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Neverwinter Nights 2
Also known as: Neverwinter Nights II, NWN2

The long-awaited full sequel to Bioware's series based on Dungeons & Dragons rules. Neverwinter Nights 2 continues the tradition with an even deeper and more engrossing storyline, tremendously immersive character development, stunning graphics, and, an expansive multiplayer experience. The player's journey not only expands their personal power, but also their political power, as he rises through the ranks of Neverwinter society and can even becomes a lesser noble of Neverwinter Cities are alive in the game, teeming with the life of children play through the street, farmers lead their animals around, and passersby walk on their mysterious business. In addition, frequented locations change rather dramatically between chapters. Past the campaign included with the game itself, Neverwinter Nights 2 also gives you all the tools you need to build your own modules, campaigns, and adventures.

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Neverwinter Nights 2 Review - November 3, 2006
When you're shopping for the holidays, is Obsidian's sequel worth a look?

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Minute View - October 31, 2006
Obsidian's keenly awaited sequel combining a Forgotten Realms adventure and the tools to let you create your own

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Neverwinter Nights 2 First Impressions - October 31, 2006
Obsidian's monster RPG finally arrives. Our initial thoughts, direct-feed, and screens.

Neverwinter Nights 2 Impressions - August 14, 2006
The stronghold system and party interactions explored.

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 E3 View - May 16, 2006
Following its well received appearance at the show last week, some observations and thoughts on Obsidian's sequel

E3 2006: Neverwinter Nights 2 - May 12, 2006
The engine is almost done. It's all downhill from here, right?

Pre-E3 2006: Neverwinter Nights 2 Video Commentary - May 1, 2006
Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart takes us through the direct-feed demo of their upcoming D&D; RPG sequel!

Neverwinter Nights 2 - November 14, 2005
Obsidian sheds some new light on their next RPG.

Neverwinter Nights 2 First Details - August 6, 2004
We talk to Obsidian Entertainment and BioWare about the upcoming RPG sequel.


Neverwinter Nights 2 Interview - Australia, November 7, 2006
We throw our questions at the Lead Designer.

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Peek #3 - October 27, 2006
The team at Obsidian introduces us to Crossroad Keep, a decrepit ruin that was once the site of a famous battle

The Enemies of Neverwinter - October 20, 2006
A firey welcome awaits those brave enough to adventure through Obsidian's upcoming RPG.

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Peek #2 - October 17, 2006
In Obsidian's impending game, we'll visit Old Owl Well, the only source of water along part of a major trade route

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Peek #1 - October 10, 2006
Obsidian takes us to an important location in the game, the city of Arvahn, which is said to hold unspeakable secrets

The Villains of Neverwinter - October 3, 2006
Making the world a gloomier place one murder at a time.

X06: PC Roundup - September 28, 2006
Microsoft shows off a few diamonds in the rough.

The Followers of Neverwinter - September 21, 2006
Obsidian gives us a look at a few of the companions players can expect to find in their upcoming RPG sequel.

Games: E3 2006 Wrap-up Podcast - May 18, 2006
Now that the dust has settled, the IGN editors have regrouped to discuss the highs and lows of this year's E3.

RPG Vault: Developers at E3 - May 9, 2006
Members of the Mage Knight: Apocalypse and Neverwinter Nights 2 teams in the finale to our pre-show series

Developer Profile: Obsidian - February 1, 2006
We chat with CEO Feargus Urquhart about the past, present and future of Obsidian.

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Interview - Part 3 - December 23, 2005
Enemies, quests, multiplayer, the tools and more as we finish our edifying interrogation of Obsidian's Lead Designer

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Interview, Part 2 - December 21, 2005
Continuing our query session with Obsidian's Lead Designer, we ask about various topics related to the protagonist

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Interview, Part 1 - December 19, 2005
We begin an extensive examination of Obsidian's upcoming sequel with the team's Lead Designer, Ferret Baudoin

Insider Video Features: Neverwinter Nights 2 Video Interview - August 16, 2004
Obsidian Entertainment's Feargus Urquhart tells all.


Atari Eeks into the Black - November 9, 2006
A slight profit gives company hope for the future.

Spend Your Nights in Neverwinter - October 31, 2006
The PC sequel has shipped.

The Lust List: 10/30/06 - October 30, 2006
Neverwinter Nights 2 and Medieval II battle for PC supremacy.

Neverwinter Nights 2 Rolls Gold - October 17, 2006
Obsidian's RPG sequel is officially complete.

Neverwinter Nights 2 Delayed - July 18, 2006
Obsidian's D&D; sequel hangs in its home town a little longer.

E3 2006: Vista Launch Line-up Announced - May 9, 2006
Live from the Microsoft Press Conference Vista launch titles revealed.

Pre-E3 2006: Atari Announces Its E3 Anatomy - May 5, 2006
The company reveals just what we'll get to visit next week.

Neverwinter Nights 2 Dated - April 13, 2006
Obsidian's D&D; sequel arrives this September.

RPG Vault: Official Announcements, Updates, News & Media - August 30, 2004
Ryzom, Asheron's Call, Asheron's Call 2, EVE Online, A Tale in the Desert, EverQuest II, Neverwinter Nights 2, Sigil, World of Warcraft, Chains of Promathia, Star Wolves

RPG Vault: Interviews & Q&As; - August 27, 2004
Troika Unannounced Project, Dragonshard, The Myth of Soma, Neverwinter Nights 2, EverQuest II

RPG Vault: Interviews & Q&A; - August 25, 2004
Neverwinter Nights 2, The Witcher, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Tom King (Vanguard: Saga of Heroes), Troika Games

RPG Vault: Interviews - August 21, 2004
Neverwinter Nights 2, Seal of Evil

RPG Vault: Interviews & Q&A; - August 20, 2004
Neverwinter Nights 2, The Matrix Online, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, Vanguard, Dawn of War, Twilight War, Middle-Earth Online, Guild Wars

RPG Vault: Publisher Event Reports & Review - August 16, 2004
Dungeons & Dragons Online, Neverwinter Nights 2, Dragonshard, Warlords III

RPG Vault: IGN & GameSpy Features - August 7, 2004
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Preview at IGN PC; Neverwinter Nights 2 Interview with Feargus Urquhart, Dungeons & Dragons Team Interview at GameSpy

RPG Vault: Within the Vault - August 6, 2004
Neverwinter Vault - Neverwinter Nights 2 Interview with Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka, The Matrix Online Vault - Combat Video

RPG Vault: IGN Features - August 6, 2004
Neverwinter Nights 2 Preview, The Bard's Tale Interview with Brian Fargo at IGN PC

RPG Vault: Within the Vault - August 4, 2004
Neverwinter Vault - Neverwinter 2 Concept Art

RPG Vault: Neverwinter Nights 2 Announced - August 4, 2004
Obsidian Entertainment is tabbed to develop the sequel to BioWare's landmark title for publication in 2006 by Atari.

Neverwinter Nights 2 Officially Announced - August 4, 2004
PC RPG fans everywhere, take a big deep breath. Now smile.

Baldurs Gate III, Neverwinter Nights II Update - April 5, 2004
Even more information on plans for the sequels.

Baldur's Gate III, Neverwinter Nights II in Development? - April 3, 2004
According to an Atari message board post they are...

Press Releases

Games: Neverwinter Nights 2 Arrives - October 31, 2006
The wait is finally over.

Games: Neverwinter Nights 2 Goes Gold - October 17, 2006
Highly-Anticipated Sequel Set to Ship October 31 in North America, November 3 in Europe

Games: Neverwinter Nights 2 Toolset - September 11, 2006
Available exclusively as part of Atari's pre-order campaign with select retailers.

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Published by: Atari
Genre: RPG
Number of Players: 1
Release Date:
US: October 31, 2006
Europe: November 2, 2006
Australia: November 16, 2006
MSRP: $49.99

ESRB Content Descriptors: Alcohol Reference, Blood, Mild Language, Sexual Themes, Violence

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