updated 12:35 pm EDT, Wed May 21, 2003
MacPlay annnounced it is now shipping the historical strategy game . The $30 title is the first in MacPlay’s distribution agreement with British publisher Virtual Programming: "Europa Universalis II covers the years 1419-1820, beginning with the 100 Years War between France and England and ending with Napoleon’s rise and fall on the battlefields of Europe. Players can choose from over 180 Nations to control, including not only the European superpowers but also the Chinese Empire, the African tribes, the Cherokee Indians, and more." The game features 9 scenarios, over 500 missions, and historically accurate graphics and music. Players can play against up to 7 human opponents over a LAN or the Internet or battle against computer-controlled opponents.