AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspyr Media, Inc. announced today that THQ’s critically acclaimed real-time strategy series Company of Heroes® will be available on the Mac for the very first time March 1st, 2012. Company of Heroes: Campaign Edition for the Mac will include the single player campaign from the original Company of Heroes as well as the additional single player campaigns from the expansions Company of Heroes: Opposing FrontsTM and Company of Heroes: Tales of ValorTM, delivering hours upon hours of tactical and strategic gameplay. The game will be available worldwide in English, French or German via supporting Mac download and boxed retailers.
"We're incredibly pleased to be bringing such a deep and rich real-time strategy experience to the Mac. Company of Heroes is amongst the highest-rated games of all time, and now Mac users will get to play all the single player campaigns from the series from beginning to end," said Michael Rogers, President of Aspyr Media.
Company of Heroes is a WWII real-time strategy game that allows you to join brave men of Able Company in cinematic intensity as they fight across Europe in the greatest war mankind has ever known. Delivering a visceral WWII gaming experience, Company of Heroes redefines real-time strategy gaming by bringing the sacrifice of heroic soldiers, war-ravaged environments, and dynamic battlefields to life.
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts is the second chapter in the groundbreaking real-time strategy franchise allowing players to take command of the tenacious British 2nd Army in the vicious battle for Caen, France, or lead the German Panzer Elite as they struggle to repel the largest airborne invasion in history.
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor is the third chapter in the franchise. Players will experience three immersive storylines: Controlling German Tiger Tank Ace Hauptmann Voss's highly decorated Tigergruppen against the British 7th Armored Division; Commanding an American Paratrooper Company in the hours following the initial D-Day landings; and Leading the battle-hardened Wehrmacht Army in a desperate attempt to hold off the advancing Allied army.
Environmental Strategy - Completely destructible environments allow you to re-shape the battlefield, using buildings and terrain to your advantage, or denying them to the enemy
Advanced Squad AI - Command intelligent soldiers that interact with their changing environment, take cover, and execute advanced squad tactics to eliminate all enemy opposition
Direct Fire Control - In Tales of Valor®, directly control your units to aim, fire, and maneuver in real-time to capitalize on the changing battle conditions
For more information on Company of Heroes for the Mac or to pre-order your copy today, please visit www.aspyr.com.
About Aspyr Media
Aspyr Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of Mac games, bringing blockbuster gaming franchises including Call of Duty®, Sid Meier’s Civilization®, Star Wars®, and DOOM® to Mac computers around the world. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Aspyr develops, markets and sells games for the Mac which are delivered through physical retail and digital download services. More information about Aspyr and its games may be found at www.aspyr.com. All marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ, Company of Heroes, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.