Microsoft and Gas Powered Games have announced that thier action role-playing game sequel, Dungeon Siege II, has gone gold. The game, which follows on from the original Dungeon Siege will be available from the 16th of August at 34.99

"Dungeon Siege II casts players into a land deeply scarred by civil war, where they will lead an elite battle party against a vicious marauder hell-bent on bringing the world under his control, no matter the cost. Dungeon Siege II raises the bar for action-RPGs by introducing a deeper storyline, an extensive quest system and a new AI system creating more challenging and cunning foes."