Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:
Greenbelt, MD 08/22

Regularly scheduled events

Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced

The BioWare Blog is written by Mark Darrah, who introduces himself and Dragon Age III Inquisition, the next installment in the Dragon Age series of action/RPGs. They've been working on this for a couple of years now, and while they are not prepared to share details at the moment, Mark says they will be as open as they can along the way. There are a few tidbits to get us started, including word on a new game engine:

I am pleased to confirm that we are, in fact, working on the next Dragon Age game. Not a big surprise to most of you, I know. We have been working on it in some way for about two years now with the bulk of our efforts ramping up about 18 months ago.

Part of that effort has involved you, our fans, and the feedback you’ve provided for Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age II, and their DLC. We’ve visited message boards, read reviews, and we’ve gone to events to have direct face to face conversations with some of our most passionate fans. We’ve been listening, and we will continue to listen.

Recently, I said that we didn’t want to talk about Dragon Age III unless we had something to show. I’m trying to stick to that plan and won’t be revealing much today. That said, a lot of information and rumors have surfaced recently and we don’t want to hide from them. There are a BUNCH of things that I really want to share with you but I want to do this right, and doing it right requires some more time.

So here’s what I can confirm for now:

  • The next game will be called Dragon Age III: Inquisition.
  • We won’t be talking about the story of the game today. Though you can make some guesses from the title.
  • This game is being made by a lot of the same team that has been working on Dragon Age since Dragon Age: Origins. It’s composed of both experienced BioWare veterans and talented new developers.
  • We are working on a new engine which we believe will allow us to deliver a more expansive world, better visuals, more reactivity to player choices, and more customization. At PAX East, we talked about armor and followers… Yeah, that kind of customization. We’ve started with Frostbite 2 from DICE as a foundation to accomplish this.

There’s much more to talk about, of course, but it will have to wait until it’s ready for the prime time.

We are going to be as open as we can. We will continue to have a dialogue with you and answer what questions we can. Keep providing us with your feedback. I’m excited about what we are working on and I hope that you will be too. I know this is going to be hard to believe, but it is just as hard for me not to tell you stuff as it is for you to wait.

With thanks for your enthusiasm, and your patience,

View
54. Re: DA3 sales Sep 17, 2012, 16:49 Fion
 
DA:O remains Bioware's top selling game of all time outside of SW:TOR. I hope EA takes that into account with the third installment. I do hope, but frankly don't expect the third game to be anything special. To me DA:O was the last great game Bioware ever made. I've been nothing but disappointed with every title released since then.  
Avatar 17499
 
Previous Post Next Post Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
    Date Subject Author
  1. Sep 17, 11:43 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced nin
  2. Sep 17, 11:43 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  3. Sep 17, 11:54  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Bhruic
  4. Sep 17, 12:01   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  7. Sep 17, 12:10    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Bhruic
  12. Sep 17, 12:21     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  11. Sep 17, 12:18    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Creston
  5. Sep 17, 12:06 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced KS
  23. Sep 17, 13:22  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Bad Dos
  24. Sep 17, 13:31   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced ASeven
  25. Sep 17, 13:34   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  31. Sep 17, 14:12    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Draugr
  37. Sep 17, 14:27     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  41. Sep 17, 15:34     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Prez
  34. Sep 17, 14:18   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Creston
  55. Sep 17, 16:52   Re: More Big Picture Details HorrorScope
  57. Sep 17, 17:05    Re: More Big Picture Details Draugr
  58. Sep 17, 17:06     Re: More Big Picture Details HorrorScope
  62. Sep 17, 17:56     Re: More Big Picture Details Creston
  30. Sep 17, 14:10  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced necrosis
  67. Sep 17, 19:28  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced dheer
  6. Sep 17, 12:09 matthew@welchkin.net Watter
  8. Sep 17, 12:13 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Creston
  19. Sep 17, 12:49  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced SimplyMonk
  20. Sep 17, 12:52   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Creston
  39. Sep 17, 15:23  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced RollinThundr
  43. Sep 17, 15:38   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Flatline
  44. Sep 17, 15:40    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced nin
  45. Sep 17, 15:45    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Prez
  46. Sep 17, 15:48    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  48. Sep 17, 15:51     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Flatline
  49. Sep 17, 15:54      Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced nin
  50. Sep 17, 16:03    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced RollinThundr
  51. Sep 17, 16:12     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Draugr
  52. Sep 17, 16:25     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Angrius Maximis
  53. Sep 17, 16:41    DA3 sales yonder
>> 54. Sep 17, 16:49     Re: DA3 sales Fion
  60. Sep 17, 17:11      Re: DA3 sales Agent.X7
  61. Sep 17, 17:43    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Creston
  9. Sep 17, 12:14 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Yakubs
  10. Sep 17, 12:16 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced pagb
  13. Sep 17, 12:26 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Viper114
  14. Sep 17, 12:30  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced ibm
  15. Sep 17, 12:30  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Jerykk
  16. Sep 17, 12:41   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced beaves
  17. Sep 17, 12:43 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced wtf_man
  18. Sep 17, 12:49  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Flatline
  22. Sep 17, 13:21   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  26. Sep 17, 13:39    Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Flatline
  27. Sep 17, 13:45     Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  28. Sep 17, 13:56      Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Flatline
  21. Sep 17, 13:18 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced dj LiTh
  29. Sep 17, 14:01 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced avianflu
  33. Sep 17, 14:13  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Mashiki Amiketo
  32. Sep 17, 14:12 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced NegaDeath
  35. Sep 17, 14:18 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced JediPunisher
  36. Sep 17, 14:23 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced jamiedj99
  38. Sep 17, 15:10 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Smellfinger
  40. Sep 17, 15:24 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Jivaro
  42. Sep 17, 15:36 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Pete
  47. Sep 17, 15:51 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Cutter
  56. Sep 17, 17:04 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Jones
  59. Sep 17, 17:09 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Dades
  63. Sep 17, 18:37 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced xXBatmanXx
  64. Sep 17, 18:46 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Kastagir
  65. Sep 17, 18:59  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Julio
  66. Sep 17, 19:16 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Mashiki Amiketo
  68. Sep 17, 19:40  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Jivaro
  70. Sep 18, 00:05   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Jerykk
  72. Sep 18, 04:52   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Mashiki Amiketo
  69. Sep 17, 23:04 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced space captain
  71. Sep 18, 00:42 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced xXBatmanXx
  73. Sep 18, 05:10 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced EricFate
  74. Sep 18, 09:15 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno
  75. Sep 18, 10:28  Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Prez
  76. Sep 18, 13:46   Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Draugr
  77. Sep 20, 12:24 Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Verno


footer

Blue's News logo