Dragon Age: Inquisition combat shown in pre-alpha footage

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 19 August 2013 00:08 GMT

Dragon Age: Inquisition has a difficult balance to walk between the tactical options of Origins and the action-feel of Dragon Age 2; in the video below, BioWare discusses how it’s hoping to achieve this.

It sounds like timing may be one of the more important aspects in keeping Dragon Age 2’s fluid feel, but there are also abilities which blur the line between tactical and action combat, such as a skill to pull enemies towards the group, or stagger them and lower their defence if they are shielded.

Please note that this footage, captured by GameInformer, shows temporary assets and not finished character models and animations, so don’t go on your usual “graphics suck” comments rampage, please. Dragon Age: Inquisition is coming to PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in northern autumn 2014.

Thanks, PCGamer.

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