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Dungeon Siege 3 Preview

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Dungeon Siege 3 Preview

Preview - posted by VentilatorOfDoom on Fri 18 June 2010, 18:36:19

Tags: Dungeon Siege III; Obsidian Entertainment

... at Joystiq.

As someone who's predominately a console gamer, I wasn't particularly familiar with the Dungeon Siege franchise before I sat down for a peek at the third iteration deep within the recesses of Square-Enix's E3 booth. I knew it owed a lot to Diablo, but little else. Within the first seconds of seeing Dungeon Siege III, however, I knew that Obsidian's new take on the series had been designed with someone like me in mind.

The most obvious cue? The perspective, which has gone from the zoomed out view the series is most associated with, to a more traditional third-person action perspective right over the shoulder. The classic view is still available with just a button press, but most of the demo I saw zooms in tight on the lead character.

I'm delighted to see Obsidian aiming for the console audience.

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