One of the Greatest Role-Playing Games of All-Time is Now on iPad

For the past week PC gamers have been enjoying the enhanced edition of Baldur's Gate, a fourteen-year-old BioWare role-playing game that many consider to be the greatest Dungeons & Dragons video game ever made. Now it's iPad owners' turn to rediscover the magic. » 12/07/12 10:55am 12/07/12 10:55am

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 While Videogamers.com is long gone, the magical Internet Wayback Machine houses an archived version of the review, at least… » 11/28/12 8:30pm 11/28/12 8:30pm

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 than … » 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