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April Fools: BioWare Spelling Correction Reveals New Branding

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Les Major

Update: Not that this one wasn’t obvious, but this was an April Fools joke. Fantasy worlds will eventually develop fast food franchises however. Just imagine the menus!

There’s no inquisition in the new Dragon Age game. However, there are dragons that the world just has nothing to do with. So what does a medieval fantasy world do with so much meat? Open a Quiznos of course! In Dragon Age 3 gamers will experience the thrill of owning their own franchise and serving up a bevvy of tasty treats to the games various characters! Now with the new Frostbite 3 engine you’ll be able to see your sandwich creations in stunning realisim! The world may always feel like it’s ending outside, but inside there’s a different meaning when we relate dragons to the words “Mmmm… Toasty!”


Dragon Age 3 And Next Mass Effect Using Frostbite 3

Posted on March 31, 2013 by Les Major

Remember that absolutely beautiful Battlefield 4 video we saw just last week? Well the general manager for Bioware Edmonton and Montreal Aaryn Flynn has confirmed Dragon Age 3 and the next Mass Effect will use the same engine!

This is definitely amazing news! The characters, details and realisim level in the Battlefield 4 video are stunning. Even the video itself was produced more like a short movie told from a first person perspective. Of course that doesn’t mean the other games will be first person, just that they’ll be potentially as beautiful. Hopefully this means other EA titles will be adding this wonderful engine to their games as well.

Previous reports revealed that Dragon Age 3 would be using Frostbite 2 by DICE, and it’s great to see this upgrade. Artists on DA3 were already impressed with switching to the earlier Frostbite, seeing what they come up with now should truly be amazing!


Dragon Age III: Inquisition Made Official

Posted on September 17, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Rumors have swirled around a third Dragon Age game for months and now we finally have official details. Over on the Bioware Blog Mark Darrah announced that the game has been in some form of production since work on Dragon Age Origins concluded in 2009 and will involve veteran Bioware staff as well as some newcomers.

The game, titled Dragon Age III: Inquisition, will be powered by DICE’s insanely powerful Frostbite 2.0 engine and this will allow players to customize their character armor. Bioware is not ready to talk about the story of the game just yet, and in the past they have said that they didn’t want to announce Dragon Age III until they had “something to show”.

No specific platform was listed for DAIII but presumably it will be coming to Xbox 360, PC and PS3, just like the previous games. Given the rumored late 2013 release of DAIII AND the next Xbox, could Bioware give Microsoft’s latest hardware a boost out of the gate?


Dragon Age 3 To Add Co-op?

Posted on August 20, 2012 by Joshua Rust

First off, I want to clarify that this is clearly speculation and rumor at the current moment. But, if a recent social poll is to be believed it appears that the Dragon Age franchise could see co-op implemented into Dragon Age 3. While the poll doesn’t clarify that co-op will come to Dragon Age 3, it does give the option to vote for it as a potential feature.

The potential plot for DA3 was given as well via NeoGaf:

“The great nation of Orlais, the most powerful empire in Dragon Age, tears itself apart in civil war.”

“The stout men and women of Ferelden struggle to recover and reclaim their nation from the horde of vile Darkspawn that lay waste to its lands a decade ago.”

“The Chantry, the once-unified faith of the Dragon Age world stands divided. The Templar order has broken away, claiming the church has become too lax in policing the dangerous powers o the mages. The Mage circles have rebelled, believing the Templars have become too strict, too zealous in their duties, and too quick to slaughter those who step out of line.”

“The world of Dragon Age is one on the brink of collapse, and when a desperate gathering in the name of peace becomes the epicentre of a magical blast that decimates the Chantry’s leadership, it becomes clear that someone or something is manipulating events to drive the world into chaos.”

“From the ashes of that explosion, something new rises: The Inquisition. As the Inquisitor, it falls to you to build up your power and martial your forces, uncover secrets and build connections across the world. You must explore forgotten spaces, uncover ancient mysteries and uproot those who would destroy the fabric of the world.”

If it’s true co-op, I’m all for Bioware implementing this in the game. If it’s the co-opatition that Bioware brought to Mass Effect 3, eh…I’ll pass. How about you all? Would you want to see co-op in Dragon Age 3?


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