​Tips For Playing Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin is a really cool game, but it's not all that interested in holding your hand. It can be complicated and challenging, and some early difficulty spikes may leave new players feeling a bit burned. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make your first hours in the game go much more… » 7/08/14 4:00pm Tuesday 4:00pm

I'm Glad They're Still Making Games Like Divinity: Original Sin

A common line of thinking among modern video game fans goes something like this: Games have gotten dumber. Simpler. Game developers are sanding off the weird edges, dialing back the stats, making everything controller-friendly and aiming for the lowest common denominator. But if that's true, how do games like … » 7/03/14 7:00pm 7/03/14 7:00pm

Ten Reasons Why Divinity: Original Sin Deserves My Money

Within the first five minutes of my play session with the alpha version of Divinity: Original Sin, I killed Larian Studios' Swen Vincke. "So I see you are readying a fireball spell," he said, and I shot him. I'm counting that as the first of ten reasons why the Kickstarter prequel to the Divine Divinity role-playing… » 4/25/13 5:30pm 4/25/13 5:30pm

PC Dev Offering $5,000 Reward To Anyone Who Finds Their Stolen,…

PC developer Larian is not having a great time at the Gamescom trade show in Germany this week.

The dev sent us a note to share that two PCs were stolen from their booth at the show. On those PCs were early copies of their upcoming games Dragon Commander and Divinity: Original Sin. Not good! » 8/15/12 3:00pm 8/15/12 3:00pm

Take to the Skies and the Shadows to Rule the World in Dragon Commander

I've mentioned before that I have a soft spot for Larian's Divinity franchise, dating back to 2003. Their games have never been flawless but, with only one glaring exception, they have been fun. So in a way, I had my fingers crossed, hoping for the best, when I went to their demo room at E3 last week. » 6/11/12 11:30am 6/11/12 11:30am

The Divinity Series Isn't Always Divine, But I Still Love It Anyway

When Larian announced their new Divinity game » 5/30/12 3:40pm 5/30/12 3:40pm yesterday, I felt an emotion for which I know no word. It was the sensation that combines unhinged fannish glee with abject terror and worry. In July, 2003, a friend gave me the gift of a new game for my new gaming PC. On seeing the box, I was skeptical. I was staring at…