As you might have been able to tell, there are certain games that I take on as pet causes, giving them coverage that may go above and beyond my usual duties. Most of them look like rubbish to normal people, and usually turn out to be rubbish, but there is a method to my madness.
Sacred 2 has joined my list of favored up n' comers, but it doesn't look rubbish. It has skeletons in it, and skeletons give you an automatic pass onto my special list.
Skellingtons aside, the game is looking pretty hot and definitely deserves considering if you're a fan of the western-style RPG, or as we like to call them -- Roundeye Roleplayers. All of this pointless rambling brings us to the actual news, which is that a single-player demo of Sacred 2 is now available for download. Here's what you can try:
The mighty Seraphim, one of the six playable and powerful characters featured in the full game.
Explore the expansive and beautiful High Elf region, one of twelve regions that will be available in the full game and comprise the more than 22 square miles of Ancaria’s lush environment.
Play through several quests in the Light campaign and encounter amazing mythical beasts, while the full game features parallel Light and Shadow campaigns encompassing hundreds of hours of gameplay and over 500 quests.
Level up the Seraphim and customize her combat arts to unleash furious attacks on her enemies (the demo will allow leveling to 10, while the full game allows characters to over level 200).
Sound like something you want? Download the demo and tell us what you think. I've been after a good Roundeye RPG since Oblivion, so here's hoping that Sacred 2 can fill the void. Skeletons are always a good sign.
Experience the world of Ancaria with a new English-language demo for the highly anticipated action-RPG
Cary, NC, Sept 29, 2008 – cdv Software Entertainment USA and Ascaron Entertainment have today released a single-player PC demo for the upcoming action-RPG – Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. This exciting new demo immerses gamers in the mystical world of Ancaria, as they experience a small sampling of the quests, environments and monsters that will be part of the grand adventure of the full game. Playing as the beautiful and deadly Seraphim, a powerful guardian of the world of Ancaria and its T-Energy, gamers will explore the lush lands of the High Elves, encountering a variety of creatures and environments.
The demo, available at the mirror links listed below, features: Download the new demo (2GB) from the following mirrors -
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is an Action RPG with a rich story that takes place in a giant, open-ended and seamless world. This world contains hundreds of dungeons, treacherous opponents and a variety of challenging quests. Intelligent enemies, steadily adapting in number and difficulty based on player progress, challenge in heroic single- and multiplayer battles.
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel provides numerous unique items that can be gathered in this mystical world. A deep reward system further enables advancements in character, individual attributes and character-specific fighting styles, each designed to keep players returning to the world of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to discover what is around the next bend. Drop-in styled cooperative multiplayer gameplay ensures players will enjoy the game alone or seamlessly with friends at any time. Five unique multiplayer modes round out the experience and offer a refreshing, first-class gaming experience in Sacred 2: Fallen Angel.
The Windows PC and PC Collector’s Editions of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel are currently slated for a November 2008 release in North America, with versions for both next-generation consoles following in early 2009.
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