Divinity: Original Sin embarks us on a journey of a Source Hunter: an elite organization dedicating itself to finding and eliminating a special kind of magic called “the Source”, and all those who use for their own agenda called “Sourcerers”.
The game was developed by Larian Studios, an independent video game developer and publisher based in Ghent, Belgium. They were the same developers recognized for some of their games like Divine Divinity, Adventure Rock and Divinity Divinity 2: Ego Draconis. The latter was a huge hit in the USA and was released in the same day in many European countries like Italy, Poland, Germany, France and Spain.
Divinity: Original Sin was released in early 2014 and was appraised by critics worldwide due to its reinvention of the RPG gender games. The game features several modes with the option to create your own story-line and share it with the world.
Save the World
You start off as most RPG games by creating your character. The choice there is between the already pre-generated heroes which you can customize to your own liking. Starting off with 2 heroes you are called to investigate a murder on a remote island by a possible Sourcerer. The single player mode allows you to play the two starting heroes alone or you can also play in coop. To play with a friend is possible over internet and locally.
As you advance the story you will need a bigger crew to fight alongside eachother and this is going to become even more obvious as you will quickly learn that the events that led you to the island could change the fate of the entire world.
Together is better
Like we mentioned before the game features coop play through the whole story. And characters feature personalities which you can select while you are making your hero. And this is where it gets really interesting. While there will be decisions in the game and you want to take a certain action your partner might not agree with you. This is not always the case, but when it is, you can play a game of Rock, Paper, Scsissars. This makes the game mechanic really unpredictable as your partner, having a different personality, can influence your choice of doing the right thing, or the wrong thing.
The enhanced edition was was released in late 2015 with enriched storyline gameplay and was free for people who already purchased Divinity: Original Sin.