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Homeworld intellectual property purchased by Gearbox Software

Gearbox Software, best known for the Borderlands series, has purchased the rights to the Homeworld intellectual property during the recent THQ back catalog auction round. Gearbox Chief Creative Officer Brian Martel has "great love and respect for Relic's brilliant, fun and innovative game and...

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Company of Heroes 2 closed beta enters Facebook 'Like' phase

"Operation: Facebook Like" is in effect for the Company of Heroes 2 closed beta. For a "limited time," the CoH2 closed beta will be made available to folks who click the "like" button on the game's Facebook page. Once they've done so, new recruits will be able to access a key generation tool while...

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Invitation to war: Company of Heroes 2 beta key giveaway [Update: We're out of keys!]

Update: We're plum out of beta keys. Now go play it and tell us what you think in the comments. Company of Heroes 2 from the now Sega-owned Relic Entertainment is currently in closed beta testing, and Joystiq has infiltrated the publisher's stronghold and acquired 1,000 codes to give away to its...

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Company of Heroes 2 closed multiplayer beta begins April 2

Company of Heroes 2 will hold an "exclusive, early access beta phase" starting April 2. Phase one of the beta operation will include pre-order customers only, with a second phase in the following weeks for a "wider audience." The Company of Heroes website will have more details when available. The...

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Company of Heroes movie will arrive on DVD, Blu-ray Feb. 26

THQ may have had its last stand, but the Company of Heroes movie is apparently still a go, as we've gotten word that it's still coming to DVD and Blu-ray on February 26. The full-length film, based on Relic Entertainment's critically acclaimed real-time strategy series (now owned by Sega), stars...

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Indie company teamPixel crowdfunds to buy THQ's Homeworld IP

With a separate process slated to happen in the coming weeks that would see THQ's back catalog landing in the hands of bidders, indie studio teamPixel took to Indiegogo to crowdsource the funds to bid on one of the forlorn properties: Homeworld. The team's goal is to bring Homeworld to GoG and...

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Report: THQ assets divided

The THQ auction has resulted in the company's assets being distributed among several publishers. Developer Volition and the Saints Row franchise, along with the Metro license, have been purchased by Dead Island publisher Deep Silver. Relic Games (Warhammer 40K, Company of Heroes) has gone to...

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Report: Sega purchases Relic during THQ auction

Update: A letter from THQ CEO Brian Farrell and president Jason Rubin to their employees appears to corroborate the below information, as well as provide further details regarding the results of the auction. Sega may be the proud new owner of Relic Entertainment, based on initial signs coming out...

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Braving the elements in Company of Heroes 2

There's a panicked struggle at the heart of every engagement in Company of Heroes 2's multiplayer mode. While a lot of real-time strategy games will emphasize squad matchups as a primary means of success in force, Company of Heroes 2 has a much more dynamic environment constantly providing...

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Company of Heroes 2 debuts gameplay on ice

In Soviet Russia, ice breaks you... especially when one tries to drive across it in a multi-ton vehicle that's being bombarded by mortars. Here's some gameplay footage from the upcoming Company of Heroes 2. Grab the series up to now for whatever price you want in the Humble THQ Bundle....

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