Summary: After purchasing, downloading, and installing the software you have to go through this complex verification scheme. When finally trying to play the game I got a message saying that there is an installation error. This is apparently a known problem.
Summary: I must be getting old (actually, I think I realized that a while ago). I can't get through the first big challenge. I'm constantly being slaughtered. I suppose, if I did some research, I might be able to figure out how to kill the baddies but, it's a game and I don't have the patience.
Summary: It appears that Bioware is much more interested in adding downloadable content than supporting. Fortunately, the community is willing to perform the tech support functions Bioware is unwilling to do.
Summary: As far as the actual game goes, I would easily rate it as a 5*. The issue is with Amazon's installer and the DLC and Awakenings. The DLC and Awakenings are impossible to get working, the workarounds you can find online seem to only be for the PC version, and there is some sort of fundamental failure...
Summary: While the game itself may be considered a masterpiece, the delivery platform Origin falls flat on it's face. I followed the instructions on Amazon and used the key in Origin. If it works in Steam .. use it there!! If not just use the Amazon downloader and steer clear of Origin!
Summary: The Mac Download for "Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition" wouldn't download the entire package. I was able to play "Dragon Age Origins", though with some technical problems where it would auto quit once in a while without allowing me to save, but was completely unable to play the "Dragon Age...
Summary: The graphics are good. The story is solid. The fighting is fun. The girls are hot. But overall the game is just too short. It took me 7 months to beat Guild Wars Factions. It took about forty hours to beat this buggy mess. And that's the other thing. This game is so full of bugs.