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Divinity: Original Sin is an unashamed timewarp, a beast unrestrained in dragging old-school RPG values into the modern day. The concessions it makes are often by-products of the things it pursues, qualities like agency, depth and challenge. The game is so loaded with depth that, like an inventory-laden hero, it's almost crippled by it, teetering over the abyss of...

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Buddy up with Divinity: Original Sin's two new companions

New DLC for Divinity: Original Sin is available now for free, giving players two new companions to recruit into their heroic entourage. The duo are ranger Bairdotr (left) and mute rogue Wolgraff (right), and you can access them by downloading the DLC on Steam or updating the game on GOG, and then...

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Divinity: Original Sin moves half a million copies

Throwback PC RPG Divinity: Original Sin has sold over 500,000 copies since its launch in June, developer Larian Studios announced today. Pitching its project as a return to the genre's roots, Larian surged past its Kickstarter goal last year, more than doubling its initial funding target....

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Joystiq Weekly: EA Access, Divinity: Original Sin review, The Last Of Us revisited and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. EA announced EA Access this week, a monthly or yearly...

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Divinity: Original Sin review: Old-school absolution

Divinity: Original Sin is an unashamed timewarp, a beast unrestrained in dragging old-school RPG values into the modern day. The concessions it makes are often by-products of the things it pursues, qualities like agency, depth and challenge. The game is so loaded with depth that, like an...

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Joystiq Streams: Divinity Original Sin pumps up our RPG bonafides [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Larian Studios will never say die! More than a decade on from Divine Divinity, the studios remains committed to old-fashioned PC RPG style. Adventures in the magical kingdom of Rivellon do not need streamlined first-person shooting and aggressive Facebook features in 2014! Quests performed for...

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Divinity: Original Sin returns to the naughty step until June 30

Larian Studios delayed Divinity: Original Sin by 10 days today, citing the need for a few more finishing touches before the game can ascend out of Steam Early Access. Now Original Sin is to launch fully for Windows PC and Mac on June 30, and by then it'll include a limited range of voice-overs...

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Take a peek at Divinity: Original Sin Collector's Edition

Need cloth maps to go with your RPGs? Divinity: Original Sin's Collector's Edition will weave you a pretty picture of the world of Rivellon on June 20, the day fans move on from Early Access and begin clicking through the finished game for PC and Mac. If you've already got enough fictional...

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And lo, Divinity: Original Sin doth launch fully in June

Divinity: Original Sin launches in full on June 20, marking a return to PC screens for Larian Studio's RPG series - with a little help from its friends. A Mac version is also on the way at a later date. The game that came up with Sin before Final Fantasy X, SiN and the Bible (ok, maybe not) is...

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Divinity: Original Sin enters beta following 'massive' update

Crowdfunded PC action-RPG Divinity: Original Sin has entered beta following the release of a "massive" gameplay-expanding update, developer Larian Studios announced today. Divinity: Original Sin joined Steam's Early Access program in January, offering a preliminary look at its open-world...

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Co-op roleplaying game Divinity: Original Sin arrives this Spring

Larian Studios' latest high fantasy epic, Divinity: Original Sin, is now slated for a Spring release, and to whet players' appetites, the developer has issued the above trailer, titled "Spring Is Coming." According to a press release issued by Larian, the Spring launch window will allow the...

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