AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced Company of Heroes®: Tales of Valor™, the next standalone chapter in Relic Entertainment’s critically-acclaimed Company of Heroes franchise, has shipped for Windows PC. Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor immerses players in some of the most historic, tide-turning battles of World War II, offering three intense single-player campaigns, three new multiplayer modes and a new “direct-fire” feature that brings advanced tactical control to the battlefield. Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor is available now at retail and online outlets for Windows PC.
“Relic Entertainment is an industry leader in the Real-Time Strategy genre and continues to craft genre-defining experiences,” said Kevin Kraff, vice president of global brand management, THQ. “With new gameplay modes and innovative features, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor brings the most intense battles of World War II to gamers like never before.”
“Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor introduces three new single player campaigns, three new multiplayer modes and a brand-new direct-fire feature that offers a more intense and intimate tactical experience,” said Jonathan Dowdeswell, executive producer, Relic Entertainment. “We’re committed to providing the best in strategic gaming and can’t wait for gamers to get their hands on the latest installment in the Company of Heroes franchise.”
About Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor is the next, standalone chapter in the award-winning Company of Heroes franchise, featuring all-new content, including three single-player campaigns, three new multiplayer modes, additional maps and new units. Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor also introduces a new “direct-fire” feature that offers players an unprecedented amount of control on the battlefield. Developed by internal studio Relic Entertainment, and powered by Relic’s proprietary Essence Engine™, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor is fully compatible with Company of Heroes and Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts™, allowing players who own the entire series complete access to the battles of World War II. For more information on Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor, please visit www.companyofheroesgame.com.
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