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Tribes 2 (Windows)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Tribes 2 is the sequel to Starsiege: Tribes. Like its predecessor, it is a team-based first-person-shooter designed primarily for online multiplay. While getting kills certainly helps, the player must also achieve the various objectives specified in the scenario, ranging from attack-and-hold objective, to assaults on enemy fortresses, taking enemy flags, and more. Each member must weigh the trade-off between firepower and protection, as well how much ammo to carry. Tribes 2 adds vehicles to the mix, as well as a new race, and larger maps.

Weapons vary from the sniper laser rifle to chain guns to grenade launchers to the massive mortar. Tribes 2 adds three brand new weapons, including melee shock lance, missile launcher (used against the new air vehicles), and ELF gun (drains energy from target).

The game supports multiplayer over Sierra's WON.NET, which was also used for the multiplayer part of Half-Life.


Tribes 2 Windows Killed a first enemy
Tribes 2 Windows Incoming missile
Tribes 2 Windows Creating new warrior
Tribes 2 Windows Tutorial level

Alternate Titles

  • "部落2" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Tribes 2: World Domination" -- Working title

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User Reviews

The perfect MMPOG for those who have an offline life. J H (4) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Well, I was wrong. This game tops Tribes 1 in every way possible! JL3001 (20) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
Buy this now, or you will regret it! Archagon (103) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars

The Press Says

GameZone Apr 02, 2001 9.3 out of 10 93
Gamer's Pulse Apr 13, 2001 92 out of 100 92
FiringSquad Apr 11, 2001 90 out of 100 90
GameSpy Apr, 2001 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 18, 2001 82 out of 100 82
Krawall Gaming Network May 14, 2001 82 out of 100 82
Gamekult Apr 03, 2001 8 out of 10 80 PC Gaming Jul 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80 Apr 09, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Super Play Jun, 2001 6 out of 10 60


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As a promotional tool for the upcoming Tribes: Vengeance, both Tribes 1 and 2 have been released for free download at by Vivendi Universal! You can download Tribes 2 here:

Related Web Sites

  • Planet Tribes (Large site with everything relating to the Tribes series.)
Erwin Bergervoet (302) added Tribes 2 (Windows) on Mar 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Trixter (8743)