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User reviews: Very Positive (2,263 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 1, 2010

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In Supreme Commander 2, players will experience brutal battles on a massive scale! Players will wage war by creating enormous customizable armies and experimental war machines that can change the balance of power at any given moment. Take the role of one of the three enigmatic commanders, each representing a unique faction with a rich story that brings a new level of emotional connection to the RTS genre, or fight the battle online. Where do your loyalties lie?

  • A deep and powerful story - element adds a personal, human aspect to a storyline previously focused on warring factions and the politics that fuel them. The single player campaign features three character-driven storylines set 25 years after the events of Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance
  • Command enormous armies made up of customizable land, air and naval units. Each of the three diverse factions – The United Earth Federation (UEF), the Cybran Nation and the Illuminate – have been completely redesigned from the original game, with many units.
  • Experimental units - returning with new designs and greatly enhanced looks….and some new tricks that can be unlocked through research
  • New Supreme Commander Gameplay Experience - players now have the ability to research new technologies and units and deploy them instantly on the battlefield, allowing them to upgrade a base-level tank to a high-powered, multi-barreled, AA-sporting monster by the end of a given game.
  • Strategic Mode UI - the redesigned UI that is faster, takes up less screen real-estate and gives better player feedback
  • New rendering technology that allows us to create visually spectacular environments

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz or better, AMD or Intel CPU
    • Memory: 1GB RAM (XP) 1.5GB RAM (Vista / Win 7)
    • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM with Pixel Shader 3.0
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 4-5 GB for full install & DirectX
    • Sound: No accelerated sound hardware required
    • Other requirements: Internet Connection with Cable / Broadband

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz or better, Dual Core AMD or Intel CPU
    • Memory: 2GB RAM (XP) 2GB RAM (Vista / Win 7)
    • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM DX9 compliant with Pixel Shader 3.0
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 4-5 GB for full install & DirectX
    • Sound: No accelerated sound hardware required
Helpful customer reviews
29 of 33 people (88%) found this review helpful
216.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
I loved everything about this game. Its pretty easy for a new guy to come in a pick up the basics quickly. But its also complex enough for the veterans to spend a lot of time on different battle plans. The only thing I didn't like is that when your playing and you get close the the unit cap the game starts to slow down a lot. But this is far from a deal breaker. If you are looking for a simple to pick up but complex enough to keep you going, look no farther.
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32 of 45 people (71%) found this review helpful
22.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
I'm really not sure whether I can recommend this game or not. I first got this when it first came out and frankly, I was severly disappointed. It is a complete downgrade from supcom/FA. While I feel it is a good RTS on it's own, knowing what it came from is almost disgustng. If you want a basic RTS that won't require much planning then SupCom2 is your game. If you want an RTS that is massive in scale and requires actual strategy then I highly recommend you get SupCom/FA.
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32 of 47 people (68%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 11
I don't really like leaving negative reviews but this is one of those rare occasions where I really regret buying a game. The first Supreme Commander was perfect, an absolutely brilliant game and so was Total Annihilation before that. But Supreme Commander 2 just doesn't cut it.

The game feels unfinished. There are only a few units and buildings per faction with no tech tiers or special functions. Graphically it is not as good as the previous game and the rehaul on the factions unit styles is just simply strange... like the cybran giant fire-breathing lizard with robotic limbs.

The maps are tiny and the lack of units literally means the only strategy available is to hurl a constant wave of bots at the enemy.

The campaign is also lacking. They've attempted to add more of a back story through a series of overly cheesy and annoying cutscenes and comms dialogue. You don't get the epic sense of scale that was previously seen in the first Supereme Commander.

All-in-all, if your hoping for a newer version of Supreme Commander 1, I'm sorry but it's not this.
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16 of 22 people (73%) found this review helpful
29.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 23
Well, Supreme Commander 2, a brilliant game, an excellent game, an amazing game, one of the best stratergy games i have ever seen ahh I could go on forever.
As you can see, I like this game, its very strategic if you like. Though more than that, its fun.
Thats the kind of thing you want from games though this one gets you really thinking on what to do, if you will wait and see what the enemy is trying to do, or just go head on attack.

The game is split into three factions each with unique units and buildings.
The following factions:
UEF
Cybran
Aeon

You can do the tutorial to learn more about the game, campaign to do the story mode and the best one, skirmish.
There is single player skirmish and multiplayer skirmish.
You can do Supremecy mode where you must destroy all the enemies units and structures.
There is Assassination mode where you must destroy the enemy's commander.
Or you can do a mode where it will go on forever. (Not really fun XD)

I normally don't like the stratergy games set in the future but this one is the best i've seen. 8/10.
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17 of 24 people (71%) found this review helpful
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 23
this is a fantastic RTS game, well designed with decent graphics all while not being TOO intensive, I would def recomend to anyone

10/10
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18 of 26 people (69%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 29
Supreme Commander was great. Then they sliced off 90% of the content so that it would fit in the tiny ram of an xbox 360. Then they sold it as Supreme Commander 2.


Also, if you didn't get enough of it from Evengelion, we have a new crop of insufferable teenagers (thanks Square!) shrieking about how they don't want to drive the big robot.

There is nothing redeemable about this game.
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
27.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
While not a bad game in itself, as a player of the older SupCom games, this has basically taken nearly everything special out of the originals and made it a bit more generic rts style.
I recommend it for people that are not big fans of the original two but if you like incredibly powerful experimentals and having a massive unit cap with large maps, then this is not for you.
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
20.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
I purchased this RTS game on discount, after only checking a few pictures, I had no expectations and I must say, the story of the campaign was great. So I would recommend this game on discount for all RTS fans that liked games like Red Alert, Tiberium Sun, Generals etc.
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20 of 30 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
This is a step back in almost every way imaginable from Sup com 1 and FA. If you like the original or FA then stick with them, if you never played them than this game may not dissapoint you.
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45 of 77 people (58%) found this review helpful
37.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
If you liked the first Supreme Commander then you will hate this one. It took everything that was good about it and dumbed it down. It took away all the complexity that made the game fun. Not worth it at all.
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 27
I grew up playing Total Annihilation back in 1998 and i still find myself still hopping back on every now and then. Supreme Commander 1 was a true successor to my beloved TA, and it still is. I found a new love. A year or 2 later, Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance came out, which in my opinion is the definitive edition. The scale of Supreme Commander 1 is grand. I'm a huge RTS fan and supreme commander 1 has to by my number 1 favorite RTS game of all time, aside from its predecessor Total Annihilation of course. These 2 games have taken away a good portion of my life.

Now on to Supreme Commander 2..... ummmm..... I'm heartbroken. I've forced myself to play it a few times but i honestly just cant take it. Its horrible. SupCom2 does not have the same gameplay as SupCom1. The scale of SupCom 2 is too dumbed down. There is no sense of grand scale in this game. The maps are unsatisfyingly too small. The unit cap is also extremely low. And the unit designs are crap. This game is just sad and ruins the Supreme Commander name

For those of you who have never played SupCom1, then you might think that this is a good/decent game. I dont blame you.

As a fan of Total Annihilation and Supreme Commander, please hear me out...

DO NOT BUY THIS GAME! (I mean you can if you want. I'll just pity you). Go Purchase SUPREME COMMANDER: FORGED ALLIANCE!
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
12.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
The loss of the resource system from SupCom1 really brought this game down for me.
Not the most horrible game to play but I would still recommend SupCom1 over SupCom2.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
39.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 2
As a fan of the original Total Annihilation series I liked what the old Cave Dog group did, Supreme Commander and Forged Alliance were good enough, but Sup Com 2 does not do the franchise justice at all. It is a very dumbed down version which replaces many of the original’s mechanics with research grinding rather then building up bases and getting more advanced units. Basic units are just that, basic they are very boring and very small versus the levels and other units, while you can upgrade them with various research items to make them more effective it does a very poor job at replacing the 3+1 unit tier levels from the previous games. With this game now more then ever you rely heavily on the experimental units rather then building up a force of mixed units of various tiers with maybe one or two X units in the mix.

The main campaign does a good enough job at some kind of a story and MOST of the missions are gradual in their difficulty and challenge. However that difficulty spikes abnormally high when you reach the final 4 to 6 missions of the Cybran and you will fail multiple times before you figure out what the developers wanted you to do.

The skirmish AI and the AI in general tends to cheat and does so pretty obviously, getting clear stat, research speed, mass and energy boasts right off the bat, even on normal difficulty, which is a shame because I always enjoyed the TA/SC skirmish games.

I had shied away from buying this game when it came out after hearing reviews that it was a very basic and stripped version designed for mostly console play so I avoided it until 2013’s Christmas sale. I am glad I did because as much as I really wanted enjoy this game and get just as much play out of it as I did with Sup Com/FA and Total Annihilation it would seem that that is not the case. This will be one of the few games that I have purchased that will not last long on my hard drive, possibly to make room for something more worth while.

If you really want to continue to the story of Sup Com and FA, then by all means buy it when it’s on sale again, but do NOT buy this if you were a fan of TA or SC/FA. This honestly makes me worry about what Planetary Annihilation will be like which I hope will not be the case.
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
129.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
The game can be fun, assuming you like the RTS type and havn't played any of the other Supreme Commander games, Its loses so much in the new one. Everything is also more limited in options but hey, maybe people like that. While I would recomend it to players who have not played the series before, I would also recommend just skipping it and playing the first one.
If you've played the other series before I would recommend this game as a 2.5/10 and if you havn't played the series before a 7.5/10
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
3,402.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
great game, its the acarde version of the first supcom. its a lot faster pace and the scale isn't as grand. if you're a fan of the original, try to play this with no expectations. I didn't like the game until after the DLC came out.
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12 of 18 people (67%) found this review helpful
24.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
Highly recommended, especially if you are time limited and only have an hour or so but want to play something that will challenge you in that timeframe. Don't listen to the people whining about Sc1 and SC: FA and how SC 2 is "like, so dumbed down".
It's a different game, it's not rocket science folks.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
8/10 playing multiplayer with my friend so he could teach me how to play. i built a base and he nuked me :)
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18 of 31 people (58%) found this review helpful
147.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
Were is Supreme Commander 3?
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
I never played the older supcoms but I very much enjoy this one. It is simple and not super complicated.
Pros- Very fun
Some people still play multiplayer
kinda simple

cons-Not very many multiplayer people
People who Use rush strategies are scrubs

8/10
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
66.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
Not the most balanced or strategic game...
But mindless fun.
LONG LIVE THE OP CYBRAN EMPIRE!
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