Larian games has just released Divine Divinity and Beyond Divinity on Gog.com. As a prelude to the worldwide release of the new installment in the Divinity universe, Larian is giving us the possibility to get re-acquainted with the fantastic worlds their stories play in. Divine Divinity (or ‘Sword of Lies’, as it was called initially) is now available on GOG.com for $5.99. The sequel, Beyond Divinity, is announced as ‘coming soon’ with a price of $9.99.
Divine Divinity was the game that put Larian Games on the map of the RPG-playing world. I had the luck of being able to go playtesting the first game just before the demo was released, and I was truly impressed by the insane amount of detail that went into the world.
The game sports a massive world with diverse locations to explore, an enthralling storyline offering weeks of gameplay, plus a great atmosphere, augmented by an outstanding musical score. If you like RPGs, you cannot miss this one.
I couldn’t agree more. The comparison with “Baldur’s Gate” was made quite often, and it still remains incredible that a small Belgian games company was able to produce such a polished and fun game.
As for the music, just come to Zwinneblomme in Knokke at the end of November, and you’ll be able to hear and see Kirill Pokrovsky himself. He’ll be enjoying himself entertaining the people in the piano bar at that party, so it won’t be games music. Nevertheless, it’ll be a blast, like every year.