After 400 years since the last Blight, a new Archdemon seeks to destroy the land of Ferelden. It is up to the player - as one remaining legendary Grey Wardens - to unite the divided armies of Ferelden and save humanity.

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Alistair (voice)
Peter Renaday ...
Duncan (voice)
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Flemeth (voice)
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Arl Rendon Howe (voice)
Corinne Kempa ...
Leliana (voice)
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Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir / Caladrius / Bann Ceorlic / Emissary Pether / Haven Guard / Ostagar Tranquil / Kennel Master / Tranquil Proprietor (voice)
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Morrigan (voice)
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Oghren / First Enchanter Irving / Gorim (voice)
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Sten / Sergeant Kylon / Emissary Fellhammer / Wise Human Male / Gossip / Orzammar Royal Escort / Proving Fan / Disgruntled Patron / Hooded Courier / House Dace Mercenary / Proving Guard / Orzammar Lesser Noble (voice)
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Wynne / Ostagar Revered Mother / Fade Revered Mother / Redcliffe Old Woman (voice) (as Susan Boyd Joyce)
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Zevran Arainai / Ser Landry / Fort Drakon Captain (voice)
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Baizyl / Orzammar Noble / Blood Mage / Circle Tower Templar / Circle Tower Apprentice Mage (voice)
Jocelyn Ahlf ...
Mithra / Ostagar Priest / Ostagar Cleric / Highever Servant (voice)
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Disciple Havard / Templar Dreamer / Dust Town Beggar / Fade Mage Instructor / Proving Spectator / Royal Palace Servant (voice)
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Ser Gilmore / Weylon / Healer Veras / Chantry Brother / Denerim Estate Guard / Miner / Redcliffe Militiaman / Franderel Servant / Crimson Oars Mercenary (voice)
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After 400 years since the last Blight, a new Archdemon seeks to destroy the land of Ferelden. It is up to the player - as one remaining legendary Grey Wardens - to unite the divided armies of Ferelden and save humanity.

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Trivia

On the map of Ferelden just south of where you first meet Morrigan, it shows an area named "Uncharted Territories". This is a nod to Steve Valentine and Claudia Black, who voice Alistair and Morrigan in Dragon Age and were contracted to voice Harry Flynn and Cloe Frazer in the game "Uncharted 2". Claudia also starred in the show "Farscape" where they were often in the "Uncharted Territories". See more »

Quotes

Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir: Hate doesn't describe it, I see painted masked lords beat an old farmer to death with riding crops. To this day I don't know why, is that hate? I saw senseless good men fighting Chevaliers with nothing! No weapon, no armies, not even hope of success to see the occupation end, is that hate?
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Followed by Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014) See more »

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An outstanding game
23 July 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Dragon Age: Origins is an outstanding game on all levels, one of the best in recent years perhaps. If there was one thing that wasn't quite so good, it was that some of the outdoor background art were a little flat-looking. Other than that, the graphics were not bad at all despite the numerous criticism it has gotten on Amazon. The characters look well-modelled at least, the colours are atmospheric and help make the world and adventure believable and the voices do sync well with the lip movements. The music has moments where it is rousing and others where it's eloquent, overall it's well written and synchronises with everything with never a jarring note. The story is rich in detail and characterisation, totally immersive in its blend of fantasy, adventure and action and you are genuinely transported into the world the characters inhabit. The game play is varied and not overly-simplistic or overly-complex(even if at times Alistair was perhaps too easy to kill, but really that's part of the fun). What was also impressive was the balance of game play and story, they added so much to one another and there wasn't a time where there was too much or little of one. The writing and the voice acting stood out the most. The writing is incredibly intelligent and thought-provoking with some well-judged light-hearted humour for contrast, doing wonderfully in giving the characters distinctive personalities and emotional impact. The character interaction is strong and never stiff. And the voice work adds so much to those qualities, everybody is wonderful and nobody bad but in particular Kate Mulgrew is quietly firm and authoritative and Tim Curry has that subtle smarmy malevolence spot-on. All in all, an outstanding game. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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