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PC, XB360, PS3 / Racing / Release: May 25, 2010 / ESRB: E10+

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Dragon Age: Origins Trailer Rolls Out the Celeb Talent

Veteran actor Tim Curry and Star Trek: Voyaher's Kate Mulgrew are both doing voices for Dragon Age: Origins, and this trailer highlights that fact, and BioWare's process of working with the traditional actors on the fantasy RPG project.

Dragon Age hits the PC and Xbox 360 on November 3, with the PS3 release lagging behind.

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Dragon Age Trailer: Welcome to Haven, Now Clear Off

Welcome to Dragon Age's city of Haven, which, like every other fictional city named Haven, conceals some manner of dark secret whose resolution will require bloodshed.

BioWare's RPG Dragon Age: Origins will hit PC and Xbox 360 on November 3, with the PlayStation 3 release later in the month. A free piece of downloadable content worth $15 will be included with new copies, presumably to make used copies unattractive. Read more »

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Blur Release Date Confirmed

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The latest racer from Project Gotham Racer and Geometry Wars developer Bizarre Creations is due on North American store shelves November 3--a date that retailers have been listing for some time--publisher and studio owner Activision today.

Said to make "racing 'fun' again," Blur sports 20-person online and four-player offline races on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, with users able to customize the game to provide anything from a power-up fueled Mario Kart-style bout to a more realistic experience.

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Blur Screenshots Streak Past

Drive fast enough and you're more than a blur, new screenshots from Project Gotham Racing developer Bizarre Creations's new racer Blur reveal--you're on fire.

The mayhem occurs in real-world locations including San Francisco and Hackney, London, with 4-player split-screen multiplayer as well as 20-player online, and a Mario Kart-esque power-up system granting speed boosts, attack powers and the like. Read more »

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New Dragon Age: Origins Trailer and Screenshots

BioWare's Dragon Age: Origins marks the latest to get a delivery from the GamesCom 2009 media fairy, with the fantasy RPG getting both a new trailer and new screens.

Having recently suffered a slight delay, Dragon Age is now slated to hit in PC and Xbox 360 form on November 3 with the PlayStation 3 release following later in the month. Read more »

"This is way better than the "new shit" marketing attempt. At least now it looks attractive to ..."
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Dragon Age: Origins Packs Free DLC in New Copies; Bonus Mass Effect 2 Item Detailed

Developer BioWare today revealed that those who buy a new copy of Dragon Age: Origins, be it in standard or collector's edition form, will be rewarded with $15 worth of free downloadable content plus armor that can also be used in Mass Effect 2.

The downloadable Stone Prisoner add-on--free with a new copy, otherwise priced at $15--allows players to add the "mighty stone golem" Shale to their party and is said to bring "hours of additional gameply" though new quests, environments, and items. Read more »

"In this case, it is very likely that they removed this bit of content specifically to downgrade ..."
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Dragon Age Trailer Introduces Character 'Wynne'

Good old Wynney. She's a mentor, a friend, and a spirit healer. She may not exactly be the life of the party, but judging by the sparkly explosions, she's not going to be entirely useless in a party, either.

For those that missed the news of the delay, Dragon Age: Origins is now arriving November 3 on Xbox 360 and PC. The PlayStation 3 release has been further delayed to a date later that month. Read more »

"Character design is totally uninspired. Where is the spikey hair and zipperpants? i don't even ..."
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Dragon Age: Origins Officially Delayed

Following indications of a delay, BioWare has now confirmed that Dragon Age: Origins has been pushed out of October and is now slated to release in November.

"Dragon Age: Origins will be released on November 3rd in North America and November 6th in Europe on the Xbox 360 videogame entertainment system and PC," BioWare's Chris Priestly stated. "The PLAYSTATION 3 version will follow later in November." Read more »

"it's a big deal to have delays because games are in development for forever, hyped more than the ..."
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Dragon Age: Origins Delayed? (Updated)

Update 2: The delay has now been made official by BioWare. The PC and Xbox 360 editions are now due to hit North America on November 3, with the PlayStation 3 version slated to arrive at some unknown point later in the month.

Update: BioWare has chimed in on the matter, telling Shacknews that it is "still targeting an October 20 release date" for Dragon Age: Origins and adding that "if the release date changes, we'll issue a press release." Read more »

"This makes sense, as another huge RPG is coming out the next week--Alpha Protocol. Obsidian has ..."
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Dragon Age Screenshots: Dwarven Dwellings

As the release of Dragon Age draws closer, BioWare is ramping up the media saturation, carpet bombing us on a weekly basis with new screenshots and stories about the fantasy RPG.

This week's shots and text deal with the Dwarven starting city of Orzammar, "a maze of stone where discovery, reward and treachery are around each corner." Read more »

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Project Gotham Dev's Blur Arrives in November

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Blur, the latest racing game out of Project Gotham Racing and Metropolis Street Racer creator Bizarre Creations, is set to hit retailers at some point in November.

Studio owner Activision confirmed the timeframe in a conference call, but did not provide a date. However, the publisher recently highlighted the pre-order incentives of several North American retailers, all of which currently list the game for a November 3 release. Read more »

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Dragon Age Collector's Edition Includes Mass Effect 2 In-game Item

GameStop has posted details on the Collector's Edition of Dragon Age Origins, revealing that the version will include an "exclusive in-game item for use in the upcoming title Mass Effect 2."

Other contents in the package include a tin case, bonus DVD, cloth map, three pieces of in-game content, and an unlockable bonus quest and unlockable character. The PC Collector's Edition costs $65, while the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 tins run $75. Read more »

"I am getting Dragon Age on PC And I plan on Getting Mass Effect 2 on the 360 (thats where my ..."
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New Dragon Age Media Includes Swords, Sorcery

BioWare has released several screenshots and three new videos from its upcoming fantasy RPG Dragon Age Origins, providing a taste of the game's intense combat.

Dragon Age: Origins is still looking at a fall release on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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Dragon Age System Requirements Announced

BioWare has revealed the modest PC system requirements for Dragon Age: Origins, showing that while the RPG might be "the new shit," it'll still run on your old tripe too.

Occupy a little of your time between now and Dragon Age: Origins's October 20 release on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 with our impressions of the sex-laden E3 demo. Read more »

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Dragon Age Xbox 360 Hands-on Impressions: 'She'll Really Do Anything'

One of the lingering questions about Dragon Age was how it'll play on a console.

Primarily developed for the PC, the game features plenty of World of Warcraft-style action buttons across the bottom of the screen in that build of the game. Porting that directly to consoles would seem a challenge.

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