Not an American user?

Description

Populous II continues the "god game" genre pioneered by Bullfrog's classic Populous. In PII, you're an unproven immortal who must fight your way through an entire pantheon of Greek gods, each with his or her own strategy and attacks, and ultimately enter into a showdown with Zeus himself.

The gameplay mechanics are similar to Populous, but PII features a wider array of spells, digitized sound, and high-resolution graphics to give the spell effects extra punch. Multiplayer is supported via serial link and dial-up.

Screenshots

Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods DOS In-game help is available for all your "divine interventions" (hi-res mode)
Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods DOS Main menu
Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Amiga Playing God.
Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Amiga Create your God.

Promo Images

Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Concept Art
Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Concept Art
Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Concept Art

Alternate Titles

  • "Two Tribes: Populous II" -- Genesis title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Prettier but not as much fun as the original DOS anton treuenfels (37)
Much better that its predecessor DOS Emanuele Ravasi (20)

Critic Reviews

CU Amiga Amiga Dec, 1991 97 out of 100 97
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Nov, 1993 11 out of 12 92
Sega-16.com Genesis Jan 04, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 86 out of 100 86
Micro News Amiga Dec, 1991 17 out of 20 85
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 85 out of 100 85
High Score Macintosh Aug, 1994 4 out of 5 80
High Score Genesis Nov, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Top Secret Amiga Jul, 1992 4 out of 5 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS May, 1993 Unscored Unscored

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Strategical of 1992 (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #2 Best Strategy Game in 1992
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1992 – Best Strategy Game in 1991
  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #8 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

Contributed to by Picard (40629), brickbat (168), Infernos (17347), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (498), Kabushi (209503) and Terok Nor (26691)