Real-time strategy. Empire Earth II Platinum is one of the best games of this genre that includes the original Empire Earth II, the expansion The Art of Supremacy and exciting additions, such as new units, powers, leaders, and bonuses to all 14 civilizations. The game invites players to lead a civilization through different historical periods, from the discovery of fire by cavemen to high-tech future. Do you dare to accept the challenge and become the mightiest conqueror of all times? If yes, than you should be ready to make a thrilling trip through 12000 years of history. The main task is to lead your civilization to prosperity and power by gaining resources, building structures, forming effective army, gaining new technologies and seizing territories. All that you have, including cities and territories, is treated as tradable resource, like in real life. More than that, it is for the first time when weather conditions and seasons influence growth of a civilization so noticeably, which makes a player find new ways to accommodate to changing environment.
Style and atmosphere inside the game:
Empire Earth II Platinum is comprehensive RTS, which brings enormous fun and long-term addictive game play. Graphics is decent, with good visual effect, but unfortunately the designers have stick to tendency to pay more attention to strategy and game play rather than good visuals. As for music, it is diverse and fits well to the given historical periods. AI is improved in comparison with its predecessors; it becomes more respondent, dynamic and changeable. There is unique official game guide that is useful for both novices and experienced players; it provides walkthroughs, hot keys, useful tips, and explanations about research and game strategies. One of the highlights is multiplayer that offers nine types of games, improved tournament support, amazing scenarios and a new reward system for prominent results. All-in-all, Empire Earth II Platinum is a prominent game with countless ways of managing and strengthening your civilization, which makes you addicted to for many hours. I recommend it to all fans of this genre.
Offline gameplay: 1 player
ESRB Ratio: Teen.
Extras and features:
· 14 Different Civilizations · Three Challenging Campaigns with New Units, Powers, leaders and Bonuses · Nine Game Types of Multiplayer · Progressive AI · Improved Management System
· Difficulty level is quite hard, especially for novices · Typical sound effects
Windows 98/2000/Me/XP,Processor: P4 1.5 GHz,DirectX 9.0c,256 MB RAM,Free hard drive space: 3 GB,3D A