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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (Xbox)

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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.

Screenshots

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Xbox Character selection screen
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Xbox "Thanks for the help, guys."
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Xbox When each chapter opens you see a short movie of the world map.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Xbox Guys dressed in black wielding weapons running up behind you could be trouble.

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User Reviews

This game is very good and is best when played with another person Todd Bello (32) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars

The Press Says

XBox Solution (XBS) Nov 21, 2002 9.4 out of 10 94
Shin Force Dec 03, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91
GameZone Dec 20, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
Game Over Online Nov 21, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Oct 18, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Revolution Jan 26, 2005 B+ 83
Game Captain Jun 02, 2003 79 out of 100 79
Xbox Gazette Sep 06, 2003 77 out of 100 77
Yiya Jun 15, 2003 9 out of 15 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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vism (427) added Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (Xbox) on Oct 19, 2002
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