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Metareview - Gothic 3

Piranha Bytes is frequently credited as the originator of the vast, living worlds showcased in their RPG series Gothic. Unfortunately, this German developer's roleplaying adventures also carry the stigma of non-intuitive interface design, a flawed combat system, and production values that are...

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Gothic 3 demo available tomorrow

Gothic 3 won't be released until Monday, but you can give it a test drive this weekend, courtesy of Aspyr Media and JoWood Productions. According to a post at Blue's News, the North American demo will include the entire beginning area of the game, with all available quests, weapons, spells and NPCs...

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Free Gothic 3 soundtrack clips available

Piranha Bytes is treating fans to the musical stylings of composer and sound designer Kai Rosenkranz, with some free MP3 downloads from the Gothic 3 soundtrack. In this new installment of the popular role-playing series, Rosenkranz is backed by a full symphony orchestra, as well as Hollywood...

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Gothic 3 contest, expansion pack announced

Aspyr Media and Nvidia are co-sponsoring a contest to promote Gothic 3, and the top prize is a "high end" AMD-powered gaming rig that features a GeForce 7800 GTX graphics card. The game itself isn't due until November, but German developer JoWood is already planning an expansion for their third...

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Deep Silver offers loads of new media for GC 2006

WorthPlaying has posted dozens of new screens and trailers from games that will be distributed by Deep Silver in Europe. The German publisher made these visuals available as part of their marketing efforts for this week's Games Convention 2006 in Leipzig. Among the games represented are future...

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Gothic 3 updated screens

CVG has snagged a half dozen new screens of Aspyr Media's Gothic 3, showcasing the beautifully rendered environments of Myrtana. The Gothic series has always been praised for its advanced AI and lively NPCs, but the first two installments suffered from poor voiceovers and non-intuitive controls....

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Gothic 3 in-depth preview

If Oblivion's success is any indication, the upcoming Gothic 3 may also prove to be a breakout hit for fans of expansive, free-form RPGs. GameSpy has a new in-depth preview of the latest entry in Piranha Bytes' cult classic series, which failed to find much of a North American audience in its first...

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Single player RPGs are alive and well

WorthPlaying has posted 25 new screens from Mage Knight Apocalypse, which is now just five weeks from release. Namco Bandai's take on the WizKids IP joins a solid lineup of 2006 single player RPGs that began earlier this year with Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Titan Quest, and continues with this...

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