Picking up where Dragon Age I left off, this game played out the life of Hawk, a stranded noble forced to leave his home with his family and begin a new life on a distant island nation. From rags to riches, this game has it all. As Hawk, you souround yourself with a band of loyal compatriots and strive to create peace between the mages and the nobles of the island. The game has some striking cut aways and amazing graphics which only enhance an already great storyline. The control you have over the decisions of the characters is vast and alows you to customize your adventure any way you like.
Overall, this was an amazing game and one I'd recomend to anyone why enjoys RPGs.
I know this is like beating a dead horse here but the game doesn't give you any area to explore, you go through the same paths way to many times, and not to mention there aren't any new drops when you do this so it really becomes pointless. If you're hoping for a traditional RPG where you can explore and have multiple chances to get rare items(pretty much being rewarded for exploring) you're wrong...so wrong. The battle is pretty cool, the game will cause you to sit there for hours because it's by no means boring but just to linear.
im going to start off saying the ONLY thing i liked more about this game then the 1st was no auto attack i hated that even if i am just tapping the A button all the time least im doing something other then that origins blows this outta the water this game is the same mash of dungeons,caves heck all areas are reused so many times im at the end part of act 2 and so far its just this ONE single town theres no where else to visit same 4-5 shops i have to go to every time with junk inventory only place with good stuff to buy is the black emporium which you have to buy with MS points ....ya the game did start off with some promise with faster combat i usually prefer faster paced games and soon as i 1st used whirlwind and scythe on the 1st level i was excited but the feeling didnt last long even when i got the skills back.... was to little to late tactics are very weak in this game im just brute forcing my way through right now with my warrior with no problems im using no cross class comboing i have 3 warriors and 1 healer on my team and nothing has slowed me down on hard mode so far besides that deep roads boss my healer mainly just buffs no need for heals but overall besides the massively reused areas my main complaint is the lack of inventory customization everything is class specific now staffs-mages only - shields - warriors only ect. ect. not to mention ALL of the AIs cannot wear Helms,Boots,Gauntlets, or Chest Armor they got this stupid new thing called companion armor which has .... 4 tiers i think that just gives them an overall armor value no way to customize it besides maybe a rune slot for some of the AIs anyways thats my biggest complaint is the lack of customization and the balance of abilities it just seems like it was thrown together quickly no wonder it came out so fast id say rent if you really enjoy tons of unique dialog and decision making other then that.... pick something else out of your queue ... oya and storyline haha..... there is none