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Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (Windows)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall MobyScore (297 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Windows 280 4.1
      Acting 4.2
      AI 3.7
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.3
Macintosh 17 3.9
      Acting 3.8
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.1

User Reviews

Cover your nose, Boo! We'll leave no crevices untouched! Cor 13 (171951) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
A milestone, if not the pinnacle, of CRPGs. Zovni (9345) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars
Throw away all your presumptions and play this game! kbmb (399) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars
Splendid game! But not as good, as BG1. Ajan (262) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
An awesome game, even for complete newbies to D&D like me EazyCheeze (25) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars
It improves on the original, but loses something in the translation Cyric (50) unrated
An excellent conversion of the classic pen & paper game. El-ad Amir (110) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Nice story, some questionable game mechanics SharkD (415) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
A Great Sequel! AstroNerdBoy (40) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars