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
Gameplay: The "open world" promised to players never existed. I think the game would be better explained as "open linear-area". You will explore new areas, however only after they are opened up to you when you prog... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
I was looking forward to this release. Why? Because despite the mind boggling array of technical flaws and what was quite probably the worst combat system in the history of gaming, Gothic 3 had incredible potential. A... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
OK i finished the game on Gothic Difficulty(the hardest) in 20 hours. I only missed one side-quest and that is ''Cobwebs for mama''. I mean COME ON, even Risen, which is a short game took me 35 hours! Where shall we ... Read Full Review9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
First off, I've never played any Gothic titles before. I only bought this game because the screenshots looked impressive. Oh boy, what a bad mistake! The good: The graphics are indeed very impressive. I ran this g... Read Full Review11 of 14 users found the following review helpful
But it could have been better.Finished it, which was a surprise as there was one whole area of the map that I or anybody else for that matter was unable to explore. Overall I guess the gameplay was fair. Combat was very ... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
First thing is first, the graphics are good.. and that's about it. I have played and finished all the games in the series and I even "survived" trough Gothic 3 and from a fan's point of view, Arcania - Gothic 4 is a tota... Read Full Review11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
While Gothic 2 was a bug-ridden, unfinished product which often crashed and with a lot of quest flaws, Gothic 4 is highly stable and works flawlessly from a technical point. Unfortunately Gothic 4 has been stripped of... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I don't know if i should really call it a gothic series, there is a small variety of armors, weapons and skills, the map sistem is not full free-roaming and from a city of 30 peoples there are only 3-4 guys that give you... Read Full Review0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Gameplay: 5 (plenty of things to do however woefully easy / some nagging bugs) Graphics: 9 Sounds: 8 Value: 8 (large area to explore however too expensive to buy) Tilt: 8 (I enjoyed it regardless of its flaws) Actu... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Not a bad game but i would wait 1 more year if some things where made better! Real prob of this chapter is u can steal in front of every 1 and no 1 will even blink an eye, u can't att pp , 3 faces of mail and fimale c... Read Full Review2 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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