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Chris Taylor reveals Dungeon Siege 3

"Going to be about a single hero."

Gas Powered Games boss Chris Taylor has spoken of a third Dungeon Siege game.

Speaking exclusively to Eurogamer Germany, he said it would do away with the group focus of the previous games in favour a single hero similar to his current project Space Siege.

"There will be some things that are very much like Dungeon Siege 1 and 2, but some things will be simplified. I am done with multi-character parties; I really think that it's all going to be about a single hero. It's too much to manage," Taylor told our German network buddies.

Dungeon Siege made a name for itself by playing-down storyline, attribute and skill tweaking, and controls, so it could lump hordes of enemies on you and your party. Which it did. A lot.

It managed middle-of-the-road scores that were bumped up significantly by its 2005 sequel, which had more of a plot and generally tidied up a lot of the criticisms of the first. Still no Diablo II, mind you.

Taylor is currently working on Space Siege for SEGA, a single-player PC role-playing game more focused on traditional values of story with action to accompany it, although he is still all for action. Pop over to our Space Siege preview to find out more.

Gas Powered Games also gave us real-time strategy beast Supreme Commander, which was very good but a bit hardcore for all but the committed.

All of Gas Powered Games' titles, including Space Siege, have been exclusively made for PC.

Both the Xbox 360 Supreme Commander conversion and Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony for PSP were handled by third-parties.

Look out for the full Chris Taylor interview on Eurogamer Germany later today.

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