In an interview with Wired, BioWare head Dr. Ray Muzyka has promised that they're aware of fan reactions to Dragon Age 2 (specifically, that pretty much no one liked it), and that they're working hard to make sure the next game in the series draws only from its good aspects. They're also closely examining The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which should be good news to RPG fans who were unsatisfied with Dragon Age 2.
“[The next Dragon Age] is gonna have the best of features from the prior Dragon Age games, but it’s also gonna have a lot of things I think players are gonna find compelling from some of the games that are out now that are doing really well with more of an open world feel,” Muzyka said. “We’re checking [Skyrim] out aggressively. We like it. We’re big admirers of [Bethesda] and the product.”
One of the game's main issues is that the entire thing took place in one boring city. What made them think that was a good idea is beyond us, but we're hoping they take note of Skyrim's expansive world and more varied dungeons.
Do you think the recent rumors of multiplayer and playable dragons in the next Dragon Age have any truth to them? What other games would you like to see it draw from (or would you rather it just go away after the insult Dragon Age 2 leveled at fans)? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter or Facebook.