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Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

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Overall 6
6.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor (PC)

EL33TONLINE
21 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Company of Heroes, which graced our computer screens back in 2006, can definitely been seen as the Mac-Daddy of real-time strategy games. Relic Entertainment’s World War II based masterpiece managed to breathe new life into the genre by providing the player with new levels of realism through units that really felt “alive.” In 2007’s Opposing Fronts we continued to see our armies diving for cover and constantly looking for Jerry.
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Overall 6
5.5

This is my review. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

Game Debate
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: It is summer, 1944. After dual setbacks at Stalingrad and El Alamein the world saw that the Wermarcht could be beaten, and the long-awaited arrival of the USA has turned the tide of the war. As the Soviet juggernaut rolls relentlessly westward, Operation Overlord is initiated and Allied troops move into Normandy through a chink in the armour of Hitler’s Fortress Europe.
  • Pros: New multiplayer modes
  • Cons: Not enough stuff!
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Overall 7
6.5

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Game Over Online
29 April 2009
  • Excerpt: The Good : Hmmm. Let me get back to you on that. The Bad : Very limited multiplayer. The Ugly : Single player campaign is a joke. What the heck is this? I can tell you what it feels like – it feels like a game cobbled together by Relic from bits and pieces of stuff that didn’t make it into the original CoH or the Opposing Fronts expansion pack. There are some good ideas here, almost none of them executed.
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Overall 6
6.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor Review

GameSpot
21 April 2009
  • Summary: This short expansion is only for Company of Heroes completionists.
  • Pros: Core Company of Heroes gameplay still shines
  • Cons: Solo campaigns can be finished in just a couple of hours, Three new multiplayer modes add little to online action
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Overall 6
6.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor Review Review

G4
21 April 2009
  • Summary: Gear up and get an X-Play Review of the real-time strategy game 'Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor' for the PC. Time to get your Panzer out of storage, and take to the air and ground in this companion game to 'Company of Heroes,' which takes place during World War II. Let's do this!
  • Pros: Easier and quicker to pick up and play, New multiplayer modes can be a lot of fun, At its core still a thoroughly excellent RTS
  • Cons: Three short "campaigns" don't offer much life, Most missions and online modes require far less strategy, Core gameplay extensions are minimal
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Overall 6
6.4

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

ActionTrip
17 April 2009
  • Conclusion: If you're eager to check out a good strategy game from the folks at Relic, give Dawn of War 2 a go if you haven't already.
  • Pros: Like previous installments ToV authentically conveys the atmosphere of WWII battles, solid multiplayer, recommended for CoH fans;
  • Cons: Single-player's over in two hours at the most, we expected a lot more content.
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Overall 6
6.4

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

ActionTrip
17 April 2009
  • Conclusion: If you're eager to check out a good strategy game from the folks at Relic, give Dawn of War 2 a go if you haven't already.
  • Pros: Like previous installments ToV authentically conveys the atmosphere of WWII battles, solid multiplayer, recommended for CoH fans;
  • Cons: Single-player's over in two hours at the most, we expected a lot more content.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

GiantBomb
16 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Though the action is solid while it lasts, Tales of Valor's short campaign and additional multiplayer modes don't justify the standalone price tag.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Cheat Happens
14 April 2009
  • Excerpt: It takes quite the remarkable experience to stand out in the ever crowded WWII field. It takes even more to do it twice.  With Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor , the latest expansion in the incredible series -- Relic came incredibly close to doing just that, but the developers’ insistent attempts to revolutionize the Real Time Strategy genre have done more to hurt the game than it has to improve it.
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Overall 7
6.5

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor Review

PALGN
24 May 2009
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