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  • Weekly PC sales for D2D and Steam, August 8 - DoWII, Champions Online

    Digital download sites Steam and Direct2Drive have released charts for week ending August 8. Looks like Dawn of War II led the group over on Steam, with the Aion Collector’s Edition pre-sale still going strong. Over on D2D, Champions Online preorders have taken over, with Fallout 3 and the Sims 3 still doing well. Here’s […]

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  • Dawn of War 2 patch There is Only War goes live tomorrow

    The largest patch to Dawn of War 2 called There Is Only War goes live tomorrow. Relic has added eight new maps, made changes to the balance system, and included a new “observer” feature for matching. Patch notes can be found through here. Thanks, Shack.

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  • DoWII There is Only War beta goes live

    After a brief delay, the Dawn of War II There is Only War beta is now up, giving players access to the game’s map editor. There’s a heap of new content too. Hit the link for details.

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  • Dawn of War II to get map editor

    The next major Dawn of War II update will include a full map editor, Kotaku reports. Called the “World Builder,” it’ll allow you to “create, edit, and play” on your own maps, and allow you to play with terrain, objects, nodes, weather and whatever else you fancy. There’s more detail and screens through there. No […]

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  • Dawn of War II update There is Only War gets July beta

    Relic has announced that There is Only War, the next Dawn of War II update, will go into open beta in July. It will include balancing, eight multiplayer maps, the ability to “spectate custom multiplayer matches” and some basic improvements. The beta will be open to all Dawn of War II users and an exact […]

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  • Dawn of War II gets monster update

    Dawn of War II got a whopping patch last night, adding two new maps, 2v2 ranked play, new kill animations and tons more. Geek yourself out here. The game should patch itself when you start it up.

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  • More details on upcoming patch for Dawn of War II

    Relic has released more information regarding the upcoming patch for Dawn of War II. Patch 1.3 will include new abilities, armor, wargear and weapons The new scout armor provides a burst of speed to squads facing melee attacks, while new a weapon called the Roar of Revelation, is a shotgun that stuns and causes knockbacks […]

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  • New Dawn of War II maps get screens

    Kotaku’s running some screens of the upcoming new 2v2 maps in Dawn of War II. The first, Medean Cliff Mines, is built around a central hub. The second, Ruins of Argus, is an urban map offering lots house-to-house fighting. Take a look. They’re out imminently.

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  • Dawn of War II patch coming this month

    Relic has posted a preliminary list of notes on the Dawn of War II patch coming later this month. Here are just a few things you can look forward to: A Two-on-Two game mode, with two new four player maps. Two-on-Two is a ranked game mode with leaderboard support. An improved, more challenging Skirmish AI. […]

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  • Dawn of War II demo and patch released

    A single-player Dawn of War II demo’s gone out – get it from BigDownload. It’ll got you 333Mb. The game’s also been patched to v1.2.1, for those with the full version. Get the notes through the link.

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  • US PC charts: February's top 20 best-sellers

    NPD has compiled a list of America’s top 20 best-selling PC games during February: Lich King won out. Not much changed month over month, the debuts of Dawn of War II and F.E.A.R. 2 the only real exceptions. World Of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King The Sims 2 Double Deluxe Warhammer 40K: Dawn of […]

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  • Edge 200 review scores - RE5 and DoW II both get 7

    It’s a barren, newsless desert out there. So have the review scores from Edge’s 200th issue. Resident Evil 5 – 7 Empire: Total War – 9 Shellshock 2: Blood Trails – 2 Afro Samurai – 5 Stormrise – 4 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – 7 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand – 7 […]

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  • Dawn of War II takes UK and US PC number one

    Dawn of War II has topped by American and British charts in its opening week, pushing down World of Warcraft, The Sims and a European launch for Football Manager 2009. UK top ten below: Here‘s the full UK PC chart for the week ending February 28. Top ten US below for February 15-21, courtesy of […]

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  • Relic readying Dawn of War II patch after bug complaints

    Relic’s confirmed it’s already working on a Dawn of War II patch after complaints that players are being prevented from accepting any new campaign missions in the game. The RTS sequel released today in Europe and earlier this week in the US. “The fix should bring those corrupted save games back to life and shouldn’t […]

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  • Get entire set of Wargear for Dawn of War II

    To celebrate Dawn of War II’s release this Friday, Eurogamer ‘s giving away 500 sets of Wargear. The site will award 100 per day away to the first readers to log in to get their key. The DLC encompasses all of the pre-order offers, including the Chapter Command, Destroyer, Sniper, Sternguard and Vanguard. Keys are […]

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  • Life-sized Space Marine Rhino crushes cars in field

    We normally stay clear of wacky PR “shit”, but this made us laugh. To celebrate the release of Dawn of War II later this month, THQ built a life-sized Space Marine Rhino – it’s an APC, if you didn’t know – and drove it over some cars in a field. That’s it. There’s a video […]

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  • Pre-load Dawn of War II, get free stuff

    THQ’s put Dawn of War II live for pre-load: do it now. The game goes live on February 20. Pre-loaders will get an unlock code via email at the time. Get in early and you’ll receive the following exclusive content: One multiplayer 1vs1 map, “Legis High Stratum” Four new weapons Two unique Purity Seals One […]

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  • Dawn of War II multiplayer beta now open to all

    As you can see from this Steam page, the Dawn of War II multiplayer beta is now open to everyone. Up to this point, you needed to be in possession of a copy of Dawn of War add-on Soustorm to get past the guards. You should be waiting for nothing. Get involved. The game’s out […]

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  • Dawn of War II beta keys on Eurogamer [Update]

    You’ve got be really quick as Eurogamer has only 1100 beta keys left at the time of writing. All you have to do is make register for a free Eurogamer account and then click here. Couldn’t be easier, could it? Now quick! Before they all run out. Update: Too late. They’re all gone. By Mike […]

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  • Dawn of War II early beta now open, Eurogamer giving keys away

    THQ has just dropped us a line announcing that the Dawn of War II early beta – Soulstorm owners only – is now live. If you meet the criteria and fancy having a go then hit here for all the details. However, if you don’t own Dawn of War Soulstorm and are too measly to […]

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Dawn Of War II Latest

  • US PC charts: February’s top 20 best-sellers

    NPD has compiled a list of America’s top 20 best-selling PC games during February: Lich King won out. Not much changed month over month, the debuts of Dawn of War II and F.E.A.R. 2 the only real exceptions. World Of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King The Sims 2 Double Deluxe Warhammer 40K: Dawn of […]

  • Edge 200 review scores – RE5 and DoW II both get 7

    It’s a barren, newsless desert out there. So have the review scores from Edge’s 200th issue. Resident Evil 5 – 7 Empire: Total War – 9 Shellshock 2: Blood Trails – 2 Afro Samurai – 5 Stormrise – 4 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – 7 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand – 7 […]

  • Dawn of War II takes UK and US PC number one

    Dawn of War II has topped by American and British charts in its opening week, pushing down World of Warcraft, The Sims and a European launch for Football Manager 2009. UK top ten below: Here‘s the full UK PC chart for the week ending February 28. Top ten US below for February 15-21, courtesy of […]

  • Relic readying Dawn of War II patch after bug complaints

    Relic’s confirmed it’s already working on a Dawn of War II patch after complaints that players are being prevented from accepting any new campaign missions in the game. The RTS sequel released today in Europe and earlier this week in the US. “The fix should bring those corrupted save games back to life and shouldn’t […]

  • Get entire set of Wargear for Dawn of War II

    To celebrate Dawn of War II’s release this Friday, Eurogamer ‘s giving away 500 sets of Wargear. The site will award 100 per day away to the first readers to log in to get their key. The DLC encompasses all of the pre-order offers, including the Chapter Command, Destroyer, Sniper, Sternguard and Vanguard. Keys are […]

  • Life-sized Space Marine Rhino crushes cars in field

    We normally stay clear of wacky PR “shit”, but this made us laugh. To celebrate the release of Dawn of War II later this month, THQ built a life-sized Space Marine Rhino – it’s an APC, if you didn’t know – and drove it over some cars in a field. That’s it. There’s a video […]

  • Pre-load Dawn of War II, get free stuff

    THQ’s put Dawn of War II live for pre-load: do it now. The game goes live on February 20. Pre-loaders will get an unlock code via email at the time. Get in early and you’ll receive the following exclusive content: One multiplayer 1vs1 map, “Legis High Stratum” Four new weapons Two unique Purity Seals One […]

  • Dawn of War II multiplayer beta now open to all

    As you can see from this Steam page, the Dawn of War II multiplayer beta is now open to everyone. Up to this point, you needed to be in possession of a copy of Dawn of War add-on Soustorm to get past the guards. You should be waiting for nothing. Get involved. The game’s out […]

  • Dawn of War II beta keys on Eurogamer [Update]

    You’ve got be really quick as Eurogamer has only 1100 beta keys left at the time of writing. All you have to do is make register for a free Eurogamer account and then click here. Couldn’t be easier, could it? Now quick! Before they all run out. Update: Too late. They’re all gone. By Mike […]

  • Dawn of War II early beta now open, Eurogamer giving keys away

    THQ has just dropped us a line announcing that the Dawn of War II early beta – Soulstorm owners only – is now live. If you meet the criteria and fancy having a go then hit here for all the details. However, if you don’t own Dawn of War Soulstorm and are too measly to […]

  • Steam flogging Dawn of War Soulstorm cheap

    In lieu of the Dawn of War II beta in February, Steam is offering THQ and Relic’s Dawn of War – Soulstorm at a 75 percent discount. Remember, that all Soulstorm owners get early beta access, so there’s even more incentive in shelling out some coppers on this old classic. If you need reminding of […]

  • Dawn of War II may receive first DLC “weeks” after launch

    The first extra Dawn of War II content may arrive almost immediately after the game’s February 19 launch. Game producer Mark Noseworthy confirmed the news today in a post on the title’s official site. “As for post-launch plans,” Noseworthy said, talking of DLC in general, “we are extremely interested in working with Microsoft to offer […]

  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II goes gold

    THQ and Relic have confirmed that Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II has gone gold. The excellent looking RTS is a PC exclusive and will be released on February 19th. “Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will build on the critical acclaim and commercial success of the Dawn of War franchise, letting players experience RTS […]

  • New Dawn of War II footage shows Tyranids

    Over on THQ’s site you can see a rather super looking new Dawn of War II gameplay video showing the Tyranid race. The amount of sprites on screen, the complete array of colour, all running at a rock solid frame rate is really rather impressive we hope you’ll agree. If Relic’s strategy slayer is your […]

  • Dawn of War II multiplayer beta details [Update - 2 new offscreen vids added]

    Relic has revealed the details of how and when you can get access to the Dawn of War II beta. The beta will be made available through Steam and if you’re a proud Dawn of War: Soulstorm you can get in as early as January 21. If not, then you’ll have to wait a week […]

  • Dawn of War II PC specs released

    THQ has revealed the minimum and recommended specifications for the superb looking Real Time Strategy game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II. The specs are: Minimum Requirements Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista SP1

  • Dawn of War II trailer shows enemies of the Imperium

    THQ’s posted a new Dawn of War II movie, giving yet more reasons why the Relic RTS should be tip top of your list of PC games for the start of next year. After the break. Looks awesome. Double awesome, probably.

  • Dawn of War II multiplayer footage is completely awesome

    Upgrade. Upgrade. Must have new graphics card. Relic’s released footage of multiplayer Dawn of War II and it’s the most exciting thing in the world. Ever. Here. Out early next year. If you’re not childishly hyperactive about this there’s something wrong with you.

  • Awesome Dawn of War II Blood Ravens vid says “new graphics card, please”

    Relic’s released a pure knock-out movie of Dawn of War II, showing the various elements of the new Blood Ravens in action. Snipers, assault marines, new Force Commander animations and the best explosions in strategy add up to an instant buy for anyone even vaguely interested, and sleepless nights for those smitten with the original. […]

  • More Dawn of War II impressions, unedited gameplay movie

    The internet’s spewed forth more play impressions from Dawn of War II, following Gamespot’s article on it yesterday. All this stuff’s taken from a recent THQ event in Vancouver. Hands on (IGN) Hands on (1UP) Hands on (Eurogamer) There’s a trailer after the break containing a few minutes of gameplay footage as well. It’s out […]

  • Dawn of War II: New footage, screens, details and interview

    Gamespot’s posted up a new look at Relic’s Dawn of War II, as well as a video interview after the break containing plenty of new in-game footage. There’s a lot of detail in there, and it looks as though the original’s taken a heavy overhaul. Characters are upgraded throughout the campaign now, and the UI’s […]

  • New Dawn of War video shows squad abilities

    Listen to Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II lead designer, Jonny Ebbert, talk you through the varies abilities your squad will have: their use of cover, how they relate to the game world and lots more, all after the break. It’s shaping up to be rather good we think. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II […]

  • Original Dawn of War was “very quick project,” says Tyranid man

    Jonny Ebbert, lead designer on Dawn of War II, has said the reason the Tyranid race didn’t go into the first Dawn of War because there was no time and the game’s tech was young. “We actually wanted to put them in the original Dawn of War but it was a very quick project and […]

  • New Dawn of War II Tyranid trailer slices and dices

    After the drop. This short clip shines the spotlight on the recently announced Tyranid race, which look to be a mix between Starcraft’s Zerg and velociraptors who are immune to fire and fear. Frankly, it looks spectacular. Marvel at the full trailer after the link. By Nathan Grayson

  • GC08: Dawn of War II tyranid impressions posted

    Gamespot’s posted up some impressions of the demo THQ’s going to give at Leipzig this week of Dawn of War II, which centres on the new tyranid race inclusion announced last night. From the piece: Packs of smaller tyranid units may descend upon you like a swarm of insects, while more-developed patrols may be led […]

  • New Dawn of War II CG trailer released

    THQ’s put out a new Dawn of War II trailer, presumably as part of its Q1 financial release last night. You can be excited about space marines getting nailed by eldar. We’ll allow it. Take a look.

  • Dawn of War II to use Games for Windows Live

    According to this IGN piece, RTS hottie Dawn of War II is to use Games for Windows Live. The info’s from the game’s community site. Take a look. Dawn of War II’s out next year.

  • New Dawn of War II screens posted

    We’re excited about this, so looking at more pictures of Dawn of War II’s always going to make us happy. And you want us to be happy, right? On GamersHell.

  • THQ announces Dawn of War II, beta for Soulstorm owners

    THQ’s officially announced RTS sequel Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II. The game’s being developed exclusively for PC and is powered by an enhanced version of Relic’s proprietary Essence Engine 2.0. And for those of you that bought the recent Soustorm add-on for the original are in for a treat: you’ll be able to get […]