VU Games sends word that Relic's Homeworld 2 has shipped to North American
retailers. Here's the entirety of the short press release:
CA (September 16, 2003)- Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) announced today that
Homeworld(r)2, the sequel to 1999's award-winning, space-based real-time
strategy game, Homeworld, has shipped to retailers nationwide.
Homeworld 2, the sequel to one of 1999's highly acclaimed real-time strategy
games, returns players to the helm of the most powerful space armada in the
universe as they battle to keep their home. The highly-anticipated follow up
title includes multiplayer competition for up to six players, in addition to an
engrossing single-player saga.
Developed by Relic Entertainment, Homeworld 2 features a brand new game engine
capable of creating startling space effects like dust gas clouds, wispy nebulae,
and ghostly derelict hulks of space ships rendered with spectacular
Hollywood-style special effects. Homeworld 2 is also packaged with tools for
players to easily create custom content, including multiplayer maps.
"The original Homeworld was a groundbreaking title in the real-time
strategy genre," said Luc Vanhal, President & COO of VU Games. "We
feel that Homeworld 2 beautifully combines the captivating nature of the
original title, while offering a host of improvements that our audience can
enjoy. We're proud to offer this game as a continuation of the esteemed
Homeworld 2 is being developed for the PC for a suggested retail price of $49.99
with a "Teen" rating by the Entertainment Software Rating Board. For
more information, log on to http://www.homeworld2.com.
That GameSpy reviewer was a jackass. He marked the game down because he was rubbish at the game. That's just poor. Anyway, what person wants a game so easy, it'll be beaten in a few hours? At least with HomeWorld you always had some longevity.