DescriptionThis version of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance follows the same story and has many gameplay similarities to the console release, but also differs from it significantly in presentation and gameplay features.
Due to the limitations of the handheld platform, the game uses an isometric perspective with two-dimensional graphics. It retains the action RPG gameplay system of the console version; however, in this release, the player character is unable to jump.
The player is only allowed to control a human character in this version (as opposed to the pre-made human, elf, and dwarf characters of the console release). The player can still choose to assign the human hero to one of the three available classes: warrior, archer, and wizard.
Other differences include the addition of a few side quests, and an enhanced level of interactivity in the city of Baldur's Gate (the characters are able to enter more houses, talk to town inhabitants, break barrels with equipped weapons, etc.).
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|A nice effort, but not quite there yet.||Diogo Ribeiro (329)|
The Press Says
|Worth Playing||Feb 10, 2004||8.7 out of 10||87|
|Game Informer Magazine||Feb, 2004||8.25 out of 10||82|
|GamePro (US)||Jan 13, 2004||4 out of 5||80|
|IGN||Jan 29, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|N-Zone||Mar 12, 2004||79 out of 100||79|
|GameZone||Feb 10, 2004||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Game Over Online||Apr 22, 2004||75 out of 100||75|
|Kombo.com||Feb 28, 2004||6 out of 10||60|
|NintendoWorldReport||Mar 08, 2004||5 out of 10||50|
|Netjak||Mar 05, 2004||4.7 out of 10||47|
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