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Dragon Age 2 - Xbox 360, PS3, PC

by Steven Williamson on 12 July 2010, 13:59

Tags: Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Xbox 360, PS3, RPG

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BioWare’s Edmonton-based studio has confirmed that Dragon Age 2, the sequel to the triple-platinum-selling Dragon Age: Origins, is currently in development and due for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in March 2011.

The RPG developer says that it wants to revolutionise the genre again, infusing the universe with more action, a new, more responsive combat system and a dynamic story. Dragon Age 2 traces the rise to power of Hawke, a survivor of the Blight and a hero who will transform the face of the Dragon Age universe forever.

Dragon Age 2 thrusts players into the role of Hawke, a penniless refugee who rises to power to become the single most important character in the world of Dragon Age. Known to be a survivor of the Blight and the Champion of Kirkwall, the legend around Hawke’s rise to power is shrouded in myth and rumor. Featuring an all-new story spanning 10 years, you'll get to shape the tale by making tough moral choices, gathering the deadliest of allies, amassing fame and fortune, and sealing your place in history. The way you play will write the story of how the world is changed forever.

“Last year’s launch of Dragon Age: Origins was one of the most successful in BioWare’s 15-year history and one of the most successful new IP launches in the 28 year history of EA,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, Senior Vice President of Electronic Arts and co-founder and Group General Manager of BioWare. “Dragon Age 2 will simultaneously deliver an epic story and set a new bar for intense action in the genre. We're very excited to deliver this next bold evolution in the Dragon Age franchise to our fans."

No screenshots as yet, but this concept art gives you a little taster of what to expect.

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