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Gamespot Previews Black & White 2, Movie
8:13 AM | Anthony Wang | 6 comments

Gamespot has posted a preview of LionHead Studios' upcoming strategy game, Black & White 2. Just like in the original Black & White, you will be able to view your city as a sky dwelling god, but with a twist. You can either be a god of peace or a god of war. The preview then goes on and compares the two.

As a peaceful, city-building god, you'll sponsor a village of humans who belong to one of five different nationalities (the Greeks, the Egyptians, the Japanese, the Aztecs, and the Norse). Each nation will have its own distinct architectural style, but all five will have at least one thing in common--the ability to expand from a tiny village into a bustling metropolis.

...As a war god, you'll also take control of one of the game's five nations, but you won't be spending quite as much time on your architecture. Your peaceful villagers can be conscripted into your army once you build an armory and drag the commission flag from it out to your territory. This will set your war machine in motion and will let you build huge armies of swordsmen, archers, cavalry, and siege engines (like catapults that can break through walls).

In addition, if you choose to be a god of war, you are given a gigantic animal to lead your armies into battle. Depending on how you treat your animal, it will reflect on how your animal, city and enviorment looks.

Gamespot has also posted a new Black & White 2 movie. It is part one of the "making of" series on the game's development. The move is just over four minutes long and is narrated by Peter Molyneux and others of Lionhead Studios.
Just a heads up...the movie uses Windows Media Player, not QuickTime, so if you want to watch it, you will have to download the media player.

To read the entire preview or to watch the movie, follow the links below.

Gamespot Black & White 2 Preview
Gamespot Black & White 2 Movie
Lionhead Studios
Black & White II


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