Battalion Wars 2 preview

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As we approach the late fall release, news on the sequel to the 2005 GameCube title has been unusualBattalion Wars 2 logoly scarce. The last known demo was shown behind closed doors at the 2006 Leipzig game convention. The short demo was praised for keeping the third person, RTS/RTT gameplay, while adding in the Wii experience. But even at the convention there were hardly any details on what new content or features were to be added. That’s about all you can see from this stand point, but there are a few details that you might not have known.

     Here’s what we know…


-Release date: October 29th, 2007
-ESRB: Teen
-Tricked into believing that the Solar Empire is developing a devastating super-weapon, Commander Pierce and Colonel Windsor of the Anglo Isles launch a pre-emptive strike on the Coral Atolls. The world is once again at war.
-Nintendo WFC: 3 different online modes including…
· Assault: Instant Combat (King of the Hill style)
· Skirmish: Tactical depth (Base Battles/Capture the Flag)
· Co-op: Work with friends
-LAN Play: Connect two Wiis via LAN line for intense battles locally.
-New combat element: Water. This brings new marine units including Battleship, Frigate, Submarine, Dreadnought, Transport
-You must use all elements of combat: land, sea and air combat-6 different races, 5 different environments each with new units and vehicles
-More tactics: Capture facility buildings to re-spawn units (HQ, Barracks, Factories, Airfield, and Docks)
-Map Screen Commanding: Get a birds eye view to manage your troops from a far
-Larger game depth: 20+ single-player missions and 15+ multiplayer missions.
Increased replay value.
-Wii Remote: Get a better feel for the battlefield with an intuitive and accurate control scheme.
 

    I’ve been a fan of the original for some time now and the addition of online and local multiplayer features makes the release of Battalion Wars 2 seem a long way off. Lets just hope we start seeing some support from Nintendo for this title.

     What new additions are you hoping to be added?

Battalion Wars 2 preview

Infendo

     

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     As we approach the late fall release, news on the sequel to the 2005 GameCube title has been unusually scarce. The last known demo was shown behind closed doors at the 2006 Leipzig game convention. The short demo was praised for keeping the third person, RTS/RTT gameplay, while adding in the Wii experience. But even at the convention there were hardly any details on what new content or features were to be added. That’s about all you can see from this stand point, but there are a few things that you might not have known.

      Here’s what we know…

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