Merchant Prince II

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Merchant Prince II
Merchant Prince II poster.jpg
Developer(s) Holistic Design
Publisher(s) Take-Two Interactive
Distributor(s) Take-Two Interactive
Platform(s) Windows
Release May 3, 2001
Genre(s) Turn-based strategy
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Merchant Prince II is a 2001 turn-based strategy game of economic, political, and military conquest. The game is developed by Holistic and published by Take-Two Interactive.[1]


Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 57/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score D-[5]
GameSpy 75/100[4]
IGN 7.3/10 (US)[3]

Merchant Prince II was panned by critics. 1Up called the game "a less misleading Classic Gaming label" saying "Mainstream consumers pulled in by the fascinating topic are—once again— going to feel ripped off, confused, dumb, and jaded toward turn-based strategy games"[5] William Abner of Gamespy noted that the game is very similar to the original.[4] Steve Butts of IGN called the game "a really excellent game that's showing its age", but noted its lack of polish.[3]


  1. ^ Walker, Trey. "Take-Two announces Merchant Prince II". Gamespot. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Merchant Prince II". Metacritics. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Butts, Steve (May 7, 2011). "Merchant Prince II PC". IGN. Archived from the original on February 8, 2002. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Abner, William. "Reviews: Merchant Prince 2". GameSpy. Archived from the original on February 6, 2004. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Merchant Prince 2". 1up. Retrieved November 16, 2011.