Dungeon Siege III
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"It may not be the Dungeon Siege you remember, but this stunning, story-driven co-op dungeon crawler is entertaining just the same." - PCGamer.com
"It's a modernised take on dungeon crawling that brings a few new ideas to the series." - Videogamer.com
For centuries legionnaires have protected the nation of Ehb until they were betrayed and all but driven to the brink of extinction. Now that evil has returned to Ehb the people turn to the few remaining Legionnaires for the protection of the past. As an heir to the legion will you accept this plea for help? How it will all be resolved is up to you!
Dungeon Siege III is an Action RPG that seamlessly blends intuitive fast-paced gameplay, a robust RPG system featuring a large selection of abilities, loot galore and the depth of story Square-Enix and Obsidian Entertainment are known for creating. Players will be able to adventure by themselves, on the couch with friends, or online in a fully multiplayer experience.
- Use a large variety of weapons, special moves & magic
- Lots of LOOT
- Multiplayer: Up to 4 players online
- Co-op play (one in each class)
- Split screen offline
- Jump in/Jump out Multiplayer
- Player's actions impact the story and environment
- Character's stories are different, but the ending is the same
Not a great Co-op gameChadWicky | Jan. 11, 2016 | See all ChadWicky's reviews »
I bought this game to play with my friend with co-op, which was a mistake. When we finally got co-op to work, we found out the progress is tied to the host player, which isn't a bad thing by itself, but coupled with both players being locked to the screen it becomes a nightmare. In this age of gaming, there is no reason for co-op games, especially online co-op games to force both players to stay within the same screen-space. It's very annoying. On top of that all the items for the 2nd players are stored in the host's inventory, so if you stop playing and you friend continues on, he could accidentally sell your epic loot you got and when you join back you won't have anything to use. The gameplay itself is very lackluster. It's slow paced and clunky. The story didn't leave any impact on me. The graphics felt generic. Nothing about this game stood out for me, other than the annoying co-op system. It may be a decent game for playing solo, but be warned. If you play co-op with your friend hosting, your progress is tied to your friend. So you will not be able to play solo unless you start new.
Standard RPG.GatsuRage | May 28, 2015 | See all GatsuRage's reviews »
The game graphics are good, the history is stand alone, so you no need to play previous one to understand it. Game play is cool, and tho it has limited character creation is still worth playing, animations are well done, graphics decent.. soundtrack and voice acting is good. Lastly keep in mind that you can download a FREE DEMO at steam store page, so I would strongly recommend you to try that out before deciding to buy the game. Have Fun!
Lackluster game mechanics and co-op playyngdr | Sept. 2, 2014 | See all yngdr's reviews »
Graphics are decent and provide one with a sense of involvement, however the ui and a few game mechanics are broken almost to a console feel. Sounds and voices are passable, but the multi-player experience has turned this ended this series. Hyped only to fall flat miserably. If you played DS 1 and II then be warned that 3 is flawed in comparison. If you buy it grab is on sale.
Oh well...Obsessor | Aug. 1, 2014 | See all Obsessor's reviews »
This game is not like previous Dungeon Siege installments. It is passable, for sure, yet if you are a fan of DS series it may feel wrong for you. Game's story is interesting, thats a big pro for this game. There aren't many hack'n'slash with good story. Gameplay itself feels ok. You get two man team, some skills, lots of items to make your character tougher. I haven't tried playing coop so can't say about it, but when you play alone the game is quite fun. Major drawback can be the poor choice as to character classes. There are just three. Graphics aren't really great. Just fine. Music is as it should be, emotional enough. Same for sounds. Voice acting wasn't really for my liking. So, if you are a fan of Dungeon Siege series you might not like this one. If you're not, well, go ahead and try. It's a decent hack'n'slash
Barely Passablenairume | May 18, 2014 | See all nairume's reviews »
Long time fans of both Obsidian and Dungeon Hack & Loot-style games should have had something exciting to look forward to with Dungeon Siege III, but this sadly would not be the case. Dungeon Siege III is a passable attempt at giving a player a more story focused dungeon hack experience where you can fight monsters and loot gear to your heart's extent. However, saying that it gives a player (singular!) a passable dungeon hack experience, this does not go for a second player. Though the dungeon loot rpg subgenre really shines with cooperative multiplay, and this is also sadly where Dungeon Siege III embarassingly stumbles. Due to the increased focused on story, DSIII imposes weird restrictions on the multiplayer side of the game, making it actively unfun for any second player and rendering the game's promoted revival of cooperative play moot. Given the genre and the marketing push both promoting cooperative play, this failure to actually provide a good cooperative experience basically means that DSIII largely fails at one of its primary goals and never quite recovers from it.