This game is everything I love about computer roleplaying games. Deep, meaningful choices, fun characters, good music, crunchy, tactical combat, solid multiplayer if you wish it, and a compelling narrative. While the storytelling is not as interesting, in my opinion, as its predecessor, Baldur's Gate II, or Planescape: Torment, what is? This easily stands as the premiere gold standard for video games going forward. Any bugs and blatantly unfair combat sections that this game might have, I can easily forgive. Because when this game fires on all cylinders, there is nothing else like it. God bless you, Larian Studios. May you build on this into your next game and beyond. I'll be waiting with eager and bated breath.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2024