Op Ed

Greywardens.com - Is Dragon Age II the End of BioWare as a Traditional RPG Creator?
Teasing me with something as open and infinitely superior in its complexity as was Dragon Age: Origins, only to follow up with something that is simply NOT in the same style or genre, is completely and utterly unfair. As a gamer and a fan, I care how much profit BioWare makes only insofar as it keeps them afloat to continue making more cool stuff that I like. Selfish, but true of most gamers. I don’t want to see things get blanded away from the features and elements that made BioWare my favourite game maker. While I understand their need to grow and expand, on an intellectual level, I am thoroughly disheartened at this turn of events.

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Oh No the End is Nigh!! Bioware sold Out!!!

Well....DUH! BioWare is owned by EA.

They still somehow managed to get a game like DA:O out there. An oldskul-like RPG that sold shitloads and was somehow still very satisfying to RPG fans like me.

So I will give them the benefit of the doubt with this one. Someone mentioned Planescape Torment as good example of a great no make that FANTASTIC rpg that was rather unflexible as to how you started out.

Anyway...We know way to little about this game other than the fact that you start with a guy named Hawk. So far I dont think thats enough information to immediately trash this game as CONSOLIZED.

Ill wait and see, but if it turns out to be MassEffect2 in a fantasy skin Ill be the first to trash it.
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