Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (2007)

by Nish
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Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (2007) Review

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts is a real-time strategy (RTS) game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by THQ. It was released for Microsoft Windows in September 2007 as an expansion pack to the original Company of Heroes game. Opposing Fronts introduces two new factions to the game: the British 2nd Army and the German Panzer Elite. The game also features new maps, units, and gameplay mechanics.


The Opposing Fronts campaign follows the British 2nd Army as they fight their way through Normandy, France in the summer of 1944. The campaign consists of 15 missions, each of which is based on a real historical battle. The missions are varied and challenging, and they offer a good mix of objectives and gameplay styles.

One of the highlights of the Opposing Fronts campaign is the use of combined arms tactics. Players must carefully coordinate their infantry, armor, and artillery units in order to succeed. The game also features a number of unique units, such as the British Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank and the German Jagdpanther tank destroyer.


In addition to the single-player campaign, Opposing Fronts also features a robust multiplayer mode. Players can choose to play as either the British or the Germans, and they can battle on a variety of maps. The multiplayer mode supports up to 8 players, and it offers a variety of game modes, including deathmatch, team deathmatch, and capture the flag.

New Features

Opposing Fronts introduces a number of new features to the Company of Heroes franchise, including:

  • Two new factions: The British 2nd Army and the German Panzer Elite.
  • New maps: Set in Normandy, France.
  • New units: Including the British Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank and the German Jagdpanther tank destroyer.
  • New gameplay mechanics: Such as combined arms tactics and the ability to call in artillery strikes.


Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts was met with critical acclaim upon its release. The game was praised for its challenging campaign, robust multiplayer mode, and innovative gameplay mechanics. Opposing Fronts was also a commercial success, selling over 1 million copies worldwide.


Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts is an excellent expansion pack that adds a lot of new content and features to the original game. The campaign is challenging and engaging, the multiplayer mode is robust and fun, and the new units and gameplay mechanics add a lot of depth to the game. If you’re a fan of Company of Heroes, then you should definitely check out Opposing Fronts.

Score: 9/10

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz Pentium 4 or equivalent
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 128 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible video card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection for multiplayer
  • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space

Additional Information

  • Developer: Relic Entertainment
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release Date: September 25, 2007
  • Genre: Real-time strategy
  • ESRB Rating: T for Teen
  • PEGI Rating: 16+

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