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Here's 30 straight minutes of Dragon Age 3 gameplay

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A new video shows half an hour of Dragon Age: Inquisition being played at Digiexpo in Finland.

The video, which was filmed from the crowd with a handheld camera, follows the Inquisitor as he returns to an area he and the party had originally convinced to join the Inquisition earlier in the game. This had the unfortunate consequence of making this area — which the presenter says is bigger than "all of Dragon Age 2" — a target for their enemies, and the people have called the player character and his party back to defend them.

In the video, we see how BioWare is hoping to give the player's choices some weight and consequence: The player comes across a group of soldiers recovering after a battle, whose captain tells him that the invaders have attacked a town and the land's civilians have taken refuge at a nearby keep. The player can choose to order the captain to stay and tend to his wounded, or to regroup and either send forces to the village under siege or make a last stand at the fortified keep.

In this playthrough, the player judges that the greatest good will be served by rallying at the keep, leaving the vulnerable village to burn. This decision earns him criticism from a party member, which the presenter says will have consequences down the line.

Dragon Age: Inquisition is scheduled to launch in 2014 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Windows PC.