I am a big fan of Gothic 2, it's expansion, and Gothic 3. I love the overall neutral attitude of the nameless hero, and the serious straight forward tone of the voice-acting. In the Forsaken Gods expansion, from the very beginning you can tell that the nameless hero already has a set agenda and a strong tilt in one direction. The voice-acting is a mix of old a new by different actors for the same character. I guess the only reason I really have left to play the expansion would be the new armor and weapons they added. I don't know if that is enough for me, because when I play the expansion it just makes me think of how good Gothic 3 is, and that I could just go back to playing that one for the second go through. I heard that the German developers will be back with another installment after the upcoming (Arcania - is it?). I really hope they can bring Gothic back to it's solid foundation!
There are many promises before the publishing, the most important of which is that Forsaken God (FG) will be a perfect complement for the imperfect Gothic 3. However, let's see how much JoWood has done to keep their prom... Read Full Review
The only happy thing is that Pirahna Bytes had nothing to do with this. Trine Games, to these people, the authors of Streets of Mumbai and Wings of Control and other productions, JoWooD ordered to create a Gothic add-on.... Read Full Review