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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 Main Menu (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows Hilarious: Holland defects to the Mameluks!!!
Europa Universalis II Windows Attacking the stronghold of Brandenburg (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 (176)
Still one of the best strategy games money can buy. Windows Rick Jones (108)

The Press Says

GameGenie Windows 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameSpy Windows Dec 12, 2001 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Windows Nov 28, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Pelit Windows Jan, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Joystick (French) Windows Apr, 2002 84 out of 100 84
GameZone Windows Dec 21, 2001 8.3 out of 10 83
Mac Gamer Macintosh Jul 31, 2003 80 out of 100 80
4Players.de Windows Mar 13, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Dec, 2001 75 out of 100 75
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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