As mentioned earlier, I've already spent more than 100 hours in Dragon
Age II, enjoying the many stories that have been offered to my
characters. For the current price of $60.00 USD, I feel as though I've
gotten my money's worth.
However, not everyone is looking for the same type of game. DA2 is very
heavy on dialogue, and rewards players for exploring deeper into
conversations than appears immediately necessary. It takes between 30
and 40 hours to experience everything the primary campaign has to
offer, but it's likely possible to power through in as little as 15-20
if you don't like to explore side missions. Even still, with more than
75% of that time is spent listening to people talk and responding to
them, it's not a game for folks that are seeking combat and action on a
more regular and uninterrupted basis.
For me, an interactive cinematic fantasy epic sounds incredible. I'm
deeply pleased with my purchase, and it even came with a few unexpected
DLC bonuses (Black Emporium and Exiled Prince) to make it an even