The word is out there, folks! BioWare has just released the new Dragon Age Inquisition : The Decent (DLC) trailer on their Facebook. DA fans, including myself, have gone totally mental in anticipation of this long awaited addition to the popular series. It is scheduled to be released on the 11th August, and I’m hoping to download this off Origins as soon as its available for purchase. (I’ve checked and there’s no update as yet. Boooo.)
I’m really hoping that this will exceed Jaws of Hakkon somehow. My experience with the previous DLC left me feeling there wasn’t any progression made to the story line at all . Instead, we are taken back into history, tracing the steps of the last Inquisitor and delving into the secrets that surrounded his disappearance.
In short, I felt Jaws of Hakkon didn’t add much to the game other than an extra area of map to explore. Here’s what I’m hoping “The Descent” will accomplish:-
A poll was recently made about two months ago by an online community, to see whether Gamers prefer “The Witcher 3” or “Dragon Age: Inquisition”. As every decent Gamer knows, these two are just about the hottest in the market out there right now, boasting several hundred hours of gameplay from hardcore fans and casual Gamers alike.
In essence, they’re both pretty similar in purpose: there is a main quest which involves you running your fool’s head left, right, top and bottom of maps, trying to find out what the heck is going on while you search for the Ultimate Baddie. Along the way, you kill lots of other people, run errands for friends, pick flowers and weeds for potions and then get rewarded with the occasional love scene.
The general consensus seems to be in favour of Witcher 3. Yet if I were to be given a choice between spending money on DA:I or W3 for any expansions or DLCs, I’d still pretty much pick the former at any time. And here’s why.