Icewind Dale II Review
Like its predecessor, Icewind Dale II is simply a great role-playing game.
Black Isle Studios was one of the best if not the best computer games developer in history. Among their best achievements stands "Icewind Dale" set in Forgotten Realms and based on Advanced Dungeons & Drago... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
The Infinity Engine is a very old engine that relies on hand-drawn art to look good; this much will be apparent to veterans of games that previously utilized it when they play Icewind Dale II. It hadn't exactly aged very... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Probably the best role-playing game ever made were it not wrecked by terrible quest designs. The combination of graphics, sound, challenging fights and unlimited ways of conducting battle make for a perfect game. The... Read Full Review0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
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 Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
If you are a rpg fan this is a great treat. D & D fans or not... this is just a fun game you can pour hours of your life into and not feel ashamed. Yes it's a dated game, but seriously you can't find a better time explo... Read Full Review3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Let me first say I am a huge fan of the Baldurs Gate series of games. The heavy, entertaining role-playing was excellent. Icewind Dale 1 was also great for me, as a fun hack-and-slash. But the sequel was a major dissapoi... Read Full Review5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
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 Review3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Ice Wind Dale (the first one) was boring. It had no history at all and all you had to do is killing a miriad of monsters. That's all. Well, in this second part of the game we have to do the same again, BUT now we find a ... Read Full Review3 of 26 users found the following review helpful
Icewind Dale II proves that using an old game engine still rocks. If you would say Baldur's Gate plays like Fallout in the RPG style, then Icewind Dale II plays like Fallout Tactics. Combat is the primary source of enter... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
the main problem with this was it had the weakest story of all rpgs and that is what is needed to make them good. no story equals just another hack and slash that grows old very quickly. it really goes to show that somet... Read Full Review3 of 10 users found the following review helpful
IWD 2 uses the archaic though structurally sound infinity engine. This engine brought us great classics like BG1, Tales of the Sword Coast, BG2, Throne of Bhaal, Icewind Dale, and Heart of Winter. However the graphics as... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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