Excerpt: When you start this game you are a simple farmer plowing the fields. You get news that the Krug have destroyed your farm, family, friends, and the world of Ehb you have once known. You set down your hoe and pick up a knife and vow revenge. You are told of a person in the next town that will help and join you party. From there your adventure begins.
Excerpt: Dungeon Siege is an action fantasy RPG that puts you into fully 3D fantasy world on a massive quest to stop a mysterious evil that has been unleashed. The game has been developed by Gas Powered Games, founded by in May 1998 by Chris Taylor who created Total Annihilation (1997). Yeah seems Chris Taylor strike back :) Well, this game has been kinda hyped, so I was pretty pessimistic before I have installed the game and start to play it.
Excerpt: Dungeon Siege comes to us from Gas Powered Games formed in May 1998 under the helm of famed designer Chris Taylor of the award winning strategy game, Total Annihilation . When Chris Taylor began this company he envisioned an RPG world that was simple in design and execution. He also had a strong desire to make a world that players could modify themselves through a Siege editor that has been made available at the games website to create what are called Siegelets, which...
Excerpt: Dungeon Siege comes from the mind of Chris Taylor, the driving force behind the critically-acclaimed strategy game of several years ago, Total Annihilation. That game was known for taking the RTS basics and adding a number of innovative concepts, wrapped up in an excellent interface with great graphics. Now Chris Taylor has done the same with the action-RPG genre in Dungeon Siege.
Excerpt: The reason why Gas Powered Games isn’t a company that for instance every 13-year old wannabe Counter-strike player have heard of is because Chris Taylor and his gang in Gas Powered Games are thorough, very thorough. Chris Taylor, being the designer and Cavedog Entertainment had enormous success with Total Annihilation back in 1997, and his huge project in his own company was released just recently.
Excerpt: Though the thin story and superfluous hack-and-slash occasionally threatens to drag the game into Sisyphean hell, Dungeon Siege has enough variety and polish to keep players clicking all the way to the bitter, satisfying end.
Excerpt: As an immersive action/role-playing game hybrid, Chris Taylor’s Dungeon Siege is essentially a 3-D facelift on the popular game Diablo from Blizzard Entertainment . Lack of innovation aside, Dungeon Siege proves to be a polished, stylish and highly-addictive computer game nonetheless; it certainly lives up to the hype the surrounds it.