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  New Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition Media, Patch 1.2 Released for Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition
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11/12/2013
 


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EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- Prior to Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition’s release on November 15th , Beamdog presents new screenshots, music samples, and a series of comparison images highlighting the Enhanced Edition’s visual quality compared to the original Baldur’s Gate II. This new material, and much more, can be found at www.BaldursGateII.com/media.html

The original Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, launched in September 2000, quickly becoming the most celebrated Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying video game of its time. On November 15th, 2013, gamers new and old can experience the epic continuation and conclusion of the Bhaalspawn Saga, with full high resolution support and area art remastered from the original renders.

Set in Wizards of the Coast’s iconic Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition includes the adventures Shadows of Amn and Throne of Bhaal. In addition to improved graphics and gameplay, the Enhanced Edition bundles four new allies for your party, each with unique quest storylines. Also bundled in the Enhanced Edition: The Black Pits 2: Gladiators of Thay, an arena challenge that puts players’ tactical skills to the ultimate test.

In addition to the new Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition materials, Beamdog is pleased to announce that the eagerly awaited Patch 1.2 for Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition has been released alongside a new collection of screenshots.

This new patch introduces a host of improvements and additional features to the original Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, including a new interface and the launch of multiplayer matching, along with improved stability for customers with Intel and AMD graphics chipsets.

Visit www.BaldursGateII.com for more information.

About Beamdog

Beamdog, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, was founded in 2009 by industry veterans Cameron Tofer and Trent Oster. Beamdog is dedicated to recapturing the magic of the games we love with improved technology and bringing those experiences to new platforms.

About Atari, SA

Atari ( www.atari.com) is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari, founded in 1972, was the original innovator of video gaming.  Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of world renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, and Rollercoaster Tycoon®.  Atari capitalizes on these powerful properties by delivering compelling games online (i.e. browser, Facebook® and digital download), on smartphones and tablets and other connected devices. The Company also develops and distributes interactive entertainment for video game consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony.  As a licensor, Atari extends its brand and franchises into other media, merchandising and publishing categories.

Atari has offices in New York and Paris.

About Wizards of the Coast

Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards' players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast website at www.wizards.com.

© 2013 Overhaul Games, a division of Beamdog. © 2013 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Baldur's Gate, Shadows of Amn, Throne of Bhaal, Dungeons & Dragons, D&D, the Forgotten Realms, Wizards of the Coast and their logos are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries, and are used with permission. Kaijudo is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast/Shogakukan/Mitsui-Kids. Hasbro and its logo are trademarks of Hasbro, Inc. and are used with permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Atari and the Atari logo are trademarks owned by Atari Interactive, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.