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AquaNox 2: Revelation (Windows)

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Description

It is the 27th century, and humanity has fled the surface of the Earth, plagued by radioactivity, into the depths of the ocean. William Drake is the last offspring of an old aristocratic family. After the death of his grandmother, the young man sails off on a freighter belonging to Drake Enterprises. Soon, a group of mercenaries attack his vessel and take control of it. The attackers spare William's life, but he has no other choice but to link his fate to theirs from that moment on.

Like its predecessor, AquaNox 2: Revelation is a hybrid of submarine simulation and first-person shooter. Four different gunships can be controlled and upgraded by the player throughout the course of the game. The vessels have different characteristics and often have to be chosen for particular missions, e.g. one that requires stealth or heavy plating to withstand attacks. Torpedoes and energy-based weapons can be used to combat the foes. The ship's controls can be switched between the FPS mode and the Simulation mode, in which the submarine is controlled more realistically.

Screenshots

AquaNox 2: Revelation Windows Fighting against "Yuppies"
AquaNox 2: Revelation Windows Aquanox 2's story is told by partially drawn, partially rendered cutscenes...
AquaNox 2: Revelation Windows ... and a lot of dubbed (but non-interactive) dialogues.
AquaNox 2: Revelation Windows Escorting a scientist through "Crawler"-territory

Alternate Titles

  • "未来水世界2:启示" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "AquaNox 2: Откровение" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

An average Freespace 2 clone set underwater Adam Zwakenberg (10) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gamer Dec, 2003 87 out of 100 87
PC Zone Benelux Mar, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Gamesmania Dec 09, 2002 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2002 85 out of 100 85
ComputerGames.ro Aug 21, 2003 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Nov 26, 2002 85 out of 100 85
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2003 79 out of 100 79
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 30, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameguru Mania Sep 20, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2003 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Awards

  • GameStar (Germany)
    • February 13, 2003 - Best Simulation in 2002 (Reader's voting)

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fireball (13) added AquaNox 2: Revelation (Windows) on Aug 15, 2003