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9th Dawn II Review

By BwwDtt | 30 June 2021
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9th Dawn II is a fully open-world RPG top-down dungeon crawler full of action, mystery and adventure.

  • Rich open world
  • Sophisticated RPG system
  • Many exciting puzzles
  • Classless development system
  • Dynamic gameplay

9th Dawn II Gameplay

9th Dawn II is a large scale fully open-world RPG full of fast-paced action, dungeon crawling, mysteries, quests and much more. The project was developed by Valorware studio under their own publishing house. The release took place in October 2016.

The game takes place in Caspartia and continues the events of the previous part. The main character, who overcomes the threat to humanity, goes back home, not suspecting that at this time, humanity will face an even greater threat. The player will embark on a dangerous journey to help restore the birthplace of a once glorious and prosperous nation. For many years, the hero's home and people have been exposed to the power and cruelty of the Hydra, but time does not choose favourites. The player will once again challenge the forces of darkness, who are about to strike back.

The gameplay of 9th Dawn II is an old-school top-down RPG adventure where the hero travels through the open world, completes quests and battles against various opponents.

Size of the game world

At the disposal of the player, 9th Dawn II provides a vast and rich world with complete freedom to explore. He can travel through dense forests, ancient ruins, deep caves and besieged cities. The landscapes of the game world are quite diverse - the hero will visit the lands from the southern sands to the cold glaciers of the north. Each location will be filled with unique types of terrifying monsters that seek to get in the way of the hero. Exploration of the world is encouraged by a huge amount of items, loot, weapons and armour. A separate word should be said about good filling and elaboration of the environment. Travelling around the world, the player will be able to observe beautiful landscapes and locations full of fantastic flora and fauna.

Dungeon Adventure

A significant part of the gameplay takes place in dungeons, where the player must, in addition to the main task - passing, perform many other actions. First of all, it should be noted that the dungeons are filled with many dangerous creatures, so the player should always be prepared. The dungeons themselves are also made in a special way.

9th Dawn II Dungeon Adventure
The hero often has to solve puzzles of varying difficulty, as well as overcome cunning traps.

Classless development system

As you progress through 9th Dawn II, the main character will strengthen and progress in his skills. In addition to various equipment and better weapons, he will also be able to develop certain skills. The game provides varied gameplay with Fighter, Archer, Mage skills that player can either focus on or mix as much as he wants.

Opponents in 9th Dawn II

The game has a huge number of enemies that differ not only in appearance but also in their behaviour. Depending on the location, the player will encounter certain types of enemies. It should be noted the well-developed AI, thanks to which the passage becomes hardcore.

9th Dawn II Opponents
In addition to ordinary enemies, the hero will periodically meet bosses on his way - powerful creatures, for the victory over which a generous reward will be received.

9th Dawn II is an excellent representative of an old-school style isometric RPG that will appeal to all fans of this genre. The game is also recommended for all fans of games like Diablo and Divinity.

9th Dawn II System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700+ / ATI Radeon 9500+
  • CPU: Pentium 4 or Athlon XP or better
  • File Size: 600 MB available space
  • OS: Windows XP

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6800+ / ATI Radeon X800+
  • CPU: Intel i3 or better
  • File Size: 1 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 7/8/10