PC Dragon Age Has Top-Down Camera

Kotaku has some impressions of the PS3 edition of Dragon Age: Origins, revealing that only the PC edition has the ability to zoom out for a strategic top-down view, as this is not present in the console versions. The top-down view fits with BioWare's statements about this being the "spiritual successor" to the Baldur's Gate series, but there's no explanation of why it will not be part of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions. Update: As noted in our forums, this was explained by BioWare a while ago as being due to memory constraints on console systems.
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Oct 16, 2009, 19:57
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Re: PC Dragon Age Has Top-Down Camera Oct 16, 2009, 19:57
Oct 16, 2009, 19:57
 Fion
 
Those of us in the community have known this for a few months. But yea, just one more reason the PC version is the best.

That and we get an entire toolset that was dedicatedly developed for use by the community similar to NWN.

And yea, as Dots said, the console version cant handle as much going on as the PC version so fights are smaller or split up, which also means the game is easier there.

I just hope everyone likes a traditional RPG with top down and some tough arse fights. So far every review has stated the game is anything but an easy RPG by any means. Some even listed it in their 'negatives' area, like a hard, PC centric, classic style RPG game is a BAD thing.

This comment was edited on Oct 16, 2009, 19:59.
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