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Game:
Dragon Age: Origins
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Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
RPG
Release Date (US):
November 17th, 2009
Release Date (UK):
November 20th, 2009
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
BioWare
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
482 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
339 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC

About Dragon Age: Origins

Dragon Age: Origins from BioWare invites players to create their own heroes and join the fight against the darkspawn in a world of violence, lust and betrayal. The game features deep character customization, challenging decisions, and a wealth of gritty, mature plots that, combined with the BioWare heritage, making it one of the most highly-anticipated releases of 2009. Dragon Age: Origins is scheduled to release this fall on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

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PSU Review Score
9.0
Avg. user review score:
8.6

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Summary

Dragon Age: Origins is a stunning fantasy RPG that will draw people in with its compelling storyline and realistic characters. Aside from the occasional visual hiccup, this is one of the best and most expansive games we have played in a long time.

We like

  • The impressive and epic storyline
  • The classic RPG combat system
  • The lengthy, 40+ hour quest

We dislike

  • The occasional visual and dialogue hiccup

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RPG fanatics have a new champion on the PlayStation 3 in BioWare’s epic Dragon Age: Origins. Quite simply, this is one of the best RPGs to grace Sony’s black box, and we are instantly reminded of why this genre is so popular. Origins boasts one of the most intricate, compelling narratives of any recent game we’ve played, and is packed to the rafters with intense action that helps pull you deeper in its immers...

Dragon Age: Origins News

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  • The long awaited Dragon Age PS3 patch is available to fix crashing issues

    A patch to fix crashing issues in PlayStation 3 copies of Dragon Age: Origins is now available for North American and Europe. The crashing issues were caused when PS3 owners upgraded to firmware 3.3. The patch will also fix the in-game DLC store to show free DLC content that is redeemable with d...

  • PS3 Dragon Age: Origins patch out this week?

    BioWare has hinted that a patch for the PlayStation 3 version of RPG Dragon Age: Origins may be with us by the end of the week. Word comes from producer Fernando Melo, who posted on the official BioWare forums that the patch has made it through to Sony, and while a release date hasn’t been ...

  • BioWare: testing fix for Dragon Age: Origins PS3 crashing issues

    If you are a fan of BioWare’s Dragon Age: Origins, you may be happy to learn that we are getting closer to a fix for the problems many have faced since firmware 3.3 went live. An official posting on the BioWare forums indicates that the team is working on the problems some are having with thei...

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