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Dragon Age’s Alistair – or at least his voice – to make a return

Wednesday, 26th March 2014 22:59 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Dragon Age: Inquisition may see the return of Dragon Age: Origins party member Alistair in some capacity.

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Alistair voice actor Steve Valentine is back in the BioWare booth, both he and the developer confirmed on Twitter.

There’s no guarantee Valentine is recording for Inquisition, as opposed to a side project or perhaps even Dragon Age: Keep, the bridging system for those who can’t import their save files.

Even should the recording be confirmed for Inquisition, it’s possible Alistair provides a narration or makes a cameo rather than a longer appearance.

Valentine’s character, Alistair, was a primary party member in Dragon Age: Origins, and has featured prominently in several comic book series. According to the canon set by the comics, the cheeky ginger is king of Ferelden in addition to his role as a Grey Warden. Depending on your save state, Alistair can make a brief appearance in Dragon Age 2.

Dragon Age: Inquisition is expected in Northern Autumn on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

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3 Comments

  1. Luciferous

    in my DA2 first play through he was a drunk lout in the pub.

    I hope he’s back in some capacity, I miss him and Morrigan’s little conversations.

    #1 5 months ago
  2. fearmonkey

    Cool that he is back, but I figured he would be, the man is king after all.
    I never really used him that much, preferring Shale as my warrior.
    I played a Mage healer DOT dealer, had Lelianna as my rogue, and Morrigan as my other mage.

    #2 5 months ago
  3. Brenna Hillier

    Alistair was my favourite (and husbando <3 <3 cheeky gingers) but he's a pretty rubbish tank. The dog is much better!

    Personally, my party set up was Oghren as tank, Morrigan and Wynn as blood mages/healers, and warden free to rogue it up for fun/spike damage.

    Still I was super pleased when Alistair turned up in DA2, still married to the warden, still king and still super whipped, ha ha. That's my boy.

    #3 5 months ago

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