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Win Squad Command PSP

THQ, in conjunction with Games Workshop and a team of professional modelers, has announced that it has created a limited set of six exclusive Squad Command themed PSP consoles, one of which it will give away in the UK through an exclusive competition. All users have to do is enter the competition on the publisher’s website and test their luck; there are copies of the game for runners-up, too.

Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command is the first portable title in the series, offering turn-based action strategy combat on the go. It features 15 single-player missions, as well as various multiplayer modes playable over nine multiplayer maps with up to eight players.

Games Workshop's E3 Lineup

The studio behind the Warhammer franchise, Games Workshop, has announced its lineup for E3 which consists of titles set only in the Warhammer universe. Theyll be showing off Mark of Chaos (Namco Bandai), Age of Reckoning (Mythic Entertainment) and Dark Crusade (THQ).

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is an RTS from NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. Faithful to the Warhammer world, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos puts the focus squarely on the battlefield with a real-time combat system that gives the player unprecedented customization and control of his army. This RTS focuses on armies and battling while de-emphasizing base and resource management. Players will also have the opportunity to use environments to their advantage, command Heroes and Champions with their own abilities and choose from a variety of modes for both casual and competitive play. Players take to the battlefield in Fall 2006.

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos can be seen at Booth #824 in the South Hall. For further game information, to access new assets, to download the fan site building kit or to interact with other RTS fans on the forums, please visit www.markofchaos.com.

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR)
WAR is a massively-multiplayer online role-playing game from Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the critically-acclaimed MMO Dark Age of Camelot. Set in Games Workshop’s Warhammer fantasy world, WAR features next generation Realm vs. RealmTM (RvR) game play that integrates PvP and PvE combat into a single seamless experience. The game is scheduled for release in 2007 on the PC.

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning can be seen in West Hall, Booth #2472. To learn more about WAR, visit the game’s newly updated website: www.warhammeronline.com. Sign up for the monthly newsletter to receive exclusive stories, art, and game information, as well as a chance to take part in the game’s beta test.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Dark Crusade
Published by THQ Inc. and developed by THQ’s internal development studio Relic Entertainment, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade is the second expansion pack in the Dawn of War RTS franchise. The game will feature two new playable races, the Tau Empire and the Necrons, bringing the number of totally unique races to an unprecedented seven. The game is expected to release in fall 2006.

In addition to the two new playable races, Dark Crusade will feature an all-new single player campaign centering on the conquest of a “meta-map”, with each territory capturedgiving tangible rewards to the occupying force. A greatly expanded multiplayer component and a completely unique economy model for the Necrons will present gamers with the most compelling Dawn of War game to-date.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Dark Crusade can be seen at THQ Booth #1324 South Hall.

Dawn of War – Dark Crusade Announced

THQ and Relic Entertainment have announced the second expansion pack in the Dawn of War franchise – Dark Crusade. The add-on will feature two new playable races – the Tau Empire and the Necrons – bringing the total to seven. In addition, an all-new single player campaign and a greatly expanded multiplayer component as well as a completely unique economy model for the Necrons will be present.

Dark Crusade is set for release this Fall and will be on display at E3 (THQ stand #1324).