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GF Rating
5.3

2825 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

Divinity II

posted by MrGoobs (AUGUSTA, MI) Feb 25, 2010

Member since Feb 2010

This was a great game hours and hours of play time and very impressive game play. But at times this game was a pain in the butt because it froze alot this should have been a two disc game there was just way to much info for one disc. Really that was the only complaint I had about this game, other then that I got traped into the game and could not stop playing until I was done.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Decent RPG with some major flaws

posted by darren004 (CHARLOTTE, NC) Jan 25, 2010

Member since Nov 2008

While right off the bat, I do have to say I kind of liked the game, I agree with some of the other reviews in that there are some major, major flaws with it. That being said, some of these reviews are sort of harsh and fans of RPG games will likely enjoy this, flaws nonwithstanding.

Pros:

Interesting storyline, and varied character developement. You can start as a mage, ranger or warrior. The game is pretty hard in the beginning and you will certainly need ranged attacks in the beginning.

Dragon - Most of the second half of the game, you will get to fly around as a dragon. Pretty cool.

Items - There are tons, and tons and tons of items, potions, spells, and weapons throughout the game. You will likely not need to worry about potions.

Graphics - Not stunning, but pretty good, with some minor issues when running and jumping.

Cons

Save system - Most of the time, once you die, you will likely need to exit the game back to the dashboard and restart the game and load it. Half the time the game crashes when you reload, and half the other times, it will bring you back to a location where you saved two or three saves ago. So, when you die, just quit the game and restart - very annoying.

Bizarre difficulty settings - The game start off very hard, I had to run for my life half the time in the beginning and used potions a lot. It is best to find every possible side mission to level up, otherwise, you will have some issues. But the last third of the game, once I had done pretty much every mission, I turned basically into God and almost never lost even 10% if my hitpoints, and just annihilated everything in my path. Then, the final battle destroyed me. Had to load like 20 times. Very odd.

Ending - Certainly the worst ending of a game I have ever had.

So, while the game was fun, it ended on a very sour note. Not for everyone, but RPG fans will likely enjoy it.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Divinity II: Ego Draconis Xbox 360

posted by KillerKuba (MURFREESBORO, TN) Jan 16, 2010

Member since Jan 2010

Starts off like any other RPG game and is really slow. The gameplay is a lot like World Of Warcraft without the online multiplayer interaction. Map is great but would like to have an simplier way to find the quest on the maps.Simple game controls but picking items up can get a little hard because you have to get the target on the item and then push the Left Bumper you also have to almost be right up on the item. There are a few problems like you have to run away to get breathing room you have to turn around and target enemies to cast a spell, or shoot the bow.Other than the formetioned the game is great only has a few bugs.

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