ICYMI: Everything from Today’s Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Gaming Show

E3 is dead and Netflix Geeked Week 2022 is here. Today, June 10, is the fated “GAMES DAY,” and hosts Geoff Keighley and Mari Takahashi revealed a ton of mobile games, video game spin-offs of shows, and television show spin-offs of video games. This past year, Netflix has been making…

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Dragon Age Is Coming This Year… to Netflix

Everyone is waiting for Dragon Age: Dreadwolf. BioWare fans are hoping the new Dragon Age will put the developer back on top in terms of RPGs. It’s taking a while, however, and fans are hungry for anything. Well, what if I told you there was some Dragon Age coming this year? Sadly,…

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This Dragon Age Tarot Card Statue is Prettier than Solas Deserves

I’ll tell y’all now, I love Solas. Where many people rightfully want to punch the Dragon Age: Inquisition party member turned Dragon Age 4 antagonist in the mouth, he’s one of my favorite characters in a series I have become progressively less smitten with as years have gone by. And it’s giving…

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A Random Name Generator Brought Dragons to Dragon Age

Considering how integral a dragon became to Dragon Age: Origins’ story, it’s surprising to hear the game didn’t have a dragon in sight for much of its early development. It’s not usually a surprise to find out that larger portions of a game in its infancy look nothing like what actually…

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Fans Rescued a Lost Dragon Age Game, The Last Court, Before It Faded

Just before Dragon Age: Inquisition arrived in 2014 (I know), developer BioWare heralded its arrival with The Last Court. The browser game followed the Marquis of Serault in the week preceding a visit from Divine Justinia V. You may remember her from the explosion at the Inquisition start screen. As it was partially hidden behind the…

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Dragon Age Voice Actor Might Not Reprise His Role as Cullen After Lash-Out

Dragon Age fans are left wondering if Greg Ellis, the voice actor of series character Cullen Rutherford, will be able to reprise his role in future titles after lashing out against ex-executive producer Mark Darrah on Twitter. On Thursday, December 3, BioWare announced that Dragon Age executive producer Mark Darrah…

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New BioWare Book is a Reminder that Dragon Age 2 Was Made in Nine Months

This week saw the release of BioWare: Stories and Secrets from 25 Years of Game Development, an extensive book that serves as a retrospective on the famous studio’s development history. There’s plenty to learn from it, including the existence of some early concept art for the next Mass Effect. One…

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Dragon Age’s Shifting Perspectives Keep Undermining its Personal Stories

Yesterday, Bioware finally acknowledged the next Dragon Age game in a way that went beyond tweets for the first time in literal years. The developer diary wasn’t much, but it was enough to send the fandom screaming into The Breach. I was among them. I might’ve even thrown my lunch…

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Bioware Released a Behind-The-Scenes Dragon Age Video And I Haven’t Stopped Screaming

Look, I’m sure there are plenty of exciting things happening at today’s Gamescom presentation, but shut the fuck to all of them because we finally got an update on the next Dragon Age game. It still doesn’t have a name, but Dorian Pavus is gonna be in it so do not…

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Dragon Age 2 Being on Steam’s Top Sellers List in 2020: A Review

Seeing DAII on Steam’s top seller list in 2020 is pretty fuckin’ surreal for me, let me tell you. pic.twitter.com/l5hES4PTrF — Mike Laidlaw (@Mike_Laidlaw) June 5, 2020

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MICROREVIEWS

A Letter to My Dragon Age Boyfriend In Case I Can’t Send it Later

Dorian Pavus, Hello. It’s me, the Inquisitor. It’s strange to introduce myself to you that way, but I was once told the title has all but replaced my name. But I suppose that’s what happens when you’re given wild dimension-bending abilities and the people of Thedas start to call you…

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7 Surprising Emotional Lessons Learned From Video Games

Learning to love yourself is hard. It can be a lifetime of intense self work, expensive therapy and tears. We all build toolkits to help us on this voyage; I know I’m not the only person who finds games like Animal Crossing or Bubble Pop very soothing. There are even…

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RPGs, Adventure, and the Fantasy of Perpetual Growth

Just as Playboy was once read for the articles, we claim we come to RPGs for the narrative, or the characters, or the world-building. But looking at where our time is actually spent during play (and more to the point, where the design leads us) tells a different story. The…

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The Glorious Possibilities of Dragon Age: The Live Service

Dragon Age 4 has finally been announced, but maybe not in the form fans wanted. A recent report on Bioware’s internal trainwreck says that the original game has been canned, and that the new plan for the game intends to weave in “live service” elements in the vein of Anthem.…

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