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Description

The threat of the Onyx Tower has passed for now, but mere moments pass before a new threat to the Sword Coast arises. The heroes of the Onyx Tower have disappeared, so the fate of Baldur's Gate now rests on the shoulders of five wandering adventurers who are only now journeying into the region.

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II can be played solo or cooperatively with one other player, each choosing from 5 playable characters. The gameplay is the same as its previous incarnation: kill monsters and bad guys to collect treasure, items, and experience. By talking to townspeople in Baldur's Gate the player can learn of optional maps filled with more dangerous monsters and additional treasure. Equipment can be enchanted by the player this time, and given various magical effects such as additional fire damage, absorbing mana, or boosting stats.

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Critic Reviews

PSX Extreme Jan 06, 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
GameZone Jan 13, 2004 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Next Level Gaming Jan 21, 2004 84 out of 100 84
Worth Playing Mar 24, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 02, 2004 16 out of 20 80
G4 TV: X-Play Apr 10, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Feb 21, 2004 80 out of 100 80
GameCell UK 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameDaily Dec 14, 2006 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Codename

Black Isle Studios used to code-name its projects after U.S. presidents and vice-presidents, an idea by Josh Sawyer. The code-name for this game is Project Jackson.

Development

According to one of the Loading Screens, over 100,000 man hours were put into the development of this game.

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