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Well isn't this great to hear you all talk about Dragon Age 2 and how much it sucks after I just bought it.

Thanks guys, I feel real good about my purchase.
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As a person who won't be buying or playing DA2, I have no issues with employees rating their own game. However it's definitely important that they disclose their bias as they are from the developer. If they played it, they have a right to vote. It's up to the people who consult those reviews to judge the results with prudence.
    
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Well isn't this great to hear you all talk about Dragon Age 2 and how much it sucks after I just bought it.

Thanks guys, I feel real good about my purchase.
I guarantee you the vast majority of the people talking crap about it haven't bought it.
    
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I guarantee you the vast majority of the people talking crap about it haven't bought it.
Same goes for those that praise the game.
I see 5 star reviews of the type: it is gonna be great when it is released!

Why not 4/10 or 1/10? But true, frustration and enthusiasm can blur your judgement...
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Same goes for those that praise the game.
I see 5 star reviews of the type: it is gonna be great when it is released!

Why not 4/10 or 1/10? But true, frustration and enthusiasm can blur your judgement...
Uh no. There will be the occasional fanboy that tries to inflate the score but nothing like the legion of haters.
    
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Well isn't this great to hear you all talk about Dragon Age 2 and how much it sucks after I just bought it.

Thanks guys, I feel real good about my purchase.
This game isn't Dragon Age Origins. It is a very different game altogether.

If you start the game with that as your mind set then the will game very enjoyable.

Many of us just feel betrayed by Bioware at how the game was made for consoles 100% without even an afterthought for PC gamers.

Instead they give us a horribly coded HD texture pack that will bring many systems to their knees, although Beta drivers help alot.
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This game isn't Dragon Age Origins. It is a very different game altogether.

If you start the game with that as your mind set then the will game very enjoyable.

Many of us just feel betrayed by Bioware at how the game was made for consoles 100% without even an afterthought for PC gamers.

Instead they give us a horribly coded HD texture pack that will bring many systems to their knees, although Beta drivers help alot.
LoL how is a texture pack 'horribly coded'? Is there any 'code' involved with a texture pack?!

You see my specs and there are moments when I can start to see the frames slowing slightly but 90% of the time it's smooth as butter for me.

And as a PC gamer, how did they forget you? What changes, specifically, from DA:O to DA2 were for consoles? I've already played this game some 50 hrs and I don't ever think about it being consolized.
    
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I really hope that Mass Effect 3 isn't like this.. really.
    
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I might try it. The demo. I have friends who bought it without waiting for reviews at all or even playing the demo. They pre-ordered it! *shudder*
    
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LoL how is a texture pack 'horribly coded'? Is there any 'code' involved with a texture pack?!

You see my specs and there are moments when I can start to see the frames slowing slightly but 90% of the time it's smooth as butter for me.

And as a PC gamer, how did they forget you? What changes, specifically, from DA:O to DA2 were for consoles? I've already played this game some 50 hrs and I don't ever think about it being consolized.
Well the base game is DX9, its more streamlined for fast paced action, it lost much of its combat depth/tactics. it uses the horrible Conversation wheel from Mass Effect 2, Character customization for companions is very limited. In-game items like armor and weapons have been greatly reduced. Your forced to play as a human, DA:O Save import is broken and doesn't correctly reflect your choices, 90% of the game takes place in Kirkwall, many of the areas are recycled. etc etc.

As for running the game yeah at a low resolution like 1920x1080 or less the game runs fine, but you cross that threshold and the game becomes very choppy.
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