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Pandemic II

rated 4.43 / 5 stars
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Jul 14, 2008 | 4:57 PM EDT
  • Frontpaged July 14, 2008
  • Weekly Users' Choice July 16, 2008
  • Daily Feature July 15, 2008

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Big News: Pandemic 2.5 is in development for iPhones everywhere! Find out more on my site!

Finally after months of development and balancing and testing, Pandemic II is here! I've tried my very best to ensure the game has surpassed the original in every possible way. Now its up to you to evolve your disease, infect mankind and kill them all!

**updated to version 1.16: bug fixes and tweaks based on user reviews**

Online guide and tutorial videos are available from with in the game, and it is HIGHLY recommended you watch the video tutorials.

edit: Thanks to the staff of NEWGROUNDS for the front page!!

Special thanks to the great guys at Crazy Monkey Games for sponsorship. And special thanks to Globex Designs for the music. Developed by Dark Realm Studios.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

A good game

There are some major improvements compared to part 1 like the fact that you can choose from Virus (strangely with a picture from a bacteriophage), Bacteria and Parasites! The idea with the locked tiers is also cool and the complexity increased a lot.
Still, there are some drawbacks like that fact that incubation time's missing and the reaction of the population is sometimes ridiculous: I started with a virus in Indonesia, removed the symptom and then went on investing in airborne, waterborne and durability (heat, cold, moisture first). So I was a disease with NO symptoms at all but still all the countries started to close their borders, schools and hospitals and even went on burning dead bodies, etc. despite the fact that my disease didn't do anything at all (how do people even find out that they are infected?). And it's also not good that different countries provide you with different advantages (e. g. Japan -> airborne + heat!, USA -> no advantage at all). With my Bacteria I was most succesful (infected an killed all except for Madagascar - on my first try).

So it's not that much better than part 1 in my opinion though there are really major improvements.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Good, Good.

i like the game, but after a while i wish i could speed up the game a bit more to pass the points of waiting. It seemed like the world was informed of my actions immediately. it also would make more sense if a country could be infected still by insects or rodents even after they close the borders.

in the end it was still fun. i like the feel of being evil for once :)

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

Take away the vaccine

in pandemicIII take away the vaccine and just make it harder to infect people or let Drug Resistance IV Bypass the vaccine cos otherwise its impossible

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

gg nice

ovo igrica za macika


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Needs some minor tweaks

All of which have been mentioned. Very addictive. I finally won, starting in Madagascar of all places. And yes somehow Greenland's shipping & hospitals stay open even when "void of life". Funny little glitch. Looking forward to the next Pandemic! Oh & tip to noobs, sell of all of your symptoms until you have enough points, attributes & infections to kill the entire world.