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
As I wrote before I don't understand why or how they gave it the name Gothic 4, people who know and love Gothic wont find the core of the game here. This is some wannabe Gothic game with stupid half retarded developers w... Read Full Review23 of 28 users found the following review helpful
Right from the start, a warning to all gothic fans considering purchasing Gothic 4: this game is a continuation of gothic series in name only. That probably should not have been a surprise given the fact that after not s... Read Full Review7 of 8 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
Tries to emulate elements from both dragon age and oblivion but comes up short -The open world is not offer as much freedom as Oblivion. You cant go into water, you cant even cross a small stream. -Graphics are averag... Read Full Review7 of 12 users found the following review helpful
I have played the game to almost end and it is a good game its the story line and lack of a professional touch that kill this. I will agree that it is a complete hunt and fetch game but the play mechanics are what di... Read Full Review0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
When I first heard that Jowood and Piranha Bytes split up and that Spellbound was going to make the next Gothic, I was expecting a disappointment. And I wasn't disappointed. Other than beautiful graphics, the gam... Read Full Review11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Not really Gothic, but that's not to say it's a bad game. I am a ways into it, I just got the pass to Silverlake from the Baron of Stewark. So far, I am enjoying the game. I played the demo and read some reviews before b... Read Full Review5 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Great game, awesome graphics, and nice fighting engine - have had a lot of fun so far - the addition of a map+marker is quite frankly, a blessing (I hated gothic 3 because of the lack of it). What may be a little lack... Read Full Review2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
I have played Gothic 3, and Risen ( a spiritual sequal to Gothic) and this is the best one. First off, this is game's main strength is its combat. Don't expect an epic story or even an huge world, the combat is the sho... Read Full Review4 of 28 users found the following review helpful
Out of all the obscure and incredibly hard to get-into European CRPGs this hobby has played host to, none have a more devoted and fanatic fanbase than Germany's famed Gothic series. With its startlingly advanced NPC sche... Read Full Review49 of 50 users found the following review helpful
Unlike the typical early purchaser of this title I disliked Gothic 3 and hadn't played previous releases in the series. I reckon most of my dislike of Gothic 3 was because my first attempt at playing it was early this y... Read Full Review0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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