Gamespy.com - Divine Divinity runner up for PC RPG game of 2002 at the worlds largest online gaming site!!! - Full Article
We didn't make first place, but second isn't that bad either. We're very proud to announce that the world's largest online gaming site Gamespy awarded Divine Divinity the runner up award for PC RPG game of 2002! Here's what they had to say:
"Divine Divinity wasn't a game many of us were anticipating -- or had even heard of -- at the beginning of the year, but for Ultima and Diablo fans, Divine Divinity provided a LOT of old-school fun."
RPGDot.com - Divine Divinity is awarded the RPGDot platinum award!, scoring a massive 92%. - Full Review
"This game is fun. This game is addicting. What more needs to be said? Well, I suppose I should convince you its fun. Okay, I can do that. I've been playing nonstop in every spare moment I have since I tore off the packaging and installed this game. With fast-paced action and interesting quests that aren't your normal fed-ex types this game puts a fun little twist on everything. How can you not like a game that gives you quests to wash dishes, blow up supply trains, solve murder mysteries and poison wells?"
"Overlooking this game would be a disservice to yourself. Larian has done what they set out to do. They've given you simple, fun gameplay and the depth that makes the roleplaying genre great. They have blended the best of both hardcore and simple action roleplaying games. The possibility of creating your own adventure is here. The possibility of playing the game the way you want is here. Hey Origin, this is what Ultima 8 should have been."
IGN.com awarded Divine Divinity with the Editor's Choice Award giving a score of 8.5/10 - Full Review
San Francisco, CA, November 12, 2002 – IGN Entertainment (Nasdaq: IGNX) – home to IGN.com, the web’s largest information and entertainment destination for gamers – announced that CDV’s “Divine Divinity” game for the PC has received an IGN Editors’ Choice Award.
The Editors’ Choice Award is a sign of excellence reserved for only the best products that have IGN’s unequivocal recommendation. IGN editors consider many aspects of a game when making their selections, including a game’s entertainment value, performance, design, originality and lasting appeal.
“Divine Divinity is a very easy game to get into and enjoy,” said Barry Brenesal, contributing editor to IGN PC. “It has atmosphere, tons of quests, and a great deal of variety to offer. Above all, it’s plain fun to play.”
Gamespot.com rated Divine Divinity 86% - Full Review
"Divine Divinity from Belgian developer Larian Studios is a well-designed, open-ended, lengthy role-playing game sporting impressive graphics and sound and a lot of replay value. Combining many of the best aspects both of action-driven RPGs like the Diablo series and epic, open-ended RPGs like the classic Ultima series, Divine Divinity is a real pleasure to play."
"Divine Divinity simply is one of this year's best efforts at capturing all the best qualities of the role-playing genre: the experience of growing more and more powerful while leaving an undeniable impression on a memorable, richly detailed world."
PC Zone UK reviewed Divine Divinity and gave it a score of 85% together with the PC Zone Essential award! - Full Review
“While you can find many of the elements of Divine Divinity in other RPG’s, its rare to find one that combines them as Successfully and surprisingly as this one does”
“The list of possible character profiles is virtually endless”
“Detail is something DivDiv thrives on. As soon as you step outside you’re hit by it”
“As for the music, never before in an isometric RPG has the score been so atmospheric that its raised my blood pressure to dangerously high levels”
"An impressive RPG"
PC Gaming awarded Divine Divinity with the Perfect Score Award! and rated the game 5 out of 5 - Full Review
"Once you start you’ll not want to stop because the game is brilliant!".