Dragon Age: Absolution | Official Trailer | Netflix

Odds are, as is usually the case when it comes to blood magic in Dragon Age, things aren’t going to be easy for Miriam and her allies, as you can see by the amount of bloody action, spell-slinging, and general demonic havoc going on in the trailer above. It’s definitely got some of the Dragon Age vibe—beyond the fact we’ve got persecuted elves, dangerous mages, and races like Dwarves and Qunari. If anything, it feels closest to the oft-maligned Dragon Age II, a chapter of the game series that strove to try and tell a smaller-scale story confined to a single story, following the life of a young immigrant turned unlikely champion named Hawke. Yes, there’s lots of nasty demons and dire portents, but a heist isn’t exactly a world-ending quest, and the banter between the party seems like the idea here is to tell something small and interesting in the setting of Tevinter before we go visit it in depth in the upcoming Dragon Age: Dreadwolf.


Dragon Age: Absolution, which also stars Matthew Mercer (Fairbanks), Ashly Burch (Qwydion), Sumalee Montano (Hira), Phil LaMarr (Roland), Keston John (Lacklon), Josh Keaton (Rezaren), and Zehra Fazal (Tassia), hits Netflix on December 9.

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