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Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

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Overall 7
7.0

PC Review - 'Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor'

WorthPlaying
26 March 2011
  • Summary: Featuring three intense campaigns, brand-new multiplayer modes and an innovative “direct-fire” feature that allows even more tactical control during the heat of battle, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor will immerse players in some of the most historic, tide-turning clashes of World War II.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Game Boyz
26 July 2009
  • Excerpt: To be honest I had not even heard of Company of Heroes when this game landed on my plate. So it was interesting and enjoyable to play a game where I had absolutely no concept of what I was getting into. To that end, I must say Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor for the PC was a pleasant surprise. It is an interesting and realistic take on an RTS like I have not seen before. While it has a few weak points, which I will explain further below, it is a very solid game.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Game Boyz
26 July 2009
  • Excerpt: To be honest I had not even heard of Company of Heroes when this game landed on my plate. So it was interesting and enjoyable to play a game where I had absolutely no concept of what I was getting into. To that end, I must say Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor for the PC was a pleasant surprise. It is an interesting and realistic take on an RTS like I have not seen before. While it has a few weak points, which I will explain further below, it is a very solid game.
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Overall 7
7.2
Graphics 8
7.8
Sound 8
8.4
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 6
6.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor Review

Cheat Code Central
19 July 2009
Overall 8
7.8

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

The Gamers Temple
30 June 2009
  • Excerpt: To strategy gamers, the words "expansion pack" mean new units, maps, and campaign coupled with a tweaking of the original game that works out some of the original game's rough spots without changing the core experience.  If you generally agree with that statement, then Tales of Valor has a surprise in store for you.
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Overall 7
7.2
Graphics 8
7.8
Sound 8
8.4
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 6
6.0

The Shortest War

Cheat Code Central
19 June 2009
  • Conclusion: There's a significant different between the feel and gameplay of the single and multiplayer aspects of the expansion. While the solo campaign eases newer players into the fold and prepares them for the more management-intensive multiplayer games, not everyone is going to necessarily partake of both equally. Even when combined as a whole, Tales of Valor falls short in terms of the volume of new content most players will expect in a standalone expansion priced at $30.
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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 10
9.5
Funfactor 8
8.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

ME Gamers
31 May 2009
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is From the onset, the engine feels similar to Warhammer: Dawn of War 2, albeit with more explosiveness to it. You have your cover system, intense particle effects from all the explosions which are livelier than DoW2, and interestingly running the benchmark is a nice visual treat of what this engine can do at the absolute most zoomed in level.
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Overall 7
7.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Gamer vision
25 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Back when Company of Heroes was released many were amazed at the progress Relic pushed forward on the RTS scene. This lightning struck a second time with the release of Dawn of War II , which, again, pushed the genre forward a good bit. Some time has passed, the dust has settled, and Relic has released a second stand-alone expansion to Company of Heroes entitled Tales of Valor , asking players to enlist in World War II yet again.
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Overall 9
8.5

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

games xtreme
9 May 2009
  • Summary: Games Xtreme heads back to World War 2 to put Tales of Valor, the latest expansion to Company of Heroes, through its paces.
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Overall 8
8.0

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor Review

Strategy Gaming Online
6 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Company of Heroes is the pinnacle of World War 2 RTS games. Relic, CoH's developer, takes a little bit of realism in their WW2 strategy, and removes most of the baggage from the genre to focus more on the tactical level. Today I'm reviewing Tales of Valor, the second standalone expansion. It brings three new multi-player modes and three new single player campaigns.
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