EA has announced that their highly anticipated "faster-paced" action RPG sequel Dragon Age 2 is set to hit retail stores on 8 March 2011 in North America, and 11 March 2011 in Europe (and presumably South Africa).
“The Dragon Age franchise got off to a tremendous start. With Dragon Age 2, we are building on the outstanding RPG fundamentals the original delivered while taking the franchise in a new direction with faster, more responsive combat that will allow players to think like a general, but fight like a Spartan,” said Mark Darrah, executive producer at BioWare. “We are giving the franchise’s gameplay a shot of adrenaline. We can’t wait to get the game in people’s hands so they can feel the difference.”
And that "fight like a Spartan" part can be seen in Dragon Age 2's debut cinematic trailer, complete with blood, fire, destinies, and a dude with horns: