Neverwinter Nights 2, also called NWN2, is a role playing game that was first released in 2009. It is the sequel to the Neverwinter Nights, which was released in 2003. At the beginning of the game, players get to create their own character to control. There are different character races and classes to choose from. The storyline of the game is not connected to the first game. Neverwinter Nights 2 is set in the city of Neverwinter. The player’s character is an orphan who must discover the secret behind some artifacts called silver shards.
Players can roam around the city and explore the surroundings. Beating monsters and finishing quests rewards the player with experience points that level up the character. When leveling up, the character gains new skills. The game is separated into three acts with each introducing a major character in the game’s storyline. Neverwinter Nights 2 comes with a designing engine that players can use to create their own adventures in the game.
Neverwinter Nights 2 has three expansion games – Mask of the Betrayer, Storm of Zehir, and Mysteries of Westgate. The game can be played with other players online as long as the other players join at the beginning of the game.