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Description

The Badlands cluster, a century after the first Independence War. You are the son of Felix, a miner who was killed by Caleb Maas (owner of the Maas corporation) for not paying a debt. With the help of a long-dead man's mind trapped inside a computer, you have a chance of revenge. With your own base full of space for cargo, and your grandmother's ship, you start an adventure which will change your life... forever.

There are 16 star systems, and you get to fly 4 ships. Whilst in the first game your job was largely restricted to shooting things, here you can also trade with people or steal their goods. Ships are large and require precise control.

This sequel's user interface has been redesigned from the original, with the aim of simplifying the controls, and has a new graphics engine. There is online multiplayer support for up to 8 people (Deathmatch, Team-Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and The Bomb), realistic physics and many more changes.

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Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos Windows Traveling between star systems.
Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos Windows Attacking with Gatling Cannon.
Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos Windows Intro sequence.
Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos Windows Pirating. Jafs is loading up cargo pods.

Alternate Titles

  • "星海枭雄2:混沌边缘" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "I-War 2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Galaxy Commander: Edge of Chaos" -- German "Bild Hit Games" release title

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User Reviews

A unique experience. SharkD (418) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
Hard but rewarding space pirate sim ... how greedy are you? phill joyce (3) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Captain Jul 18, 2001 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Aug 24, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jul 11, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2001 85 out of 100 85
PC Gamer Brasil Oct, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GameSpy Sep 19, 2001 81 out of 100 81
ActionTrip Jul 24, 2001 81 out of 100 81
PC Gamer Nov, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Super Play (Sweden) Jun, 2001 7 out of 10 70

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DaHero (857) added Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos (Windows) on Jun 29, 2001