[edit] Background

Dragon Age: Origins is the highly anticipated dark fantasy Role Playing Game. With stunning visuals, emotionally driven narrative, heart pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and will features a dark and mature story and gameplay.

[edit] Features

  • Epic Party-Based Combat - Dragon Age: Origins will introduce an innovative, scalable combat system, as players face large-scale battles and use their party's special abilities to destroy hoardes of enemies and massive creatures.
  • Powerful Magic - Raining down awesome destruction on enemies is even more compelling as players apply "spell combos," a way of combining together different spells to create emergent unique effects.
  • Deep Customization - Players will develop their characters and gain powerful special abilities (spells, talents and skills) and discover ever-increasing weapons of destruction.
  • Your Story, Your Way - With its emotionally compelling story, players choose with whom they wish to forge alliances or crush under their mighty fist, redefining the world with the choices they make and how they wield their power.
  • Origin Stories - Players will select and play a unique prelude that provides the lens through which the player sees the world and how the world sees the player. The player's choice of Origin will determine who they are and where they begin the adventure, as they play through a customized story opening that profoundly impacts the course of every adventure.

[edit] Digital Deluxe Content

Digital Deluxe content is if you purchase the Digital Deluxe edition of Dragon Age: Origins. The DDE version of the game is available on all major digital distribution retailers.

  • Bonus Wallpapers from DA:O
  • Bonus digital Dragon Age Origins Soundtrack
  • Bergen's Honor (in-game helm)
  • Final Reason (in-game staff)
  • Grimoire of the Frozen Wastes
  • Warden's Keep (additional quests, items, and spells, plus a base of operations with inventory stash)

[edit] Hardware Info

Minimum XP Specs OS: Windows XP with SP3
CPU: Intel Core 2(or equivalent) running at 1.4Ghz or greater
AMD X2(or equivalent) running at 1.8Ghz or greater
RAM: 1GB or more
VIDEO: ATI Radeon X850 128MB or greater
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT 128MB or greater
DVD ROM (Physical copy)
20 GB HD space

Minimum Vista Specs OS: Windows Vista with SP1
CPU: Intel Core 2 (or equivalent) running at 1.6Ghz or greater
RAM: 1.5 GB or more
VIDEO: ATI Radeon X1550 256MB or greater
NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT 256MB or greater
DVD ROM (Physical copy)
20 GB HD space

Recommended Specs CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4Ghz Processor or equivalent
RAM: 4 GB (Vista) or 2 GB (XP)
VIDEO: ATI 3850 512 MB or greater
NVIDIA 8800GTS 512 MB or greater
AMD Phenom II X3 Triple-Core 2.8 GHz or greater
DVD ROM (Physical copy)
20 GB HD space

Official URL

Official Site

User Reviews


BioWare Austin security specialist and Twitch streamer Claire Smith dead at 31

Another good one gone

Sep 24 at 1:02pm, by Philip Moody | 4 comments
EA offering free Dragon Age: Origins download on PC through Origin platform

You've got until October 14 to claim a copy

Oct 08, 2014, by Lydia Sung | 1 comment
Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age 2 promo DLC now available free

BioWare feeling generous

Dec 07, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 6 comments
Origin offers huge discounts despite previous Steam sales criticism

Platform offering up to 87% discount

Jun 18, 2012, by Zak Islam | 20 comments
Weekly PSN update sees more PS2 games, DC Universe Online free-to-play

Various PS3 games receive price drops

Nov 01, 2011, by Dany Argueta | 4 comments
BioWare aiming for greater scale, less linearity in Dragon Age 3

Still won't officially acknowledge third game

Aug 30, 2011, by Lydia Sung | 7 comments

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Nov 20, 11 4:33pm
An epic. This took the midevil fantasy genre and gave it bioware's personal twist. Excellent. DragonAgeOrigins
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Aug 20, 11 10:18am
Found it hard to get into for some reason. I'm not that fond of the combat. Great story, though not near finished yet. DragonAgeOrigins
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Jul 07, 11 8:05am
Favourite game of the moment. Love it and thoroughly recommend! DragonAgeOrigins
Apr 24, 11 3:47pm
At Fort Draken, with my final party. DragonAgeOrigins
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Dec 21, 2009 (Mac)
    • Nov 3, 2009 (PC)
  • Europe:
    • Nov 6, 2009 (PC)
    • Nov 3, 2009 (PS3)
  • Australia:
    • Nov 5, 2009 (PC)
    • Nov 3, 2009 (PS3)
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