Conclusion: The Dragon Age series is one that I’ve always felt awkward about. Among the people I associated with, it was the preferred choice to the Mass Effect series as most of them had grown up on titles like Baldur’s Gate and Neverwinter Nights.
Excerpt: By the time I "finished" Dragon Age III: Inquisition 's near 90-hour main story, I was spent. I had overthrown political parties, traveled thousands of miles and even slayed a few dragons. Somehow though, I still wanted more.
Excerpt: Having enjoyed Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2, I usually tear through them in a matter of days with no memory of what the outside looks like – just the satisfaction of a journey well spent.
Excerpt: Dragon Age 2 was, for such an esteemed and historied developer like Bioware, a disaster. Not necessarily financially, but DA 2 marked what I consider to be the start of a decline of an untarnished RPG-making track record.
Conclusion: In my 70+ hours with Dragon Age: Inquisition , there were a ton of little moments and call backs to the previous games, and while many of them could be considered fan service, not a single one of them felt cheap or unearned.
Excerpt: Introduction, setup, requirements Dragon Age: Origins launched in 2009, marking a major jump in production and technology for developer Bioware, along with 2007's Mass Effect . The then new Eclipse engine allowed BioWare to showcase its RPG talents better than ever, and it did with high-end visuals,...
Conclusion: For people looking to get lost in a detailed world brimming with political intrigue, warring factions, tough choices that affect the story and gobs of replayability that will last you well beyond Fall and into the new year, Dragon Age Inquisition is a must buy.
Pros: Huge world to explore, lots of quests, most dialog is voiced by actors, richly detail world, lots of customization allows players to create and play the hero they want, promises of lots of replay options;
Cons: Some animation gestures seem like over acting and can be distracting, War Room missions can take too much real world time to complete, Must have Origin installed to play on the PC.
Excerpt: The Dragon Age series has only been around a few years, but it's already experienced dramatic shifts in quality. Dragon Age: Origins was a massive game that offered one of the deepest role-playing experiences I'd ever played, and its expansion, Awakening , was a very beefy addition with a new cast...