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Drakensang: The Dark Eye

Platform(s): PC
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: dtp

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'Drakensang: The Dark Eye' Coming to North America

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2008 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT

Drakensang brings back epic party-based RPG gameplay in a breathtakingly detailed world, based on one of the world's biggest pen & paper franchises. With incredible eye for detail, the world of Aventuria comes alive on the PC in state-of-the-art 3D graphics that bring to life the epic vistas and stunning variety of this one-of-a-kind fantasy world.

The Dark Eye Drakensang is a new party-based RPG game that uses advanced 3D technology and epic vistas to bring the truly realized TDE fantasy world to life. Drakensang, developed by the original TDE authors, will take gamer’s on a journey centuries back in time and dive into the mystical world of Aventuria, that previously only existed in the minds of avid TDE players. Now, thanks to the stunning vistas and tactical turn-based fights displayed in a real time environment, TDE gamers will finally be able to visually experience the landscapes, edifices, heroes, and creatures of the TDE universe.

The Dark Eye Drakensang is set in a unique, medieval world where sinister forces are at work in the city of Ferdok in Aventuria. Summoned by a letter from an old friend, gamers will start off their adventure investigating a series of strange ritual murders. Only after gathering trusted, skilled companions can player’s battle to solve the sinister conspiracy threatening to change the world of Aventuria. The game features a talent-based dialogue system that will allow gamers to threaten, persuade and charm their way through a a universe full of unique characters, creatures and locations.

Key Features:

  • party-based single-player RPG
  • extensive terrain
  • talent-based dialogue system
  • strategic real-time combat
  • faithful adaptation of an epic fantasy universe
  • varied, flexible magic system
  • Nebula 3 Engine
  • full Shader 2.0 and 3.0 support
  • realistic physics
  • living artificial intelligence
  • hitzone-based combat system
  • motion-captured animations

Already available in Europe, The Dark Eye Drakensang will be available on Windows PC in early 2009.

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