An award-winning real-time strategy video game set during World War II
Company of Heroes is a World War II game that was released in 2006 and holds the distinction of being one of the first games released under the Windows Games label. As a real-time strategy game, Company of Heroes puts players in control of an army base with which they must gather resources and carefully plan their assault against the enemy computer or player. In terms of critical reception, Company of Heroes is widely held as one of the best real-time strategy games to be released in 2006, and continues to generate sales to this day. Players interested in exploring an alternative to the traditional mechanics of a real-time strategy game should look into Company of Heroes and its expansions, as it remains one of the most unique in the genre.