Europa Universalis II

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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).


Europa Universalis II Windows New land claimed!
Europa Universalis II Windows Choosing scenario (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows Main Menu (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows Sometimes you have a loooong way to go :)

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 (175)
Still one of the best strategy games money can buy. Windows Rick Jones (108)

Critic Reviews

GameGenie Windows 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
FZ Windows Feb 22, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90 Windows Feb 27, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Pelit Windows Jan, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Joystick (French) Windows Apr, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Mac Gamer Macintosh Jul 31, 2003 80 out of 100 80 Windows Apr 15, 2002 16 out of 20 80
Games4Mac Macintosh 2003 79 out of 100 79
Game Captain Windows Apr 29, 2002 72 out of 100 72


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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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