Arcania: Gothic 4 Review
Arcania has been dumbed down into a generic action role-playing game, so it isn't a Gothic game in anything but its subtitle.
Different skill and combat system, no trainers, no beds to sleep in to wake up fully recovered, no magic runes, and many other differences. I was at first very disappointed due to the mentioned differences but after a wh... Read Full Review11 of 14 users found the following review helpful
While Risen looked back to Gothic 2 and the golden era of the company, JoWood decided to go in a completely different, by removing as many features as they could. A major difference between Gothic 4 and it's prequels,... Read Full Review14 of 14 users found the following review helpful
We, the XBOX 360 owners, do not have a great deal of selection when it comes to RPGs. There is probably 3-5 shooters on average for every RPG that comes out on the XBOX, so sometimes gamers might find a little "thirst" f... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
And why would the perfect score be 8.5??Because giving the game any more than that is like putting it in the same league as KotOR or NeverWinter Nights or Dragon Age etc. It is a well know fact that this franchise had al... Read Full Review8 of 19 users found the following review helpful
Gothic 3 wasn't entirely bad. It wasn't up to the standard of fun that 1 & 2 were, but it was still playable. This on the other hand... it's like Gothic for idiots. Story is retarded... the entire set of intro que... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Being an RPG fanatic, with favorite games like Oblivion you have to enjoy an RPG that comes out on the 360 because there are so few. Two Worlds was a little too bad to enjoy, and Dark Messiah was about the same, but Goth... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Unfaithful sequels are no news. Generally speaking, sometimes, they alienate the fans, but attract the attention of mainstream, sometimes they alienate the both crowd. Although Arcania falls to the latter category, but t... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Ahhh I did buy this when it was first released, it was only recently I have been playing the original Gothic titles, that I remembered this title. I won't go into much details since its a couple of years old now, but ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I did not play many RPG before because I did not like to spend many hours searching or roaming for lost artifacts and spells and so on. I thought it was boring. But then I noticed this game and I bought it. I liked how i... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
ArcaniA:Gothic 4 Many reviews and reception around this game is based around the fact that it isn't necessarily a "Gothic" experience.I can agree with that to a certain degree,but that,to me did not represent a proble... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I played all Gothic series, this is definitely not Gothic. before you start you must understand that this has nothing to do with Gothic series but the story line. Pros: after the last patch, almost bug-less (I got s... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
With the release of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim getting closer I needed to get into full on RPG mode so, with Oblivion having already taken up over 400 hours of my life, I chose to play an older RPG that had passed me by… in... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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