Originally debuting in December of 2001 on the sixth generation of consoles, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance was D&D’s response to the isometric hack and slash RPG genre and has made its way back the spotlight again.

With D&D Dark Alliance releasing soon, it seems that Wizards of the Coast want to cash in on some nostalgia generated by the hype.

We will be seeing a rerelease of the original Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance arriving to consoles and PC’s this Friday, May 7th.

The game will come to Playstation and Xbox family of consoles, as well as the Nintendo Switch.

I absolutely adored this game as a young teenager. I was always a fan of the Forgotten Realms, especially Drizzt and his crew, so this game was huge to me because you could actually play as him for a mission.

Sadly, I am not loving how the newest Dark Alliance game is shaping up, so this will be a great way for me to get my dose of the Forgotten Realms.

Check out the launch trailer for a kick of nostalgia, compliments of GameTrailers.

Wrapping Up

Will you be grabbing this for a nice trip down memory lane? It’s great to see this launched on multiple consoles, but I can’t help but feel that the Nintendo Switch is perfect for this port. Let us know in the comments what console you’ll be playing this on.

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