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'Divine Divinity' Goes For UK Gold

by Thomas on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 3:19 p.m. PDT

Divine Divinity has gone gold in the UK, and will be in a store near you on the 13th September. This EPIC RPG, has been a long time in development, but will be worth its weight in… (guess what… GOLD). Features and 4 new GOLD screens below!

Update: Divine Divinity also got a US release date set to September 27 (its GOLD worldwide)

Many thousand years ago the Council of Seven in the magic land Rivellon sacrificed himself in the fight against a group of disloyal magicians, who had passed over to the dark side of magic. To remember the Council of Seven, the "Divine Order" was founded to pass on the knowledge of the wise men to the next generations.

Two thousand years later signs such as civil unrest, war, hatred and greed indicate that the dark side has become strong again and that they're preparing a new attack on Rivellon.

The prophecies of the wise men had mentioned a divine saviour of the Seven Races. This person shall be found and blessed in a secret ceremony before he/she falls into the enemy's hands ...

Features

Densely populated many-sided fantasy world

Nearly hundred skills to be learned in an innovative character development system

Exciting background story with many plots and sub-quests

Great amount of skills, spells, weapons, equipment and useful objects

Extensive interaction with objects and characters within the game surroundings

Simple and intuitive interface for easy handling of complex actions as well

More than 100 kinds of monsters and creatures with fully developed AI

More than 150 NPCs with different and intelligent patterns of behaviour

Automap and diary

Day/night cycle and weather effects

Quick-save / quick-load option

Up to 1024 x 768 screen resolution and 16-bit colours

The total size of the world amounting to more than 20,000 screens

Additional graphics features under 3D-acceleration


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