Dragon Age: Origins (2009)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  3 November 2009 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alistair (voice)
Peter Renaday ...
Duncan (voice)
Flemeth (voice)
Arl Rendon Howe (voice)
Corinne Kempa ...
Leliana (voice)
Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir / Caladrius / Bann Ceorlic / Emissary Pether / Haven Guard / Ostagar Tranquil / Kennel Master / Tranquil Proprietor (voice)
Morrigan (voice)
Oghren / First Enchanter Irving / Gorim (voice)
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)
Wynne / Ostagar Revered Mother / Fade Revered Mother / Redcliffe Old Woman (voice) (as Susan Boyd Joyce)
Zevran Arainai / Ser Landry / Fort Drakon Captain (voice)
Baizyl / Orzammar Noble / Blood Mage / Circle Tower Templar / Circle Tower Apprentice Mage (voice)
Jocelyn Ahlf ...
Mithra / Ostagar Priest / Ostagar Cleric / Highever Servant (voice)
Disciple Havard / Templar Dreamer / Dust Town Beggar / Fade Mage Instructor / Proving Spectator / Royal Palace Servant (voice)
Matthew Ashforde ...
Ser Gilmore / Weylon / Healer Veras / Chantry Brother / Denerim Estate Guard / Miner / Redcliffe Militiaman / Franderel Servant / Crimson Oars Mercenary (voice)


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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Oghren: [when leaving Orzammar for the first time] Give me a moment.
Player: Is everything all right?
Oghren: Of course everything's all right! Psht!
Oghren: Just give me one sodding moment.
Oghren: By the Stone, I feel like I'm about to fall off the world with all that sky up there.
Player: Is it that strange to you?
Oghren: Strange? Ha. Strange is your wife turning out to prefer the ladies. Not living in a world without a bleeding ceiling.
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The ultimate review.The gameplay and amount of content are great but the narrative is surprisingly weak and uninteresting. An average, overrated game.
7 December 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Notice: This review is not biased. I have completed all Mass Effect games and I absolutely love them. This is my honest opinion.

I stumbled upon Dragon Age: Origins a while ago and I thought it looked really cool so i decided to buy a copy for my Xbox. Since it was made by BioWare, who made the amazing Mass Effect games and KOTOR, I thought it was going to be another great game to play. It's promotional presentation, however, deceived me.

I made my character, a Mage and I have to say really like the customization in the game. The amount of content is staggering. I started the missions and I thought it was great.

Until I began.

As soon as I was shown the game's storyline, I thought it was uninteresting. This is surprising to me because BioWare are a great company who made some fantastic games that ended up being RPG classics. I wasn't drawn to the story and it kind of bored me. I decided to stop playing as a mage and began as a warrior. That was bad too so I decided to play as a dwarf and...it was worse.

The character voices are surprisingly weak and the characters themselves were completely forgettable. Dragon Age: Origins disappointed me. BioWare disappointed me.

Although, I did like the gameplay mechanics and its skill system despite it's repetitive aspects. The magic and warrior spells are cool to watch and to wield.

Dragon Age: Origins is the most overrated RPG I have played and that is my honest opinion. I do not know why people love it so much?

Surprisingly disappointing, uninteresting and it's fun gameplay can't save it.

Do a better job, BioWare.

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