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Divinity: Original Sin prequel announced

Larian Studios continues to build out its Divinity franchise, announcing Divinity: Original Sin as a top-down RPG prequel to the series story line.

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Divine Divinity was a surprise success when it launched back in 2002. After several sequels (the last in late 2010), developer Larian Studios is taking the series into the past, announcing Divinity: Original Sin as a prequel to the events of the first game.

The top-down RPG will follow two heroes, a warrior who has spent most of his past being tortured, and a woman who was just recently resurrected. They become central to the story when it is discovered they are able to resist a new form of Chaos magic that has just been introduced into the world. Both characters will be in the player's control in single-player mode.

The video also shows off the cooperative aspect of the game, including players disagreeing on how to handle a situation and how one player's actions can affect the other.

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    May 29, 2012 11:00 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Divinity: Original Sin prequel announced.

    Larian Studios continues to build out its Divinity franchise, announcing Divinity: Original Sin as a top-down RPG prequel to the series story line.

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      May 29, 2012 11:13 AM

      not the Sin i'm looking for

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      May 29, 2012 11:18 AM

      OMG a video am watching, dude has a KI cabinet wicked \m/ continues to watch...

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        May 29, 2012 11:42 AM

        That was pretty cool thanks for the vid.

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      May 29, 2012 12:03 PM

      RPGOTY.

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      May 29, 2012 4:05 PM

      Meh, why turn based?!

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      May 29, 2012 5:40 PM

      Yeah, this just catapulted itself to the top of my most-wanted list.