Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness is the sequel to the first real time strategy game created by Blizzard, Warcraft: Orcs & Humans. This second chapter of the fantasy RTS was developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment and it was released for DOS in 1995 and for Macintosh in 1996.
Warcraft II was a major upgrade compared to the first game. Many changes were introduced including new buildings and units, sea and air combat, multiplayer-support with up to eight players. The graphics was also improved with a new hi-res SVGA resolution of 640x480 pixels.