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Company of Heroes Nears Completion

Company of Heroes is nearing completion, and boy-oh-boy is it shaping up to be not only the best World War II RTS of the year (if not all time), it will probably be one of the great strategy games of them all, if the Beta and current critical reception ar

Company of Heroes is nearing completion, and boy-oh-boy is it shaping up to be not only the best World War II RTS of the year (if not all time), it will probably be one of the great strategy games of them all, if the Beta and current critical reception ar

The multiplayer in particular is shaping up to be the RTS game of choice online.

The multiplayer in particular is shaping up to be the RTS game of choice online.

Relic's proven capture-point, simple three-resource led multiplayer games are intense and incredibly fun when mixed in with the games balancing of units, doctrines and maps (as well as destructible terrain. Ohh God, I love the destructible terrain.)

Relic’s proven capture-point, simple three-resource led multiplayer games are intense and incredibly fun when mixed in with the games balancing of units, doctrines and maps (as well as destructible terrain. Ohh God, I love the destructible terrain.)

Said destructible terrain includes, of course, buildings, which can come apart in a million different ways - no two building collapses will be the same, Relic promises us, thanks to the smart design of buildings. Lovely fodder for all that artillery...

Said destructible terrain includes, of course, buildings, which can come apart in a million different ways - no two building collapses will be the same, Relic promises us, thanks to the smart design of buildings. Lovely fodder for all that artillery...

...of which there is much. From using 81mm mortars in conjunction with machine guns to hold a particular choke point to full blown howitzers and rocket launchers kicking the crap into anything and everything unlucky enough to sit within their beaten zone,

...of which there is much. From using 81mm mortars in conjunction with machine guns to hold a particular choke point to full blown howitzers and rocket launchers kicking the crap into anything and everything unlucky enough to sit within their beaten zone,

Of course, it's not all about explosions, or multiplayer. They're just incredibly fun. We're looking at a long and varied single player campaign as well. It'll involve explosions, of course...

Of course, it’s not all about explosions, or multiplayer. They’re just incredibly fun. We’re looking at a long and varied single player campaign as well. It’ll involve explosions, of course...

Those graphics... is there nothing wrong with this game? Let's cross our fingers... The graphics are simply sublime, and watching men getting blown out of windows has never been this beautiful.

Those graphics... is there nothing wrong with this game ? Let’s cross our fingers... The graphics are simply sublime, and watching men getting blown out of windows has never been this beautiful.

Gratuitous explosions follow.

Gratuitous explosions follow.