Dragon Age: Origins

PC, XB360, PS3 / RPG / Release: Nov 3, 2009 / ESRB: M

EA: Single-Digit Percentage of Gamers Purchase New-Copy DLC; 70% Redeem Code with Purchase

By Brian Leahy, May 11, 2010 3:20pm PDT

On its 2010 fiscal year earnings call, Electronic Arts revealed that over 70% of purchasers of its recent titles that include free, one-time DLC...


"EA really need to stop being so predictable in terms of alienating gamers and coming up with ..."

- passingstranger see all 27 comments

Electronic Arts Updates Its Release Schedule, Seemingly Confirms Dead Space 2 PC

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 1:22pm PDT

As mega-publisher Electronic Arts begins to detail its annual earnings, the company has also issued a revised schedule detailing its "key titles"...


"I'm gonna be pissed if I come here tomorrow and see an update posted with an EA exec clarifying ..."

- SabinRaijin see all 30 comments

Dragon Age 'Darkspawn' DLC Detailed

By Chris Faylor, May 05, 2010 11:00am PDT

Following through on yesterday's revelation of Dragon Age: Origins' downloadable "Darkspawn Chronicles" add-on, developer BioWare has issued some...


"Great idea! Finally a DLC worth the $ (at least in concept) since Shale. Would be awesome if ..."

- ezeleolos see all 6 comments

New Dragon Age: Origins DLC Named, Dated, Priced - Darkspawn Chronicles

By Brian Leahy, May 04, 2010 7:00pm PDT

In Major Nelson's May update for upcoming Xbox 360 content, a curiously unannounced item appears listed for a May 18 release for the Xbox 360. It...


"Hopefully they don't plan on rolling DLC out that nobody cares about for the next two years. Oops! "

- nevlos see all 31 comments

Dragon Age Gets Paid April Fools' DLC

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2010 9:45am PDT

Even the realm of Thedas isn't safe from April Fools' Day, as those that own Dragon Age: Origins on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 can now or will...


"In related news, I can not get into this game at all. Any tips? I am playing the dwarf noble. ..."

- The Wilhelm Scream see all 18 comments

BioWare Unveils Bazaar Contest / Auction Site

By Chris Faylor, Mar 29, 2010 2:40pm PDT

The mysterious countdown that recently appeared on a number of BioWare sites has come to a close, revealing "a week long series of online auctions...


"Running 15 minute auctions daily for a full work week just seems like a terrible idea. Why not ..."

- ckennedy79 see all 18 comments

Shack PSA: 33% Off Dragon Age on Steam

By Chris Faylor, Mar 16, 2010 2:20pm PDT

With the first full-fledged expansion for Dragon Age: Origins hitting North American today, digital distributor Steam has commemorated the occasion...


"Anyone who's weary about this Expansion ... I'm 5 hours in and it's simply Awesome! Bioware ..."

- YummiGummi see all 29 comments

Dragon Age ...Something Coming February 1

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2010 2:40pm PST

Tucked away within retail copies of the Dragon Age: Origins expansion Awakening is an indication that ....something is coming on February 1, 2011,...


"Look after 9 years - I've finally become a Game Designer. So Watch out! I am the Game Killer! ..."

- talnova see all 24 comments

Interactive Achievement Award Winners Announced; Uncharted 2 Snags Ten

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 19, 2010 12:20pm PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) announced the winners for the 13th annual Interactive Achievement Awards yesterday. Developer...


"That list is bollocks. What I want to know is how Fifa 2010 won and its not even out yet? I ..."

- X-Nice see all 33 comments

EA Talks Day One DLC Success, 2010 Strategy

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 08, 2010 7:00pm PST

In a conference call Q&A after their earnings report, Electronic Arts executives waxed about recent successes and strategies with downloadable...


"i wish people would stop ASSUMING (because that is what you are doing) that dlc released on, or ..."

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EA Reveals Release Windows of Major Games: Crysis 2, New Dragon Age, Sims and Much More

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2010 1:33pm PST

Curious as to what mega-publisher Electronic Arts has up its sleeve for the next year? Wonder no more, as the company today issued a breakdown...


"As little as a year ago I'd have never guessed that EA will be a major 'savior' of PC gaming in ..."

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Dragon Age 'Ostagar' DLC on PC, Xbox 360 Today (Update: Delayed Again)

By Chris Faylor, Jan 13, 2010 1:10pm PST

Update: And just like that, the "Return to Ostagar" add-on has been removed from Xbox Live, with BioWare's Chris Priestly explaining: This...


"I'm waiting for the inevitable "all the lame DLC for $25" Steam sale next X-mas."

- pleasedpig see all 21 comments

Dragon Age: Origins Expansion Pack 'Awakening' Announced, 'Return to Ostagar' DLC Delayed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 05, 2010 5:33am PST

BioWare today announced the "first" Dragon Age: Origins expansion, titled 'Awakening' and continuing the fantasy RPG's storyline with new areas and...


"I dont' see what all the complaining is about. If this had been the typical 10 hour game that ..."

- f4lln see all 74 comments

Dragon Age: Origins 'Ostagar' DLC Due Next Week, Hitting PlayStation 3 'Later'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 29, 2009 9:46am PST

Initially slated to arrive during the "holiday season," the first post-release downloadable add-on for BioWare's fantasy RPG Dragon Age will hit...


"2 weeks ago I would have bought this. I have now finished 2 runs through. This long after ..."

- legsbrogan see all 33 comments

Dragon Age Packs Twice the Dialog of Mass Effect 2

By Garnett Lee, Dec 18, 2009 7:30pm PST

Dragon Age: Origins takes a step back toward the traditional dialog system developer BioWare used for all their role playing games prior to Mass...


"I like the fact that there's different voice actors for everyone in the game, unlike Falliout 3 ..."

- YummiGummi see all 101 comments