Neverwinter Nights 2 Preview

GameSpot has conjured up a two-page preview of Neverwinter Nights 2, after receiving a tour through the game from Obsidian Entertainment's Chris Avellone.
The character creation system will also include a full suite of heroic feats and character skills, and because the game is being developed by some of the same talent behind the Fallout games and the later Dungeons & Dragons RPGs of the late 1990s, which emphasized story and character interaction, you can expect to see non-combat skills like bluff, diplomacy, and intimidate to be much more useful than in a standard hack-and-slash game. You can also expect to see some very spirited and unusual dialogue, including dialogue options to do things like, you guessed it Torment fans: Snap someone's neck when he isn't cooperating. (Don't worry...that character was asking for it.)

The preview also contains eleven new screenshots and four new gameplay movies, so be sure to check those out as well.