true..Im not into WW2 AT ALL...So Wic was a good choice..Ill pop back in this thread when i receive mah copy of it and give ya some feedback, and say wether its good or not...
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