Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition coming to iPad

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition is coming to the iPad this summer.

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Apple users who are fans of the original Baldur's Gate series can rejoice: The Enhanced Edition is coming to iPad this summer.

The upgraded version of the classic RPG originally created by BioWare will be coming to the Apple App Store roughly the same time that the PC version will be available. The new game will be using an enhanced version of the Infinity Engine.

The images sent with the announcement show the game already running on the iPad. The release also mentions a new adventure and a new character for BGEE on all platforms.

If Baldur's Gate 3 ever gets off the ground as Beamdog is hoping, this announcement bodes well for it also appearing on the iPad.

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    March 22, 2012 11:55 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Baldur's Gate Enhanced coming to iPad.

    Baldur's Gate: Enhance Edition is coming to the iPad this summer.

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      March 22, 2012 11:59 AM

      SWEET

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      March 22, 2012 12:01 PM

      That is so sexy.

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      March 22, 2012 12:04 PM

      awesome

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      March 22, 2012 12:09 PM

      :O Hotness!

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      March 22, 2012 12:09 PM

      Well shit. Now I might actually buy an iPad.

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      March 22, 2012 12:23 PM

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      March 22, 2012 12:24 PM

      John Keefer is on fire. Appreciate the news.

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      March 22, 2012 12:27 PM

      it just ripped through my pantz!

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      March 22, 2012 12:29 PM

      So glad I got an iPad!

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        March 22, 2012 12:31 PM

        Seriously, I've been doing so much more gaming on it than my consoles or PC.

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          March 22, 2012 7:55 PM

          I'm loving it so far, just need somebody to create a nice classic might and magic clone or port some elders scrolls games/clones would be nice. Silversword just doesnt do it for me and The Quest is a little too iphoney.

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            March 22, 2012 8:15 PM

            There are. Ravenmark, Palm Heroes 2, Battle of Wesnoth and scores of others cheap and good

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              March 23, 2012 12:24 AM

              I think you got the wrong might and magic. I was talking about the original party based games and not Heros of might and magic. Those games are all like Heros :(

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      March 22, 2012 12:30 PM

      hell yes!

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      March 22, 2012 12:49 PM

      i just came

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      March 22, 2012 1:07 PM

      Yay!!!!!!!!!

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      March 22, 2012 1:09 PM

      I wonder if by any chance you can buy it once and play it on all platforms.

      If not, I'm sure I'll get it on PC and iPad both, but it'd be nice.

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        March 22, 2012 1:53 PM

        cloud saves that work between platforms would be sweeeet

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        March 22, 2012 3:32 PM

        iOS that would possible across iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch but not back to the Mac. It's unlikely you'll be able to play the same characters and have all of your saves across iCloud but I know it is possible.

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          March 22, 2012 6:10 PM

          I can live with that. There are so many race/class/alignment combos I've never tried that I can happily do different characters on each platform.

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          March 22, 2012 8:17 PM

          It wouldn't have to be done over iCloud. The saves could be handled by a separate server through the game.

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      March 22, 2012 1:11 PM

      All of a sudden, I regret selling the iPad

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      March 22, 2012 1:12 PM

      I've never played Balder's Gate, but I will now.

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      March 22, 2012 1:13 PM

      ATTN OverloadUT

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      March 22, 2012 1:14 PM

      Mm more turn based, top down rpgs please!

      I'd even love new properties in this genre.

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      March 22, 2012 1:17 PM

      i thought i wanted this but now i am scared that it will be an unplayable mess careful wut u wish 4

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      March 22, 2012 1:29 PM

      Exclamation!!

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      March 22, 2012 1:37 PM

      Fantastic news!

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      March 22, 2012 1:38 PM

      is this game like Diablo or something? never played it

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        March 22, 2012 1:50 PM

        It's the great-grand-dad of Dragon Age, but prettier

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        March 22, 2012 2:30 PM

        No. Diablo is an action rpg with an emphasis on character design and loot. Baldur's Gate is a classical rpg with an emphasis on story and pausable party combat.

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      March 22, 2012 1:45 PM

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      March 22, 2012 1:58 PM

      Perfect game for an iPad.

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      March 22, 2012 1:59 PM

      this is like christmas

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      March 22, 2012 2:14 PM

      You are all such hipsters...

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      March 22, 2012 2:33 PM

      I want this on the Vita :(

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      March 22, 2012 2:36 PM

      My ipad 3 purchase is now justified beyond all doubt

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      March 22, 2012 2:42 PM

      This makes me wonder if we may also see a Planescape: Torment release as well... Heaven.

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      March 22, 2012 2:46 PM

      I consider this my killer app for the ipad.

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      March 22, 2012 2:47 PM

      So smart

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      March 22, 2012 3:08 PM

      I'd be lying if I said, I didn't see that coming.
      I've always thought BG would have a strong market in the mobile market.

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      March 22, 2012 3:27 PM

      BG on the go... bought

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      March 22, 2012 3:33 PM

      If this goes well I hope that those buggers over at Aspyr will port Neverwinter Nights as well. Especially since they dropped the price to $0.99

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      March 22, 2012 4:11 PM

      FUCKING UMPH!

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      March 22, 2012 4:18 PM

      sonuva... I need to get one of those

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      March 22, 2012 4:22 PM

      hopefully they don't have to mess with the pc version much to make it easier to finger.

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      March 22, 2012 4:44 PM

      this is exactly what I hoped would happen.

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      March 22, 2012 5:22 PM

      is the game gonna take 2gb like on pc :/

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        March 22, 2012 8:23 PM

        if it's designed with retina screens in mind probably even more than that

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      March 22, 2012 5:40 PM

      More Android, please. :(

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      March 22, 2012 5:57 PM

      Maybe I'll finally play it!

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      March 22, 2012 6:06 PM

      Yes, yes, give it here! Also allow MP with the PC version! It would be so amazing.

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      March 22, 2012 8:12 PM

      Newest iPad only? The URL in their announcement says "iPad 3," but there's nothing else in the body text that indicates the game wouldn't be playable on the 1st or 2nd-gen hardware.

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        March 22, 2012 8:17 PM

        i assume they mean it will take advantage of the higher rez screen.

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        March 23, 2012 12:56 AM

        It should work fine on the iPad 2, same CPU and everything, only difference would be lower res graphics which everyone supplies anyway. First gen iPad may be questionable, some games don't run very well on it.

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      March 22, 2012 8:19 PM

      unffffffffffffffffff

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      March 22, 2012 8:25 PM

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      March 23, 2012 12:01 PM

      It's kind of crazy when you think about it. One of the deepest and richest RPG's ever made which can take 100's of hours to complete is coming to a device flooded with games you normally play for 5 minutes stints. Such a crazy contrast.

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