Moves the battle away from the common Western Front focus of World War II and refocuses on some of history’s most brutal and devastating conflicts on the Eastern Front, challenging players to take command of the iconic Red Army and repel the Nazi invaders from the very gates of Moscow.
I don't get what it takes to give a positive review on this game. It's not even close to the successful first part.
I even don't know why is it called "Company of Heroes 2" except for marketing reasons - since all the Russian persons (except Lev Abramovich Isakovich) in the game are either traitors, either cowards, either sadists or all together combined. If you really hate Soviet people that much, if your name is Hitler, Goebbels or Ronald Reagan - than this is your game.
Probably, the developers wanted to compensate their unability to create a successful game by turning it into an outcrying Russophobe propaganda piece.
I made the mistake to buy this game, don't make it guys.
The campaign is a boring joke (i'm not russian). Theatre of War is fun but has only a few new maps and the multi.....It's sucks. Very unballanced, most of the games are a spamfest nothing else, no tactics, few maps. Very few units and only a few build orders. Most of the units don't have non-doctrinal heavy-counter--->GG.
COH 2 is a simplified version of COH 1 atm. They had 4 years since Tales of Valor came out and they did almost nothing. The game could be released as a "DLC" to COH1.
A simplified game for simplified people. Really just create a few squads and send them in while looking at the environment. Little to no tactics or preparation required to win. Too little units, unbalanced. It's a real shame as the original Company of Heroes was so great, the first expansion was a bit of a gamble but payed off. If Relic stayed Relic instead of merging with this pleb market that we see today, this game could have become a marvel.