DescriptionTribes 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.
- "部落2" -- Chinese title (simplified)
- "Tribes 2: World Domination" -- Working title
Part of the Following Groups
- Game Engine: Torque
- Gameplay feature: Jetpack
- Gameplay feature: Recordable replays
- Metaltech / Tribes universe
- Tribes series
|The perfect MMPOG for those who have an offline life.||J H (4)|
|Well, I was wrong. This game tops Tribes 1 in every way possible!||JL3001 (20)|
|Buy this now, or you will regret it!||Archagon (102)|
|4Players.de||Apr 11, 2001||90 out of 100||90|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Oct 05, 2001||90|
|IGN||Apr 09, 2001||8.9 out of 10||89|
|PC Zone||Aug 13, 2001||8.7 out of 10||87|
|GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)||Apr 18, 2001||82 out of 100||82|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Apr 26, 2001||8 out of 10||80|
|GameStar (Germany)||Apr, 2001||75 out of 100||75|
|All Game Guide||2001||70|
|Super Play (Sweden)||Jun, 2001||6 out of 10||60|
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1001 Video GamesTribes 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Free downloadAs a promotional tool for the upcoming Tribes: Vengeance, both Starsiege: Tribes and Tribes 2 have been released for free download at FilePlanet.com by Vivendi Universal. The download page for Tribes 2 is here.
Server shutdownThe official Sierra game servers were shut down on 1st November 2008.
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Related Web Sites
- Planet Tribes (Large site with everything relating to the Tribes series.)
- Sierra Studios: Tribes 2 - The Ultimate in Team-based Action (official website of the game from 2000, preserved by the Wayback Machine)