Editors Liked

  • Looks spectacular
  • Battlefields are busier and more destructible
  • Intense and engrossing
  • Intelligent blizzard mechanic
  • Each Campaign mission is different to the last
  • Fast-paced and hugely hectic
  • Basic good gameplay challenge at all difficulty levels
  • Refines the excellent Company of Heroes formula
  • Soviets are distinct from previous Company of Heroes factions
  • A lot of improvements to multiplayer
  • Twitch.tv integration and replays mean newbies can learn from better players

Editors Didn't Like

  • Heavy-handed narrative
  • Menu's are complicated and clunky
  • Incomprehensibly high system requirements
  • A host of technical problems
  • Poor story and cutscenes
  • Lack of WASD Camera controls
  • Some of the major battles of WWII’s Eastern Front are suspiciously absent
  • Escort mission in campaign is really frustrating
  • A high learning-curve may drive less patient players away before getting a chance to get into the game