Neverwinter Nights 2: Storm of Zehir

  • Neverwinter Nights 2: Storm of Zehir
70
Based on 14 scores, 16 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • Interesting party conversations; overland map; some good art design; great new monster models.
  • Turns Neverwinter Nights 2 into an oldschool RPG, Overland map reintroduces a sense of exploration, Campaign is well suited for online multiplayer.

Cons:

  • Boringly generic adventure; dull dungeons; random encounters need to be tuned; pointless death system.
  • Interface doesnt work well with this style of RPG, Flat story loaded with mostly dull quests, The overland map needs some serious tweaking, Mostly brutal voice acting.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Gameplay Monthly on 83

To sum it up, two apparent evil races, the Drengins and the Koraths are ravaging the galaxy, annihilating the other races they meet. The Korath made an alliance with a force known as the Dread Lords, some ultra-powerful being that were freed from...

By AsiaOne on -

By Yap Hui Bin, a freelance writerSTRING your bow and draw your sword for Storm Of Zehir (SOZ), the second expansion for Neverwinter Nights 2.You start off by selecting four members from the pre-built list or create your dream team from scratch....

By Games Radar on 70

Love it or hate it, you’ve got to give Storm of Zehir points for effort. Developers Obsidian could easily have banged out a generic adventure for this expansion pack. Instead, they’ve produced a radical overhaul, one that’s not afraid...

By GameZone on 82

This is a game that harkens back to the good old days of adventure D&D video-gaming, where the adventure is strong, but strategic playing is stronger. You have to play wisely and smartly in this...

By GameSpy on 50

Neverwinter Nights 2 has always really been two products. Theres the single-player adventure which most people play when they open the box, and then theres the Neverwinter tools, a very powerful collection of mod tools that dedicated world builders...

By cnet on 60

Obsidian Entertainment attempts to turn back the clock with Storm of Zehir, a Neverwinter Nights 2 expansion that tries hard to emulate the seminal single-player role-playing game Baldurs Gate. But even though nostalgia makes this notion appealing,...

By GameSpot on 60

Storm of Zehir tries to be the square peg in Neverwinter Nights 2s round hole, with predictably lackluster results....

By 1UP on 81

What do you want your role-playing game to be? It's a subject that I've thought about a lot recently. While I love RPGs, the genre can drive me batty. Many push you through a story with a metaphorical Spear +3 at your back -- and that's fine...

International Review By dome.fi on -

NWN2:n Storm of Zehir -laajennus muuttaa tilanteen, ja tarjoaa myös monia muita mielenkiintoisia uudistuksia. Kaikella on kuitenkin hintansa.Storm of Zehir eroaa jo perusluonteeltaan emopelistä ja erityisesti eeppisiin mittasuhteisiin...

International Review By OnlineWelten on 76

Add-ons muss nicht automatisch der Geruch von billig zusammengeklöppeltem Stückwerk anhaften. Hätte Obsidian die Klasse von Erweiterungen wie Schatten von Undernzit erreicht, wäre ich glücklich. So bleibt eine Reise, die...

International Review By ITpro.no on 50

De som savner spill som Icewind Dale bør teste Storm of Zehir. På den høyeste vanskelighetsgraden kan det utfordre selv den mest erfarne rollespilleren. Dessverre er mangelen på en ordentlig engasjerende historie og interessante karakterer, merkbar....

International Review By Gamereactor on 50

Neverwinter Nights 2 var superbt. Mask of the Betrayer var om muligt endnu bedre. Hvordan er så Storm of Zehir? Det fortæller Nicolas dig alt om.Efter et skibbrud, skylles en gruppe eventyrere op på junglekontinentet Samarachs kyst. Her...

International Review By GameCaptain on 72

Eigentlich ein Grund zur Freude und gespannter Erwartung, kann Storm of Zehir mich nicht begeistern. Diverse Schwachstellen der Vorgänger wurden übernommen und die neue Überlandkarte kann nicht überzeugen. Da sich die zahlreichen...

International Review By GamingXP on 73

Zusammenfassend ... nun ja ... bin ich mit der Performance von „Storm of Zehir“ eigentlich nicht zufrieden. Die „Neverwinter Nights“-Reihe zeichnete sich für mich vor allem durch einen Faktor aus: Eine recht solide Story....

International Review By Gamers on 81

Über 12 Monate mussten die „Neverwinter“-Fans auf ein weiteres Abenteuer warten. Dass sich diese Durststrecke gelohnt hat, erfahren die Freunde der Serie schon in den ersten Minuten, wenn sie ihre eigene Gruppe mit dem Editor gestalten...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on 89

Wer klassische Rollenspiele am PC mag, kam spätestens mit dem Add-on Mask of Betrayer nicht an Neverwinter Nights 2 vorbei. Nun legen die Entwickler von Obsidian nach und präsentieren mit Storm of Zehir die zweite Erweiterung....