New Company Of Heroes 2 Screenshots and Info

The WWII era is pretty popular, eh? Even decades after that place in history, developers are still choosing to perfect the gritty warfare of the 1940s. THQ is building the next level of WWII grit with Company Of Heroes 2, a real time strategy game for the PC.

THQ will focus on realism, really nailing the gritty feel of warfare in Russian territory.

The New Essence Engine 2, in connection with the new ColdTech system, will pile on that immersive feel that is missing from the current offering of WWII titles.

The ColdTech enhancement will allow for visual wear on the battlefield via snow. Said snow will pile on and melt as the battle ensues making it impressive not just on a visual level, but on a gameplay level as well. As snow deepens on the terrain, soldiers will find if harder to maneuver through. Blizzards will also dynamically form and have detrimental impact on the human bodies should the players choose not to protect their battalion. Ice, too, plays a big role in the game. As the battle moves over ice, special attention needs to be paid to placement of troops and vehicles. Ice will break underneath units as grenades explode and the integrity of the thin ice starts to wear under heavy troops and armor. As you might expect, ice will break and the water below will swallow units whole. Then, over time, the water will freeze over again erasing any traces of life until the next encounter.

This is all really cool, especially for a genre that’s a bit dated. This kind of detail can change the perspective of games who would normally disregard the game.

Company Of Heroes 2 is scheduled to be released early 2013.

Catch some frostbitten screenshots of the game below.

Share this article:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on tumblr
Share on email
Share on whatsapp

Recent Posts

Game Reviews

Watch Dogs Legion: Bloodline Impressions

Watch Dogs Legion: Bloodline is a great place to jump into the Watch Dogs universe.

Shows a mutant standing on a road Game Reviews

Biomutant Review

Another month in 2021, another game added to the list of disappointing releases. Biomutant has been teased and hinted at for years. It was on my Steam wish list for …

Xbox and Bethesda Gaming News

Xbox and Bethesda Show the True Value of Gamepass – E3 2021

Xbox and Bethesda may have just had their best conference in years. 30 games announced with 27 coming to Gamepass. The future looks bright

OlliOlli World Key Art Gaming News

OlliOlli World – E3 Trailer

If you were a fan of the original OlliOlli games, Private Division and Roll7 have an entirely new world for you to explore. Unlike the previous entries in the series, …

Gaming News

Play Retro Games for Free with Piepacker

If you haven’t heard, Piepacker is a new social gaming platform that allows gamers to play retro games with their friends online for FREE! There is no need to worry …

Gaming News

Far Cry 6 Gameplay Trailer

The new Far Cry 6 gameplay trailer gives us a look at it’s new protagonist, Dani.