DUNGEON SIEGE 3 seamlessly blends intuitive action gameplay, a robust RPG system featuring a large selection of abilities, an extensive multiplayer component and the depth of story Square Enix and Obsidian Entertainment are known for creating.
Feb 7, 2014Picked it up very cheap a few weeks ago. I love this game. Played it single player with "Treasures of the Sun" DLC too. Very good story and attention to detail. Didn't find one bug while playing it either. I cannot understand why there's so much hate? Ten from me - one of the best rpgs I've played in recent years . . .… Expand
Jul 23, 2011I usually read up on metacritic before buying a game and the mixed reviews on DS3 really made me question whether or not this game would be worth the asking price. But then I started reading to reviews that had the score 0, and found out that most of those where from people who had played the demo on PC or who hadn't gotten the game to start at all! So I went with my gut feeling and boy was I glad I did!
DS3 offers a truly rewarding single player campaign, with a solid main plot and lots of subquests. Sure, It's fairly simple, and the breadcrumb system points you exactly where to go but that's the way with most quest based games today. The combat system feels simple at first but when you start experimenting with different equipment and stances, it becomes clear that there is depth and strategy involved, especially at later levels. The graphics and sounds are awesome, and I really like how that game is colorful and vivid compared to most modern games.
All in all I could recommend this game to almost anyone looking for a solid and fun experience!… Expand
Apr 15, 2012Probably the most fun Co-op game I've played in a while that is not a Shooter, The game feels almost tailored like it was intentionally made for split screen, because that is the only reason to get it. Dungeon Siege III online was so horrific to the point that stabbing my self in the eyes with rust HIV ridden needles would make me happier, the biggest problem was that the gold is mutually shared between everyone, my friend and I found this out when we tried online and lost all of our money when someone came in for 2 minutes and suddenly left after visiting the vendor, at least in split screen you can turn to you friend and viciously maul them while implementing their cat as a flail, but online you pretty much have to bend down and take it profusely in the ass. One of the things the game has going for it is that you have a moral choice system that isn't so black in white for example; you can either chose to spare a villain because they could prove to be helpful to society and they are part of a dying race, or your could kill them because of an old tradition that believes in justice highly above all else and to punish them for the crimes they commit. 1 point in the games favor as well is that certain items are character specific so selfishness goes out the windows when it comes to opening chests. Overall if your having a friend over and you need to find a way to spend $30 and 10 - 12 hours of your time instead of drawing obscene images of genitalia on each others faces with sharpies when the other one passed out drunk you might be in luck.… Expand
Jun 28, 2011This game doesn't hold the same feel of the original D.Siege series. It has a semi-linear skill leveling mechanism where all playable characters will have, eg. Attacking skill, some buff/de-buff skill and healing skill. However this games have its own share of pros, this game presents its story telling quite interestingly. Graphic "whores" might enjoy this game as well as the graphics are sharp and colorful, however its character model's could have been better. Overall, this game's gameplay, storytelling and mass amount of loot had done enough to entice some veteran RPG players like myself. 6/10 for me… Expand
Aug 15, 2012Wasn't a stand above the crowd great game, but it wasn't horrible either..
1 play through is enough to get everything done, doesn't have any replay value at all..
the visuals are average, the combat is average, the story is..... average, it's just an all round average game..
Lot's of loot, but eventually you just feel liked your picking up trash, I didn't buy this game to take up a partime job as a janitor, (spoiler) and all the best gear can be bought right before the final boss, so no real point buying stuff in the game..
If you see this for real cheap, pick it up, you won't be disappointed, but you won't be astounded either, just a few hours of fun, something a little different and nothing more..… Expand
Jun 22, 2011This will be my first review in a different way, I will now review by if you should buy it no matter what (10), give it a look if you're interested (7), Rent ( 5) or don't even buy it (0). Now dungeon siege is in between a seven and a five because it has problems but it is still an okay game. Dungeon siege is a unique offline multiplayer game which i enjoyed, but everything else was bland. It's not bad or terrible, it is just that there are older games that are better and cheaper. So you should rent this for maybe a week because it's not worth sixty bucks. Dungeon siege is definitely a five because you can get this if you want, but I advise you to rent it. A little background to why is that the story is uninteresting, the characters don't built, and multiplayer online has some problems.… Expand
Jun 26, 2011Have had the game for over a week and still have not been able to play it because it will not even start. Have been dealing with Square Enix support since day 1 and still cannot play the game. As I have a recent ( less than year old) Alienware system fully up to date having the game for over a week now without any progress in playing is inexcusable.… Expand
Published: October 4, 2012Mediocre reviews for a high-profile videogame? It does happen from time to time, as the new release "Resident Evil 6" demonstrates. Inside, we look at 40 games from the past decade that earned disappointing reviews despite major anticipation.