Skills. Flashy effects. Spells. Oh, and don't forget the bigass flaming swords.
At Gamescom, EA showed us what combat looks like up close in Bioware's upcoming RPG, Dragon Age: Inquisition, along with the systems powering it and the tactics involved. The demo involved both stealth and straight-up hacking and slashing, and we caught a glimpse of the heart and soul of every RPG: the level-up process.
Take a look:
And also check out the game's new "Enemy of Thedas" trailer:
[Footage courtesy of MKIceAndFire]
Note: The Gamescom stream suffered from technical problems, which is why the footage is somewhat choppy and incomplete.