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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 The Golden Horde vs. Denmark, Bremen, Byzantium, Eire, The Platinat, and Wuerzburg? You gotta be kiddin' me!
Europa Universalis II Windows Attacking the stronghold of Brandenburg (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows Choosing scenario (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows Large Byzantine Empire - annexed Mameluks and Georgia

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

Clubic Windows Mar 27, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jan 25, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Peliplaneetta.net Windows Feb 27, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Mar 26, 2002 83 out of 100 83
GameZone Windows Dec 21, 2001 8.3 out of 10 83
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Sep 06, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com 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
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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