Giving some much-needed closure to all the recent teasing
and countdown hoopla, Atari and Overhaul Games have now officially announced Baldurs Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldurs Gate 2: Enhanced Edition.
Since its initial release in 1998, Baldur’s Gate has entertained millions of fans around the globe, and has received countless awards. This classic saga of mystery, intrigue, and adventure has set the standard for Dungeons & Dragons® computer roleplaying games ever since.
Overhaul Games has assembled a talented team of artists, programmers and designers to enhance this timeless classic. To remain true to the spirit of the game, the team includes original Baldur’s Gate developers.
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition™ and Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition™ will feature a re-forged version of the Infinity Engine with a variety of modern improvements.
Speaking to Joystiq
, PR reps from Beamdog have further confirmed that this isn't just a simple repackage, stating "We have the original source code and are doing a significant update".
That's about all we have at the moment with PC obviously being the presumed platform. Hit up www.baldursgate.com
, to keep an eye out for more details.