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King's Bounty: Warriors of the North Icon
Downhill trend
by green_knight, United Kingdom - Sep 22nd 2017

This is a game I never finished because it simply went on too long and I lost interest - there are a lot of interesting troops and quests, but I was also running into a fair few bugs (I struggle with the miniature text, I can play around the invisible troops, though they make fights... interesting, but not getting rewards for completed quests sucks.)

I also hated being railroaded by the story: You have to fulfil quests that I really did not want to do in order to proceed, and then you get told 'you should not have done this'. Well, duh.

Overall, you're better off replaying the first two instalments in this series.

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Torchlight II Icon
Fun Dungeon (and elsewhere) Crawl
by green_knight, United Kingdom - Sep 22nd 2017

I liked this better than the original - you get to go out into the landscape a bit more, it's not quite as linear, which means you have more terrain to use strategically.

I got 40+ hours of enjoyment out of this; wholly recommended.

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Ballad of Solar Icon
Keeps its promises
by green_knight, United Kingdom - Sep 22nd 2017

This is the kind of game you play when you have no brain and need something that's quick and amusing: the graphics are a bit twee, but in a good way, and the gameplay is straightforward. This game makes a real effort to create an ongoing narrative, which I appreciated.

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The Cave Icon
Nice title from Ron Gilbert
by Prah, Sweden - Sep 22nd 2017

Perhaps not his best game, but it was still fun and enjoyable. I do however recommend his latest game Thimbleweed Park more!

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The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Icon
Better than expected
by Fanatiko 2.0, Germany - Sep 22nd 2017

Although in easy mode it can be too short. it is a great story with nice graphics and cinematics. It would be great to have an expansion or another sequel.

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Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn Icon
Solid DLC at a fair price
by Kaiser-e-rum, USA - Sep 21st 2017

Paradox DLC model has been getting more unpopular for some, but here I think they are finally returning to a more fair model, as many of the 1.8 patch features are free, and you have a nice bonus here for machine races along with many overhauls and tweaks to key game mechanics, mostly for the better.

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Dragon Age 2 Icon
Nicht wie Dragon Age 1 - aber trotzdem gut!
by Schulle, Germany - Sep 21st 2017

Meine Rechnerkonfiguration: iMac late 2013 27", i5, 16GB RAM, GTX780M 4GB, macOS 10.12.6.
Das Spiel lief in höchster Auflösung bei mittleren Grafikeinstellungen absolut flüssig. Ich hatte während der gesamten Spielzeit (75 Stunden) insgesamt fünf Abstürze: Zweimal hat der Programmabsturz eine Kernelpanik verursacht. Zweimal hat sich das Programm so aufgehangen, dass ich dieses nicht mehr verlassen konnte und den Rechner neu starten musste. Der fünfte Absturz war ein ganz „normaler" Programmabsturz.

Nun zum Spiel. Wer Dragon Age 1 gespielt hat wird möglicherweise enttäuscht sein. Die Spielewelt ist nicht offen. Man bewegt sich außerhalb der Stadt in vorgegebenen Schlauchwegen. Es sind verschiedene Orte besuchbar, diese sehen von ihrer Gestaltung her aber alle gleich aus. Das gleiche gitl für alle Höhlen sowie für die Örtlichkeiten innerhalb der Stadt oder innerhalb der Gebäude. Die Wohnhäuser haben sogar alle den gleichen Grundriss.
Auch die Charaktererstellung ist weniger komplex als in Dragon Age 1.
Ob sich das Spiel beim Kampfsystem an das Dungeon and Dragons Regelwerk hält weiß ich nicht. Ich hatte eher nicht den Eindruck. Trotzdem bieten die Kämmpfe mehr als ausreichend Optionen, um verschiedene Taktiken anwenden zu können.
Den Fähigkeitenbaum fand ich sehr übersichtlich und gut verständlich. Die Attributvergabe ist im Vergleich zu anderen Rollenspielen vereinfacht.

Die Synchronstimmen passen sehr gut zu den Charakteren. Die Charaktergestaltung ist wie bei Bioware-Rollenspielen üblich sehr komplex und tiefgründig. Das gilt insbesondere auch für die Geschichte. Wenn man nicht in 25 Stunden durch das Spiel hetzt sondern sich die Zeit nimmt, die Welt zu erkunden und Gespräche zu führen, Notizen und Bücher zu lesen, sowie allle sich bietenden Aufgaben erfüllt, entfaltet sich eine umfangreiche, mitreißende Geschichte die einen immer weiter vorwärtstreibt. Ich kam so auf 75 unterhaltsame Spielstunden.
Wer Rollenspiele mag kann das Spiel bedenkenlos kaufen.


[My computer configuration: iMac late 2013 27 ", i5, 16GB RAM, GTX780M 4GB, macOS 10.12.6.

The game ran in the highest resolution with medium graphics settings absolutely liquid. I had a total of five crashes during the entire game time (75 hours): Twice the program crash caused a kernel cannon. Twice the program has hung up so that I could not leave this and the computer had to restart. The fifth crash was a quite "normal" program crash.

Now to the game. Who played Dragon Age 1 may be disappointed. The game world is not open. One moves outside the city in predetermined hose paths. There are different places to visit, but they look the same from their design. The same gitl for all caves as well as for the localities within the city or within the buildings. The houses all have the same floor plan.
Character creation is less complex than in Dragon Age 1.
I do not know whether the game in the combat system to the Dungeon and Dragons rules. I had not the impression. Nevertheless, the crimps offer more than enough options to be able to apply different tactics.
The skills tree I found very clear and easy to understand. The attribute assignment is simplified in comparison to other roll games.

The sync voices match very well with the characters. The character design is, as with Bioware-Rollenspielen usual very complex and profound. This applies in particular to history. If you do not run through the game in 25 hours but take the time to explore the world and to talk, to read notes and books, and to fulfill all the tasks you have to offer, an extensive, stirring story unfolds , I came so on 75 entertaining games.

If you like roll games, you can buy the game without hesitation.]

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Azada: Elementa Icon
Un gioco ricco con qualche pecca
by Roberto Guarchi, Italy - Sep 21st 2017

Un gioco "ricco" perché ci fa viaggiare in ben quattro mondi diversi, con una storia che si dipana un po' troppo lentamente ma è comunque coinvolgente. Dal punto di vista tecnico, risente del passare del tempo e su un Mac recente in certi punti non risponde subito ai comandi. Propone una lunga serie di scene con oggetti nascosti e tanti mini-giochi. Le scene con oggetti nascosti sono vecchio stile (troppo piene per i gusti di oggi...) e anche in questo caso contengono una serie di azioni da compiere. I mini-giochi oscillato tra la facilità assoluta e la complessità estrema. La mappa ci permette di spostarci velocemente da una scena all'altra (non capisco perché ogni volta ci venga chiesto se davvero vogliamo spostarci!), ma ci indica solo le possibili azioni da compiere e non il momento giusto in cui si devono compiere. Simpatica la possibilità offerta di "creare" e "abbellire" il proprio "pet" con le "monete virtuali" raccolte. Amuleti da completare e una pozione magica arricchiscono il gioco. Peccato che sia solo in inglese... per lo sviluppatore anche in questo caso un'occasione persa per ampliare il numero degli acquirenti. Complessivamente, tre stelle e l'invito a provare almeno la demo!

[A "rich" game because it makes us travel in four different worlds, with a story that goes down a bit too slowly but is still engaging. From a technical point of view, the time lag and a recent Mac at some point does not respond immediately to commands. It features a long series of hidden object scenes and many mini-games. Scenes with hidden objects are old-fashioned (too full for today's tastes ...) and even in this case contain a number of actions to accomplish. Mini-games swung between absolute ease and extreme complexity. The map allows us to move quickly from one scene to another (I do not understand why every time we are asked if we really want to move!), But it only indicates the possible actions to be taken and not the right time to do it. Simply the opportunity to "create" and "embellish" your "pet" with the "virtual coins" collected. Amulets to complete and a magic potion enrich the game. It's a shame that it's just in English ... for the developer also in this case missed an opportunity to expand the number of buyers. Overall, three stars and the invitation to try at least the demo!]

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Icon
Almost perfect
by Mac M.2, USA - Sep 20th 2017

This is an excellent game (for adults). I've experienced only minor glitches/bugs. My only gripe with this download is flying the helicopters via mouse + keyboard—very unintuitive, even after re-assigning the controls. However, I do not believe that is Rockstar's fault. The storyline is excellent, the controls (excluding flying vehicles) are great, and the nostalgia is great.. Overall, worth the download in my opinion— 5 stars.

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Heart's Medicine: Hospital Heat Collector's Edition Icon
Great game
by junebev, New Zealand - Sep 20th 2017

Its an awesome game with only one fault, its too fast. i set it to beginners and i can't keep up, i waited so long for this to come out now i will never see what happens. there are many who will enjoy this game because its challenging.

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Spirits of Mystery: Family Lies Collector's Edition Icon
Ok..
by rosemary jean dyer, United Kingdom - Sep 20th 2017

This IS a great series, HOWEVER, the storyline is muddled up. It is confusing to see where this story fits in. Games are good and the story if played as a stand alone is fun.

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Mystery Trackers: Blackrow's Secret Collector's Edition Icon
Weird
by rosemary jean dyer, United Kingdom - Sep 20th 2017

Good games and puzzles but this is one of the weirdest MT stories to date BUT the plus is the art work is back to it's usual great standard

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Borderlands 2 Complete Edition Icon
Yes Deal
by Michael G.26, Indonesia - Sep 18th 2017

Buy buy buy buy buy it worth all the loot

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Borderlands 2: Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2 Icon
10/10 will digistruct raid again
by Michael G.26, Indonesia - Sep 18th 2017

The best definition of "die respawn repeat..... with fun...!!"

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Living Legends: Bound by Wishes Icon
Buona tecnica, e storia appassionante
by Roberto Guarchi, Italy - Sep 18th 2017

Un buon gioco dal punto di vista tecnico, e una storia appassionante dal punto di vista narrativo. Sono questi i due elementi vincenti del game, che propone un percorso lineare e molto coinvolgente. Le scene con oggetti nascosti sono piacevoli da giocare, mentre le immagini di ottima qualità e le scene cinematiche di buon livello chiudono il cerchio. Di contro, i mini-giochi sono quasi tutti molto semplici e in parte ripetitivi, forse per rendere il game molto accessibile. Peccato che sia solo in inglese... Quattro stelle, e il consiglio di giocarlo. A voi la decisione finale.

[A good game from a technical point of view, and a fascinating story from a narrative point of view. These are the two winning elements of the game, which offers a linear and very engaging route. Scenes with hidden objects are fun to play, while high-quality images and good-quality cinematic scenes close the circle. Conversely, mini-games are almost all very simple and partly repetitive, perhaps to make the game very accessible. It's a pity that it's just in English ... Four stars, and the advice to play it. To you the final decision.]

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Labyrinths of the World: Shattered Soul Collector's Edition Icon
Buone potenzialità, ma...
by Roberto Guarchi, Italy - Sep 18th 2017

Un gioco "ricco" di potenzialità, perché ci proietta in tanti mondi diversi nel tentativo di fermare uno scienziato malvagio e ci offre in ciascun mondo "strumenti" particolari per affrontare situazioni particolari. Peccato che il game sia un po' carente nelle immagini (i personaggi non muovono le labbra mentre parlano, e alcuni tratti sono un po' infantili...) ma complessivamente merita di essere giocato, anche perchè offre molti extra e un'avventura bonus ben fatta. I mini-giochi sono abbastanza semplici, mentre l'interazione richiesta nelle scene con oggetti nascosti è intrigante. Peccato che sia solo in inglese... per lo sviluppatore un'occasione persa per ampliare il numero degli acquirenti. Tre stelle piene e l'invito a provarlo.

[A "rich" game of potentiality because it projects us into so many different worlds in an attempt to stop an evil scientist and offers us in each world "special tools" to deal with particular situations. It's a pity that the game is a little defective in the pictures (the characters do not move their lips as they speak, and some traits are a little childish ...) but overall deserves to be played, also because it offers many extras and a bonus adventure well done. Mini-games are quite simple, while the interaction required in hidden object scenes is intriguing. It's a pity that it's just in English ... for the developer a missed opportunity to expand the number of buyers. Three stars full and I invite you to try it.]

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Rocksmith 2014 Edition Icon
Good
by Mattos, Australia - Sep 18th 2017

It is an all-right game that teaches guitar.

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Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition Icon
Cool
by theitajob, Italy - Sep 18th 2017

Very well done game, and very intriguing story. a classic

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Call of Duty 2 Icon
A classic
by theitajob, Italy - Sep 18th 2017

A classic game, with a great story, graphic now looks aged but the story is great

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Icon
Love the game
by theitajob, Italy - Sep 18th 2017

This game is one of the best ever played, unfortunately too short

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