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  • Summary: Dungeon Siege II: Broken World is an action/role-playing game set in a dark, post-apocalyptic fantasy world that concludes the story of Dungeon Siege II. You must hunt down the Dark Wizard in order exact your vengeance and undo the evil brought to the world of Aranna. After the shocking betrayal at the end of Dungeon Siege II, play through Act IV to conclude this epic adventure. 10 additional hours of primary quest gameplay and an additional 5 hours of optional quests and levels, including two new modes of play, Mercenary and Elite. Over 40 new monsters and beasts with powers that will change the way you play. New items including all new powerful weapons and armor, as well as enchanting magic items. Two brand new character classes that combine the powers of magic and combat. All new spells and powers. New pets have been added to enhance gameplay in addition to new races for the world of Aranna – the Dwarves are now back by popular demand. New reagent recipes that will allow you to create unique and powerful items. [2K Games] Expand
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 28
  2. Negative: 1 out of 28
  1. Anyone who’s followed the Dungeon Seige series needs this expansion pack!
  2. My greatest issue with the expansion: there’s very little added in the way of quests and dungeons, and not that much effort was put into making them distinctive.
  3. The graphics are based on the same engine as before and thus have shown little improvement since the last iteration of the franchise. This is an expansion but not an overly long one.
  4. The lacklustre story plus the dated look and feel of Broken World spoil Dungeon Siege II’s reputation a bit.
  5. Additions such as the re-emergence of the Dwarves as a playable character class will be welcomed by gamers disappointed by their omission in the main game, and the extra spell classes at least widen a player's armoury.
  6. 60
    If there's one thing that should have been fixed with the expansion and wasn't, it's the map and quest marking system. The mini-map in the corner is still fine, but the map screen is so useless, it actually takes away from the fun of the game.
  7. Unfortunately, this expansion fails to add any worthwhile new gameplay mechanics or modes (multiplayer, anyone?), proving that some worlds are harder to repair than others.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 9
  2. Negative: 4 out of 9