This is a good game. It is a unique RPG which offers something, like the first installment did, which you'll really find no place else: every line of dialogue is voice recorded, and there is TONS of it, plus you'll get a HUGE real time game world to run around in, with many NPC's, monsters, items, and locations. It really is a unique and beautiful game. It's just somewhat grim. The voice acting is often slightly disturbing, the death experience is painful, the relationships with NPC's can sometimes be uncomfortable, maybe it's the sense of ultra-realism, I don't know, but for me at times it was more somber and palling instead of light hearted fantasy fun. Still, a good 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