Excerpt: I feel like I need to start the review with an apology, and not just an apology but one that goes two ways. Both EA and the Fragland regulars should be on the receiving end because I’m late with summing up my thoughts on this game. The reason for my tardiness is twofold.
Excerpt: I'll be honest, I spent most of my gaming life playing Japanese RPGs which means I never had the chance to play games like Baldur's Gate, Neverwinter Nights or Morrowind. I didn't know they even existed until a few years ago.
Pros: Expansive world filled with interesting locales; impressive voice acting; visceral combat; party members are multifaceted and come with unique stories; entire package offers around 80-100 hours of gameplay, double that on further playthroughs.
Cons: Overall story feels largely generic; some areas drag on for too long; dialog options can be a bit confusing; technical issues, some involving quests and class balancing; armor isn't diverse enough
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.