This sequel improves upon the original in every way but graphics. The story is excellent and the sound and dialog superb. The control scheme, which was lousy in the first one, has been revamped and is very easy to use. All in all, if you like RPGs, this is the most immersive RPG to come out since Divine Divinity. It has all the small things that make the game world thrive and you can see the results of your actions at every step. The only negative thing is the graphics. It looks like the developers used the same engine as the first game, but the graphics are still more than passable and the distance you can see is awesome! I highly recommend this game!
Here is a quick history lesson for everyone who is new to the series: Back in 2001, a German company called Piranha Bytes released the first title in the series adequately named "Gothic". While not a perfect game, Gothic... Read Full Review
The things that get critiziced the most here are the control scheme and the trial-and-error system. Now, I don't have anything against easy games, don't get me wrong. But this game takes a realistic approach to RPG. R... Read Full Review