Two Worlds II not a rehashed expansion

But does have elements of Temptation.

TopWare has explained that elements of scrapped expansion Two Worlds: The Temptation will appear in recently-announced sequel Two Worlds II, but made it clear that the latter is "for sure a different title and not a simple rename".

"After Two Worlds the dev team started an add-on. Later this was too huge and became a full product (Two Worlds: The Temptation), but in the last year as the development went forward, we found the technology outdated and started a new engine generation from the scratch. Now it is a real Two Worlds II with state-of-the-art technology," TopWare boss Dirk Hassinger told Joystiq.

"Of course some ideas and story partly developed in the last couple of years, which could have been a part of Two Worlds: The Temptation (PC/360) and Revelation (PS3), will be used for TWII, but it is for sure a different title and not a simple rename."

Two Worlds: Temptation was announced in November 2007 for release the subsequent year, but obviously this never happened. Two Worlds II apparently makes "quantum leaps" over the original role-playing game, which wasn't very good. There's a new combat engine, new AI, new script and new visuals.

Whether these will add up to the "breathtaking experience" promised in the press release we'll have to wait and see.

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