Most people just click through installations without actually reading what they say—especially if there’s some long, boring end user license agreement attached. But sometimes it pays to do a little reading, as some meticulous Steam players found out.
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…
I backed it, Kirk loves it, now watch me play Larian Studios' successfully Kickstarted take on the old school strategy RPG.
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 …
Larian's RPG and the next installment in the Divinity series, Original Sin, has been delayed so that the team can squish some last-minute bugs and record extra voice-overs. The good news is that it's only a ten-day delay—so Original Sin is now set to arrive to PC on June 30.
Larian Studios' Divinity: Original Sin is a love letter to the early days of computer role-playing games, so it makes sense that the game's extremely limited edition (under 1,500 copies) is a love letter to the fans of classics RPGs.
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…
Larian Studios teamed up with Let's Play purveyor quill18 to produce this hour-long walkthrough of Kickstarter-funded RPG Divinity: Original Sin's pre-alpha. Looks a lot more like a sequel than the actual sequel—a bit like Neverwinter Nights 2 and the original Divinity had a baby. [Thanks, DSOGaming.]
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!
Larian Studios' Divinity franchise has had an uneven past. The first game, Divine Divinity, was very good, but others have been more mixed.
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.
European developer Larian Studios has announced the fourth game in their Divinity franchise, Divinity: Original Sin.