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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 For you, anything. Quests are obtained through conversations featuring detailed versions of the game's characters.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance PlayStation 2 Heroic Trio. You choices in Dark Alliance are somewhat limited as classes and races are pre-assigned.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance PlayStation 2 Making waves. Water effects have been one of the biggest advances in gaming graphics in the past few years.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance PlayStation 2 Not the greatest of conversationalists. Most of the cut scenes are handled in the in-game engine.

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User Reviews

A graphically attractive hack n' slash with little gameplay NobodysSon (13) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
This game is not much RPG, Not much Diablo like... what is it trying to be? VXBlade (8) 3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars
Eldrith the Betrayer? Not ringing any bells. Terrence Bosky (5221) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game industry News (GiN) 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamesmania.de Dec 19, 2001 93 out of 100 93
Worth Playing Aug 14, 2001 9.1 out of 10 91
Game Over Online Apr 10, 2002 91 out of 100 91
GamePro (US) Dec 03, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
Play.tm Jan 07, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution Dec, 2001 B+ 83
Legendra Jan 05, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Adventure Jan, 2002 B- 67
RPGamer 2003 3 out of 5 60

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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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NeoMoose (1089) added Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (PlayStation 2) on Feb 16, 2002
Other platforms contributed by vism (420) and Kartanym (10704)