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Average User Score: 5.9Jan 6, 2015I was really excited about this game - open world, great story, back to the DA:O tradition, right? Wrong. Instead we get a game that isI was really excited about this game - open world, great story, back to the DA:O tradition, right? Wrong. Instead we get a game that is virtually unplayable on PC. Between the horrible combat and the criminally-negligent port from console to PC I can't reconcile the reviews I've read with the game I've been playing. The story is OK - interesting premise and excellent voice acting, although there is a "dumbed-down" feel to the way the story is executed (reduced violence is not necessarily a bad thing, but in any civil war - especially one with religious and nationalistic antecedents, it is rather unbelievable).
I'll tell you one thing: when the critics give a game an 85 and the users come in with a 58, you can be sure there are an awful lot of publications that are in the tank for EA. Something stinks in the gaming press.… Expand
Average User Score: 5.7Aug 8, 2013Nice game, if not as broad as the Elder Scrolls or the Dragon Age series. The artwork is good, the classes are more limited than in otherNice game, if not as broad as the Elder Scrolls or the Dragon Age series. The artwork is good, the classes are more limited than in other RPGs, but it's still a fun game and at the current (Aug 2013) discounted prices, there's no way you can lose. I give it an 8 our of 10, but rated it 10 here because although this game demonstrates that orcs and goblins can sometimes be the good guys, trolls will forever be trolls obnoxious (low ratings before playing the game), cowardly (low ratings with no review) and a plague on our gaming community.… Expand