|Dune II: Battle for Arrakis|
|Publisher: Virgin Interactive|
Developer: Westwood Studios
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
ROM Size: 1MB
Sound Driver: GEMS
Number of Players: 1
This teeny-tiny article needs some work. You can help us by expanding it.
Dune II: Battle for Arrakis, known as Dune: The Battle for Arrakis in the US, is a strategy game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive for the Sega Mega Drive. The game was also translated to German as Dune II: Kampf um den Wüstenplaneten. It was one of the first, if not first, Sega Mega Drive game to feature fully localized, spoken German language audio.
Battle for Arrakis is a complete overhaul of Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty, a DOS/Amiga game released a year earlier. The Mega Drive version features streamlined controls, gameplay tweaks, new levels and an entirely new set of graphics. Dune II is considered a milestone in the real-time strategy genre, though was bettered by Command & Conquer a few years down the line.
Three houses are available for play, each having it's own set of missions and (later on) special equipment/weaponry.
|89||Sega Retro Average|
|Based on 13 reviews|