DescriptionPopulous II continues the "god game" genre pioneered by Bullfrog's classic Populous. In PII, you're an unproven immortal who must fight your way through an entire pantheon of Greek gods, each with his or her own strategy and attacks, and ultimately enter into a showdown with Zeus himself.
The gameplay mechanics are similar to Populous, but PII features a wider array of spells, digitized sound, and high-resolution graphics to give the spell effects extra punch. Multiplayer is supported via serial link and dial-up.
- "Populous II: Two Tribes" -- Genesis title
Part of the Following Groups
|Prettier but not as much fun as the original||anton treuenfels (37)|
|Much better that its predecessor||Emanuele Ravasi (20)|
The Press Says
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Feb, 1993||11 out of 12||92|
|Power Play||Jan, 1993||90 out of 100||90|
|PC Player (Germany)||Jan, 1993||85 out of 100||85|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||1993||82 out of 100||82|
|PC Joker||Jan, 1993||81 out of 100||81|
|PC Games (Germany)||Mar, 1993||76 out of 100||76|
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- Amiga Joker
- Issue 02/1993 – Best Strategical of 1992 (Readers' Vote)
- PC Games (Germany)
- Issue 01/1993– #2 Best Strategy Game in 1992
- Power Play
- Issue 02/1992 – Best Strategy Game in 1991
- ST Format
- January 1993 (issue #42) - #8 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list