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Score Breakdown Based on 6832 ratings
  1. 10 (4236)
  2. 9 (2054)
  3. 8 (339)
  4. 7 (80)
  5. 6 (38)
  6. 5 (23)
  7. 4 (13)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (39)

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  • User Rating 9.4

    A consummate RPG in every sense of the word.<br /> I like it you should try it 2!!

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by SZeroC

    n such an imperfect gaming world, I think I can honestly say I am ill prepared to handle a game of unerring quality. Sure, I have witnessed my share of gaming greatness, but I have to tell you, most o...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    very very good game. this game proves that graphics arent everything,with its amazing story and npc interaction.

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by mephistopheles9

    I really liked this game because of the storyline and the realistic feeling npcs. i dont think i will ever forget minsc(and boo) or jaheira, or yoshimo, or all the other characters. the main villian, ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    A great Sequel to Baldur's Gate!

    Rated on July 15, 2006 by Shrog-III

    Shadows of Amn is a great Sequel to Baldur's Gate. Set in the City of Athkatla south of Nashkel you have been captured among with some of the characters from the last Baldur's Gate. Again, the sto...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Not like the prerunner, Too much weird stuff going on all the time.

    Rated on September 17, 2009 by gammis

    Overall feeling: OK In comparison with BG1, the prerunner, this was a disappointment for me. It feels a bit over-ambitious with too many sidestorys and weird ingredients that doesn't feel like the fa...

    1 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    really it's a mother of all rpg's ! the game of our time

    Rated on August 13, 2009 by qrami

    they say it's old but i say it's a revolution for our time , the music man u wont believe it when u hear it its awsome and the battle i cant compare anything like it, for the story now that's somethin...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Rated on April 15, 2003 by dvdre

    I bought this game when it first came out, after enjoying the original Baldur's Gate and Tales of the Sword Coast. I started playing and then set it aside -- for a reason I'll explain later -- and the...

    12 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    The best roleplaying game experience I've ever had.

    Rated on December 28, 2005 by globalchimp

    This was the first role playing I bought, 5 years ago in 2000. Even tho it is 'only a game', words still fall short to describe it, maybe because it's so good 'game' hardly feel fitting to describe i...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    It has been 8 years since it has been released and nothing else can compare to it besides Planescape Torment.

    Rated on April 08, 2008 by Brian0031

    Okay I will completely ignore the fact that Gamespot or IGN did not rate this game a perfect ten. Because it is a perfect ten. This is as close to perfection as video games has ever got. Noth...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5

    Rated on October 12, 2003 by Epaminondas_1

    I have never understood why anyone would like Baldur's Gate II. Yes, the graphics are pretty good for this style of game, and the voice-acting isn't terrible, and the ambient sound is above-average. B...

    10 out of 100 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A storyline that will keep you up all night, having you think twice about how you will approch the next battle!

    Rated on May 14, 2007 by Ironthor

    In the beginning, you find your soul taken from you by a man that desperately wants to use it for evil purposes. In your quest retrieving it, you must save your &quot;sister&quot; and end up trusting...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.