Short, gory, cliffhanging conclusion to the Origins game.
Common Sense Media
13 February 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Dragon Age: Origins - Witch Hunt is a mature role-playing game with very adult themes. It is a downloadable content pack that requires Dragon Age: Origins or Dragon Age: Awakening game to play.
Summary: I’ve been a big fan of Bioware games since before Knights of the Old Republic with Baldur’s Gate , and I’ve seen them put out some sub-standard titles or at the very least ones with massive compatibility issues, but thankfully Dragon Age: Origins is lacking those issues.
Excerpt: I need to start this review by saying that I haven’t finished Dragon Age: Origins. The game is just too big, and after almost a month of playing I still haven’t even cracked the game. So please understand that this …
Summary: Heading back to their roots, BioWare delivers a deep action RPG in the rich tradition of Baldur’s Gate II and Neverwinter Nights . This sprawling fantasy epic offers up a role-playing cornucopia of options and interactions that will keep you coming back again and again.
Excerpt: Dragon Age: Origins is probably one of the hardest games I have played in some time, killing me repeatedly. I have found myself pausing the game every five seconds in battle, pouring over all the …
Excerpt: Bioware has quite a résumé as an RPG developer. They have released blockbuster after blockbuster, but it’s been several years since Bioware built an RPG around the Dungeons & Dragons PC style of the genre – a style which they themselves set standards for with the Baldur’s Gate series.
Excerpt: Life is full of decisions. The outcome of those decisions will shape you and the people around you. It can bring happiness, sadness, joy and fear. Some decisions can be as easy as deciding what colour socks to wear, while others can be as hard as deciding who will live and who will die.
Conclusion: The characters exude life and soul despite the game’s clunky animations and less than stellar voice acting – that’s the power of Bioware’s effective writing. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said for the environments: all the rote forests, castles and dungeons tend to blur into a single...