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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II (Xbox)

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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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The Press Says

XBox Solution (XBS) Feb 02, 2004 9.8 out of 10 98
Game Over Online Jan 20, 2004 88 out of 100 88
XBox-Zone Dec 05, 2003 87 out of 100 87
Game Chronicles Apr 24, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Feb 21, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 06, 2004 16 out of 20 80
Game Revolution Mar, 2004 B 75
MS Xbox World Feb 09, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Imperium Gier Mar 03, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 18, 2004 7 out of 10 70

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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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