In an offer guaranteed not to blow too big a hole in your military thrills budget, this weekend’s steam deal sees four great RTS games going for just £13.49. Although the games are somewhat old, they are still some the best real time strategy titles on market. They consist of Company of Heroes, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War and Warhammer 40,000 Gold Edition. However if you already own a few of these games you can download them individually at £6.99 each.
Overall this offer gives you 50% off the averge price and is a good opportunity to save some money if RTS games are your sort of thing. Although its sequel Dawn of War II has been out for some time, the original Dawn of War is still worth a look. The game combines shooter action with real time strategy as the player leads a team of hardened space marines on a mission to wipe out all opposition. It does look fairly dated now, but still gained top reviews from the likes of Gamespot and IGN, attaining an average 90% rating.
Company of Heroes is another top RTS title which, although it may seem like just another addition to the oversaturated World War 2 game market, is a highly innovative strategy game. It follows American battle group Able Company as they fight through Europe in an attempt to prise the continent from the grip of its Nazi occupiers. The game uses a unique squad based method of AI which cuts down the need for continuous micro management while providing fully interactive, fully destructible environments to wage battles on.
All in all, this deal gives you a good chance to get hold of some top RTS games which are essential to any strategy game enthusiast's collection. But do remember that this deal is only valid over the weekend and expires on the 3rd of August.
Thanks to Cuddy on HUKD.