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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...
This game is double the power, double the excitment, and double the fun. But it also has double the seating. Although sequels are usually terrible (but some aren't) this one makes it to the top. It's great Versus is great. You'll never get bored with one another, but the one player action could be bland sometimes. You can tour through stages never before seen, and awesome powers never even imaginable. Along with the original characters , many others join. And with many new characters, there has to be many new powers. each of these individuals has exactly what they need to finish in first place. A good old friend of mine, Ben Parker, who also goes by "Uncle Ben," once said "With Great power, Comes great responsibility." And thats what people all over should do with this game.