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  • Summary: Divinity II - The Dragon Knight Saga includes the original adventure "Ego Draconis", and "Flames of Vengeance", the Dragon Knight's new adventure that continues the epic story and adds dozens of hours of additional gameplay. Divinity II - Ego Draconis appears here as an entirely new and re-mastered edition with improved graphics and content that make the game even more beautiful and more impressive than ever before! Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Jan 11, 2011
    90
    The Dragon Knight Saga contains two great role-playing games in one brilliant package. These are games every fan of the genre should try, provided they do not mind action-based combat instead of virtual dice.
  2. Dec 20, 2010
    88
    Divinity II is simply a great game. While there might be some odd little shortfalls that pop up that keep it from the halls of true greatness, there really is just so much going for it in the way of immersive world and enjoyable gameplay that it is worth exploring.
  3. Jan 3, 2011
    88
    It is not only recommended for fans of the original game, but for anyone who want to embark into a new roleplaying adventure with a lot of intelligent humour.
  4. 80
    Judged on its own, Flames of Vengeance isn't that tempting, although the price is decent for an expansion pack. But the Dragon Knight Saga is a very good package, especially for those who didn't play the original in the first place.
  5. Jan 11, 2011
    80
    Dragon Knight Saga solves many of the problems of the original Ego Dragonis thanks to an updated engine, a heaviliy modified 360 version, and an expansion that completes the original title, letting shine many of the great things Larian achived with the original launch. The result is a fantastic Hack'n Slash with a surprising deepness, excellent mission design, great sense of humour, and tons of quality content.
  6. Dec 30, 2010
    80
    The diamond in the rough gleams more brightly, but still a chore to properly enjoy. [Jan 2010, p.56]
  7. Jan 3, 2011
    68
    The Dragon Knight Saga is a rare game that received massive fixes not from desperate fans, but from the developers themselves. The decent expansion pack improves things as well.

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  1. Positive: 34 out of 43
  2. Negative: 4 out of 43
  1. Feb 2, 2014
    10
    I Love this game!!, and people who say they dont are the reason the creators started making easy games that are very brainless no side stuff that you as a gamer has to think about. i was one of the first people to play the game when it still had bugs still even with the bugs i was jest happy to play a game i enjoyed if u dont like the game dont ruin it for other people. Most people that dont like the game where all people that only played for a couple of hours didnt even get to the challenging parts and never became the dragon but me as a normal gamer who loves rpgs i would say its a good game that everyone who likes rpgs should try its a great game Expand
  2. May 27, 2011
    10
    I found this game on steam during the Christmas sale and thought the content seemed interesting, though I was fairly sure that a game with as cool a premise as being a dragon that I had never even heard of would be little more than fodder. Still it was £14.99 and I was flush with cash, so I went for it..

    Its not something I regret, most often in RPGs you will be given a gimmick, that while it sounds cool has little practical effect beyond a few abilities. Such as being a Demigod in a popular Black Isle MMO, this never really threaded into the gameplay, but sure it was the whole reason behind the plot.

    In DKS it is regrettably similar, you won't just be chomping people as an enormous flying lizard, or at all for the most part, it is similar to a flying mount. But it is very cool, and really makes you feel powerful when you do use it.

    The plot itself is quite intresting, to a degree. It feels quite Dragon Agey to some degree at first, you are a Slayer looking to put an end to a Dragon, but that goes awry rather quickly and the real plot is revealed. There is alot of fine humor in the game, and the single thing that stands out is that it is not a party based game, where PC is guarded and supported by companions and only represents a small portion of the fighting power, yet takes full credit. You will be doing the fighting with your own hands or spells, and barring the slightly bumpy start really get the feeling you are an ancient, godlike being. Able to toast people, cast spells, shoot arrows, stab, read minds and whatever else you fancy.

    Its hard to credit the game with being non linear, what it can be credited with is being really, really good, and i'd heartily recommend it. Especially when it languishes in the shadow of the comparatively poorer Dragon Age II. This is how action RPG should be done, in this game you can and must dodge attacks using your characters great agility, rather than have your feet glued to the ground.

    Amazing game, I enjoyed it far far more than I expected.

    Another bonus I am really anal about is that you have some character customization options, such as gender, voice and hair, which can really break an RPG for me. I like a bit of, or a lot of choice.

    Being able to choose deliciously evil or snarky dialogue in nearly every conversation was something I liked, and I got to pick my own words. Not 'click here to reveal'.
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  3. Jan 31, 2012
    9
    Excellent graphics and hundred of hours game play with lot of quests. Environments are stunning to look around while playing. It's hard to beat at great price! Expand
  4. May 7, 2011
    9
    D2: DKS is probably the best RPG you've never heard about. It's criminally under-appreciated, especially given the hype that inferior games like Dragon Age 2 receive. Actual combat plays like an action game - fluid, fast, and intuitive. But preparing for battle (i.e., character building, equipment management, enchantments, charms, potions, allies) can be as intricate and hardcore-ish as you choose to make it. Couple this with a wide-open world, non-linear quests, great writing, tough but fair puzzles, excellent sound. interesting story and lore. Maybe I was so impressed with this game because I started it with no expectations, but any Western RPG fan should play this game before the AAA titles get released later this year. Expand
  5. Sep 24, 2011
    8
    An excellent game ultimately undone by its own ambition. The developers strove for perfection in every aspect of this game and when it comes graphics, story, voice acting, and immersion they succeeded. The story is by far the most engrossing, original, and compelling story in a major RPG in a decade. The voice acting is awesome. The graphics and the action focus in combat make for true immersion. The problem, however, is that they couldn't sustain perfection in all aspects of the game and the result is at times wincing. My biggest gripe is the sheer complexity of the game. In Divinity 2 I found myself simply overwhelmed with choices: where to go, what to do, what to wear, what enhancement to put on what I'm wearing. To be truthful I found myself at times simply saying to myself, "oh the hell with it!" and going to the option screen and turning the difficulty slider down to "casual" to get through a rough fight rather than dealing with the sheer plethora of gems, charms, enchants, skills, and gear. The randomly generated loot is a particular annoyance. The AI for summoned creatures is horrible. More than anything else I was struck by the fact that it seemed like the developers took an excellent old-school RPG and mated it with some of the worst aspects of the World of Warcraft. Nevertheless, if you like RPGs you owe it to yourself to play this game. Outside The Witcher it's the best RPG I have played in the last five years. As much as I want to give this a 10 I just can't. I'm rating this game an eight but it's a "tough love" eight. I strongly think that if the developers had resisted some of their more grandiose ambitions I would be rating this the best RPG ever made. But they bit of more than they could chew, as the saying goes. Expand
  6. Apr 18, 2011
    8
    This one of these games that should be appreciated for being different and unique.A RPG that gives the player a very interesting feeling of belonging there.The player is not spoon-fed, the game leaves lots of exploration freedom with many unique crafting , enchanting and NPC interaction features. A very interesting sense of humor, that pulls in the player and creates the feeling that something is accomplished . The Player Character is someone with impact, that is something that is becoming rare in modern RPG's where a cutscene defines the impact, instead of the players decision.There is lots of love in the detail, many interesting NPC's and player abilities that are actually fun. Combat is action heavy, a very rare case where the combat is doing exactly what I expect it to do-in this specific case to entertain me. The included expansion Flames of Vengeance is more character oriented, evolving around the player, and His decisions and is a welcome addition that adds more focus to the initial game.
    Overall lots of quests, funny dialogues with great voice overs ,great music and beautiful visuals that are just a expansion of the interesting atmosphere.
    A 8 as score only because I liked better the more difficult and even unpolished approach of Ego Draconis, namely some specific locations that are combat wise made simpler in DKS.
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  7. Oct 23, 2012
    1
    I´m glad i got this game for a cheap price on steam. It sucks in so many ways. But it all comes to the most boring combat i have ever seen in a game. It is like a hack n slash gameplay with mobs too low in numbers and too high in life to kill in a few blows. Boring to its very core. A few hours in the game and i deleted it from my pc. Don´t waste your time or money in such a bad game. Expand

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