Arcania: A Gothic Tale E3 Preview

Gaming Nexus continues their E3 coverage with a hands-on preview of JoWooD and Spellbound's Arcania: A Gothic Tale.
Arcania also has a full day/night cycle which you can use to your advantage. All of the NPC's in the game have schedules that are based around this schedule and the game has spells which allow you to change the schedule which can make gaining access to certain areas easier. You can also make it rain in the game which will help you incentivize guards and others to go indoors so you can sneak past them.

The game continues the tradition of not naming the hero of the game but this time you play a new unnamed hero. To describe the plot a little better I'm going to call the hero from the old games Black Stig and the new hero White Stig (this is a reference that the Euros will get). In the new game it looks like Black Stig is the bad guy and White Stig must now set off to see what the deal is. We didn't get much of a plot beyond that but I would expect we'll get more info on it before the game is released.