Most Recent Baldur's Gate II News

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn Retrospective

Posted by ValH at 9:37 am on 03.5.2017 (2 weeks ago)

Gulf News' Game Masters column has a retrospective of everyone's beloved Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn. The game definitely dese...

Baldur's Gate: Inspiring Easter Eggs Since 1998

Posted by BuckGB at 6:21 am on 02.25.2017 (1 month ago)

In an effort to cast light on several of the games that have incorporated an Easter Egg or two in honor of BioWare's original Bald...

Beamdog's The Familiar on Giving Old Concept Art New Life

Posted by ValH at 12:32 pm on 01.25.2017 (2 months ago)

In 2016, the folks at Beamdog had a neat idea – to publish a CRPG/Baldur's Gate-themed digital magazine. They called it The ...

Five Expansive CRPGs to Bide Your Time Until Torment: Tides of Numenera

Posted by BuckGB at 5:04 pm on 01.22.2017 (2 months ago)

After calling out that Planescape: Torment should be your first pick for PC-based adventures prior to diving into inXile's Torment...

TrustedReviews' 15 Best RPGs

Posted by ValH at 12:11 pm on 01.19.2017 (2 months ago)

It's not an easy task to pick 15 best RPGs. TrustedReviews has attempted to do just that. I'll be honest with you, RPG veterans ma...

PC Gamer's Best RPGs of All Time 2016 Edition

Posted by ValH at 12:47 am on 01.1.2017 (3 months ago)

People love "best of" lists. Knowing this, PC Gamer has provided a timely update to their best RPGs of all time list. The criteria...

Josh Sawyer Interview

Posted by ValH at 12:27 pm on 12.28.2016 (3 months ago)

RPG Codex has published an interview they conducted with Obsidian Entertainment's Josh Sawyer. It is extremely long and goes into ...

Choice in Gameplay: A Retrospective

Posted by Gpur at 1:54 am on 12.20.2016 (3 months ago)

The development of choice in RPGs is the subject of a long post over at Gamasutra, which charts a path from the ‘80s to pres...

A Thorough Look at the Baldur's Gate Series

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 3:55 pm on 09.1.2016 (7 months ago)

Videogame critic and YouTube Noah Caldwell-Gervais -- who some of us remember for his for the most part excellent video essays and...

BioWare Forums to be Shuttered

Posted by BuckGB at 4:30 pm on 07.30.2016 (8 months ago)

A post on the official BioWare blog brings word that the EA-owned developer intends to shutter their long-running forums on August...

Baldur's Gate Infinity Collection Bundle Now Available on Steam

Posted by BuckGB at 12:54 am on 06.30.2016 (9 months ago)

I highly doubt that anyone reading this very newsbit right now hasn't played at least one of the Infinity Engine games, and it wou...

Beamdog Hiring for Unannounced Dungeons & Dragons CRPG

Posted by BuckGB at 4:09 pm on 06.11.2016 (10 months ago)

Thanks to a tweet by David Gaider, we now know that Beamdog is actively recruiting for "an upcoming (and currently unannounced) CR...

Sidequests and Other Distractions: The Erosion of Meaning in CRPG Quests

Posted by BuckGB at 9:29 pm on 05.22.2016 (10 months ago)

This recent and lengthy editorial points to the way in which quest design and execution have been handled in virtually every CRPG ...

Baldur's Gate Series and Infinity Engine v2.2 Patch Released

Posted by BuckGB at 12:16 am on 05.18.2016 (11 months ago)

The team at Beamdog has released another extensive patch for Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition, ...

Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate II, and Icewind Dale Definitive Editions Debut

Posted by BuckGB at 1:33 am on 05.1.2016 (11 months ago)

There doesn't seem to be any indication that the Enhanced Editions over on Steam are going to get the same treatment and include t...

Baldur's Gate Series and Infinity Engine v2.1 Patch Released

Posted by BuckGB at 3:17 pm on 04.15.2016 (12 months ago)

While the newly released v2.1 patch includes a significant number of fixes and gameplay tweaks for Baldur's Gate: Siege of D...

Beamdog Issues Statement Regarding Siege of Dragonspear Controversy

Posted by BuckGB at 1:39 am on 04.7.2016 (12 months ago)

Whether or not you support or are dismayed by the content that's bubbled up into an apparent controversy following the re...

Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear's Social Themes Incite Controversy

Posted by BuckGB at 3:02 am on 04.5.2016 (12 months ago)

Nearly 18 years after the original Baldur's Gate debuted, you would think that everyone would be celebrating the fact that it just...

The Struggle to Bring Back Baldur’s Gate After 17 Years

Posted by BuckGB at 5:11 pm on 04.2.2016 (12 months ago)

With Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear having landed squarely on our hard drives two days ago, the editors at Kotaku sat down an...

Classic Editions of Infinity Engine Won't be Sold Separately on GOG Anymore, Siege of Dragonspear Released

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 7:31 pm on 04.1.2016 (12 months ago)

Now that the Siege of Dragonspear expansion is out on GOG, the folks at the classic-focused digital game store have announced some...

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