Bioware continues to pour out a steady stream of new videos for its upcoming fantasy threequel Dragon Age: Inquisition.
This particular slice of gameplay is Origins.in a three-part series showing off some of the locations and mechanics of Inquisition. Here we get to meet up with an old friend and explore a familiar indoor setting - Redcliffe Castle's looking a lot nicer than it did way back in 2009's
As you might expect there's some minor spoilers here. If you want to go into Inquisition fresh you might want to give it a miss. So after rescuing Leliana (sort of, though she does most of the work) our intrepid Inquisitor heads into the depths of Recliffe Castle, which has been warped and invaded by the demonic realm of the Fade. Much colourful, spell-slinging combat ensues.
There's a closer look at Inquisition's pausable combat here - I'm not sure how useful it will be considering the game seems to favour the madcap action hack 'n slashing of Dragon Age 2, but it's nice that you at least have the option of stopping to take in the battlefield.
Then there's some of that trademark Bioware 'tough choices and companion influence' chatting before a boss battle scrap with an irritated elf mage. Dragon Age: Inquisition continues to look like a promising entry to the series. The art style in particular seems far more consistent than Dragon Age 2, which wavered between a super-stylised aesthetic and the dull, brown-and-grey earthiness of the original Dragon Age: Origins.
Dragon Age: Inquisition is set for release on PC and consoles this October 7.