Parkan II is an original concept game that will allow you to feel as a pilot of a spacecraft lost somewhere in the universe. Become a pirate or mercenary, get money to buy the most powerful cruiser and show them all who is to be the new master of the galaxy. Unforgettable adventures in the Parkan II universe await you!
User reviews: Mixed (112 reviews) - 61% of the 112 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 11, 2007

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Includes 8 items: Parkan 2, Space Rangers HD: A War Apart, Star Wolves, Star Wolves 2, Star Wolves 3: Civil War, The Tomorrow War, UFO: Aftermath, UFO: Aftershock


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"A quirky, buggy yet awesome space, first person and real-time strategy combat game that mixes all of these elements together into a charming whole. "
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Parkan II is an original concept game that will allow you to feel as a pilot of a spacecraft lost somewhere in the universe. The players are to explore hundreds of solar systems, take part in a series of fierce battles and meet a new enemy - a mysterious creature calling itself Gegemaunt. Become a pirate or mercenary, get money to buy the most powerful cruiser and show them all who is to be the new master of the galaxy. Unforgettable adventures in the Parkan II universe await you!

Key features:

  • Explore the awe-inspiring galaxy which evolves as you progress
  • Unique mix of several genres: action, RPG, strategy and space simulator
  • Huge game universe: more than 500 solar systems available for exploration
  • The player can choose any type of gameplay strategy, become a colonizer, pirate, trader or mercenary
  • Multiple diverse ways to modernize the spacecraft and battle suit
  • Wide freedom of action: battle in space and board enemy ships, explore planets, capture enemy bases and conquer solar system

    System Requirements

      • OS: Windows XP/7/8
      • Processor: Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon XP
      • Memory: 1 GB RAM
      • DirectX: Version 9.0c
      • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Helpful customer reviews
    103 of 120 people (86%) found this review helpful
    2.4 hrs on record
    Posted: April 16, 2014
    The game is quite good (I played it time ago), but the Steam Version crashes on landing on a planet. Let's hope this issue is solved and it doesn't add itself to the "forgotten old bones" Collection. NOTE: As I comment in my May 28 posting, all the bugs were promptly solved by the developers and the Game works fine now! :^)
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    64 of 68 people (94%) found this review helpful
    40.3 hrs on record
    Posted: May 6, 2014
    This is actually a pretty good game, kinda slow at the start and there is a learning curve, but if you stick with it the game is quite enjoyable. Though one thing that can be quite a pain is that at times the story can be a little hard to follow, but the log book can save the day there. There's quite a bit of space in this game, and the landing and moving about on the planets is quite unique (and quite well done to boot)! Let me say that I am a big fan of the X series (X Beyond the Frontier, X2, X3r, X3TC & X3 AP), and while is ain't X, nor is it ment to be, the fact remains that I find this game just about as interesting and enjoyable (and in some ways more maybe even).

    All in all this is an interesting take on a space sim. So, if your in to that, then you just might want to give this a try.
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    42 of 49 people (86%) found this review helpful
    2 people found this review funny
    13.7 hrs on record
    Posted: April 17, 2014
    Very addictive game, great game concept! Fly the galaxy in a "ship", land on planets and take over outposts, board ships and plunder the loot, upgradeable combat suit and ship(s).

    Yes, the game crashed, once, and not once since. Easy (enough) to read displays. Decent graphics for its time (and for most indie-level games today), wide open play, great sandbox feel (after you play awhile, it opens up).
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    33 of 39 people (85%) found this review helpful
    1 person found this review funny
    2.9 hrs on record
    Posted: September 15, 2014
    Parkan II is a 3D space simulator combined with first-person action. In the game players will get an opportunity to explore a vast universe, visit different planets, their satellites, huge space stations and immense space destroyers. Players can do this in the cockpit of a spaceship, inside a tank or just with a laser rifle in hand. Gamers will have to fight against multiple enemies in outer space, on planets' surface, inside military bases or even in the debris of some ancient civilizations.The first thing that you will immediately notice about Parkan II is that it is really quite easy on the eyes. Granted, there are titles that have engines capable of higher degrees of detail and flashier special effects, but Parkan II’s graphics have a high degree of cohesiveness overall, thanks to consistent art design. There will be a large variety of ships to choose from in Parkan II, ranging from small fighter craft, larger assault craft, freighter ships, all the way up to your capital ships. The universe of Parkan II is based on what is essentially a story-driven sandbox mode where you can follow the main storyline or wander off on your own whims and have fun that way. There are many factions in the title, and while no specifics are available, it was mentioned that doing missions for or attacking the property of a faction will raise or lower your rep with them accordingly. Parkan II effectively combines two genres into one game, and if the other features were more polished, the game would be a complete success. By themselves, the space or land combat would be disappointing, but together they produce a fairly entertaining game. Even though the missions are repetitive and the universe is not that dynamic, space adventure fans will find enough to keep them occupied in the game, especially for the lowered price.
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    21 of 25 people (84%) found this review helpful
    2.3 hrs on record
    Posted: January 13
    Parkan 2 tried to create a 3D space exploration game with planetery combat,space dogfights and political aspects. This is what I call a holy grain of space games if it can be done right .

    Unfortunetly clearly 1C did not have experiance to pull this off . While all aspects of open world spacegame are present none of them are done in the right way. Space combat is very disorienting and mechanicly flawed, planet combat is a basic shooter with few options not counting minor item customization and overall world design is dull .

    This game expects you to learn a lot of things and tutorial does not cover all of them but if you don't skip tips you should be ok .You will stumble here and there but with the game so ambitios I am not suprised that they failed to provide solid tutorial overall. I don't think its a bad game but you have to be willing to put 1 hour just learnign controls and have some toleration toward old 3D graphics .

    Unlike 2D Space Rangers 2 this game is striped of all the style and atmosphere that made Space Rangers great . I just don't find visual and story elements of this game enjoyable .

    This game isn't horrible but you have to be open minded and forgive some of the flaws .

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