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Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark (Windows)

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The second expansion to Neverwinter Nights, Hordes of the Underdark takes you beneath Waterdeep into Undermountain. Undermountain has been contained beneath Waterdeep ever since it was created, but the creator has disappeared and the monsters are fighting for supremacy as well as coming out into Waterdeep.

But that's not the worst of it. The Dark Elves are attacking in stealth. These Drow are killing off various wealthy and powerful people in Waterdeep as they sleep. Waterdeep cannot handle all these problems alone and so they put out a call for adventurers.

After having saved Neverwinter and completing your journey in Shadows of Undrentide, the people of Waterdeep know of you and wish to have you join in the defense of the city. But a defense is not enough... you will have to go down into Undermountain, down to do battle with the Hordes of the Underdark!

The expansion brings you 16 new creatures, 4 new tilesets, 6 new prestige classes, over 50 new feats, over 40 new spells, new music and voices, new functionality in the toolset, 20+ hours of gameplay in the main campaign, and characters can now reach level 40.

Screenshots

Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows The title screen after both expansions are installed
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows A look at your character and inventory sheets
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows Valsharess & the horned devil Mephistopheles, whom she has imprisoned
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows One of the many puzzles in the Underdark

Alternate Titles

  • "絕冬城之夜之黯影謎咒" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "无冬之夜:幽城魔影" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "NWN: Hordes of the Underdark" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Neverwinter Nights: Orde dal Sottosuolo" -- Italian title
  • "Neverwinter Nights: Las Hordas de la Infraoscuridad" -- Spanish title
  • "Neverwinter Nights: Die Horden des Unterreichs" -- German title

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User Reviews

An impressive finale to the Neverwinter Nights saga Alyassus Honeste (139) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

Quandary Feb, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Worth Playing Jan 20, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2004 88 out of 100 88
GameBanshee Dec 12, 2003 8.8 out of 10 88
Gamigo Apr 15, 2004 8.7 out of 10 87
GameSpot Dec 08, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpy Dec 10, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Jul 14, 2005 16 out of 20 80
Game Captain Apr 05, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Netjak Feb 08, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75

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Riamus (8121) added Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark (Windows) on Feb 07, 2004
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