Ships Ahoy - Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

THQ Ships Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts announces the release of the Opposing Fronts expansion for Company of Heroes, Relic's critically acclaimed World War II RTS game:
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI - News) today announced Company of Heroes(TM): Opposing Fronts(TM), developed by award-winning Real-Time Strategy (RTS) developer Relic Entertainment, has shipped for the Windows PC platform. Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts is the next installment in the highest-rated RTS franchises of all time, building on the success of the original Company of Heroes(TM) with two new armies and vastly enhanced multiplayer options. The game is now available at major retail outlets worldwide.

"A year ago, THQ shipped Company of Heroes and shattered all barriers for cinematic intensity in the RTS genre," said Kevin Kraff, director of global brand management, THQ. "Today, we are thrilled to release the next critically-acclaimed chapter in the Company of Heroes franchise and once again establish a new standard for excellence."

"Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts delivers Relic's best RTS gaming experience to date, weaving together the epic stories of the Battle for Caen and Operation Market Garden with countless advancements in soldier and vehicle AI, environmental strategy, and visual realism," said Tarrnie Williams, general manager, Relic Entertainment. "The addition of two new unique armies opens up many exciting possibilities within the Company of Heroes universe, and we are very proud to deliver the highest level of RTS gameplay to our fans worldwide."