Tremendously diverse cast.
Impeccable voice acting.
Engaging combat that requires a great deal of thought.
Remarkable story spanning close to 60 hours, excluding hundreds of side-quests.
Deep story and character creation.
Challenging but not frustrating tactical battles.
Awesome mix of classic and modern gameplay styles.
The writing is excellent, Claudia Black voices one the party members.
The Achievements and an addictive story.
Very helpful Tactics system.
Origin stories are awesome.
Great looking/smooth frame-rates.
Class specialization is great.
Spell combinations can be devastating.
Thrilling combat; plenty of content.
Deep combat, huge scope.
Frequent swarming of enemies.
Visual quality doesn't match its epic presentation.
Few quest-related glitches.
Probably confusing to the youngsters.
Not very easy for RPG newbies to pick up.
An in-game tutorial for the Tactics system would have been nice.
A few glitches.
By Game Observer on December 14, 2010
Dragon Age: Origins is ostensibly the best single-player experience to come out all year. With few titles released in 2009 that can compete with the depth of gameplay and variety of things to do, it seems almost impossible to consider another game as...92
By Gameplay Monthly on November 11, 2010
Let’s get this right out in the open – I love BioWare. They are pretty much my favourite developer. As far as I’m concerned, they can do no wrong. Now, of course this is entirely subjective. You may have not had the same kind of...75
By PCMag Mideast on March 23, 2010
A few role-playing games (RPG) games hit the market that gives the gamer a different experience with each play. It’s a different case with Dragon Age: Origins, which maybe one of the best role-playing games we’ve played in a while. The...80
By Maximum PC on March 04, 2010
Fantasy role-playing games, bow before your new king Dragon Age: Origins is the first in a new franchise from role-playing powerhouse BioWare, and while its swords ‘n’ sorcery setting may, at first glance, appear to be the result of an...90
By Xtra Gamer on January 10, 2010
Happy 2010 everyone! First of all apologies for not writing anything for a month but I’ve had a broken wrist so it has been difficult to do anything. To start off the new year I’m going to be reviewing Dragon Age: Origins, if any of you are...95
By IT Reviews on December 03, 2009
Dragon Age: Origins is an epic RPG with a gripping storyline bristling with sub-quests and background details, adding up to a fifty hour plus campaign. The bonus is you'll probably want to play it again to try out the various origin stories, and to...-
By New Game Network on December 01, 2009
In essence, Dragon Age is a great RPG from the genre masters BioWare who take the game back to the Dungeons and Dragons lore of times past. Recent efforts of the developer saw us in space with Mass Effect, which was a unique change of pace for the...87
By Smarthouse on November 27, 2009
The game developer Bioware has created some incredible role playing games in the past so when Dragon Age: Origins was announced fans naturally got excited. With the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series and Mass Effect they created some truly...90
By Yet Another Review Site on November 24, 2009
DaveBioware are one of my favourite development teams of recent years. From the original Baldurs Gate, through the fantastic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and up to last years Mass Effect, all of their games have been a huge success in my...90
By Strategy Informer on November 20, 2009
If nothing else, Dragon Age: Origins is a testimony to the "bad day". Just for a moment, imagine taking all of the bad luck in the world: every twisted decision, every subtle betrayal , every wrong turn... taking all of that, and then stuffing it into...95