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Une guerre se déroule non loin de la région idyllique de Feshyr. Incarnez un héros inconnu après que votre village ait été pillé et détruit par les hommes de main du roi. Assoiffé de vengeance, vous réalisez bientôt que cette attaque était une action ourdie par un pouvoir mystérieux et maléfique.
Date de parution: 15 oct 2010
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Arcania: Gothic IV is looking like a game that would entice even the most jaded, over-Oblivioned Crust-Dwarf into a long, deep, immersive session of RPG adventure. – Gamerevolution 06/2010

The team definitely has a keen eye for their audience of established and prospective players. – RPG fan 06/2010

À propos du jeu

Une guerre se déroule non loin de la région idyllique de Feshyr. Incarnez un héros inconnu après que votre village ait été pillé et détruit par les hommes de main du roi. Assoiffé de vengeance, vous réalisez bientôt que cette attaque était une action ourdie par un pouvoir mystérieux et maléfique. Votre destin est dans les mains d'une femme qui est en possession d'un artefact doté d'un pouvoir immémorial.


  • UN SYSTÈME DE COMBAT INTUITIF : associé à un apprentissage progressif, des mouvements spéciaux et trois attaques différentes.
  • UN SCÉNARIO RICHE : ancré dans l'univers de la franchise Gothic comprenant différentes missions qui peuvent être résolues de différentes manières.
  • UN JEU ACCESSIBLE À TOUS : une histoire évolutive, un système de contrôle simple et une interface intuitive mais aussi la possibilité de verrouiller sa cible et d'obtenir des conseils en cours de jeu.
  • DE L'ACTION EN CONTINU : avec un rythme soutenu tout au long de l'aventure, ce nouvel opus saura également surprendre les joueurs avec des rebondissements et nombreuses cinématiques.
  • PROGRESSION DU HÉROS : accumulez des points pour gagner en expérience et améliorer vos compétences artisanales.
  • UN MONDE OUVERT : savourez une liberté totale et retrouvez les options de jeu de la série Gothic.

Configuration requise

    Minimum :
    • Interface : Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processeur : Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.8 GHz / AMD Athlon II x2 - 2.8 GHz
    • Mémoire : 2 Go
    • Graphismes : GeForce 8800 GTX, GeForce 8800 GT, GeForce 9600
    • DirectX® : DirectX 9.0c ou supérieure
    • Disque dur : 10 Go + 600 Mo de mémoire virtuelle
    • Son : carte son compatible DirectX 8.1
    Recommandée :
    • Système d'exploitation : Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processeur : Intel Quad Core / AMD Phenom X4
    • Mémoire : 4 Go (Windows® XP / Vista)
    • Carte graphique : GeForce GTX 250, GeForce GTX 260, GeForce GTX 280
    • DirectX® : DirectX 9.0c ou supérieure
    • Disque dur : 10 Go + 600 Mo de mémoire virtuelle
    • Son : Carte son compatible DirectX 8.1
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2 personne(s) sur 4 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
17.4 heures en tout
Mon premier Gothic, il est beau, drôle, prenant, avec une prise en main rapide. Certain le dénigre par comparaison au Gothic3, mais si ont decide de le noter sur le coté lidique, c'est une vrai reussite!
Posté le : 27 juin
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30 personne(s) sur 40 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
21.2 heures en tout
...so being somewhere half way through the game I remember thinking: " who am I gonna recommend this game to in my review?" I thought of this game as a "game of missed opportunities" but getting through the end game grind, final boos fight and enduring the countless fillers I finally found my answer: I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS GAME TO ANYONE!!!
Arcania is a bad game and even though the world is nice and graphics is still decent 4 years later there are just not enough good things to actually ask anyone to endure this!
World is very small and with limited access, quests are extremely linear where you have to do chains of quests to access a location x only to be used by npc x and forced to do things XYZ.
This game would be compared to Gothic 3 or Risen but short answer is: it DOES NOT compary to either one of them at all!

- beautiful world
- good graphics
- good evade system

- mindless button mashing combat - no skill whatsoever
- low difficulty (havent used a potion till mid game)
- HORRIBLE fillers towards end game
- BOOOORING end boss fight (like most end boses but this one takes the cake)
- boring, linear quests
- bad voice acting

Up till yesterday I thought I will give the short expansion a try but after finally finishing this game I do not want to have anything to do with it anymore...

2/10 - avoid !!!
Posté le : 7 mai
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27 personne(s) sur 38 (71%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
47.4 heures en tout
+ The graphics were decent for a game that was released in 2010. There are quite a lot of details on characters. The areas look pretty neat as well.

- Many characters are clones and animations could be smoother here and there.

+ The music is good overall but really not as amazing as it was in past Gothic games. The voice acting in the English version is completely horrible and makes you cringe at times. Stream should allow players to decide themselves which sound packs to install. The german voice acting is much better.

- The environment does not make too much sound. You would expect to hear animals and other things.

+ You can clearly feel that your character is developing and there are 4 difficulties.

- The 4 difficulties are meaningless. Having played the game on 'Gothic' which is supposed to be the hardest difficulty I have never felt like the game was hard. I have never died a lot except for the last boss which was the first time I started using pots and buffs. Funnily enough I only died 3 times on the last boss which isn't even a lot.

+ Many dialogues are neat if it wasn't for the horrible voice acting. You can feel part of the world. You keep meeting characters you met before and NPCs seem to be moving with you. You also meet old characters from past Gothic games which is a big plus for fans of the franchise.

- The world is very stale and boring. There is nothing to explore except things that you are meant to explore. You can only quest in the area you are meant to quest. All areas are cut off and you can only progress once you do the required main quest. The atmosphere is long not as brilliant as in past Gothic games.

+ The UI is decent and I never had issues with controlling my character. You can put up to 10 items and spells on your bar which is more than enough. In addition you can bind the keys.

- The character gets 'stuck' pretty often when he shouldn't be. Sometimes he gets stuck while simply running which forces you to jump occasionally.

+ The game is somewhat long. It took me 40 hours to finish but that's including doing extremely boring quests which forces you to run through the entire world to look for hidden artifacts.

- Many areas have nothing special in them. Sometimes you run through a jungle area in which you do nothing at all except run. Why not put one quest where nearby orcs have stolen or killed a friend? Instead there are just random little camps with orcs which you clear and move on. A lot of potential was lost. There are also barely any side-quests at all.

+ The questing is very bad in Arcania. There are nearly no side-quests. However the story starts off in an interesting way.

- Most quests are only about either killing a few monsters or bringing the NPC a few items. The quest stories are also very boring and even when you can do it in more than 1 way it has no effect on the story or even the rewards.

+ The charactersystem is decent. Most of the abilities are useful and you can specialize in things.

- However the system is very simple and boring. You barely have a choice in what to specialize in since there are so little abilities and you will learn all by the end.

+ The comatis fast and interactive. You have to dodge certain attacks which you cannot parry. Other attacks can be parried if you are fast enough.

- The AI is horrible. Many monsters simply keep hitting you with special attacks which force you to dodge. They also hit so slow that it is no challenge to get away from them before they hit you. There are also only 3 spells in the game which make being a Mage pretty boring.

+ There are many items and you can craft a lot of items yourself.

- The crafting is useless though. I played the entire game on the hardest difficulty and have never crafted a single pot. When the game was over my inventory was still filled with all kinds of materials. I only crafted around 3 items to wear. Many items were simply useless. You also get new armour very rarely when the game decides you should get a new armour.

I have played Gothic and Gothic 2 in the past and was highly interested in Arcania. Sadly I found out that Jowood and Piranha Bytes had an argument which is which Jowood removed them and took the rights to the game themselves. They paid another developer team to work on Gothic 4 which is why the game is completely horrible compared to the other Gothic games. I would even say that they ruined the Gothic story. Even though you meet old friends you don't actually seem to work with them that much. The game turned into a drag half-way and I just honestly wanted to finish it which is why I did not even obtain the best armour available. Worst of all is that they end the story abrubtly. The DLC of the game is required to really understand the story. They obviously cut the game off before release just to sell the DLC of the rest.
I would only recommend this game to real hardcore RPG fans and fans of Gothic but not to anyone else.

I have played this game on this sytem at maximum settings and very high FPS:
GPU: ASUS HD 7970 Matrix Platinum
CPU: Intel Core i5-4670
RAM: Kingston HyperX Blu 16GB
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45
SSD: Samsung SSD 830
Posté le : 13 avril
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5 personne(s) sur 6 (83%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
21.4 heures en tout
This game lacks a lot. Gameplay is over-simplified, with only three spells for a caster and a very simple melee system. You can craft, cook and brew anywhere without using a workbench - hell, workbenches are in the game but don't have any use, even if you turn on 'Roleplaying elements' in the options. There is no penalty for stealing stuff, you can't beat up friendly NPCs. Although you're playing in one big world, the pathing is painfully linear. You can't walk down edges (unless you jump), and exploring usually kills you - like when you touch the water surface of a lake you thought you could swim through. The new main character doesn't keep up with the previous nameless hero (how could he anyway?), the story is dull, quests are repetitive and most characters are unconvincing.

Most. What made this game for me was really was the opportunity to meet old friends. Especially Diego and Gorn really shine in this game, and seeing Lester and Milten again also didn't hurt. Besides that, the game is stripped down and shifted way more from the hard old-school RPG to a casual Action RPG, which - if you let yourself in for it - has its benefits: the game is incredibly intuitive, you don't have to put a lot of time to learn the skill system or whatever, and combat feels wonderfully dynamic. The game also looks pretty nice.

I started the game on difficulty 'Gothic' (of course...) which is the hardest one they give you. If you come from Gothic, do this! After about 3/4 of the game I put it down to 'Hard' and then 'Normal' because it started to get difficult and enemies had riddiculously high HP, making combats last forever. This made the late game kinda chewy. It took me ~21 hours to finish the game, which isn't incredibly long for an RPG, but some hours less wouldn't have hurt.

I'll give it a 6.5 / 10, mostly for 'nostalgic value', nice graphics and overall a very polished and smooth experience. If (and only if) you are into the series, it's worth playing!
Posté le : 20 juin
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5 personne(s) sur 7 (71%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
53.8 heures en tout
Even though I selected that I would recommend this game, I only did so because there is not a "maybe" or "undecided" option and saying no would not be exxactly what I am feeling.

To the absolute Gothic series fan, looking for the continuation of the original storyline, the game would be a torture to play and a let down from the getgo.

As for those that are interested to see how the world of gothic turned out after Gothic 3 and our original nameless hero, well this game is for you. Though the cinematics were moionless cartoon images after a certain point, the story was nonetheless acceptable and I did play through the whole game.

Having said that, the story was pretty straight forward and no surprises or twists along the way. All in all, the story could have been more intriguing. I'd say it would get a 5 out of 10 overall for the story line.

As for the gameplay, I felt it was lacking compared to other RPG games that were released during and even prior to Arcania's release with respect to NPC interactions (or lack thereof), non-combatant NPCs and absolute lack of assistance from NPCs (with respect to reality of their responses; imagine a swampshark popping out of the ground and an NPC just standing there like nothing happened...), conversation/dialogue options with the NPCs that you can communicate with (lacking) and lack of directions at certain points in the game. Let's not forget the almost total uselessness of sneaking.

As for what was better, graphics were good (nothing that will blow you out of the water but totally a new level (more like 10) above that of Gothic 3), bugs were much much fewer than any of the previous Gothic games too, which was a nice change... :) I enjoyed crafting, though it could have been much improved (but wasn't, even in the add-on).

In summary, this game is not for everyone. For those interested to see how the change in devs changed the views on the events after Gothic 3, OK game. Grab it during a sale. As for those that wanted to see the events as they should have been had the original devs continued working with this publisher; total let down and poor game that is not worth buying even duting a sale.
Posté le : 7 avril
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6 personne(s) sur 8 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
14.1 heures en tout
Ce jeu n'a de Gothic que le nom, même s'il reprend l'univers de ce dernier et propose une suite au 3 beaucoup de choses font que ce n'est pas une suite digne de la trilogie Gothic :
- Ce n'est pas le même studio qui a developpé le jeu. (Ils ont payé pour avoir le droit d'utiliser le nom)
- Le jeu est assez pauvre en contenu, que ce soit en terme de quêtes, d'objets et je ne parle même pas de la carte qui est vraiement ridicule et limité par de fausses frontières.
- L'arbre des compétances et la fiche du personnage sont également très simple et proposent grossièrement les 3 possibilités classiques, sans parler de la forge et du kit d'alchimie portable. (RP : 0 là). Le plus drôle c'est que les forges et autres objets peuvent être utilisés, juste sur le plan esthétique.
Sinon pour rester positif le jeu n'est pas trop moche dans certains endroits et le doublage est parfois assez drôle.
Par contre c'est un RGP en ligne droite, passé un certain moment il n'est plus possible de revenir en arrière.

Posté le : 16 février
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