Tag: Larian Studios

Divinity: Original Sin II Review

No Longer Original, But Still Divine

HIGH Sending Crispin, the undead philosopher, into an existential collapse.

LOW Side quests often fail to close properly.

WTF An out-of-place Pipe Mania-esque puzzle in the final dungeon.


Divinity: Original Sin II Preview

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One of the best things a videogame can do is send me off with a sense that I’ve had an experience unique to me — that no one else saw exactly what I saw. Divinity: Original Sin is quite possibly my favorite role-playing game of all time because it’s such a pure embodiment of that idea.


Divinity: Original Sin Review

Original and best?

HIGH The Pet Pal trait. Players should be forced to choose this.

LOW Some of the so-called ‘puzzles' are mind-numbingly awful.

WTF The cheese vendor loudly and repeatedly hawking his wares had no cheese to sell despite them being in plain sight on the counter.

Divinity II: Ego Draconis Review

So Close, and yet so Far…

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HIGH Realizing how deep and expansive the game actually is.

LOW It takes way longer than expected to become a dragon.

WTF The final third of the game risks overshadowing all that's good about the rest.

Divinity II crashes and burns

Divinity II: Ego Draconis Screenshot

So, I've been putting in a lot of hours with Divinity II: Ego Draconis, but tonight I sincerely contemplated quitting the game in a blind rage and walking away from it, despite making it all the way to the last boss.