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SummaryA disappointing update to one of my favorate games.
The GoodOkay, before I start the bashing let me say this: Dune II is a great game, and this is basically Dune II. That's also the problem with this game. The game doesn't suck, but when compared to it's ancestor there not much else to say about it.
The BadOkay, they spent all of the time updating the sound and graphics and doing nice cut scenes -- why didn't they spend some time fixing the interface and some things like the path finding abilities of the units. It's 1992 AI in a 1998 game. I expected more and got much less.
I found the game very boring and hard to keep with. The missions were exactly the same as the original down to the most minor detail. All the work put into this game was obviously cosmetic. With all the advances in the last 6 years I was hoping for something... more... fun. If I grasp for an analogy, I would say that I wanted the Civ II of Civ and all I got was Dune II.