Three Heroes make their way through dangers untold in a fairytale world, featuring physics-based puzzles, beautiful sights and online co-op.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (177 reviews) - 96% of the 177 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Release Date: Jun 6, 2013

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Includes Trine 2, Goblin Menace DLC and the Dwarven Caverns level

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Includes Digital Artbook with commentary by Trine 2 artists and soundtrack by award-winning Ari Pulkkinen.

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February 26

AMA from Trine devs on Reddit, 11am EST February 26th

We're doing an AMA today on Reddit. Come ask us anything!

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February 24

Shadwen Special Event: Play the Demo, Drop the Launch Price!

Play the demo, drop the launch price!

You can try out a sneak peek demo of Shadwen, our upcoming stealth-action game, for a limited time. Each playthrough helps drive down Shadwen's eventual launch price. So go ahead, download the demo and start playing! :)

Don't forget to share your best moments with #FromTheShadows for a chance to win Shadwen & Frozenbyte related prizes!


STEP 1: Get the demo!

STEP 2: Play!
  • Each playthrough contributes to a community score.
  • The higher the community score, the lower the launch price!
  • Play as many times as you want!
  • Follow the community score & launch price at

STEP 3: Share and win!
  • Share your best moments with #FromTheShadows for a chance to win Shadwen & Frozenbyte related prizes!

Event ends Monday February 29th 2016 18:00 GMT
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Shadwen is a stealth-action game where the only rule is to remain unseen. Stay hidden – or the ruthless guards will kill you on sight!

Shadwen, an assassin on a quest to kill the king, has a chance encounter with an orphaned girl, Lily. She follows Shadwen on her dangerous journey, but when the ruthless guards get too close, Shadwen must take action right in front of Lily’s eyes.

Will Shadwen risk the girl’s budding trust by resorting to violence, or try and find another way while keeping her real purpose concealed?

To kill or not to kill – that is the question.

  • MOVE FREELY – Sneak and explore around the dark and gritty medieval province and use the environment to your advantage – use your rope to grapple onto rooftops, silently drop down from ceilings, or veil yourself in the shadows.
  • STAY HIDDEN – Pick your assassinations carefully. Avoid being seen, heard or getting caught indirectly. Suspicious sights and noises will alert the guards – use it to your benefit!
  • TIME IS AN ACCOMPLICE – Time stands still when you are not moving Shadwen, allowing you to stop at any point mid-motion. Rewind time to manipulate your past and present actions!
  • USE PHYSICS – Use physics and a freely attachable rope to drag and topple objects. Make deaths look accidental; let gravity do the grave work.
  • CREATE TRAPS AND HAZARDS – Set up traps and hazards to lure guards towards their untimely demise; discover new ways to eliminate or distract your foes by crafting items into deadly surprises, including poison traps, spike devices, decoy toys and more.
  • TWO CHARACTERS – Embrace the darkness with Shadwen and her abilities to protect Lily and create a safe passage for her.

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About This Game

Trine 2 is a sidescrolling game of action, puzzles and platforming where you play as one of Three Heroes who make their way through dangers untold in a fantastical fairytale world.

Join Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight and Zoya the Thief in their adventure full of friendship, magic and betrayal.

Trine 2: Complete Story fully integrates the Goblin Menace expansion campaign and the all-new unlockable Dwarven Caverns level into one mighty fairytale. All owners of Trine 2: Goblin Menace are automatically upgraded to the Complete Story edition.

Key Features

  • Complete Story edition features the all-new unlockable Dwarven Caverns level that takes our heroes on a journey through deep and dark lava-filled tunnels resonating with ancient legends
  • 20 levels chock-full of adventure, physics-based puzzles, hazards, enemies and contraptions.
  • 3 Heroes – Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight and Zoya the Thief, each with their own skills – and personalities charming and otherwise
  • Choose new skills to aid the heroes in their quest; fight dragon fire with fire arrows or turn your goblin enemies to ice, fly across chasms with the Kitesail Shield, levitate monsters to great heights and then trap them in a box, or slow down the game world with the time-bending gravity bubble!
  • Travel through beautiful vistas and environments (sometimes using extremely unreliable methods of transportation), including a castle by the treacherous sea, a burning desert, snowy ice mountains, all the way to the insides of a giant worm
  • Accessible for both casual and core gamers
  • Online and local co-op with up to three players
  • Save anywhere to play as long or short sessions as you like and use the Unlimited Character Mode and Game+ for additional replay value
  • Superb graphics with next-gen visuals use impressive technical effects, immerse yourself in the fantastical fairytale world full of magic and wonder
  • Hidden collectibles for extra adventuring
  • Fun and challenging achievements to unlock
  • Amazing 27-track soundtrack composed by the acclaimed Ari Pulkkinen
  • Full language support for English, French, German and Spanish, and optional subtitling for more than 10 languages
  • Supports NVIDIA 3D Vision

Trine 2 Soundtrack and Artbook Edition

Digital Artbook with commentary by Trine 2 artists highlighting the design of levels, enemies, buildings and many environments. Also features an exclusive look at material not used in the final game.

Soundtrack by award-winning Ari Pulkkinen, featuring 21 tracks from Trine 2 in MP3 format with a total length of 57 minutes.

The Digital Artbook will be placed in your Trine 2 folder in the Steam directory:
...Steam\steamapps\common\Trine 2\Artbook
The Soundtrack will be placed in your Trine 2 folder in the Steam directory:
...Steam\steamapps\common\Trine 2\Soundtrack

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz CPU (Dual Core recommended)
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 4.5 GB
    • Video Card: ATi Radeon HD 2400 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or better (Shader Model 3.0 needs to be supported)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible
    • Additional: *Please note that Trine 2 may not run on most Intel graphics solutions used in 2004-2009. The game does run on new (2010-) Intel HD Graphics 3000 or better.
    • OS: OS X version Lion 10.7, or later.
    • Processor: Intel Mac
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 4.0 GB
    • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M or better / ATi Radeon 2400 or better*

      *NOTE: Please be advised that Trine 2 does not run on Intel graphics solutions used in 2006-2008. The game does run on new (2010-) Intel HD Graphics 3000 or better. Macs with NVIDIA GeForce 9400M or ATi Radeon X1600 may not achieve smooth gameplay.
    • Additional: Keyboard, Mouse/Trackpad with Secondary click enabled
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 2400 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or better
    • Hard Drive: 4.0 GB
    • OpenGL: 2.1
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 2400 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or better (OpenGL 2.1 needs to be supported)
    • Hard Drive: 4.0 GB
    • OpenGL: 2.1
    • Additional: Trine 2 runs best with proprietary drivers and may not function correctly with open source drivers.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (177 reviews)
Overwhelmingly Positive (12,432 reviews)
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( 9.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
A very good game, especially in co-op and doubly so with kids.
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( 47.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Keeps the gorgeously detailed worlds and great gameplay that made the first game great and builds worthy additions.
Although I did not get a chance to play the online and local co-op, it is a feature always appreciated.
It is worthy of at least one play through and the achievements (Hard + Hardcore mode does not play around in this game) provide a great subsequent challenge.
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(っ◔◡◔)っ Get T.rekt
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Like skyrim with box
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( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Very fun puzzle game and adventure and action I love it!
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( 59.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
From the highest tower of conquest,
My victories are thrown.
And grief and pain are my hopes,
Since all the world is gone.
Flow, tears, from your springs,
My failures ever let me mourn.
Where night-time bird in darkness sings,
There let me live forlorn.
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( 8.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Great game, beautiful graphics, just amazing. Recommended for sure. I never downloaded Trine 1 or 3, but the nice thing about this game is you don't need to have played the previous games to know what's going on. I got this on a sale, for only $2.99, but I would still pay full price for it. Kinda boring on singleplayer, It's more fun to play it on multiplayer when you cooperate with people.
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( 30.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Best of the Trine series!
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( 13.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Graphics are just amazing in this game, the gameplay is fun and some parts are tricky. It's a little trickier if you're playing it solo which is what I did. I finished the game in maybe 8-10 hours playing it solo and i guess if you're playing it with 2 of your friends it would take less than 5-6 hours to finish so it's not really a long game but I enjoyed it even tho I played it all the way through solo.
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( 27.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Good co op game.
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( 19.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Spent more time arguing with sister than playing 10/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 20
After the release of Trine 3 which is considered a mixed bag it is high time I reviewed the sequel which is better in every which way than its predecessor.

The premise remains the same in the 2nd episode of Frozenbyte's amazing franchise: the mysterious object called Trine binds 3 heroes together who all have different abilities and gameplay style. In terms of story they have switched from skeletons to goblins. Not much of a change but you know it's all about saving the kingdom once more. We have the same 3 characters from the first episode and in terms of timeline we are a couple of years after the events of Trine 1.

What shines in Trine 2 is its graphics. Not that the first one was ugly, quite the contrary! Still, they managed to make the game even more beautiful (the water effect is stunning). In fact, the first game was updated with the sequel's engine and it is now only available in Enhanced Edition version.

Overall, the gameplay remains the same but they have tweaked it a bit here and there. For instance, the wizard cannot conjure floating triangles but can pick up monsters. The heroes all received some new abilities and each now seems to be more useful. And, of course, we have some puzzles that utilise physics and have to be solved accordingly.

The longevity of the game has also increased. Levels are more complex and much bigger. There are tons of collectibles to find - poems in treasure chests and also paintings (no equipment, though). You'll probably not be able to collect them all in one go! And let us not forget about the achievements - there's now a threefold increase.

I believe Trine 2 is an example as to how a sequel should be done. For fans of the first one it is a must and for those hating the 3rd (and preferably last) a revisit has been due for some time. The game also features proper multiplayer i.e. it is not LAN anymore.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
Trine 2 is less of a sequel, and more radical cosmetic surgery. Frozenbyte have exploded the formula into a beautiful, rainbow-sodden spectacle. You don't realise how few purple and green crystal-lit caverns there are out there, until you're forced to stop and bask in one.

Trine is a fairytale platforming adventure, based around a magical floating sconce that's bound together the souls of a wizard, a knight and a thief. The story itself is sweet enough – perfectly charming and a shade too earnest – but what really drives you, beyond the irresistible instinct in platformers to travel to the right, is the satisfaction that's gained from solving the inventive physics-based puzzles.

Playing solo, you can swap between characters instantly as you require their different skills. The Wizard can levitate objects, conjure boxes, and eventually planks, allowing him to bridge gaps and create steps. But he's all wizardy and crap in a fight, so tap him out when goblins and bosses appear.

The Thief can fire a grappling hook and swing from wooden surfaces, and her bow makes her the best ranged fighter. Then there's the Warrior, who dishes out the melee damage with his sword, deflects lava with his shield, and smashes delicate stuff from afar with his hammer.

If you've played the first game, you'll be thinking “well, this sounds pretty familiar. Shouldn't you be focusing on the new stuff?” The weakest thing about Trine 2 is how broadly identical it is to the first game. The energy bar has gone, and there's online co-op play, but Trine 2 amounts to a skill reset and a bunch of gorgeous new levels.

The flexibility of the puzzles and the overlapping powers mean that often there's no pure, one-way solution. In particular, the Thief's agility becomes less essential as the Wizard learns to conjure more simultaneous objects. Solo, this doesn't matter. Multiplayer changes the nature of the game.

First off, and this is such a superficial observation that I feel obliged to say it in a stupid way, it's nice to do a solve on a puzzle with a friend. The first Trine had local multiplayer, bizarrely hidden in a sub-sub-menu, but Trine 2 brings it to the main menu, and adds online matchmaking and text chat. It's now easy to drop into a game with strangers or pals.

More fundamentally, dividing the powers between three players, instead of one player swapping between the powers as he sees fit, means that progress that could only previously be made by one character now has to be achievable by all three. Frozenbyte have addressed this in two ways. Firstly, the Wizard can levitate items that he's standing on in multiplayer. But life's too easy with a magic carpet.

A more elegant solution is Unlimited mode. Tucked away in the 'host a game' options, this allows multiples of each class on screen. It's more chaotic, more flexible, and more fun. It solves some huffier moments, like when the Thief realises she's a complete spare wheel. And that moment where the Wizard decides to avoid a boss fight, hanging out by the partner-regenerating checkpoints while an endless stream of Thieves and Knights do the work.

Trine 2 may retread a lot of old ground, but it's beautiful. It's like Frozenbyte are saying “Oh, did we make Trine? We meant this.” The same moderate puzzling challenge, the same characters, the same charm and some problems fixed.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
28.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Beautiful graphics and nice soundtrack... fun puzzles.
Runs smoothly... no crashes for me in single player (note that I did not try multiplayer!)
Not much more to be said really.
I got it for around 3 USD... And that's definitely worth it. Get it while you can!
+ graphics
+ soundtrack
+ fun puzzles
+ stable singleplayer

° Story is not that complex... but some people care about that and some don't

- rather short campaign (depends on wether you want to collect all the stuff [experience, poems, paintings] or not)
- Puzzles are sometimes too easy- even in hard mode (difficulty however...... doesn't affect the puzzles but the strength of the enemy mobs).
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
28.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
When I played Trine 1, I was in love with that game. Moving on to Trine 2, I feel I am sickly obsessed with this game. It made improvements in almost every imaginable way to an already perfect game. Characters have more diverse and interesting skills, there're a lot more secrets to uncover and the levels are ever more expansive and intriguing. And combat in general is a lot better because each character has more ways to deal with enemies.

What I love Trine 2 the most is how each level feels very different from another, you have jungles, caves, deserts, snowy mountains, beaches, etc, essentially any imaginable environment you want to visit exists in this game, that great diversity combined with the game's amazingly charming visual shall guarantee one of the most pleasant experiences ever!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Pretty decent game to play for a couple of hours.If youre into puzzle games go for it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
23.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Great sequel, Frozenbyte did great job by increasing overall game quality up a notch, especially with visuals. I think I'm going for 100% achievements on this one as well ;)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
22.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
This is another begrudging approval. Trine 2 is not a bad game, but it's also not awesome. Most of it is, well, boring. Admittedly, that boringness is nicely polished.

The first Trine had a neat gimmick in the ability to instantly switch between the three character classes, and the fact that you sometimes had to use this to solve puzzles. The problem is that Trine 2 doesn't really build on this in any meaningful way. It's just more of the same. Add to that the fact that the story is even less relevant to our characters this time around (they don't even know the people who the story revolves around) and it's hard to care about anything that happens.

The combat requires no thought and you can generally brute force your way through without any problems. Even the boss fights can be bulldozed through with simple repetition. And once you put enough upgrades into the wizard the same can be said for the puzzles. That means that the early game and first few levels are significantly more challenging because you won't have those abilities yet. But put in a little time and thought and the game becomes a breeze.

It looks very nice - they definitely upped the graphical fidelity this time around. It comes at a cost though. The first Trine ran just fine on my standard work laptop, while Trine 2 gets about one frame a second.

There also seems to be less banter and fewer jokes between the characters this time around. It's still there a little bit, but it's disappointing there's not more because that was largely what made the first game so charming.

If you absolutely loved the first Trine then it's probably worth a quick playthrough of the second. But while there are some nice cosmetics and a few hours of diverting gameplay, the series seems to have misplaced its soul.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 19

This is a great puzzle/adventure game however I feel that without 2 of my friends to play with I would not enjoy it as much.
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