• Publisher: THQ
  • Release Date: Sep 13, 2006
User Score
8.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 875 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 43 out of 875

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  1. Feb 1, 2013
    2
    I am completely bewildered by all the high ratings given this game. Obviously all these people have never played a real quality RTS before. This game was sold in parts. This game doesn't hold a candle to the C+C series. Generals Zero Hour pure gutstomps this game into the dirt. Limited unit types, limited buildings, no research poor AI and one could go blind from trying to play it everything is so small. If you want a real RTS you would do better to go get yourself a copy of C+C Generals Zero Hour and skip this dog. Expand
  2. Sep 25, 2011
    0
    Einfach nur schlecht, alleine der Realismusfaktor ist sowas von mies und dann noch der miese Basisaufbau lässt sehr zu wünschen übrig, aber was mich am meisten stört ist das erobern von Munitions "Fahnen" oder Benzin "Fahnen", was soll das ? Das hat apsolut nichts mehr mit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg zu tun, sondern ist einfach ein Stupides Gameplay, da machen es viele andere Spiele besser, man hätte die ECO wirklich besser machen können. Und dann auch noch die mini Armeen, was ja nicht mehr Armeen sind sondern eher eine kleine Gruppe an Leuten, auch wieder hier geht jedes WW2 Feeling Flöten.

    Einzige was mir sehr gut gefallen hat waren die Soundeffekte, zb wenn in der Ferne, sich Leute beschieÃ
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  3. Feb 8, 2012
    0
    One of the WORST!!! Games i have ever played... just a bad camera position, far too close to get a good overview, especially because you have to micro your soldiers all the time!! all of your units... they get nothing done and often do things first after the 3rd or 4th direction. They are unable to find the shortest way and some times just run in with enemy fire instead of attacking, very unuseful for a mortar for example. The online don't run anyway and there is no support... i am scared of THQ giving their name for such a crap. If you want do something good, don't buy this! Expand
  4. MickN.
    Sep 21, 2006
    0
    Drivel. Absolutely horrid, bog standard RTS clickfest replete with the hackneyed RTS conventions such as little green health bars, resource gathering in the middle of a battlefield, tanks magically growing dozer blades or machineguns before your very eyes, machineguns with a max range of 100 feet... The list of idiotic, "gamey" features is endless. It's Warhammer 40K, Dawn of War redone with WWII skins. Garbage. Pure garbage. Collapse
Metascore
93

Universal acclaim - based on 55 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 55 out of 55
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 55
  3. Negative: 0 out of 55
  1. Company of Heroes should be on the must-play list of every RTS fanatic out there, even those tired of WWII settings. It's just that good. [Oct. 2006, p.70]
  2. This is the finest WWII strategy game I've played. Hell, I'm having real trouble thinking of any strategy game that's this spectacular, this intense, this fun. [Oct 2006, p.70]
  3. 94
    The transformation from a idyllic little town into a heap of crushed buildings and burned out husks of vehicles can be shocking. Seeing and hearing major explosions that cause bodies (and bits of bodies) to fly across the screen along with rubble from a nearby building simply puts you more into the battle than any RTS in memory.