My 13-Year-Old Baldur's Gate Review, Enhanced Edition

When PC role-playing classic Baldur's Gate was released in 1998, I was writing for a small gaming news site called Videogamers.com. BioWare's masterpiece was my first official PC game review. While Videogamers.com is long gone, the magical Internet Wayback Machine houses an archived version of the review, at least… » 11/28/12 8:30pm 11/28/12 8:30pm

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition: Everything You Should Know

On November 30, 1998, a little-known company called BioWare released a strangely-titled game named Baldur's Gate for personal computers. It was critically and commercially acclaimed, an excellent RPG with a gigantic world, interesting characters, and a ton of little details to discover and enjoy. » 11/28/12 12:00pm 11/28/12 12:00pm

The Galvanizing Glory Of The Baldur's Gate Theme Music

Just listen to it. Listen to that puppy. That groove in five, that sinister melody. The way it pushes you, onward. Onward to the character creation screen!


In just a couple short months, we'll get to play the enhanced edition of Baldur's Gate. That's extra good news for me, because I played more Baldur's Gate II » 7/26/12 9:00pm 7/26/12 9:00pm

They Hope Baldur's Gate Will Revive The Classic RPG

Classic Western role-playing games are hard to find these days. The most successful ones are chimeras, like Mass Effect 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, games that graft a role-playing game's quests and statistics onto shooting or action-based mechanics. Even party-based RPG series like Dragon Age can't seem to… » 3/27/12 11:00am 3/27/12 11:00am