Rebellion has given Evil Genius 2 its reveal trailer at the PC Gaming Show. Evil Genius 2 was announced as one of Rebellion's three brand new games, coming to E3 this year. EG2 joins Sniper Elite VR as the two games we knew about going into the PC Gaming Show conference this morning.
EG2 is a direct sequel to the original game, but this time you've got some friends to help you out. Granted, things will have changed quite a bit since it has been fourteen years since the original game. So you should go in expecting some modern gaming conveniences.Rebellion even clarified, "We'd like to make this super-duper clear — this isn't a remaster. Evil Genius 2 will be a fully-fledged sequel and it won't be free-to-play."
That said, the game will launch on Steam. We're not sure when that will be, but we'll keep you posted when that news dropped. So keep an eye out.
You can check out the E3 Reveal trailer below.
Evil Genius is back, and this time you have a lot of help.
Rebellion released more details on the game in a press release sent out after the showcase:
As revealed in a particularly evil debut trailer during the PC Gaming Show, Evil Genius 2: World Domination launches on Steam in 2020. But not even this glimpse can prepare fans for the sheer levels of treachery and tyranny to be found in the spy-fi, lair-building sequel.To keep power-crazed fans on the hook, Rebellion will slyly divulge more details at E3 2019… and show the game to press for the first time!WHY WASTE GENIUS ON BEING GOOD?Evil Genius 2: World Domination is the fully-fledged sequel to the 2004 classic. You are an Evil Genius, and your aim is nothing less than taking over the world! Would-be masterminds have the power to:BUILD YOUR OWN UNIQUE EVIL LAIRSet up your sprawling base of operations across multiple storeys!UNDERTAKE HUNDREDS OF DIABOLICAL OBJECTIVESSell the British Royal Family! Kidnap the Governor of Maine! Bake Alaska – literally!AMASS A FORCE OF CRIMINAL MINIONS AND HENCHMENRecruit and train all manner of underlings, and send them across the globe to commit delectable criminality in your name!DEFEND YOUR LAIR FROM THE FORCES OF JUSTICEEngineer dastardly traps and tactically deploy them to keep those interfering do-gooders from getting in the way!AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!