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...

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"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"...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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,...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- purekillforce see all 51 comments

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...

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

- levente@speakeasy.net see all 65 comments

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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- YummiGummi see all 101 comments