So what does Dragon Age have going for it, and what does it need to change?
One can only hope that 3 is nothing like 2 and that fewer than 7 people exist that genuinely liked 2.
"Why I Hope Dragon Age 3 Is A Lot Like Dragon Age 2" someone actually likes recycled (and uncompleted)maps, fake choices, un-customizable party and useless loot.
^^^^ Yeah, a lot of people do love the Mass Effect series, don't they? *rolls eyes* I don't understand why DA2 gets all the flak while ME2 and ME3 got a free pass. I guess it's because you can shoot teh gunz in ME.
DA2 threw away everything that was great about DA1 & gave us a dumbed down hack n slash game.
I loved the first one. The second confused me as to why they would do that to the series to "improve it"...
I won't say that Dragon age 2 was a bad game, but I didn't feel that it was a good one either. And it certainly didn't live up to the Dragon Age name. I can still remember that one recycled cave dungeon...
Lol I hear u on the burnt image of the one and only dungeon u had to embark through 100 times. Whole game felt like rushed, rehashed, dumbed down trash compared to the first. Had to force myself to beat it with one class and traded it in right away before it lost its tradin value for sucking so bad.
I want gameplay of da2 with story depth more like DA1
DA1 gameplay or nothing
They should definitely take a page from Xenoblade with party equipment. Characters had wholly unique looks for each armor set, meaning they kept their aesthetic characteristics but they could still be completely outfitted. Hopefully Bioware is planning the same for DA3.
although i liked the character design in 2 the level design and story were poor.
As fans we can only hope they make it like the first game and nothing like the second game. As logical people we know Bioware is going to make it as terrible as the second game and throw in a ending worse than mass effect 3. History repeats itself and Bioware will never learn from their mistakes.
da1 was a severely dumbed down version of neverwinter nights/baldurs gate da2 was a piss poor joke to even be called an rpg da3 will probably be an utter waste of code bioware are NOT rpg developers anymore, sadly, they mostly make decent to crappy action games, mostly.
In my opinion DA2 combat was way more satisfying than DA. Everything else about it was crap I dont want another pure DnD mostly text based game. FFS we are in 2012 and there are games like Witcher 2 that have already said gbye to old school rpgs. Time for the new shit, old hacks step aside
The only thing good about DA2 was the combat. Recycling the same dungeon? Seriously ... What were they thinking?
If they could somehow combine the controls, combat system and squad system of Dragon Age and Kingdom of Amalur. They would achieve something between a versatile combat system and a lot of options to control things on the battlefield. Dragon Age 2. X: Attack [Also for any other action, such as talking...] Square, Triangle, Circle: Battle Menu shortcuts. L1/R1: Switch party members. [R to next, L to previous.] L2: Opens Radial Menu R2: Switch to secondary battle menu shortcuts. L3: Locks the target Kingdom of Amalur: X: Interact, or hold sprint (sprint button can be changed) Square: Primary weapon attack Triangle: Secondary weapon attack Circle: Dodge L1: Shield or Parry,+ counter attack L2: Item/potion Redial Menu R1: Access Magic shortcut Menu+ Face buttons to activate. R2: Stealth L3: Sprint (if turned on) R3: Reset camera. Left d-pad: Use Health potion Right d-pad: Use Magic potion
That's just the thing though, they went from a strategic RPG to a hack and slash game. Similar to how they took Mass Effect from an RPG to a third person shooter. While games like Kingdoms of Amalur are good, they are not what Dragon Age: Origins (the spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate) set out to be, and definitely not what earned it its fanbase and success. At this rate, I may as well just wait for the Baldur's Gate remake. At least I know what I can expect from that game.
I loved DA1. I didn't care much for the combat, but everything else was so good that I could live with it(though the graphics could also have used work). DA2...I haven't played. Apparently the combat is more my style, but I liked DA1 cause' it pulled me in with the story and the choices you could make. Sounds like DA2 doesn't have what I want, I can always go back and play it one day if I am in fact wrong. I'll just wait and see what happens with 3.
no buy for me. fool me once...
Bioware is using Skyrim as a model for the next Dragon Age.
Bioware doesn't even create rpgs any more just hack&slash/shooters
I like the options Bioware gave players in Mass Effect 3 to pick how they wanted to play the game. -Option #1: RPG (Original way.) -Option #2: Story (Action.) -Option #3: Game Play (Run & Gun) Of course the hardcore players like myself will pick the RPG option but for those new players getting into the series they have more options on how they can play too. I like that route because that way everyone wins. (I'm pretty sure Bioware will offer the same options for Dragon 3 and future games.)
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