Dragon Age 2 thrusts players into the role of Hawke, a penniless refugee who rises to power to become the single most important character in the world of Dragon Age. Known to be a survivor of the Blight and the Champion of Kirkwall, the legend around Hawke’s rise to power is shrouded in myth and rumor. Featuring an all-new story spanning 10 years, players will help tell that tale by making tough moral choices, gathering the deadliest of allies, amassing fame and fortune, and sealing their place in history. The way you play will write the story of how the world is changed forever.
Let's be up front: Dragon Age: Origins was not a good game. It was incredibly derivative and so tediously boring that I nodded off in the middle of its "epic" battle scenes and conversations alike. For anyone familiar with ANY fantasy tale spun since and including Tolkien's Ring trilogy, Dragon Age was old news before it was even released, offering up nothing unique of its own. For those who had played Mass Effect and especially Mass Effect 2, it was also a thoroughly subpar RPG, even by Bioware's own standards. Fortunately, Dragon Age II is considerably better, though to be fair achieving that goal was not remarkably difficult considering the mediocre quality of the original. Bioware's B-team has made a number of much-needed improvements, but more... Read Review