Excerpt: Neverwinter Nights 2 was standing very high on my wishlist for a long time. My desire for an epic adventure like Baldur’s Gate 2 could offer, including a strong storyline, dramatic characters and memorable fights and surroundings has been burning for years already now.
Excerpt: They may guarantee advance bookings, but developing sequels to cult games can be quite a thankless task. Three years ago, the folks at BioWare sent the gaming community (particularly classic RPG lovers) into raptures with the staggeringly successful Neverwinter Nights .
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is There are few people I know who haven’t played or at least heard of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). A franchise that has spawned hoards of games and even movies, it has one of the most powerful followings around.
Conclusion: With all this on offer, Neverwinter Nights 2 will surely keep RPG fans busy for a long time. You won't regret buying the game, especially if you've played through the original as well as the expansion packs.
Pros: Enough RPG goodness to keep you occupied for days, excellent audio;
Cons: Nothing innovative in terms of gameplay (that we haven't seen from Obsidian before), technical setbacks, quirks in the AI, certain segments of the game seem visually outdated.
Excerpt: Neverwinter Nights 2 is a role-playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Atari. It is the sequel to BioWare's Neverwinter Nights, a successful game based on the Dungeons & Dragons system.
Excerpt: The sequel to Bioware’s popular role-playing game (RPG) Neverwinter Nights (which is pretty much responsible for introducing a lot of gamers to the genre), is here at last. This time around, it’s been developed by Obsidian Entertainment (OE), so you expect them to have added their own flavor into...