posted by Xterriorate134 (BOGART, GA) Sep 10, 2012
Member since Sep 2012
I went into dungeon siege 3 never playing eny of its previous titles not knowing besides its name. I can say i came out with a smile on my face saying that last 20 to 30 hours i spent on it wasn't wasted. The game itself looks great and dialogue functions like mass effect but the combat i felt was lacking. I played as lucas or the swordsman class. He has two options for combat. Thefirst is sword and shield which is extrmeley weak and lacking. The other is two handed which i found more satisfying hitting more enemies and dealing massive damage. There is also magic abilities in the game and i know there are two characters based around it as well. The story i also felt was lacking it was cool but only enough to keep into it just till the end but to make up for its story there are tons of sidequests that litter the game. Though its not very replayable dungeon siege 3 is something that will keep you addicted until the end if you can pass its short comings.
This game didn't seem to have the best reviews, but all in all I thought it was pretty good. I like the ability to change the influence of other characters in the game based on what decisions you choose to make in various situations.
The graphics and gameplay are decent, though there were a few times when I would die from being overwhelmed by enemies that do a lot of damage. But I learned quickly to dodge or block incoming attacks, and counter with a couple quick swipes of the sword.
The items were decent, and there was some variety to be had. There are no healing items or anything like that, which made some battles difficult. If you die in combat, your AI partner will bring you back to life; you'll have to get used to healing yourself through abilities and use a vampire drain weapon to replenish health.
I had a good time playing it, and though it was a very short game with not a whole lot of missions or side-quests, it has relatively decent replay value.
Worth a rent, or a cheap purchase.