Baldur's Gate is 20-years-old. The influential role-playing game came out on 21st December 1998.
Another of BioWare's old-guard has left the building. This time it's James Ohlen, lead designer of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Baldur's Gate 1 and 2, Neverwinter Nights and Dragon Age: Origins, and director of Star Wars: The Old Republic. Ohlen leaves BioWare after a staggering 22 years.
Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, the new official DLC to an 18-year-old RPG, has just launched on Steam for £14.99 / $19.99.
Forget enhancing it - some glorious people have remade Baldur's Gate in 3D! And it's free!
David Gaider has worked at BioWare for 14 years. He first helped make Baldur's Gate 2 and now he's lead writer of the Dragon Age series of games. He's a part of the old BioWare and the new.
The Dungeons & Dragons PC role-playing games that started it all have been discounted to dirt-cheap on GOG.com.
The newly resurrected Black Isle Studios intends to make triple-A role-playing games based on Interplay's intellectual property, it's said.
Drew Karpyshyn not only resembles Commander Shepard facially - he created him. Drew Karpyshyn was one of BioWare's greatest ever writers. He was lead writer of cherished Star Wars role-playing game Knights of the Old Republic, and he was lead writer of Mass Effect 1, 2, and all the books in-between (not Deception). Along the way, Karpyshyn also influenced Baldur's Gate 2: Throne of Bhaal, Neverwinter Nights, Jade Empire and massive storied MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic - a job that meant he couldn't be a part of Mass Effect 3.
Dave Gross, a writer steeped in Dungeons & Dragons history, has joined the Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition team.
The developer behind the forthcoming Enhanced Editions of the first two Baldur's Gate titles eventually hopes to get a third game in the classic RPG franchise off the ground.
UPDATE: The reveal website is now up and running and adds that an Enhanced Edition of Baldur's Gate 2 is also in the works.
"Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition will feature a re-forged version of the Infinity Engine with a variety of modern improvements," reads the official blurb.
ORIGINAL STORY: Classic '90s BioWare RPG Baldur's Gate gets a new Enhanced Edition this Summer, developer Beamdog has announced.
UPDATE: The source code behind the teaser website includes cryptic references to the Baldur's Gate series and lore:
A 1000 developers have voted Baldur's Gate as their favourite all-time game, the World Gaming Executives network has announced.