Is it me, or does DA2 look much worse than the original one? :O
The textures seem kind of washed out and it looks like they've dropped the polygon count. For example the trees in the upper right corner look horrendous and the female character further back has a very sharp and edgy face.
Edit: my bad I wanted to click the edit button T_T
Edit2: seems i am wrong, because according to this
article, the grapgics are much more advanced and they even use tessellation for the terrain