If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Dragon Age 2 dialogue choice simplified

Three icons: good, nasty, "badass".

BioWare has whittled Dragon Age 2 conversation choices down to three.

"Good" responses will be earmarked with an olive branch, "nasty" answers by a Greek comedy mask and "badass" by a red fist, according to IGN.

Also, at key points during dialogue there will sometimes appear an option to allow a companion to handle a situation in a cinematic way. An example given was a group of orcs being literally sliced to pieces during a cut-scene by either Hawke or the female companion - whoever you opted for.

Real-time combat will also apparently catch the eye, as limbs fly and torsos are severed. And looks are a large part of what BioWare wanted to address with Dragon Age 2, particularly the console versions. IGN - seeing the game at Comic-Con - described a "subtle, comic-book look" that made the game stand out.

BioWare announced a March 2011 date for Dragon Age 2 earlier this month. With it came the promise of "introducing a more dynamic combat system, improving the graphics and telling the most important story in a world".

Game Informer has the only two screenshots released so far.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

About the Author

Robert Purchese avatar

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch