Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II Xbox

User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 17 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 17
  2. Negative: 3 out of 17
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  1. Apr 11, 2017
    3
    J'y avais un peu joué à l'époque avant de le mettre de côté et je comprends pourquoi : plus répétitif, plus lassant, plus chiant que ce truc, tu meurs ! tu meurs d'ennui, littéralement. Certes, ça reste joli (si, si), c'est toujours fluide, l'interface est bien pensée, la VF est soignée... mais c'est d'une longueur et d'une langueur intenables. Le Diablol de la console en somme.
  2. Jul 9, 2015
    10
    The best game of it's kind. Better than the first and More ability to use magical powers which helps reduce the repetitive "press A" hack-and-slash element. Combining the weapons with gems was a great idea.
  3. RichardS.
    Oct 28, 2005
    7
    Pros: an improvement over the first episode. More characters. More ability to use magical powers which helps reduce the repetitive "press A" hack-and-slash element. Pretty graphics. Upgradeable weapons. More variety. Addicitive. Good, traditional fantasy story elements. Cons: still a very repetitive. Not enough fantasy elements, such as interaction with characters and objects. No enough Pros: an improvement over the first episode. More characters. More ability to use magical powers which helps reduce the repetitive "press A" hack-and-slash element. Pretty graphics. Upgradeable weapons. More variety. Addicitive. Good, traditional fantasy story elements. Cons: still a very repetitive. Not enough fantasy elements, such as interaction with characters and objects. No enough information - I want to know what the beasts are I am killing and their strengths and weaknesses - there should be an encyclopaedia in the game. I hated the green jellies in the first game - they are still here. Why? Overall a very good game. Not quite as skillful and detailed as KOTOR, but a different, and fun, gaming experience. Collapse
  4. L.B.
    Jan 28, 2004
    8
    Overall a really good and fun game. I can spend hours and they feel like minutes.
  5. RedEric
    Jan 26, 2004
    9
    A good step up from the first one. The only downside is the difficulty level, not as well done as the first, to easy.

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#91 Most Discussed Xbox Game of 2004
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 44 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 44
  2. Negative: 1 out of 44
  1. What was once a pleasing console compromise now seems overly restrictive post-"Knights of the Old Republic." Despite hints of moral choices and a dusting of side-quests, it soon boils down to a straight slog, mashing the 'A' button as you wander through prettily rendered - if largely linear - dungeons. [Feb 2004, p.100]
  2. It offers more of the great hack and slash gameplay that - for some strange reason - no one has emulated properly since the first Dark Alliance. On the other hand, the magic of the original has definitely been diluted, where it really should have been enhanced.
  3. games(TM)
    70
    It's possible to sit through the game in one (admittedly long) sitting and this comes dangerously close to ruining the game. Fortunately, with five initial characters to play as and the typical Dark Alliance secrets, you'll still find yourself going back long after the main adventure is finished. [Feb 2004, p.100]