RPGFan



Xbox 360 RPG of the Year - Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age: Origins may have been designed for the PC like its distant cousin Baldur's Gate II, but that doesn't mean the Xbox 360 version isn't impressive. After all, that which makes the game great is completely intact: the story, the realistic characters, and the uncommonly believable setting. Even the battle system and exploration translated pretty well; combat may not be on the Infinity Engine level, but it's challenging, deep, and satisfying all the same. And, even though the graphics aren't what gamers expect out of this generation and there's no multiplayer, DA:O comes through to deliver one of the greatest role-playing experiences of the year, one in which you can really become the role you choose and feel heroic or awful or, more likely in a game with as complex a sense of morality as Dragon Age: Origins, a little of both.

Runner-up: Borderlands
Editor's Picks Genre Awards Platform Awards
Patrick Gann
Eric Farand
John McCarroll
Kyle E. Miller
Neal Chandran
John Tucker
Kimberley Wallace
James Quentin Clark
Ashton Liu
Dennis Rubinshteyn
Josh Lewis
Traditional RPG: Console
Traditional RPG: Handheld
Action RPG: Console
Action RPG: Handheld
Strategy RPG: Console
Strategy RPG: Handheld
Graphic Adventure Game
MMORPG
Indie RPG
PlayStation 2
PlayStation 3
PSP
Xbox 360
PC
Wii
Nintendo DS
iPhone/iPod touch
Best RPG of the Year


Back



Coming Up on Twitch

Breath of Fire IV
May 29 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Tales of Eternia
June 5 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Lunar 2 Begins!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Grandia II Continues!
Every Wednesday • 2:00pm PDT/5:00pm EDT

Featured Content
Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet Review
Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet
Review
Retro Encounter 14: The World Ends With You - Final Thoughts
Retro Encounter 14: The World Ends With You
Final Thoughts
Root Double Before Crime*After Days: Xtend Edition Review
Root Double Before Crime*After Days: Xtend Edition
Review
Corpse Party: songs of the dead Review
Corpse Party: songs of the dead
Review
Sorcery! Part 3 Review
Sorcery! Part 3
Review
The Banner Saga 2 Review
The Banner Saga 2
Review
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter