Posts Tagged ‘Dragon Age 2’

The Price of Art

If you’ve played Dragon Age 2 at all you’ll have encountered the endless (Figuratively speaking. It does, in fact, have an end.)  repetition of maps and art assets that has been the focus of so many a bad review of the game. Bioware is hardly the first studio to re-use assets but the practice seems […]

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Ten Good Things About Dragon Age 2

My last post on the topic of Dragon Age 2 was rather negative, not surprisingly so I suppose, given that that is the structure of my review format. Today’s post will be all upsides – 10 to be specific. As always, these come in no particular order and claim neither to be complete nor to […]

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Ten Bad Things About Dragon Age 2

I’m a huge fan of the original Dragon Age and despite the somewhat “meh” review I gave its expansion Awakening, I’ve had Dragon Age 2 on preorder for months and was very excited to get to play it. It took me two weeks to get through – with work and Rift cutting into my free […]

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Newsflash: Metacritic Reviews No Longer Impartial

So, apparently, a Bioware engineer going by the handle of Avanost gave Dragon Age 2 a perfect 10 point review on metacritic. Or so this reddit post claims, making it “a matter of ethics and integrity”. I suppose the only possible response here is this: Boo fracking hoo.

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