Multiplayer RPGs. It’s a tough nut to crack when it comes to writing out my thoughts for them. Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed a conspicuous absence of any review of Divinity: Original Sin (the first one) despite the fact that I gave it my game of the year for 2014. This is because I find myself struggling occasionally to decide whether I loved the game quite so much because I loved the gameplay and story and characters, or whether the enjoyment stemmed from the fact that I was experiencing said gameplay, story and characters with Tim. Continue reading
So it turns out that the teaser website Baldursgate.com was in fact teasing for an Enhanced Edition of Baldur’s Gate. The developers, Beamdog have said that this won’t just be a simple “repackaging” of the original game but that they will be adding in new and original content as well as a big update to the Infinity Engine with “a variety of modern improvements”.
Not only that, but Beamdog will also be doing the same with Baldur’s gate II: Shadows of Amn.
Something interesting appears to be happening over at Baldursgate.com. While nothing more than a teaser image with some very nostalgia inducing music at the moment there has been confirmation from Trent Oster and his team at Beamdog that SOMETHING is in the works. And that something is Baldur’s Gate related, but not related to the Baldur’s Gate: Complete Edition.
Some have suggested that it could be the sign of an HD version of Baldur’s Gate in the works. Me? I honestly can’t even speculate right now and so all I can say is that I will keep abreast of any interesting developments. While I never really properly got into Baldur’s Gate as I was too young to properly appreciate it when it came out I will say I have fond memories of it and new developments do tickle my interest, if only slightly…