Alright, so I've dedicated major time to Starcraft 2 since it's release last July. Lately though, I've had the desire to try out many more RTS games over the summer and see if any other major titles interest me, especially Tactical style RTS. I've played the Starcraft series, Age of Empires 2, and the C&C Generals series. However I've never played any of Relic's RTS games, and I'm debating whether I should try out CoH or DoW2 (I may just end up getting both).
The biggest thing I'm looking for though is a break from the traditional RTS basebuild and try out more of a tactical experience. It seems that all of Relic's games fit that bill, but between their most recent titles, which game do you prefer for overall quality? I am most interested in a casual experience where I can play large-scale 4v4 type multiplayer modes or something like a survival mode. Dawn of War 2 seems to have a much larger fan-base these days since it's more recent, but all I really care about is gameplay and the abilty to find a few matches online.
Any suggestions based on experience? Thanks