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Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school


10:00 AM on 05.29.2012
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo



Larian Studios has announced the next entry in the Divinity series, Divinity: Original Sin. Interestingly, the game abandons the third-person "action" feel of Divinity II, instead returning to an isometric perspective in a game said to be heavily inspired by Ultima VII

The sequel features co-op alongside a two-character single-player mode and will feature a pair of protagonists -- a resurrected female murder victim, and a musclebound male who was once fated to suffer eternal torture. The story takes place immediately after the events of Divine Divinity, and will feature a conversation system in which character stats can affect which player decides a course of action. 

Combat is turn-based, with monster encounters creating a grid in which players can fight using a shared pool of action points. Both players needn't be involved in a battle, either -- one player can go enjoy real-time chicanery in towns while another is trading blows. 

More details are coming soon. Should be worth keeping an eye on, especially with such a dramatic return to the series' roots. While you wait for more info, why not check out the attached screens and art?

Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo
Divinity: Original Sin announced, goes proper old school photo




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Larian's dream RPG Divinity: Original Sin funded photo


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8:30 AM on 07.07.2014
The crowdfunding worked: Divinity: Original Sin sells over 160,000

Following a near one million dollar Kickstarter campaign and a stint in Early Access, Divinity: Original Sin formally released last week. It had already sold 160,000 copies as of last Thursday, according to Eurogame...more



1:00 PM on 07.02.2014
Divinity: Original Sin is available now on Steam

After missing several release dates, Divinity: Original Sin is finally on Steam as of June 30. This game is the fifth entry in the Divinity series and was created using Larian Studio's own in-house custom engine. After severa...more



4:00 AM on 06.28.2014
Divinity: Original Sin has some moo-ving mod tools for players

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1:00 PM on 05.17.2014
Divinity: Original Sin Collector's Edition detailed

Only 3,000 of these Divinity: Original Sin Collector's Editions have been created, and half of them were already claimed by Kickstarter backers. So only 1,500 of these exist if you want to try and get your hands on it. In the...more



2:15 PM on 04.25.2014
Divinity: Original Sin exiting Steam Early Access on June 20

A year of additional work on its isometric role-playing game Divinity: Original Sin has allowed developer Larian Studios to add, basically, more of everything. Most striking of all is the before-and-after footage shown side ...more



10:00 PM on 02.24.2014
Divinity: Original Sin now coming spring 2014

Larian Studios will be pushing back the release of Divinity: Original Sin to later this spring. The title was supposed to be released this week, but instead the studio will be using the extra time to implement feedback recei...more



3:00 PM on 09.29.2013
Divinity: Original Sin release date set for February 28

Originally planned for release this fall, Divinity: Original Sin has been pushed back to spring. This delay is a result of developer Larian Studios implementing stretch goals which brought in more money to the Kickstart...more



2:08 PM on 04.25.2013
Jim and Larian are playing Divinity: Original Sin now!

I'm online with Larian Studios right now, playing Divinity: Original Sin, the game that's got less than a day to meet its final stretch goal on Kickstarter.  We've put this together as an unplanned last-minute thing and I'm looking forward to giving it a good ol' look and maybe stabbing something with a sword. Enjoy!more



1:15 PM on 04.16.2013
Divinity: Original Sin reaches $500,000 stretch goal

I haven't played much of the Divinity series, but Divinity: Original Sin has certainly caught my interest, as well as the interest of many of long-time fans. Just yesterday, Larian Studios met its Kickstarter stretch goal fo...more



4:30 PM on 04.09.2013
Larian's dream RPG Divinity: Original Sin funded

Announced earlier this year, Divinity: Original Sin is an isometric role-playing game for Windows, Mac, and Linux that Larian Studios will expand in scope using funds gathered from Kickstarter. The ongoing campaign hit its in...more





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