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Dragon Age: Inquisition has Kinect voice commands a la Mass Effect 3

BioWare is building Dragon Age: Inquisition with voice controls via Kinect on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, similar to the voice commands in Mass Effect 3, Creative Director Mike Laidlaw told Xbox The Official Magazine. "We're expecting that Xbox 360 and Xbox One editions will ship with a...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition's forests, seas, palaces and trolls in one video

Dragon Age: Inquisition's environments span from brilliant ballrooms, to dark forests, crashing seas and otherworldly mountaintops, inhabited by people, animals, trolls and, of course, dragons. The latest video shows off Inquisition's settings, which include emergent ecosystems that change...

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Dragon Age Inquisition includes time-disrupting 'tactical view'

Dragon Age: Inquisition will feature a familiar method for calling out actions for your party, BioWare's Mike Laidlaw and Mark Darrah revealed during a panel at PAX Prime. The game will include a "tactical view" function, which has players shifting seamlessly to a top-down view at any point above a...

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'Dragon Age Keep' sets up your story choices before Inquisition

BioWare announced Dragon Age Keep today, an online tool that enables players to experiment with story scenarios from Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2, setting up the ideal starting state heading into Inquisition. While choices made in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2 are meant to carry...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition delay brings back multiple playable races

Dragon Age: Inquisition will see the return of playable races. "Because we moved the [release] date, we were able to bring it back," Executive Producer Mark Darrah told Game Informer, pointing to the game's delay to fall 2014 as an opportunity to bring race selection back to the series. In October...

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Morrigan has 'significant role' in Dragon Age: Inquisition, but not a playable one

Morrigan is back in town, but don't bother inviting her to your Dragon Age: Inquisition party. As creative director Mike Laidlaw told Game Informer, the Witch of the Wilds has an important part in the third Dragon Age chapter, but it won't be as a party member. "That's going to disappoint some...

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Ye olde Dragon Age saves to affect Dragon Age: Inquisition

While not going into explicit detail about how the system will function, BioWare producer Cameron Lee did reveal during PAX Australia that saves from previous Dragon Age titles will have an effect on the world of Dragon Age: Inquisition. "It will absolutely come across," Lee said, adding that a...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition drops the '3' to drive home a non-linear narrative

Dragon Age: Inquisition ditches the "3," as slyly revealed during EA's E3 press conference. This decision isn't an attempt to make the name The Game Formerly Known As "Dragon Age 3" stick – EA Labels President Frank Gibeau tells IGN it's a "tactical marketing decision." "There wasn't...

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Dragon Age 3 pushed back to fall 2014, is open-world [updates: trailer, platforms!]

Update: Series Creative Director Mike Laidlaw revealed Dragon Age 3 is coming to Xbox One, PS4, PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. We've also buffed this post with today's trailer, which Laidlaw said was running in-engine. EA revealed Dragon Age: Inquisition is an open-world RPG coming in fall 2014. The...

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Next Mass Effect, Dragon Age 3 powered by Frostbite 3

Both the next Mass Effect game and Dragon Age 3: Inquisition use the Frostbite 3 engine, despite initial official word from publisher EA saying otherwise. An official press release for Dragon Age 3 from September 2012 said the upcoming RPG was underpinned by Frostbite 2. However, BioWare Montreal...

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