Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Beamdog

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition patch, BG2:EE screens released

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Beamdog’s latest Baldur’s Gate re-release, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, is launching later this week, and to get gamers prepared, new media has been released. Alongside the new screenshots posted below, there are music samples, more comparison shots, and more screens available at the official site. Beamdog also announced that patch 1.2 for Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition has gone live and is now available for download. The patch is said to include “a new interface and the launch of multiplayer matching, along with improved stability for customers with Intel and AMD graphics chipsets.”

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New Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition screens, wallpaper, music

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Beamdog has released a slew of new material for Overhaul Games’ next Baldur’s Gate updated re-release, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition. In addition to the dozen screens posted, the media section of the official site now hosts new 10 wallpapers and three new music samples.

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Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition to set forth this November

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Overhaul Games is following up last year’s Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition with an updated re-release of its sequel, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition. Scheduled to launch on November 15 for Mac OS X and Windows PC, the new version will feature the original game (Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn), the official expansion (Throne of Bhaal), four new characters, The Black Pits 2: Gladiators of Thay challenge arena, and updated graphics with remastered art and support for higher resolutions. The game can be pre-loaded now through the Beamdog client or shortly via a standalone installer.

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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition to launch for OS X this week

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Beamdog and Overhaul Games’ updated and beefed-up Baldur’s Gate re-release, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, will be available for OS X on February 22. This initial release date is only for Beamdog.com, with the Mac App Store launch slated for a later, unspecified date. The Enhanced Edition adds the Black Pits, an arena challenge, new party members, new dialog, and various tweaks.

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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition launches on Beamdog for PC

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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, the Overhaul Games-developed update of BioWare’s landmark RPG, has launched on Beamdog. The $19.99 update features chanced graphics, tweaked menus, new allies, new quests, new Black Pits arena challenges, and the ability to co-op multiplay across all supported platforms.

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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition begins pre-loading, trailer released

Overhaul Games has announced that pre-loading is officially a go for their updated version of Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition. The Beamdog exclusive will launch on November 28 for $19.99, offering players a chance to experience BioWare’s 1998 role-playing classic in a whole new light with updated graphics and menus, as well as new allies, new quests, new Black Pits arena challenges, and the ability to co-op multiplay across all supported platforms—Android, iPad, Mac, and PC.

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Overhaul Games to update Baldur’s Gate I and II

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Overhaul Games will be following up their recent MDK 2 HD re-release with another from BioWare’s library. And not just one, either, but two: Baldur’s Gate I and II. The studio, founded by BioWare alumni, will be releasing updated versions of both titles, dubbed Baldur’s Gate I: Enhanced Edition and Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition. Both versions will feature a “re-forged” version of the famous Infinity Engine, offering “a variety of modern improvements,” and will be handled by some of the team members behind the original series.

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(PC Review) MDK2 HD

(PC Review) MDK2 HD

“…the game is a product of its time, for better and worse.”

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MDK2 rises from its grave, MDK2 HD releasing for PC this summer

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Fact: MDK2 was one of the best games on the Dreamcast. Fact: Using a toaster as a weapon is awesome. For gamers who missed out on BioWare’s classic action-platformer, developer Overhaul Games, itself comprised of BioWare vets, and publisher Interplay are bringing it back for the PC in a revamped form dubbed MDK2 HD. Set to launch in September at Beamdog.com for $14.99, the new version will also include “a wide range of gameplay tweaks and reworked audio.”

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