Dragon Age Origins
As more games are created, so are more game clichés. A cliché doesn't have to be a bad thing, but these three examples are starting to wear a bit thin.
A good character creator is just one part of making a popular RPG, and these five games take them a step further, allowing tons of customization and minute tweaking.
The silent protagonist is a holdover from older games where voice acting and complex stories were rare, but why does this trend persist now that these features are the standard?
Electronic Arts makes 'Dragon Age: Origins' free to download on PC in the run up to the release of 'Dragon Age: Inquisition'.
After seeing 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' up close at E3 2014, it's clear that BioWare wasn't bluffing when they claimed to take fan feedback to heart.
The lead writer of the 'Dragon Age' series offers an insight into BioWare's approach to sexuality in games, and why some fans are more valuable than others.
After being left out of 'Dragon Age 2,' Elves and Dwarves return for 'Dragon Age: Inquisition.' Hear the reasoning directly from the developers in the latest look behind-the-scenes.
Borderlands 2 season's pass owners don't get all of the DLC, Firefly gets a game, non-DRM games sell well, Disney's Toy Box is awesome, Kickstarter doesn't always work & Prince of Persia returns.
Electronic Arts is slowly lifting the online pass requirements off previously-released games, starting with titles like 'Mass Effect 2,' 'Medal of Honor,' 'Battlefield: Bad Company 2,' and 'Bulletstorm.'
With the biggest RPG franchises getting more and more 'streamlined' and user-friendly, we have to wonder - does the genre have any hope of surviving?