GamingShogun.com writes: "Unfortunately, some of this streamlining did not sit well with me. First and foremost is the loss of the ability to outfit your party members' clothing and armor. For some reason, this option is simply non-existent. You can find upgrades to your party member's attire but those are just stat bonuses. The only things you can change on your party members are their equipped weapons and jewelry. Maybe BioWare got tired of seeing 'nude' Dragon Age: Origins machinima or something? I don't pretend to know. The other issue with this optimization of the game system is its lack of certain skills and abilities that were so fun to play with in the first game..."