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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (PlayStation 2)

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Description

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 Thanks for the tip. After your introductory mugging, the town guards give you a warning. You don't have to really worry as time doesn't pass in Dark Alliance.
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 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 For you, anything. Quests are obtained through conversations featuring detailed versions of the game's characters.

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User Reviews

A graphically attractive hack n' slash with little gameplay NobodysSon (12) 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 (5237) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars

The Press Says

GameSpy Dec 15, 2001 94 out of 100 94
Worth Playing Aug 14, 2001 9.1 out of 10 91
Gamezilla Jan 04, 2002 87 out of 100 87
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Play.tm Jan 07, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution Dec, 2001 B+ 83
Just Adventure Jan, 2002 B- 67
Netjak Aug 05, 2002 6 out of 10 60
RPGamer 2003 3 out of 5 60
RPGamer 2003 4 out of 10 40

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NeoMoose (1103) added Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (PlayStation 2) on Feb 16, 2002
Other platforms contributed by vism (427) and Kartanym (10785)