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Drakensang: The Dark Eye

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

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'Drakensang: The Dark Eye' Voted Best RPG 2008 at German Developer Awards

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 5:35 a.m. PST

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.

Drakensang is the first PC RPG set in the world of “The Dark Eye” in over 10 years and is in development at Radon Labs in Berlin, under license from Chromatrix GmbH and in cooperation with the official authors and artists from the pen&paper game. This faithful adaptation of the fantastic RPG world will give players and their avatars the chance to get to know Aventuria first-hand.

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.

Not only did The Dark Eye: Drakensang take home “Best German RPG 2008”, it was also awarded “Best Story” and “Best In-game Soundtrack”. Both Radon Labs and dtp Entertainment were very honoured with the accolades presented on the evening.

Building on the foundation of The Dark Eye (TDE) pen & paper role playing game, The Dark Eye: Drakensang brings a new dimension to the classic PnP RPG that so many Europeans have loved to played for over twenty five years.

The Dark Eye: Drakensang’s story was written by the original TDE authors, which ensures The Dark Eye: Drakensang authenticity within the TDE universe.

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

The Dark Eye: Drakensang was originally published in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in August of 2008 and will be released in several languages in quarter one, 2009.


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