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Thursday - April 17, 2014

Baldur's Gate: EE - Countdown

by Myrthos, 13:45

There is a countdown timer on the Baldur's Gate site. which at the moment of this writing still has 15 hours to go before reaching the end.

It might be for the Android version or some DLC. Feel free to speculate on it.

Thanks Pongo.

Saturday - February 08, 2014

Baldur's Gate: EE - Editorial @ Gamers Lounge

by Couchpotato, 00:53

The Gamers Lounge has a new article about the Baldur's Gate 1 & 2 Enhanced Editions.

Recently, a throng of games have been re-released. We've seen these rehashed games become just as, if not more, popular than the original. Resident Evil 4 is getting a new ultimate release on Steam. I'm currently working my way through The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Edition. Not only does it have better visuals, but it has been upgraded, making some of the biggest complaints of the original better and the game in general more enjoyable. 

I've been wondering, though: At what point is a game passing "re-release" and going full into "re-make"? While I never got to play Wind Waker on the original system, I do wonder what the experience difference will be: almost as if I would rather have the option rather than simply be forced into what is "better." Of course, it is the right of the developers to do as they see fit, so if George Lucas wants Han to shoot first, I suppose he can make Han shoot first.

Recently Baldur's Gate 1 and 2 were re-released on PC via Beamdog, and I've got to say that it feels done right. Collecting all of the original expansions into one package fully ready-to-go with today's computers, Beamdog has given fans of the original everything they expect in an enhanced, hi-definition package, complete with some modern twists like easy loot collection and a handy help menu. The basic game is all here, just with a few natural advancements that you can appreciate. It's like if your favorite shoes suddenly came out with those Marty McFly auto-lacing things. Same comfort, but you don't have to take 30 seconds in the morning.

Saturday - November 02, 2013

Baldur's Gate: EE - Patch 1.2.0 Released

by Couchpotato, 00:42

In case you missed the news from the earlier news-bit Overhaul Games has finally released the next patch they promised will fix the game for everyone.

Here is the forum annoucement with all the changes, and if your game is on Steam the update should be avaiable by Monday.

I hope you all remembered to equip helmets, because this patch is a CRITICAL HIT. We've resolved over 300 discreet issues, added numerous new features, and optimized performance on all systems.

We would like to thank everyone who has helped in the beta testing phases over the last few weeks.

 

Thursday - June 20, 2013

Baldur's Gate EE - Barred from Sale, BG II: EE Delayed

by Couchpotato, 01:27

Well it's with sad news I bring word of an official statement posted on the Baldur's Gate website.

Trent Oster explains that due to legal problems surrounding the Baldur's Gate license, and with publisher Atari, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition may no longer be purchased from the Apple App Store, or the Beamdog game service.

Also this means that the release of Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition and patches for Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition  have both been delayed indefinitely.

Dear Friends of Baldur's Gate,

We recently removed Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition from sale on Beamdog and the Apple App Store. We've taken this step at our publishing partner's request as we attempt to resolve a number of contractual issues.

Unfortunately, until this matter is resolved, we are unable to release the latest Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition patch or Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for Android.

This also prevents the launch of Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. I sincerely apologize to the series' fans and promise we are working diligently to remedy the situation.

Regards, Trent Oster President, Beamdog & Overhaul Games

Information about

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Developer: Overhaul Games

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Combat: Pausable Real-time
Play-time: 40-60 hours
Voice-acting: Partially voiced

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· Platform: PC
· Released at 2012-11-28
· Publisher: Beamdog