Hippo Penny Game Review

men of war ii
Solid and Enjoyable
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I'm diving into Men of War II, a WWII RTS game that's got some serious cred among critics. I mean, who doesn't love a good ol' fashioned war simulation? But before we get to the nitty-gritty, let me tell you – I've seen some crazy scores from these fancy-pants critics!

SpazioGames gives it 77 points, praising the game's "incredible deep gameplay" (okay, okay, I'll stop copying and pasting). COGconnected gives it 78 points, saying it's a worthy sequel for fans of the original. PC Gamer likes it enough to give it 74 points, calling it a "flawed but rewarding gem." Cubed3 is all like, "Meh, it's solid but has some major flaws," and scores it 60 points. GameSpew gives it 70 points, saying it's got realism and depth, but is kinda frustrating at times. IGN Italia loves it with an 80-point score, calling it "astoundingly deep." And finally, CGMagazine gives it a lukewarm 65 points, saying it stuck to its roots too much.

Okay, okay, enough about the critics! Let's get to the good stuff – the gameplay!

Men of War II has some serious meat on its bones. You've got your usual RTS fare: resource gathering, unit production, base-building – the whole nine yards. But here's where it gets interesting: the game's all about strategy and micromanagement. You've gotta manage your troops' movements, position them just right, and execute those sweet, sweet combos.

Now, I know what you're thinking: "But isn't this just a World War II version of Command & Conquer?" Well, yeah – it shares some similarities with that classic RTS series. However, Men of War II takes things up a notch by introducing more realistic elements like weather conditions, terrain, and (dramatic music) actual war tactics!

Of course, there are some flaws to be had. The UI can get a bit wonky at times, and the game does require an internet connection for single-player modes. But hey, what's a little online connectivity when you're fighting for world domination?

In conclusion, Men of War II is a solid RTS that'll keep you busy for hours on end. It's not perfect – who is? – but it's got heart and some seriously impressive gameplay mechanics. If you're a fan of WWII simulations or just looking for something new to sink your teeth into, give Men of War II a shot.

Now, if you'll excuse me, I've got some virtual battles to win!
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