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

Blur is back... as a top-down mobile game

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 25, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Blur is back--just not in the way you may expect. Activision has licensed the IP to Marmalade Play, who have transformed it into a top-down arcade racer for iOS and Android.


Bizarre Creations' unfinished racer revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2013 7:30am PST

The closure of Project Gotham Racing and Blur developer Bizarre Creations was a cruel blow for fans of things what drive fast. If that wound has healed now, here, jab at the scar by watching prototype footage of a new engine and new racer Bizarre was working on when Activisi...


Bizarre was given option to buy itself back

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Three former Bizarre Creations senior staff open up about their studio's untimely demise, how the culture changed under Activision, and how they could have bought themselves back.


Bizarre Creations Video Editor Makes Beautiful Farewell Clip

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 18, 2011 2:45pm PST

After weeks of unsuccessfully trying to find a buyer following Activision's decision to put developer Bizarre Creations on the chopping block, the studio that brought us the beloved


"Damn shame when APB can get resuscitated and Bizarre Creations goes under"

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Bizarre Creations on the Verge of Closing

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2011 8:00am PST

After searching for a buyer, Activision has issued a recommendation for closure to Bizarre Creations, which the studio reportedly plans to accept....


"Cheaper to pay a bunch of ex-Bizarre employees than to buy the company itself. No surprise, ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 35 comments

Dragon Age 'Ultimate Edition' Coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 26

By Xav de Matos, Sep 30, 2010 2:00pm PDT

After releasing over $100 worth of downloadable content and expansions for Dragon Age: Origins, BioWare has announced a bundled "Ultimate Edition"...


"I REALLY hope there is a loyalty upgrade option for the people who bought the digital deluxe ..."

- razorchicken see all 19 comments

Daily Filter: September 3, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 03, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Dragon Age: Origins 'Ultimate Collection' Rated by OFLC

By Xav de Matos, Aug 26, 2010 8:40am PDT

If an OFLC listing is to be believed, Dragon Age: Origins will receive a much needed "Ultimate Edition," which will presumably bundle the...


"I have a DA question - I bought the game on Impulse. If I buy Awakening in a retail box, can I ..."

- Aztiel see all 11 comments

Dragon Age: Origins' Story Comes to an End with 'Witch Hunt' DLC on Sept. 7

By Xav de Matos, Aug 25, 2010 11:10am PDT

The mysterious tale of Morrigan will come to close, very soon, as BioWare has announced new DLC featuring the brash witch is inbound for Dragon...


"Finally we get to find out what the result of the grumpy witch was. I was loved and hated in two ..."

- Swylen see all 4 comments

Daily Filter: August 11, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Aug 11, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Xbox Live Marketplace Schedule: Aug. 2 to Aug. 22

By Xav de Matos, Aug 04, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Microsoft's Major Nelson has released the Xbox Live Marketplace content schedule for the better part of August. Notable items include a sale on...


"Keep adding games to Games On-Demand. Digital distribution! Let's do this!"

- freakynipples69 see all 2 comments

Dragon Age PC Patch Corrects Issues in Origins and Awakening, Update Coming to Consoles Soon

By Xav de Matos, Jul 19, 2010 3:30pm PDT

Today, BioWare has released patch version 1.04 that fixes issues for both Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening. PC players can...


"Any word, Xav de Matos, on when we can expect to see the Impulse version of Dragon Age patched?"

- wytefang see all 10 comments

BioWare Teasing Announcement Tomorrow; Dragon Age 2?

By Brian Leahy, Jul 07, 2010 5:19pm PDT

BioWare will be making an announcement, the company revealed via Twitter: "2morrow will be a great day for BioWare fans. Just sayin'" The...


"Neverwinter Nights 1 and 2 were better in so many respects than Dragon Age. In fact, Dragon Age ..."

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Dragon Age: Origins 'Leliana's Song' DLC Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2010 9:06am PDT

BioWare has somewhat mysteriously announced in near-silence a new batch of Dragon Age: Origins downloadable content amidst the hubbub of E3....


"Superb idea! I will certainly purchase this! What I would *really* like to see is a DLC that ..."

- evilhippo see all 41 comments

Dragon Age Anime Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2010 6:30am PDT

BioWare's fantasy RPG franchise Dragon Age is to be adapted into an anime feature film, the developer announced today, created with anime...


""Americanised" anime has always been utter crap. I'd be surprised if they pulled this off well ..."

- Mystery0000 see all 25 comments