developer: Overhaul Games
publisher: Atari / Infogrames
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1-6
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition is a remastered version of the one of the most popular RPGs in the history of gaming. It was developed by Overhaul Games. This edition of Baldur’s Gate and Tales of the Sword Coast addon offers additional content and better audiovisual layer.
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition takes us to the fantasy world of Forgotten Realms where we assume the role of an orphan raised by an old sage by the name of Gorion. Calm and nice adolescence ends with the attack of raiders led by a mysterious armored figure with the mission of killing the protagonist. The confrontation ends with the death of Gorion and arisal of many questions without answers. Alongside our step sister, Imoen, we set out into the Forgotten Realms to uncover the horrible truth of our heritage and destiny.
The game is a classical RPG based on the famous Dungeons & Dragons system, perfectly known to all fans of the pen ‘n’ paper gaming. The story takes us and a party of up to six characters for a long journey full of combat, countless monsters to defeat, different quests, numerous interactions with the characters met, and development of our party.
One of the biggest pros of this game is the fantastic living world. The developers prepared hundreds of various locations full of mysteries and surprises which means that discovering all secrets of Baldur’s Gate may take even hundreds of hours.
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition does not change the basic rules of the gameplay, but adds new content to the game, such as quests and items created by the people responsible for the original Baldur’s Gate. Of course, the most important change is the improved graphics which adjusts the game to the modern standards.
age requirements: 16+
PC / Windows
Recommended: Pentium 4 1 GHz, 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM - Vista/7), graphic card 128 MB (GeForce 5900 or better), 2 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7