Company of Heroes

  • Company of Heroes
90
Based on 20 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    15
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Unrelenting combat.
  • Nailbiting strategic missions.
  • Excellent in-game visuals and sound.

Cons:

  • No Axis campaign or tutorial.
  • No German campaign.

Expert reviews and ratings

By DarkZero on 93

Published October 15th 2006. Written by Thomas McDermott. It is widely accepted that the opening reveal and pan across Hyrule Field in The Ocarina of Time is a great gaming moment. It was a beautiful, elegant and fitting way to introduce the player to...

By BrightHub on 100

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By Gaming Illustrated on 96

Company of Heroes is one of the best RTS games in PC gaming history - no doubt about...

By Maximum PC on 90

For years, PC gaming has been trying to capture the cinematic quality of Hollywood movies to enhance the plot and bolster the in-game storytelling experience. First-person shooters have been able to pull this off with great success using scripted...

By SlipperyBrick on -

Relic, the company that produced the Warhammer 40,000 games has done it again. We have long been fans of the Warhammer games (actually one of us spent Thanksgiving day playing through the Dawn of War games again) and we’ve been anticipating...

By Bjorn3D on 95

The best RTS for 2006 Somewhere in the first quarter of 2006, when I examined the upcoming games, one RTS game really caught my eye… By looking deeper, I was convinced this game will bring wonderful news to RTS gamers and set a new threshold...

By TechCentral on -

DAVIN ARUL laces up his bootstraps and leads his company of heroes back to war.THERE’S nothing like the sound of explosions, trundling tanks, gunfire and ? er, salty language coming through your Harman Kardons to make you want to trot out your...

By The Wargamer on -

Relic is a developer with a reputation for making innovative, fun games. What happens when they set their sights on the Second World War? Jim Zabek shares his...

By CNET Australia on 78

Company of Heroes is fantastic in the short term and gameplay is well executed. But the longer you play this the more frustrating it becomes....

By Expert Reviews on 100

Company of Heroes is a World War II-themed real-time strategy game that puts you in command of US forces in Normandy in 1944. The game has a few details that make it different from most real-time strategy games, though. It does not reward hiding in...

By Tech ARP on -

Company Of HeroesI would vote this game for Strategy Game of the Year award, and if Relic comes up with an AI patch, the Game of the Year award. Yes, har har, its that good, I tell you. After being fed shitty games for the past few months, I can...

By PC Advisor on 90

Company of Heroes requires a PC with some hefty grunt power, and you’ll need 5GB of free hard disk space. But the result is worthwhile, immersing you in an intense and gripping campaign, with stunning visuals that allow you to feel every exploding...

By itreviews.com on -

excellent and original World War II RTS: Oh no, you groan, not another World War II RTS game with the usual resource gathering, base building and mass charging that have characterised the genre for so long, together with bad acting and repetitive...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

It’s always curious when the first game a new title brings to mind is something in a completely different genre, but if Relic’s new RTS has a comparison point, it’s last year’s Call of Duty 2. Like Infinity Ward’s WWII FPS,...

By TechTree on 80

War era has some sort of aura around it. It has always been fascinating movie-makers and all other possible entertainers. Right from Saving Private Ryan to Medal of Honor, all of them witnessed huge success, which is not so surprising because it...

By GameZone on 93

Company of Heroes may not sound original or that intriguing when you look at its box art. It essentially is another World War II-themed video game – that’s right another war-based video game. Not much new right? Well, not so fast. What...

By V3.co.uk on 100

Yet more war ­ but is this a fresh strategy or just history repeating...

By PC Pro on 83

While were unconvinced about base building in the invasion of Normandy, Company of Heroes is a fine RTS Company of Heroes, described as an "action strategy game", gives you command of the Allied forces as they take on the Third Reich. Yes, once...

By GamePyre on 86

I’m a big fan of the Real Time Strategy genre, with games like Command and Conquer Generals and Act of War two of my favorite games of all time. Does Company of Heroes fit the bill as a RTS game? I enjoyed the game to no end as the AI surprised me...

By Strategy Informer on 92

Company of Heroes could be the most revolutionary RTS to come along in awhile. What is so impressive is how the graphics, gameplay, sound, art, physics engine, and most importantly the destructible battlefields themselves combine to create a truly...