Crazy Machines 2 (Windows)

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Description

Crazy Machines 2 is the "real" sequel to Crazy Machines (after the stand-alone add-on Crazy Machines 1.5). The series got a complete overhaul and features now improved graphics and sound.

While the concept of the series has not changed since its first incarnation (and its spiritual ancestor The Incredible Machine), the game has now grown to over 150 different objects and over 200 pre-designed "head-scratching" puzzles.

The main feature of the game is a so-called "extraordinary journey around the world". Which is basically a very long line (150) of different experiments. The "World Tour" is divided into 15 levels with 10 stages each. Naturally a "Beginner's Lab" is included for starters. To ease the pain for all those, that a not gifted with supreme knowledge of physics, the game offers varied support. Also the player doesn't have to clear every puzzle to advance on the "world tour", seven out of ten is sufficient.

Additionally the AGEIA PhysX engine to emulate dynamic and unscripted physics for more realistic challenges has been implemented. The addition of the AGEIA PhysX engine lead to the inclusion of a section, which you can only play, if you have AGEIA hardware.

Screenshots

Crazy Machines 2 Windows The World Tour goes on.
Crazy Machines 2 Windows You can shift and zoom the camera for a better look.
Crazy Machines 2 Windows Welcome to Greece. Your third stop.
Crazy Machines 2 Windows Notice the nice details, the gauge is actually moving.

Alternate Titles

  • "cm²" -- Abbreviated title

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Critic Reviews

Yiya Dec 04, 2007 B+ 83
Game Revolution Aug 25, 2008 B+ 83
Gamesmania.de Oct 15, 2007 83 out of 100 83
KidZone Jun 27, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82
GameZone Jun 27, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 01, 2008 79 out of 100 79
GameStar (Germany) Oct 31, 2007 77 out of 100 77
Gaming Nexus Sep 12, 2008 B 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 12, 2008 14 out of 20 70
IGN Jun 26, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68

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Trivia

Clock

The clock in the main menu actually works. It is synchronised with your windows clock and does toll at each hour.

Awards

  • Deutscher Entwicklerpreis (German Developer Award)
    • 2007 - Best German Youth Game

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SGruber (3836) added Crazy Machines 2 (Windows) on Feb 01, 2008