Wizardry 8 (Windows)

86
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

Trivia

Distribution

The developers of Wizardry 8 had a really tough time finding a North American publisher for the game. Eventually a deal was worked out with Electronics Boutique to get the game distributed exclusively (or near enough) in it's stores.

In-game advertisement

SirTech must have known that many players would experience "slow downs" caused by frame rate problems.

Each time you select Exit, an advertisement screen appears with the words "This is No Time for a Slow PC". The ad is for Falcon Northwest, a PC builder, with their phone number and web address.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2002 (Issue #213) – Role-Playing Game of the Year
Information also contributed by Jeanne and WildKard

Contributed by Entorphane (366) on Mar 16, 2002. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (130376)]. -- edit trivia