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19 Games Like 'Dragon Age' to Play Right Now

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Dragon Age might not be the most popular video game series around but gamers who know it certainly respect it. It is a Fantasy RPG series consisting of Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age: II, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and the forthcoming Dragon Age 4, which does not yet have a release date.

While you wait for the next game if you’re looking for a similar dose to what this series offers, here’s a list of 19 games that can give you the same feel. In alphabetical order, here they are…

1. 'Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey'

Through its entire history, the Assassin’s Creed series has been one of the better Action RPG games around and Odyssey is considered to be the King of kings. The game was refreshing even for the most dedicated fans of the Ubisoft series.

2. 'Baldur’s Gate II'

If you appreciated the combat system from Dragon Age: Origins, either one of the Baldur’s Gate games will go a long way with you. The game is complex and gives the player as much freedom as they could ever ask for. Oh, BioWare made it too.

3. 'Bloodborne'

Bloodborne is set in a dark, almost depressing world but it’s very fitting for the game and the heavy atmosphere makes for an experience that really pulls you in. You play as a hunter who has to track down the source of a deadly virus, which hits close to home right now.

4. 'Dark Souls III'

The Dark Souls series is infamous for being incredibly difficult, even for dedicated and committed gamers, but don’t let its reputation get in the way of it for you. The third in the series is still considered one of the better RPGs of all time.

5. 'Dishonored 2'

The Dishonored series is one of the first that comes to mind when games like Dragon Age come up. With these games, you can go in all guns blazing if that’s your thing, but there’s a stealthier option too.

6. 'Divine Divinity'

Don’t let the fact that this is one of the older games on this list turn you off from it. From 2002, Divine Divinity holds up as a staple when it comes to Fantasy RPGs and could easily be a smaller scale game from much more recently.

7. 'Divinity: Original Sin 2'

Divinity: Original Sin 2 makes it onto this list because it’s a popular fantasy RPG, but it’s also different from Dragon Age in that it’s a turn-based game. What’s great about it is you can play the entire thing through with a friend.

8. 'Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen'

The word “Dragon” is far from the only thing that Dragon’s Dogma has in common with the Dragon Age series. Both games are set in open worlds with great combat systems and well-thought-out missions.

9. 'Fable III'

The Fable series quietly has one of the best RPG experiences that doesn’t get enough love. At the end of the day, it lives in the fantasy setting and gives players a plethora of choices to make with consequences for all decisions.

10. 'Fallout 4'

Although the Fallout series isn’t quite fantasy, its post-apocalyptic world does offer many things that fans of Dragon Age will be able to appreciate. The fourth in the series is the game listed here as it’s the most recent in the main games, but we strongly recommend the entire franchise.

11. 'Gothic 3'

The gameplay in the Gothic series is good, but that’s not really where its focus lies. The gems here are in the interactions between characters and dialogue. The choice is key, with dozens and dozens of weapons at hand to fight with and impactful decisions to be made.

12. 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance'

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is set in the 15th century and features real-life characters in real-life scenarios. The open-world here is Bohemia and it is expansive.

13. 'Horizon: Zero Dawn'

Widely considered by many to be one of the better PS4 games ever released, Horizon: Zero Dawn sees you playing as Aloy in a highly immersive experience. The sequel for the PlayStation 5 just got announced too.

14. 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

A few games on this list are made by BioWare who made Dragon Age, and the fourth installment in the Mass Effect series is one of them. In fact, the Canadian video game developer made the entire series. The two later entries split fans down the middle, so the whole series is worth a play.

15. 'Pathfinder: Kingmaker'

Pathfinder: Kingmaker continues some of the best elements from various of the Dragon Age games. If Inquisition giving you control was your thing or Origins’ mechanics appealed to you, this game will certainly fill a hole for you.

16. 'Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic'

This game was released not only in 2003 but as an Xbox and Windows exclusive too, so it could be seen as hard to play, but thankfully it is supported on the Xbox One, Mac, iOS, and Android nowadays too. The creators of Dragon Age made this and it received rave reviews, so it’s a must-play.

17. 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim'

Skyrim boasts one of the better open worlds ever created so we picked it for this, but truthfully a lot of the Elder Scrolls games could fit here too. The game offers an incredibly immersive and interactive experience that fans have praised since its release.

18. 'The Outer Worlds'

Made by Obsidian, The Outer Worlds is one of the newer games on this list. It’s character-driven and as the name suggests, it is set in space. It could easily be a BioWare game with its style, so definitely check it out.

19. 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt'

As well as being game of the year for many, The Witcher 3 lives in the same fantasy-type setting as the Dragon Age series so fans will love it for that reason if nothing else. It doesn’t hurt that Geralt of Rivia is as worthy a protagonist as any either.

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