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'Industry Giant II' Addon Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT

JoWooD Productions is proud to announce official details for the official Add On for the critically acclaimed Industry Giant II which is scheduled for a UK release on 29th November for PC CD Rom. Read more for details and some new screens ...

The original Industry Giant became the biggest selling business simulation upon its release in 1997. Industry Giant II received huge critical acclaim when it was released in June 2002, with PCG calling it “The best Tycoon game for years” and a Five Star rating from The Times saying that it was “the ultimate resource management game”.

With the official Industry Giant II Add On, JoWooD is once again creating a superb gameplay experience.

Industry Giant II caught the imagination of players across the world by allowing them to build a thriving business as product, industry and transport development from 1900 to 1980. Now, the Industry Giant II Add On gives players the unique opportunity to create an industrial empire from 1980 to 2020 where items such as mobile phones and computers are available for manufacture, distribution and selling as well as a massive range of exciting new industries that haven’t even been developed in real-life yet. In total a massive 56 new and exciting products are included in the Industry Giant II Add On. In addition, 17 new transport types such as high-speed trains and innovative planes will give players exciting challenges to overcome in the search for profit.

In addition, through the Industry Giant II Add On, players will now be able to enjoy a huge range of developments to create an even better playing experience.

Giving a superb new strategic dimension to the game, Industry Giant II Add On ports gives players the opportunity to import goods from other regions, allowing gamers the opportunity to sell tea leaves or cocoa. In addition players can now use these regions to export their own goods in an attempt to reach previously untapped markets in the pursuit of sales and profit.

Three new campaigns are included in Industry Giant II Add On, incorporating 20 superb missions around a fun storyline which also include computer opponents for the first time ever within an Industry Giant game and provide a huge amount of depth within the gameplay. Also included are 30 new endless mode maps and special oversize multiplayer maps which will provide players with hours of accessible and detailed gaming.

The official Industry Giant II Add On will include the following superb features when it is released:

  • Play time zone expanded to cover raw materials, end products and transport development from 1980 to 2020
  • Transport types within the Add On are 5 trains, 3 trucks, 3 ships, 3 planes and 3 helicopters
  • 56 new industries and products ranging from Coffee Houses and Mobile phones each providing gamers with a host of varied and unique challenges
  • 20 new missions spanning three campaigns bring an interesting story element to provide even greater depth to the gameplay
  • 30 new Endless maps provide hours of accessible and highly addictive gaming
  • Map Editor allowing players to build their own maps in an easy and intuitive way
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