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I played this demo today and I can tell you guys this game is crap. The story sucks, the control sucks, the combat sucks. I was so bored in the demo that I didn't even bother to explore. The graphics are okay but not very interesting. If they had just made this like the first game I would buy it. As a fan of the first Dungeon Siege, I am very disappointed in this crap they call a game. its so bad even console gamers won't want to play it

Actually I was glad they released a demo so I wouldn't waste 50 or 60 bucks on this. All those that pre-ordered this, PLEASE PLAY the DEMO because there is a chance this game is not for u! Bad move by the developers to release a demo, because they will lose a lot of sales from this.
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Blasphemer!

Did you actually play through the whole thing? DS2 is a great game ... yes, it's almost comically cheesy and lame at the beginning, but it gets totally awesome after the first few hours. One of my all-time favorite games, and easily (imho) as good as DS1. In fact, I liked it way better ... and I LOVE DS1.

I'm about to D/L the demo here ... looks like reactions are mixed here among OCN'ers. That's too bad.

Although ... DS2 seemed lame from the demo, too, as it was just the very beginning of the game. I almost ended up not getting it ... but then I did, and ended up really glad. I played through the campaign on all three difficulties, actually.
I didn't play the DS2 but I loved the 1st one. Actually it was one of my first RPGs. DS3 is soooo bad, but don't take my word for it. Try it out for yourself.
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hi brothers. Now i am in work but when i'm back to home i will download this demo. But tell me now. Is good this demo? Is worth to play? What is graphicS?
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hi brothers. Now i am in work but when i'm back to home i will download this demo. But tell me now. Is good this demo? Is worth to play? What is graphicS?
You can see the graphics for yourself in the OP (unless images are blocked at your workplace?).

It's a hack and slash, much like Baldurs Gate: Dark Alliance/Everquest: Champions of Norrath, and plays in a similar manner.

Is it worth playing? If you liked either of the above games then probably, yes. Not like a demo costs you anything other than a bit of spare time to download and play.
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this game plays much better with on controller on pc....this should not be.
    
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After pondering it a bit more, I've decided that probably if this were like a $19.99 game, and it wasn't called Dungeon Siege III (because it's nothing like the other two games), but rather like 'Ehb Adventure - A Console Port for PC', I wouldn't have felt the massive disappointment last night, and would possibly check the game out eventually, once I finish all the other (better) games I've got part-way through over the past 6 months, like AC:B and Dead Space 2.

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this game plays much better with on controller on pc....this should not be.
Yes. It was clearly designed for the controller. The first two, OTOH, would've been virtually unplayable w/a controller. This game is a completely different gameplay style ... less Diablo, more Witcher. IOW, it's not a point/click 'Action RPG', it's a 3rd person 'hack-and-slash' style. Bottom-line, it's not a PC game, it's a console game, directly ported to PC. And it makes me sad panda.
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post #37 of 113
I loved the first one, couldnt get into the second one at all, hated it, it was really buggy and just kept crashing so I gave up on it in the end.

I played the demo of this and im not exactly impressed with it.


Anyone else feel like they were playing a cheaper version of dragon age with this?


On the plus side, I managed to play it with a steady FPS on my laptop with just a 310m GPU and an i5 M460 on the lowest settings at 1200x720.

That is the only plus I can think of.
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played the demo last night and i am extremely disappointed. The game feels VERY MUCH like a console > PC port and this completely takes away the things i loved about the previous games.

The controls are terrible so if you're going to play it on the PC then i would suggest a controller.

In any case, this game will be on the gamefly queue but that's about it. Definitely not worth a purchase.
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I was disappointed as well with the demo, but I will be buying it anyways.

Graphics sucked, controls sucked (I need a controller), different items didn't really change the look of your character (i.e. no character customization), got really pissed at FPS slowdowns to ~30FPS on SLI 570s which fixed themselves once i alt-tabbed out, etc...

But its a buy for me because I love these types of games. It's like Diablo II (with only slightly better graphics and less skill variations) with the dialogue/story components of Dragon Age II. An obvious consoleport that will probably somehow incorporate the terrible GFWL--but still buying, lol.
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i wouldn't even go so far as to say its like Diablo 2... aside from fantasy setting and getting lots of loot, it strays from it's roots considerably.

it's an action-rpg for a console... plain and simple. With the plethora of great games coming out this year, they just made my job of deciding which ones to purchase a bit easier.
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