Excerpt: By the time I finished Dragon Age: Origins , I'd saved a tower of mages; solved various disputes involving dwarves, elves and werewolves; wiped out the hordes of undead besieging a town and saved the world from the forces of evil.
Excerpt: New games are expensive. While you can buy a new DVD (or blu-ray) for about a tenner, a new game however will usually set you back about forty quid, not cheap. Then again, how do we measure worth?
Summary: Overall, Dragon Age is a great game for action RPG fans. The luster and shine from previous BioWare games can easily be seen. There’s a lot here to explore and find, and a lot of variety when it comes to playing. Definitely worth a purchase to play.
Conclusion: Dragon Age locks off sections of the game to you and isn't truly as open a world as a game like Sacred 2. That said, the world of Sacred 2 always felt a little bit empty and lifeless. I don't get that sense in Dragon Age. Instead I feel like I'm playing a good game of D&D.
Excerpt: After playing through your specific characters Origin tale, you're drafted into the Grey Wardens and inevitably left holding the bomb; its up to you to stop The Blight, a horrific horde of monsters bent on not only killing every living thing in Ferelden, but possibly eating them too.
Excerpt: Summary [9.5 out of 10] 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.
Summary: " Dragon Age: Origins " is a truly epic RPG. With a huge main quest, loads of interesting side missions, four endings and six distinct prologues to the game, to get 100% completion could take some 200 hours plus.