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  • Summary: Divinity Original Sin: Enhanced Edition is a much lauded Role-Playing-Game that blends deep customization and humor with dynamic turn based combat. Either in online co-op, split-screen co-op on your TV, or even alone, take advantage of a classless RPG system to create your heroes and conquerDivinity Original Sin: Enhanced Edition is a much lauded Role-Playing-Game that blends deep customization and humor with dynamic turn based combat. Either in online co-op, split-screen co-op on your TV, or even alone, take advantage of a classless RPG system to create your heroes and conquer the evils of Rivellon!

    Embark upon a journey with up to three companions as you bend the very fabric of time, where what seems like the case of a simple murder unravels into hours of quests facing fiendish foes, magical polymorphs, and dastardly bosses. As a Source Hunter, master the elements and use the environment to your advantage in dynamic combats mixing weather and magic to explode, poison, electrify, freeze and burn your enemies!
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Nov 1, 2015
    91
    The best homage that the old school RPG can get, but also a rendition to the new wave on the genre, adapted seamlessly to consoles.
  2. Oct 29, 2015
    90
    There's little we can complain about. Divinity Original Sin still is an outstanding and unique experience, no matter what platform you play it on.
  3. Oct 26, 2015
    90
    You can find RPGs that are prettier, more accessible, or less busy, but very few are as dedicated to the true spirit of role-playing as this one is.
  4. Nov 1, 2015
    90
    Whether it be the finer details that the game gets so right, the brilliantly written script, the deep, addictive battle system or the simple fact that, Larian Studios have somehow managed to make it all work on a home console, the fact of the matter is; Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, regardless of where you decide to play it, has to go down as one of the single finest Western RPGs released in the last five years.
  5. Nov 5, 2015
    90
    There isn’t much wrong with Original Sin outside of the fact that there simply may be too much of it. In a time when games are releasing on a weekly basis, this is a daunting experience that requires the utmost dedication. Still, for anyone who loves the turn-based genre, it doesn’t get much better than this.
  6. Official Xbox Magazine UK
    Dec 8, 2015
    90
    A surprise gem, particularly in co-op. Be prepared to put in a bit of learning time, but it's well worth it so you can appreciate the unusual freedom at your fingertips. Also: you can talk to dogs. [Christmas 2015, p.69]
  7. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Dec 3, 2015
    80
    Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition has come a really long way, from the solid and praised RPG to a totally redesigned project that brought a hardcore version of the genre to the new consoles. What a creditable achievement. [Issue#258]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 15
  2. Negative: 3 out of 15
  1. May 7, 2016
    10
    It is the one of the best RPG I have ever played, and I played a lot of RPGs . I don't play on PC. It is useless to try to explain what thisIt is the one of the best RPG I have ever played, and I played a lot of RPGs . I don't play on PC. It is useless to try to explain what this game is. You can bu sure that if you like RPGs, this game MUST be played. Pay attention: it is not a game where you will find the best graphic effects, or the best "framerate". Here you will simply find one of the best RPG existing. I suggest to play it with no informations about the game, so to discover it gradually Expand
  2. Aug 21, 2016
    10
    Even though I am only level 6, I am absolutely hooked on this game. The combat is (surprisingly) amazing yet challenging, the game doesn'tEven though I am only level 6, I am absolutely hooked on this game. The combat is (surprisingly) amazing yet challenging, the game doesn't hold your hand, and I can already tell it has a ton of content. Even if you haven't played a turn-based combat game before (like myself), I think that you'll be glad you bought it. I can only hope the sequel comes to consoles. Expand
  3. Nov 5, 2015
    10
    I knew the game not previously - the more I am impressed. It starts at the free choice of character (two persons) where you can decide freelyI knew the game not previously - the more I am impressed. It starts at the free choice of character (two persons) where you can decide freely about sex - super! The turn-based battles are also a fine break from the modern gameplays. The story is very interesting and well written dialogues. Unfortunately, there is no German Synchro of the spoken dialogue. The texts have been translated into German.
    The inventory could be better resolved, but that would be my only criticism already. Nice that even those turn-based RPGs find their way to the consoles (Xbox One).
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  4. May 4, 2016
    9
    Great game. Interesting story and good old school role playing experience. However, if you don't like to read or examine stats this gameGreat game. Interesting story and good old school role playing experience. However, if you don't like to read or examine stats this game isn't for you. Expand
  5. Oct 8, 2020
    8
    Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition (Date 07.08.18)

    After 44 hours, a buddy and I finished the game on medium difficulty. As a quick
    Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition (Date 07.08.18)

    After 44 hours, a buddy and I finished the game on medium difficulty. As a quick conclusion, we were both enthusiastic about Divinity.

    We played through the game on the Xbox One and were both amazed at the very simple and easy controls. With the controller everything went very smoothly - great implementation.

    Gameplay

    It's been a long time since we played a turn-based RPG. At first I was personally skeptical that I could get used to this type of gameplay again. But you could put your concerns aside immediately because the gameplay is extremely fun (rock, scissors, paper in dialogues, just wonderful). An unbelievable density of puzzles, secret paths and very lucrative hiding places make the world in itself very exciting and challenging. The fights are sometimes very hard and the AI ​​is also clever (this must be a real challenge with a lot of tactics on the higher levels of difficulty). As is typical for role-playing games, we created our characters at the beginning, whereby the character editor does not tear up trees. We played with a group of 1x tank, 2 magicians and an archer. My colleague chose a magician and I chose the shooter, everything went very well, there was enough damage, even if one or the other meteorite hit more than just the enemy: D. Very rarely there were smaller FPS dropouts in the rounds, e.g. when a whole horde of opponents was shot at with a hail of arrows, hailstorms or the like. Which brings me straight to performance and graphics.

    Performance / graphics

    Graphics were really adorable in some places and I really liked it overall, especially the capabilities were very nice to look at. Since the performance is much more important, I am glad that, apart from the above example, there were no problems and the whole thing was playable smoothly.

    Story

    Without spoiling the story, it can be said that we found it extremely successful and were happy to accompany the source hunters. With some surprising parts and very cool boss fights (especially the last fight), the game offered a decent fantasy story.

    Criticisms

    In brief, a few more negative points:
    - Crafting system (very confusing)
    - Fast forward laps (is there an option?)
    - mounts?
    - Quest log subdivision (also very confusing)

    Conclusion

    All in all, an outstanding role-playing game. I can recommend anyone who hasn't already, e.g. Due to the turn-based fighting, we strongly recommend giving the game a chance and enjoying a strong RPG, preferably in CO-OP, beyond the beginning.

    8.5 out of 10 healing potions
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  6. Jun 24, 2020
    8
    If you enjoyed the Baldur's Gate games of old, this is that feeling again but with a new coat of current gen graphics paint.
  7. Feb 10, 2020
    0
    L'Original Sin d'origine était une sorte de version bêta d'un kickstarter de mendiant à la base (on sait que le kickstarter est laL'Original Sin d'origine était une sorte de version bêta d'un kickstarter de mendiant à la base (on sait que le kickstarter est la "plate-forme" qui sert aux développeurs en phase de clochardisation à faire la manche...) ; cette "édition améliorée" à l'occasion de la sortie sur consoles est devenue un peu moins bêta et un peu mieux finie mais le jeu est resté néanmoins très bêta dans l'ensemble...

    Il s'avère en effet très bas de plafond pour un jeu de rôle qui n'a pas grand-chose de "rôle" à dire vrai, à part surtout les défauts outrancièrement exagérés ici... un jeu très bêta et très bête donc dont l'humour crétin omniprésent est vraiment pénible à supporter.

    Son monde générique est très ballot et n'appelle jamais qu'une attention polie alors que son espèce d'histoire à la godille suscite quelques baillements plus ou moins discrets... Son combat au tour par tour semble alléchant mais se révèle à l'usage bancal et décidément trop foireux. Le "leitmotiv" qui tourne à l'obsession en ce qui concerne les surfaces à "piéger" est en effet une mécanique qui ne tourne pas rond, en plus d'être très con et bâclée.

    L'interface sur la console est plutôt ratée et peu commode à utiliser, le dirigisme est roi ici, les choix sont quasi-inexistants et les ennemis vite trop balèzes, histoire de se donner une allure de jeu élitiste à la mords-moi-le-noeud. Graphiquement, ça reste bof et plutôt niais et enfin globalement cette "enhanced edition" demeure aussi merdique que l'originale !
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