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Europa Universalis II

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
78
3.8
Windows
84
3.9
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Description

The sequel to Europa Universalis adds new provinces, new empires, more control over your empire (examples: free subjects/serfdom, Centralized/Decentralized government, Defensive/Offensive Doctrine, etc.), new religions, 100 more years (1419-1819), new music, and the ability to control *any* empire and annex any empire.

The economic part is basically the same as EU I, but some of the technology levels have changed. Many new random events have been added, and also historical empire-specific events are now possible (in other words, things that happened in real history can happen and you must choose one of several options that will determine the way your empire will progress).


Screenshots

Europa Universalis II Windows During the battle (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows New land claimed!
Europa Universalis II Windows The Golden Horde vs. Denmark, Bremen, Byzantium, Eire, The Platinat, and Wuerzburg? You gotta be kiddin' me!
Europa Universalis II Windows Choosing scenario (Polish).

Alternate Titles

  • "Европа 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "ヨーロッパ・ユニバーサリスII" -- Japanese spelling
  • "EU 2" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

Strategy worthy of that name... but not what I expected. Windows Technocrat (176)
Still one of the best strategy games money can buy. Windows Rick Jones (108)

The Press Says

GameSpy Windows Dec 12, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jan 25, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Peliplaneetta.net Windows Feb 27, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameZone Windows Dec 21, 2001 8.3 out of 10 83
JeuxMac.com Macintosh Apr, 2006 4 out of 5 80
Games4Mac Macintosh 2003 79 out of 100 79
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Oct 27, 2003 7.25 out of 10 72
PC Games (Germany) Windows Apr 09, 2002 65 out of 100 65

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Related Web Sites

  • Europa Universalis II - Wiki (A very informative site. Containing very useful information for beginners as well as experts. )
  • The View From Here (An Apple Games article about two games available for the Mac, one of which being Europa Universalis II (July, 2003).)
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