Try our new beta!Click here
100°
Submitted by lawks_land 1172d ago | review

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition | Review (Only Single Player)

Only Single Player writes "[T]he inherent issue with Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition... is [that it is] perhaps too faithful to the original.

I can understand why they'd want to keep so much of the original - series fans would complain if a new direction was taken, and the original game is quite strong by itself. The problem is that many of the enhancements just aren't obvious enough. I'm torn by that - I don't want the enhancements to be obvious, because I want MY Baldur's Gate experience, just the way I remember it. It shows the developer's skill and familiarity with the series, too, to be able to add new content that does not feel out of place. It's just, for a re-release, I want something extra - something to modernise the experience enough to justify the purchase." (Android, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, iPad, PC) 8.5/10

Anon1974  +   1172d ago
Nice work, Trent and the gang! Nice to see they pulled it off. It's also nice to hear Baldur's Gate is still relevant. Kinda makes me pine for the Bioware of old. There's no doubt I'll be picking this up. I actually think I still have my Baldur's Gate disks around somewhere.
#1 (Edited 1172d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
sdozzo  +   1172d ago
Wow, excellent review. All in all I hope they keep enhancing more games in the set.
lawks_land  +   1172d ago
Thanks for the kind words. I still feel 3000 words was not enough to do this game justice. As for the rest of the games being enhanced, they've announced BG2:EE is in the works for a 2013 release.
#2.1 (Edited 1172d ago ) | Agree(5) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
barb_wire  +   1172d ago
Even though I still have the originals on CD and re-bought them both again on COG.. I'm still gonna buy this.
Azurite  +   1172d ago
"Heya! It's me, Imoen!"
Always try to run away... always manage to catch up to me >_>
lawks_land  +   1172d ago
"You must gather your party before venturing forth"
creeping judas  +   1172d ago
Is it available on Google Play for android?
lawks_land  +   1172d ago
Not yet, but the devs have stated that it will be available through the Google Play store when it is released for Android in the coming week (or possibly two). http://www.baldursgate.com/...
CommonSenseGamer  +   1172d ago
Good review of a great game. Touch screen devices perfectly compliment this type of game which is by no means the "casual" type of game that tablets and smartphones usually get stereotyped with.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Earth Defense Force 4.1 Trailer Has Child With Chainsaw In It

13m ago - "Earth Defense Force 4.1 launches for PlayStation 4 today, alongside Earth Defense Force 2 on the... | PS4
40°

Marvel Heroes 2016 War Machine Review | MMO-Play

40m ago - One of the newest additions to Marvel Heroes is War Machine. Col James Rhodes, Tony stark's best... | PC
Ad

Guess N4G Game of the Year Winners, win a $300 Amazon Gift Card

Now - Also enter for a chance to win a gift card for writing a user blog, writing a user review, or being a top contributor for the month. | Promoted post
40°

The Infinite Possibilities of Albion Online | Hardcore Gamer

41m ago - People play a lot of Hearthstone; it’s a great game that’s easy to learn and hard to master, but... | PC
30°

Popzara Podcast E.124 Steve Kamb Talks Nerd Fitness + Leveling Up Your Life

42m ago - The late, great Rodney Dangerfield once said that he and his wife went together like water and di... | Steve Kamb
40°

Elite: Dangerous – Horizons (Steam) Review on Popzara Press

42m ago - Takes the original space trucking theme and makes it better; an important series that space fans... | Elite: Dangerous