Warhammer 40,000: Dawn Of War 2

  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn Of War 2
86
Based on 42 scores, 54 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    27
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Wargear loot enhance two modes of engaging tactical gameplay.
  • Innovative and action-packed gameplay.
  • Good visuals and sound.

Cons:

  • Campaign dialogue gets annoyingly aloof.
  • Some missions are repetitive.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Neoseeker on -

A lot of people have been looking forward to Relics Dawn of War II, and this latest installment in the Warhammer 40,000 franchise has already been rattling a few cages since its recent debut. Many reviews coming in from magazines and other news...

By New Game Network on 85

It seems that Relic has figured out that there is no real strategy in building bigger and bigger armies, then throwing them against other huge armies in a ongoing battle of attrition, so with their latest games, Company of Heroes + Expansion packs and...

By Maximum PC on 90

A grand strategy-RPG hybrid as beautiful as it is bloody Fans of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War might feel burned by the barely recognizable sequel to their old favorite, but going in without expecting it to be yet another typical real-time strategy...

By PC Authority on 83

You might expect Dawn Of War II to follow in traditional sequel style, offering a real time strategy experience with more Orks than you can throw a Bolter at....

By V3.co.uk on 80

Dawn of War II isn’t like strategy games such as Command & Conquer, where the focus is on base building and producing enormous armies.Here, you only control a limited number of squads and the focus is on gaining experience and upgrading your...

By TechTree on 80

The original Dawn of War (DOW) had entered into hostile territory. The RTS genre was a tough place with every new release pitted against Warcraft 3, which owned the space for years. But DOW did come through strong and was an instant hit with gamers. ...

By Gamervision on 90

When it comes to real-time strategy, a few different companies are brought up as truly enhancing the genre. Westwood Studios's Command & Conquer defined modern real-time strategy, Creative Assembly's Total War series saw the number of units on a...

By Gamers Daily News on 70

When I first heard that Relic was creating a Dawn of War II I was as giddy as a school girl. I loved the first Dawn of War. It was every Warhammer 40k enthusiast’s dream come true, finally a game that truly brought to life all the detail and...

By Gaming Nexus on 92

I always thought my favorite parts of any RTS were those things that happened away from the front lines. Base-building, researching the perfect combination on technologies to get the edge in combat, and juggling resources would give me hours of...

By Bjorn3D on -

Developed by award winning Relic Entertainment, Dawn of War II ushers in a new chapter in the acclaimed Real-Time Strategy series - taking players to the brutal frontlines of war to lead an elite strike force on a mission to save the galaxy. It is...

By GamePyre on 87

shares some facts it also shares my opinion. The gameplay and controls section of the review is filled with just facts. Score: Theme - 10 Learning Curve - 7 Replay Ability - 7 Fun - 8 Sound - 9 Graphics - 9 Gameplay - 8 Price - 9 Availability - 10...

By AsiaOne on -

By Oo Gin LeeDAWN Of War 2 (DOW2) is not just a sequel, it is a whole new game.Which means that even if you bought all three expansions to the original game, you still have to start from scratch.DOW2 sticks to its real-time strategy roots where you...

By GameZone on 90

Dawn of War II is a risky RTS game, but the new RPG elements and streamlined missions are implemented in a way that is engaging for strategy fans and newcomers...

By Tech2 on 90

There are two multiplayer modes - Annihilation and Control Point Victory. Both modes require you to capture resource or Victory nodes, which is the only way in which you can collect additional resources. The difference between the two, is that...

By DarkZero on 80

It’s not often you come across a game that mixes in two majorly different types of gameplay elements and at the same time turns out to be remarkably well implemented. Off the top of my head I can only think of Puzzle Quest that manages to fit that...

By GamingShogun on -

THQ and Relic Entertainment have done something truly incredible with their Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: They have managed to successfully merge RPG, RTS, tactical shooter, and hack n slash gameplay into one Ork-killing behemoth which is a...

By IT Reviews on -

Its Warhammer, Jim, but not as we know it, now that radical changes have been made by ditching the resource gathering and base building in favour of smaller, faster, more complex units and character development. Gameplay, though, suffers from...

By Craving Tech on -

Dawn of War 2 is a stimulating and fun semi RTS semi RPG game. The game looks great and it’s also addictive. These addictions however, are sadly reduced by the repetitiveness of the missions. Thankfully, since you’ll be getting random...

By Fusion Mods on -

Overall I felt that Dawn of War II was a great game that both fans of the 40k universe and people that wouldnt touch a table top game if their life depended on it will both enjoy. Whether you want it for the multiplayer or the singleplayer your...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Platform: PC Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2 is a game in danger of being crushed under sheer weight of expectation. Were it just the sequel to Dawn of War it would be bad enough; the original might not have been the biggest or necessarily the...