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Dragon Age, Call of W/E, Gears of Duty... Whatever game you think of its sequels will sell a LOT as long as the first was good. And as long as console gamers love the heck out of it you are set.

We discuss it here, therefore showing there is hype around this game (even though we may not get it).
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EA didnt think that dragon age looked "cool" enough. So now we have all these flashy over the top attacks, and a instead of realistic look of the original, now we are getting a "cool" look that is suppose to make everyone look badass, because badass is "cool" the more spikes you can put on a guy, the "cooler" he looks. The bigger the weapon, usually needs to be twice the size of a real version of it is "cooler:. Might as well make his eyes glow also because its "cool". The qunari were not "cool" enough so the got the full on "coolification" Not just a little bit, they changed them entirely, now they are badass.

I swear thats the honest to god truth. EA said, not cool enough gotta make it cool so the kids will buy it. Everything needs to be over the top and out of control, you know like mw2. Just balls to the wall everything cause thats what sells and if your game isnt "cool" we are going to send it over to our "coolification" department and they will start the transition.
so what's your point? are you arguing that the art is bad? I have no qualms with coolification as long as the art remains tasteful and game doesn't become a caricature of itself.
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so what's your point? are you arguing that the art is bad? I have no qualms with coolification as long as the art remains tasteful and game doesn't become a caricature of itself.
yes, that is what i am saying. It has no resemblance of the original. The original was not about flash, it was aiming at a more realistic look in animations and characters, weapons, armor. Then they to an entire remake of the qunari.

http://dragonage.wikia.com/wiki/Qunari

look at the pictures of the new look of the qunari, and then look at the bottom of the page at sten. Supposed sten was a hornless qunari, but that means all other qunari you met in the game were also hornless? Something doesnt fit if you ask me. I mean nothing about the qunari in the first game come close to looking like the new one. Apparently he wasnt cool enough in the first, and he was my favorite companion because he was quiet and reserved. The videos with the fight against the qunari just doesnt seem very qunari like to me.

you would think that in all the time qunari are mentioned in the books and talk, something about the horns would be mentioned when they were described. Not a single instance of horns.

Just because i have issues with the sequel doesnt mean you all have to also, this is only my opinion, not yours. you are welcome to yours.
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The thing that made me the saddest about DA:O was that I couldn't play the story co-op with a friend. Would have easily been one of the best games ever.
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In DA:O, Qunarie were pretty generic. They just added to the race...
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In DA:O, Qunarie were pretty generic. They just added to the race...
says you. i found myself interested in them. They were very fleshed out if you read all the codex stuff. You can almost find out as much about them as you do the dwarves and elves. They just werent cool enough looking.

just like all the armor and weapons in DA2, they put spikes on the Qunari, cause the more spikes something has the cooler it is DUH.
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When does it come out?
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says you. i found myself interested in them. They were very fleshed out if you read all the codex stuff. You can almost find out as much about them as you do the dwarves and elves. They just werent cool enough looking.

just like all the armor and weapons in DA2, they put spikes on the Qunari, cause the more spikes something has the cooler it is DUH.
They said some qunari have spikes, genius. They wanted to make something new, without TOO much change. God. could you be more critical?
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They said some qunari have spikes, genius. They wanted to make something new, without TOO much change. God. could you be more critical?
no, no qunari have spikes in the original, not even a mention it is a change for da2, which the wikia even states. Maybe you should investigate things before you open your mouth.
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When does it come out?
March 8 2011
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