AU Shippin' Out June 24-29: Company of Heroes 2

For gamers who wish to step into the role of War Strategist, the week's release of Company of Heroes 2 should provide ample opportunity.


Company of Heroes 2

Long anticipated World War II real-time strategy game Company of Heroes 2 will be released this week for PC.

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Developer Relic Entertainment has added a new Theater of War mode in the game, which sees players embark on a string of single-player and co-op missions, each themed around a particular battle across the game's Eastern Front setting.

The Theater of War mode will ship with 18 missions set in 1941. More downloadable content will be added post-launch, including a mini-campaign offered to customers who preordered the game.

Fans can also pick up the Red Star edition, which includes additional multiplayer features and steelbook packaging.

GameSpot scored the original Company of Heroes a 9.0 when it was released in 2006, praising it's inventive gameplay and fully interactive maps.

Marvel's wise-cracking anti-hero Deadpool will be getting his own game this week. The third-person action game will feature a new story written by a former Deadpool writer, and employ the character's humour.

Players will be able to combat enemies with a combination of melee and shooting attacks, including the character's trademarked swords and guns.

Developer High Moon Studio's is no stranger to working with licensed franchises, having worked on Activision's Transformers: War for Cybertron and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.

For more details on games out this week, check out the full list below.

June 25, 2013
Company of Heroes 2 (PC)

June 26, 2013
Deadpool (360, PS3, PC)
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey (3DS, Vita)

June 27, 2013
The Sims 3: Island Paradise (PC, Mac)

June 28, 2013
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation (360)

June 29, 2013
Game & Wario (Wii U)

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