COM­PANY OF HEROES 2

Gadgets and Gizmos (India) - - COVER STORY -

This real-time strat­egy game for Win­dows is a se­quel to the pop­u­lar 2006 game and will be set in the cold east­ern front of World War II. Built on Relic’s pro­pri­etary Essence 3.0 en­gine, the game will show­case im­prove­ments is line-of- sight tech­nol­ogy and True­Sight for bet­ter troop vis­i­bil­ity in real com­bat. Essence 3.0 will also bring in bet­ter weather- sim­u­la­tion and de­struc­tible en­vi­ron­ments. This first-per­son shooter game, ninth in the Call of­Duty fran­chise, will fea­ture fu­ture war­fare tech­nol­ogy and present branch­ing sto­ry­lines driven by player choice. The sin­gle-player cam­paign now has two sto­ry­lines—one set be­tween 1970 and 1980 and the other in 2025. Alex Ma­son re­turns as the pro­tag­o­nist in the Cold War sec­tion, which chron­i­cles the rise of the game's pri­mary an­tag­o­nist, Raul Me­nen­dez, the Nicaraguan nar­coter­ror­ist leader of pop­ulist move­ment Cordis Die.

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