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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance casts the player as one of three basic characters: an elf sorceress, a human archer, or a dwarf fighter. From humble beginnings slaying rats in the cellars of an inn, the adventurer will move on to exploring caves, crypts, and mountain passes. Naturally, it's all filled to the brim with horrible monsters, wicked traps, treasures, and fabled magical weapons. As the game progresses the player is constantly rewarded with new weaponry, new monsters to fight, and experience points to put into the adventurer's character stats to grow even more powerful. The adventurer must eventually unravel the secrets of a dark, new Thieves Guild backed by powerful mages.

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance PlayStation 2 Cam Clarke, Cleric voice for hire. Some quality voice acting appears in Dark Alliance...such as Fayed here, voice by Cam Clarke.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance PlayStation 2 Not the greatest of conversationalists. Most of the cut scenes are handled in the in-game engine.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Xbox The Elven Sorceress arrives in Baldur's Gate.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Xbox Guys dressed in black wielding weapons running up behind you could be trouble.

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User Reviews

This game is very good and is best when played with another person Xbox Todd Bello (32)
A graphically attractive hack n' slash with little gameplay PlayStation 2 NobodysSon (13)
This game is not much RPG, Not much Diablo like... what is it trying to be? PlayStation 2 VXBlade (8)
Eldrith the Betrayer? Not ringing any bells. PlayStation 2 Terrence Bosky (5221)
A solid action RPG with impressive visuals, and insanely addictive co-op mode - 4 Stars GameCube Ryu (50)

Critic Reviews

IGN PlayStation 2 Dec 03, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Dec, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Xbox Oct 28, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
PlayFrance PlayStation 2 Apr 07, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) Xbox Nov 15, 2002 4 out of 5 80
Game Arena PlayStation 2 Mar 06, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Game Chronicles GameCube Jan 29, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
Game Critics GameCube Feb 06, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Netjak PlayStation 2 Aug 05, 2002 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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