• Welcome to the Angry Joe Show Army!

    Join our community of gamers passionate about our community and our hobby! Whether it's playing, discussing, or watching games, regardless of platform, genre, or location, we have a place for you, always!

  • PS4 Forum

    The AJSA Playstation 4 Division: Game Nights and More!

    The AJSA is on Playstation 4! Join us for weekly Game Nights with a selection of the best games the PS4 has to offer!

  • XBO Forum

    The AJSA Xbox One Division: We Got You Covered!

    The AJSA Xbox One Division is ready to connect with you on XBox Live with a ton of events for the best Xbox games!

  • News Archive

    The Best News from the Best Sites, Every Week.

    The AJSA News Collection Team is hard at work condensing a week's worth of news into one giant-sze digest for you to chew on and discuss! Links to source articles are always provided!

  • More Info

    The AJSA Expeditionary Force: Deploying to Play the Best PC Games!

    The elite vanguard of the AJSA, the Expeditionary Force (EF) chooses a new PC game every week! Join us for weekly events and help decide if the game has a future in the AJSA.

  • The Team

    Streaming Now: The AJSA Stream Team

    Joe can't stream every game, but our talented AJSA Stream Team covers a wide variety of games and personalities! Check them out, and show them some AJSA Love!

  • The Tube

    The AJSA Community YouTube Channel

    Featuring news, gameplay clips, and more from the community! The Community is a chance to showcase the best moments in AJSA Gaming!

Samurai Rabbit

Dragon Age Inquisition: First Impressions Video

3 posts in this topic

Hi ladies and gents, here's my First Impressions of Dragon Age Inquisition:

I know Joe really liked this game, I too am a bit smitten with it! I'm a huge fan of the original and am really impressed with it so far.

Any of you picked this up yet? What do you guys think of it?


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey man, I had no idea you were in the community!

Awesome video as always, I mostly agree with your views. It's a great game, but has flaws that do hold it back.


  • The war room really needs a better way to handle it than travelling back to it every 20 minutes, especially with those load times that add another five minutes.
  • The story starts strong, but the last third of the game is lackluster in that regard. You never feel as though you are at any risk of losing near the end.
  • Agreed that the KBM controls are horrible, feels like a really clunky MMO.
  • There's only one two-handed companion in the game, which limits how you can form your party.
  • The game suffers from the Mass Effect 3 issue where many of your choices don't actually matter and gaining power is largely useless in regards to how the story plays out.
  • There is LOTS to do, but way too much collectible stuff. I don't need five of my party members asking me to find things all over the map when there is already a plethora of other things to find.
  • There are optimization issues in various areas, plus that 30 FPS cap on cutscenes. (Although that can be fixed.) 


At the end of the day however, it's still a fantastic game. I'm a huge fan of the series and the pros you lay down outweigh the cons, however i'd recommend that if people can't handle a very MMO experience or don't have time to devote multiple days of playtime, then they might want to skip it. It is very much an all or nothing game.


Great job.

Samurai Rabbit likes this

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Yeah, I've ploughed plenty more hours into it and agree with some of your points....

Still love it to bits! =D

You can respec any warrior character to use OH/S or TH weapons whenever you want, likewise with Rogues and Mages. (Respec items cost 300g from the Blacksmith in Skyhold)

I really wish they would have added more weight to the sidequests though, far too much filler. Although I do love wandering about and getting into trouble!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now