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Europa Universalis II (Windows)

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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 Attacking the stronghold of Brandenburg (Polish).
Europa Universalis II Windows New land claimed!
Europa Universalis II Windows During the battle (Polish).
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. Technocrat (176) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
Still one of the best strategy games money can buy. Rick Jones (108) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

The Press Says

Komputer Świat GRY Jan, 2004 6 out of 6 100
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Peliplaneetta.net Feb 27, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot Nov 28, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Joystick (French) Apr, 2002 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 26, 2002 83 out of 100 83
4Players.de Mar 13, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Svenska PC Gamer Dec, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Game Captain Apr 29, 2002 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) 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).)
Raphael (1160) added Europa Universalis II (Windows) on Jan 01, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (121977)