We were a little apprehensive when we heard this new Dragon's Dogma trailer was about fighting a griffin. We like Griffin! He's a nice guy and a great writer, and we don't particularly care to see him sworded by some beefy medieval type.

If you're also sensitive about seeing Joystiq editors face fantasy combat scenarios, allow us to calm your nerves: it's actually the mythological flying creature that is the subject of the Dogmatic beatdown, not our colleague. Phew!

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