Dungeon Siege II

a.k.a. Dungeon Siege 2 / DS2

published by Microsoft Game Studios in 2005-08-16, developed by Gas Powered Games, running on Windows
type: action/reflex, role-play
genre: Fantasy, Action-RPG
series: Dungeon Siege
perspective: bird's-eye
player options: LAN, Internet, single player
languages: eng fre ger ita spa
3.6/5
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Personal reviews (3)

Like the original, DS2 fails to be exciting in any manner, even though I'm usually fan of RPGS and games where creatures explode in a colorful shower of blood. The game is so very simple and unchallenging for the most part that I'm half-asleep when I try to play it and when I wake up, I'm seeing this teleport screen caused by death as I'm sent back to nearest village, from where I have to run back to where I died, collect my worn equipment that were conveniently left there and resume. There's little if any challenge besides some boss creatures, the rest of the mobs die from simplest touch in gory shower of gibs. Effectively it's a shmup in the guise of an RPG.

# 2008-09-28 06:18:07
Latest version: 2.2 (as of 2005-10?)

# 2008-09-28 02:27:37
Comes on 5 CDs

# 2008-09-28 02:19:08

Description

Minimum requirements:
* Windows XP SP1
* 1.0 GHz CPU
* 256 MB RAM
* 4 GB free HD space
* Radeon 7000
Sanguine # 2007-10-19 08:34:46

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Authors / Staff

Chris Taylor

External reviews (2) - average: 82.5%

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IGN2005*8.5/1085%
Metacritic2005*80/10080%
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