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  • Review Score:6.2

    Not even as good as IceWind Dale, the original. Just not as good as the Baldur's Gates games. Blindingly bland.

    The over-all greyness of the characters, set against snow and amongst dark structures, makes this game hard on the eyes. The plot is as linear as the original IceWind Dale, but the story itself seems to lack the depth an... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Icewind Dale II is a wonderfully made sequel to Icewind Dale.

    Icewind Dale II starts in the small town of Targos. You have been sent there because you volunteered to be a recruit after hearing lots of things about famous adventurers whos heroic deeds have earned their place in the ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Bored of just making one guy and then hunting for the rest of your team?

    Icewind Dale II as with Icewind Dale and the Baldur's Gate series was one of my first PC RPG style of games. Back then my PC was not very good but it could still play games like Icewind Dale and the Baldur's Gate. Now th... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    This game is very good. That is, it has all the required components for what I consider a good RPG. A nice story, good voice-overs, superb music and a really great battle system - the best one to use the much loved In... Read Full Review

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

    Everything the original game was and much more. Icewind Dale 2 is overall much longer and has many more options, but it still retains the tactical combat focus of the original game, without too much in the way of tal... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    This game is a very solid successor to the original game (which I enjoyed a great deal). It terms of the style of the game as well as the engine and the interface, the game feels pretty much exactly like the first game.... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    Liked the first one much better -- this one has too much "filler" content simply to make the game longer.

    I really enjoyed the first Icewind Dale, but this one disappoints. The first game was a great 2D hack and slash game with a brief but colorful plot. The locations and maps were often interesting places to stage battles... Read Full Review

    3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    "A great RPG that does not recieve the attention it deserves"

    Icewind Dale 2 is a RPG and a Dungeon and Dragon game. It is also a game that did not deserve all the attention that it should have had but did not. The graphics in the game are done well for the type of game it is. T... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Icewind Dale 2 mixes little bit of role-playing with some unforgettable hack-and-slash action.

    Icewind Dale 2 was one of those games that kind of slipped under the radar screen a couple of years ago. This is too bad, because this is a really fun hack-and-slash game. As a bonus, it has some nice role-playing elem... Read Full Review

    7 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    An undiscovered gem - don't pass it up.

    Like a lot of other people, when I first played the original Icewind Dale I was disappointed. It lack the ground-breaking element of Baldur's Gate and the immersive storyline. Yet when one compares Icewind Dale II to Bal... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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