From the PlanetXbox360 feature interview:
"PlanetXbox360 had the opportunity to sit down with the lead designer of Dragon Age: Origins, Mike Laidlaw, for a short interview session about the upcoming game and the industry itself. Read on to find out how Dragon Age: Origins is coming along and what to expect once the titles releases on November 3, 2009 for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC.
- would say the average play-through for a single origin, from beginning to end on average, is 80 hours. That seems to be the metric we have across. You can do it faster certainly...
- (Project Natal) think that motion-sensing, in general, is part of trying to immerse the player. I think the Holy Grail that we are chasing – what we used to be chasing was realistic visuals – and I think nowadays is you see a slowdown in graphics technology..."