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Egypt II: The Heliopolis Prophecy
27 September 2013
Excerpt: Egypt II is the fifth in a series of historical adventure games coproduced by Cryo Interactive and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, the others being Versailles: 1685, Egypt: 1156 B.C., China, and Pompeii. Egypt II resembles these previous games in that it is an adventure game with historical content accompanied by a documentary base, but Egypt II stretches the boundaries of these earlier offerings by serving up what I found to be a more interesting story and (shades of...
Conclusion: The point-and-click interface is simple and easy to get used to. Presented in a first-person perspective with 360-degree panning, the transitions between each screen are quick and smooth. Any cinematics can be skipped if you want, which is a huge plus in my book, since a cutscene plays every time you switch areas. Dialogue can be fast-forwarded line-by-line if you’re in a hurry or need to double-check a previous conversation.
Excerpt: Cryo Interactive's Egypt II: The Heliopolis Prophecy is a first-person adventure game set in ancient Egypt. It is the sequel to Egypt 1156 B.C.: Tomb of the Pharaoh, also from the same developer. The game bears no official ties to Kheops Studio's The Egyptian Prophecy, even though the latter has also been released as Egypt III: The Fate of Ramsesm to capitalize on the series' name.
Excerpt: Ok guys here it is.... Egypt II: The Heliopolis Prophecy Although listed as a sequel to the first Egypt game from Cryo-Interactive... I really think that Egypt II is a stand alone game. In other words - it is not necessary to have played one to play the other.
Excerpt: Egypt II: The Heliopolis Prophecy Quicklist of game characteristics First person point of view, you only see your character in cut scenes mouse-controlled, node-based movement with panning at nodes Character interaction through conversations and cut scenes 2 CD's in the CD version Dreamcatcher CD version and Cryo DVD version are prepatched Egypt II takes place during the reign of Amenophis III (aka Amenhotep III) who ruled Egypt as pharaoh for about 40 years.
Excerpt: Cryo har for nogen tid siden smidt deres seneste historiske adventurespil på gaden, og nu har vi endelig fået en presseversion. Denne gang skal vi tilbage til det gamle egypten, og hjælpe den unge præstinde/læge Nefermaat, med at finde årsagen til et udbrud af en mystisk sygdom i storbyen Heliopolis, og derved redde såvel byens indbyggere som hendes fader.