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Warhammer 40K Dawn of War II Expansion Goes Gold
Chaos Rising all wrapped up and ready for its March release.
By Andrew Joy 02/22/2010 11:59:34 PST
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AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced Warhammer(R) 40,000TM: Dawn of War(R) II - Chaos RisingTM, the highly anticipated standalone chapter in the critically acclaimed Real-Time Strategy (RTS) series, has reached the gold master stage of development and entered manufacturing. Developed by award-winning internal studio Relic(R) Entertainment, Chaos Rising features the traitorous Chaos Space Marines army as a playable race, a new single-player campaign, a level cap increase from 20 to 30, more powerful war-gear and a suite of innovative multiplayer options. Scheduled for a nationwide release at all major retail and online outlets on March 11, 2010, Chaos Rising will be available as a Games for Windows LIVE(R) PC title for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

"Chaos Rising is the perfect follow up to Dawn of War II, 2009's RTS Game of the Year, offering an incredible amount of new content for an amazing value," said Travis Plane, Vice President of Global Brand Management, THQ. "Relic Entertainment is the industry's leading RTS developer and will once again deliver bone-crushing action, breathtaking visuals and unprecedented innovation in the genre."

"Chaos Rising builds on the success of Dawn of War II to create a truly epic and memorable experience for fans and newcomers alike," said Jonathan Dowdeswell, General Manager, Relic Entertainment. "The game features an intense single player campaign with 15 action-packed missions and introduces our most brutal multiplayer army yet, the Chaos Space Marines."

About Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising

Set in the grim, war-ravaged world of Games Workshop's vast Warhammer 40,000 science fiction universe, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising transports players into the midst of an intergalactic war between ancient enemies. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising introduces the Chaos Space Marines as a new playable army, continues the single player campaign from the original Dawn of War II with 15 new missions, delivers all new wargear and raises the level cap from 20 to 30. Relic Entertainment will also deliver new multiplayer maps and new units for the Orks, Eldar, Tyranids and Space Marines.

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