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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
With developers still concerned with piracy and people's wallets straining to keep up with the system requirements for some high-end games, the hardcore PC gaming market has seen better days. Unless your soul as already been taken by WoW, EVE, Evony, Rappelz, or one of the other numerous MMORPGs out there. Most of the titles on this list are multi-platform, but by and large, the PC version is the best, with better graphics and the ability to apply mods. Well, if you want the best, you need the money.
Publisher: 2K Games
Genre: First-Person Shooter RPG
No, I really shouldn't. I just got a Level 28 sniper rifle with 4x fire elemental damage and a bonus to critical hit damage with an ammo-regenerating magazine. I should call it a day. But I think I see... what is that? It's a red chest! Hmm... maybe just five more minutes.
Warden: "Tell me about the Qunari." Sten: "No." Warden: "What? Why not?" Sten: "You cannot group a people into simple descriptions, such as the Elves are a lithe, pointy eared people who excel at poverty."