Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War (Windows)

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Set in the Warhammer 40,000 Universe, this RTS puts you in charge of the Imperial Space Marine Chapter "Blood Ravens" as they try to contain rising numbers of Ork invaders on the planet Tartarus. Leading your forces through an epic single-player campaign with eleven scenarios you discover the true reason for their presence on this world, and find out which roles the evil Chaos Marines and the mysterious Eldar play in this affair. And when the struggle is over, endless challenges await in the multi-player mode...

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Windows the bigger the explosion the better, as they say
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Windows the enemy troops try to get the upper hand
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Windows Build a HQ add-on to open up further options for your base and teams
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Windows Once you have all the important points on the map, go for the kill

Alternate Titles

  • "战锤40000:战争黎明" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Warhammer 40,000: Los Albores de la Guerra" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews

Gaming Target Sep 13, 2005 9.3 out of 10 93
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2004 9.25 out of 10 92
Game Chronicles Nov 30, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
GameSpy Sep 16, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Plain Games Oct 12, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
games xtreme Nov 11, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Fragland.net Dec 10, 2004 86 out of 100 86
Game Revolution Oct 08, 2004 B+ 83
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 27, 2004 16 out of 20 80
Super Play Oct, 2004 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Blood Ravens

The Space Marine chapter that features in the Campaign, the Blood Ravens, were originally created for Dawn of War. They have since been integrated into the Warhammer 40K tabletop.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2004 – Best PC Multiplayer Game of the Year
  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2005 (Issue #249) – Strategy Game of the Year (Real-Time)
    • March 2005 (Issue #249) – Best Opening Cut-Scene of the Year (Real-Time)
  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – #7 PC Game of the Year
    • 2004 – Best Use of License of the Year (PC)

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