X360, PS3 Thursday, January 15, 2009 | 5:45 PM

Images of Sacred 2

Images of Sacred 2

Ascaron are finally ready to show the console versions of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, to be released at the end of March on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The following images are from the PS3 version, and the game features "drop-in-drop-out" co-op play online.


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Commented on 2009-01-15 18:24:20
Diablo 3, eat your heart out!
Commented on 2009-01-15 18:39:37
Image 5: Applauds female warrior for fighting in high heels.
Commented on 2009-01-15 18:49:16
Wait, this was suppossed to have offline coop too, right? Why isn't it said on the key features? Did they remove it? :S

First they said 4 players offline, then only 2 offline-online, and now just 2 online?
Commented on 2009-01-15 19:27:31
god damn it, if ever a game needed local co-op it's this. baulders gate on ps2 had it, why not this?

hopefully it does have local co-op. getting sick of all these games opting for impersonal online co-op and no local suport...what about the guys who actually hang out with real people?
Commented on 2009-01-15 20:30:32 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
god damn it, if ever a game needed local co-op it's this. baulders gate on ps2 had it, why not this?

hopefully it does have local co-op. getting sick of all these games opting for impersonal online co-op and no local suport...what about the guys who actually hang out with real people?
http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/944/944184p1.html

One of the cool things about Sacred 2 is that it supports both local and online four-player co-operative play, so you can load up your saved character, invite a friend to do the same and go traipsing around Ancaria jacking fools and getting paid. IGN Xbox editor Erik Brudvig and I took our characters on the road for a spell and found that the two-player local co-op works well overall, although there are still some issues with menu commands and inventory management, and these are brought into sharper relief when there are two players on the screen.
Someday will certainly get this for PC. Was cool from the demo, i just got many games to play now :/
Commented on 2009-01-15 21:51:37
Cant play these kinda games on consoles. PC, only way to play hack n slash games and RTS' :)
Commented on 2009-01-15 21:57:59 In reply to UrukHaiPT
"both local and online four-player co-operative play"

I bet it's 4 players online and 2 offline, they always use very confusing sentences when talking about multiplayer in games.
Commented on 2009-01-16 01:10:12
Definitely getting this. My PS3 needs more RPGs. :P
Commented on 2009-01-16 01:11:02 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by pez_Q
Diablo 3, eat your heart out!
Really? Nothing can compare to Diablo's world, atmosphere, style, story, characters, etc. I mean, this game has A) a cheaply made engine (it just look sawkward, it doesn't have to be impressive, just more pleasing and interesting to the eye) B) an effing gyrocycle (which is just like, wtf??) and C) high fucking heels. Excuse my french. But we all know D3 owns this. Looks pretty cool though.
Posted by KORNdog
god damn it, if ever a game needed local co-op it's this. baulders gate on ps2 had it, why not this?

hopefully it does have local co-op. getting sick of all these games opting for impersonal online co-op and no local suport...what about the guys who actually hang out with real people?
I feel you there, but a lot of it is just wanting to push the consoles, it can be hard to do local. No networking, but performance management can be a right bitch.
Commented on 2009-01-16 01:21:22 In reply to pythxvii
@Pythxvii I was being sarcastic ;)
Commented on 2009-01-16 04:07:03 In reply to pez_Q
Posted by pez_Q
@Pythxvii I was being sarcastic ;)
Oh thank god. I thought you were retarded or something =)
Commented on 2009-01-16 11:27:36
heh totally reminds me of titan quest
Commented on 2009-01-16 16:31:59
Patched PC version is a whole bunch of fun indeed, if a little easy to make an overpowered character especially when you get the weapons from Blind Guardian

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