Dragon Age: Inquisition - Biggest RPG Ever Created by BioWare

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Dragon Age: Inquisition - Biggest RPG Ever Created by BioWare

Executive producer Mark Darrah presented a load of information to a bunch of journalists who were disappointed they couldn't play Dragon Age: Inquisition.

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And will still probably be outdone by a small studio in poland.

WashAran:
And will still probably be outdone by a small studio in poland.

Eh, depends on who you ask really.

Personally, I'm a lot more excited for this game than Wild Hunt, and what I saw at E3 was enough to keep me relatively satisfied.

WashAran:
And will still probably be outdone by a small studio in poland.

that they will that they will. And why the fuck would they choose a name that advocated the killing of women and people that choose to think differently?

Wait wait wait wait wait. Did I just read that right?

' "Your Inquisitor will be uniquely yours with four playable races," '

Humans, Dwarfs, Elves... and Qunari? QUNARI!?

Yep I'm done. Sold. Game could be awful but I'll be happy.

OT: Yeah looks pretty good and hopeful, seems as if they're going for a Origins and 2 hybrid combining the best part of the two. Highly anticipated.

Well, none of this was spoken by Casey Hudson so I'm inclined to believe it. I've preordered it already so I hope my faith in the Dragon Age team doesn't turn out misguided.

Looks good but i allways am very carefull if i read stuff like "never seen before" "revolutionary new system" and their numbers about armor combinations and such dont mean that those armors look very different from each other, could be that this armor has a different pauldron then the other but looks exactly the same otherwise.

However aslong as we dont get an A B or C ending with different colored explosions im confident that bioware can pull it off to deliver a good RPG again. They put more effort into this then DA 2 and it stands to reason that they really do not want to repeat ME3s shortcommings.

Smoke and mirors... Nothing more.
Bioware actually never showed any real gameplay, nor how the IA will work or leveling or management. in fact none of the game core mechanics were showed.
Usual sentence "biggest rpg ever made", all i saw was precalculated sceneries. Strangely nobody noticed that ALL undeads had the same textures and animations ? For the biggest VG show... It don't smell good.

Bioware is using the words "open world" but it's already know the game will NOT be an open world.

After Da2 and ME3, Bioware have to gain my trust back and what i saw isn't sufficient.

Seems like usual BioWare marketing, talking the talk, showing nothing to back it up.

I know it's cool to hate on them now, but it's coming from someone who was on their hype train from rumors to launch trailer the last 4 games they made.

Edit: Okay, I got too much time on my hands, let's break it down:

1. "In Dragon Age: Inquisition, there are nine followers for you to find and recruit, the most of any Dragon Age game to date." - Okay, what about party balance and synergy? I bet most players won't use half the members because it will make your party setup weak. This was the case in all the past BioWare games. I doubt they will step up now to rectify this.

2. "Ten massive, open living regions that span two nations." - This is pure marketing catch phrase bs here, very vague. I prefer small and unique environments to big and homogeneous myself. Let's see.

3. "Your Inquisitor will be uniquely yours with four playable races, two genders, and a choice of voices, as well as our unique, brand new facial customization system that offers over a billion possible faces." - Basically DA:O with full voiceovers for the crowd who grew up in this "cinematic" era of gaming, okay.

4. "Twenty-one different combat skill tees with over 250 combat abilities, talents, and upgrades allow you to fight the way you want." - But will my build be viable? Few cookie cutter OP builds and tons of subpar ones was always a staple of BioWare games. Same as point 1.

5. "16 million armor combinations that can be equipped on both you and your followers." - So party equipment is back, that's a plus. The same items will look different on everyone, that's a feature even Diablo 2 had. I don't understand how this is a "holy shit guys, this is nextgen" marketing material.

I have my doubts that it'll be bigger than Baldur's Gate II. Unless they've sunk truly insane amounts of money into it, I'm just not sure how that would be possible in this day and age. Either way, I'm pretty excited about this. Dragon Age II never caught my interest but I absolutely loved Origins, so hopefully this one'll be able to redeem the franchise. They certainly seem to be pulling out all the stops for it.

Sounds like this is the game that Mass Effect should have been--assuming that it lives up to all those promises, which I wouldn't be surprised if it didn't. Just massively disappointed.

Anyway, I'm excited about this game. And I like Sera's quote in that picture, as well The Iron Bull's. I think I'm going to like Sera.

Important question, BioWare: Will I get to see my Warden and Hawke with Merrill again? Pretty please.

'In Dragon Age: Inquisition, there are nine followers for you to find and recruit, the most of any Dragon Age game to date'

I originally thought what does number of characters mean compared to how developed they are...then I started thinking: 'Alistair, Sten, Oghren, Dog, Shale, Leliana, Zevran, Morrigan, Wynne, Loghain. Well I count 10 for Origins, so this statement really is pointless'

Fuhrlock:

'In Dragon Age: Inquisition, there are nine followers for you to find and recruit, the most of any Dragon Age game to date'

I originally thought what does number of characters mean compared to how developed they are...then I started thinking: 'Alistair, Sten, Oghren, Dog, Shale, Leliana, Zevran, Morrigan, Wynne, Loghain. Well I count 10 for Origins, so this statement really is pointless'

Shale was DLC, Dog barely counts, Loghain was only a companion for the last fifth of the game and you had to give uo another follower to get him.

Hmmm.. I may have to make a sig out of that Iron Bull quote..

heyguysthereissomuchstuffinourgamenothingisasblatantllycopypastedasitwasbeforeareyouexcited?!

No.

Well, at least, not for the reason you're trying to convince me of. I'm getting more interested the more I see.

Still cautious.

Cool thing bioware.
Too bad you haven't shown anyhting to back up your high claims about this game at all.
All you have shown is some combat, which looks pretty much as shitty as the combat from DA 2, so no point there.
I am a bit concerned how many seem to preorder here regardless:
Guys this is a company that fucked you over twice. No matter what you thought about DA 2 or the Mass Effect 3 ending, you cannot deny that both were rushed and way worse than they could have been. You should know better by now than to trust their empty promises again.
It's not like you can't pick it up Day 1 nonetheless if it does turn out to be good.

Biggest yawn ever from me. Oh wow, a whole nine characters? Try 17 in BG II.

Also, I love how he says it's an "open" world and immediately afterwards points out that it's divided into 10 regions. If that isn't the biggest sign of being divided into levels, I don't know what is.

It sounds great to me and I can't wait to get my hands on it.

Amaror:

Guys this is a company that fucked you over twice.

Thrice, if one is to include SW The Old Republic. Which I do.

One of my colleagues it trying to hype me up for this game, but then he fogives way too easily.

AntiChri5:

Fuhrlock:

'In Dragon Age: Inquisition, there are nine followers for you to find and recruit, the most of any Dragon Age game to date'

I originally thought what does number of characters mean compared to how developed they are...then I started thinking: 'Alistair, Sten, Oghren, Dog, Shale, Leliana, Zevran, Morrigan, Wynne, Loghain. Well I count 10 for Origins, so this statement really is pointless'

Shale was DLC, Dog barely counts, Loghain was only a companion for the last fifth of the game and you had to give uo another follower to get him.

On the other hand, it's possible that one will be able to say the same thing about these characters. We don't know the context of who or when these followers would appear.

Honestly, I'm worried. The scope is large enough now to easily exceed their grasp in both the writing and programming department.



"choice of voices"

Imagine if they follow the trend of not compressing the audio...

How many endings will it have?

That is the real question.

Hero in a half shell:
How many endings will it have?

That is the real question.

According to the hype-men, forty.

AntiChri5:

Shale was DLC

Yeah, day-one DLC that was free with every legal copy. I cannot say that your point is valid.

Matt K:

AntiChri5:

Fuhrlock:

I originally thought what does number of characters mean compared to how developed they are...then I started thinking: 'Alistair, Sten, Oghren, Dog, Shale, Leliana, Zevran, Morrigan, Wynne, Loghain. Well I count 10 for Origins, so this statement really is pointless'

Shale was DLC, Dog barely counts, Loghain was only a companion for the last fifth of the game and you had to give uo another follower to get him.

On the other hand, it's possible that one will be able to say the same thing about these characters. We don't know the context of who or when these followers would appear.

Sure, it's possible. But i highly doubt it.

The characters are getting an equal amount of advertising time. I don't think Dog was ever advertised and i know Loghain wasn't advertised as a party member.

It's not much to go on, but it's what we got.

SourMilk:

AntiChri5:

Shale was DLC

Yeah, day-one DLC that was free with every legal copy. I cannot say that your point is valid.

And yet wasn't part of the base game. If you don't have an internet connection, bought a used copy and don't have the cash to buy the content or are playing the game after the apocalypse and all servers are gone, you aren't getting Shale.

Discounting the "secret" companion at the very end of the game and the one whose only dialogue is "barks" and "growls", the amount of announced companions in the base game is fewer then in Origins. If you intend to count Dog and Loghead, then it is different. Unless Inquisition has a secret companion, like Origins did. We don't really have much info.

Amaror:
Guys this is a company that fucked you over twice.

Interesting. I don't remember that happening. It's almost like other people can have different opinions to you.

No matter what you thought about DA 2 or the Mass Effect 3 ending, you cannot deny that both were rushed and way worse than they could have been.

Every game ever released could have been better with a bit more time to polish things up. Well, maybe not Duke Nukem Forever. Could DA2 have used more time? Fuck yes. Is it one of my favorite games anyway? Fuck yes.

You should know better by now than to trust their empty promises again.

You should know better by now then to tell other people what their opinions should be. I have never gotten worked up enough over pre-release info to feel betrayed or wronged when it turns out to be bullshit.

Sounds like Inquisition is shaping up to be a good balance of both the previous games, thankfully leaning much more toward origins.

Although I thought 2 wasn't that bad for what it was.

But the real questin is: is it good content?
Bioware should really stop overpromising, because they can only fall from those claims.
Seriously: show the screenshots, show awesome gameplay and answer the questions truthfuly. Don't say anything else. If the game is once again rushed at least you won't be acused of lying, if the game is great you will be drowning in positive feedback.
This is not rocket science, guys.

That said, I do hope they have learned their lessons. I won't pre-order though, as I think pre-ordering just encourages the Hype machine (in a bad way). I understand who does, though, but for each its own.

I'm seriously surprised by just how many people have not seen a single shred of actual gameplay of Inquisition considering they showed a 30 minute clip LAST FUCKING YEAR

So tired of reposting it.

OT:
Yeah, that's is probably true, although how much of it is meaningful remains to be seen. I'll gladly trust them for now, though. They also have their own venue to be shown tomorrow, so I'll be looking for that. In-engine trailers can only do so much for me.

There is room for both DA3 and Witcher 3 guys. I personally loved Origins and I loved Witcher 2. I was disappointed in DA2 and will not per-order DA3. I will be per-ordering W3 to support CD Project RED but that is my call. In no way does that mean others can't take the chance on DA3 if they want to.

OOOOOOOOOOh, so looking forward to inquisition, in fact I've been looking forward to it for nearly the past 3 years, I'm replaying through dragon age 2 to get my cannon in order for it. So looking forward to being an elf again, I really didn't like being forced to be human in DA:2, a lot of people I've talked to are interested in playing as a Kossith, I'm interested how they'll do that, as you'd think it would be rare for any Kossith to be something other than Qunari orTal-Vashoth, it's going to be great!

Ferisar:
I'm seriously surprised by just how many people have not seen a single shred of actual gameplay of Inquisition considering they showed a 30 minute clip LAST FUCKING YEAR

So tired of reposting it.

Yeah, true, it was a "leaked" vid so blured and damaged that you can't see almost anything without hurting your eyes.. No thanks.

Rodolphe Kourkenko:

Ferisar:
I'm seriously surprised by just how many people have not seen a single shred of actual gameplay of Inquisition considering they showed a 30 minute clip LAST FUCKING YEAR

So tired of reposting it.

Yeah, true, it was a "leaked" vid so blured and damaged that you can't see almost anything without hurting your eyes.. No thanks.

Huh? The demo was presented at multiple events.


Yeah, I can't see anything at all in that video. Ugh, so blurry.
EDIT:
Actually, I remember SPECIFICALLY linking this video to you on at least one, maybe two occasions, because of the same exact line of commentary.

AntiChri5:

Interesting. I don't remember that happening. It's almost like other people can have different opinions to you.
Every game ever released could have been better with a bit more time to polish things up. Well, maybe not Duke Nukem Forever. Could DA2 have used more time? Fuck yes. Is it one of my favorite games anyway? Fuck yes.
You should know better by now then to tell other people what their opinions should be. I have never gotten worked up enough over pre-release info to feel betrayed or wronged when it turns out to be bullshit.

I am not saying that everyone should think that DA 2 was bad. I think so, but i know that some people liked it. And you're wellcome to like it.
But can you seriously tell me that you didn't notice how rushed it was?
The lifeless city, the reused environments and the bad story ending (You're supporting the mages?! Your compassion makes me want to turn into an abomination and kill you all!) were just cheap and in my opinion an insult to every of their customers.
The Game was clearly not polished and i am just saying that you should be aware of that when preordering a game. Like i said, even if you don't preorder you can still buy it Day 1 and loose pretty much nothing.
I am not telling you what your opinion should be, i am just telling you to be carefull with preorders.
I have fallen into the preorder trapp myself twice now, once with DA 2 and once with Rome 2.

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