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Score Breakdown Based on 5053 ratings
  1. 10 (2128)
  2. 9 (2280)
  3. 8 (429)
  4. 7 (113)
  5. 6 (39)
  6. 5 (22)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (27)

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  • Review Score:10

    I consider this my favorite game of all time!

    Baldur's Gate is one of the best games I have ever played. It has an in depth storyline, (considering its off of the Forgotten Realms novels) a great score, some humor, and it's simply just fun. At first I didn't like it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    What a kick-a game. Great game, totally catches you by surprise.

    I would have to say this was one of the first games of its genre i have ever played, and i feel like i started in the right spot, because this game sure through me for something i wasn't expecting. Great game, immense wo... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    A true classic of a role-playing game

    Some nostalgia wrapped up in this one. Baldur's Gate is a real classic - sure, it's dated now; even the venerable infinity engine is looking old next to the later incarnations in Icewind Dale and BG2. But this really est... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    The standard

    What can be said, while it is ageing, it is still the standard by which all other fantasy RPG games are measured? Its graphics while not flashy, do an amazingly good job of conveying the feel. The game play is superb; ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Best of the Best

    To say that I enjoyed this game would be a true understatement. It didn't feel like a computer game as much as it felt like an immersion into Dungeons and Dragons but without the paper and pencil this time. I was able ... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    A computer game based on Dungeons & Dragons

    Baldurs game is a decent RPG type game where you travel around the world and as you collect more and more items you gain more and more stats as you traverse through the entire game. The main gameplay is quite simple and... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    A landmark in PC gaming. Not to be missed.

    Baldur's Gate was one of the most epic experiences in PC gaming, and it helped define a series of DnD adventure games and kick off the RPG genre in modern gamers. Even after a number of years, it's a fun game to return t... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    It is undoubtedly one of the best RPGs I've played and one of my all-time favorites.

    I remember talking to my friend about video games one day, and he mentioned that Baldur's Gate was a really cool game. The next time I was at the store, I noticed Baldur's Gate for about 10 bucks and decided I'd give it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    One of the best or maybe THE best RPG on PC!

    Ever since i played this game, which was around 7 years ago, i was hooked! the gameplay is smooth, controls are easy to get used to and the story is great!, i still play it to this day, only thing that drags it down just... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    The best game in the world

    This with out a doubt, and the sequels have been the best game i have ever played on PC. Character development, sotryline, action, difficulty and adventure were outstanding. The fact that if one played their charater ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful