The recently launched Play For Japan initiative has a bunch of gaming paraphernalia up on the eBay Charity Auction block, including a copy of the classic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for the XBox, signed by members of the Bioware team. Read More
Along with releasing three new screenshots, Bioware has set a date for the release of the last Mass Effect 2 downloadable content, which will introduce a story that bridges the events of Mass Effect 2 with the upcoming Mass Effect 3: March 29, 2011... In just 11 days! Read More
Inspired by Felicia Day's upcoming webseries, Dragon Age Redemption, a talented group of fans have begun working on their own live-action Dragon Age short film entitled Dragon Age Malevolence. Not much is known yet about the plot, but the group recently posted up a teaser trailer, which features lots of fighting, screaming, and blood-spattered people. It's actually pretty impressive, especially considering that they have a budget of $0. Read More
Amazon.com is offering up Dragon Age 2 on all platforms, including digital download, for 33% off ($40) as its Gold Box Deal of the Day. Hrm, any relation to the Best Buy combo promotion that similarly nets you $20 off the retail price, but requires you to also buy Crysis 2? Either way, this price war works out in our favor.
Crunchyinmilk recently posted instructions for installing the Dragon Age 2 Hi-Res Texture Pack for Mac OSX users. Read More
There's an interesting post over at the PC Format magazine blog making a rather basic comparison of the performance of Dragon Age 2 running in DirectX 11 at 1920x1080 on a more powerful NVidia graphics card and then downgraded to a weaker AMD Radeon graphics card. Surprisingly enough, although the NVidia clocked in with a higher framerate, the weaker AMD card yielded a smoother framerate, and thus a significantly better gameplay experience.
Okay, so there's really no connection between mods and Mondays, aside from a weak alliteration. But considering that more and more players have been discovering/creating makeshift tools to modify Dragon Age 2, we're actually seeing a healthy dose of small addons that may be of interest to many players. Check out our picks from this past week, which include unofficial game fixes, complaint fixers, unlocks, conveniences, glowing eyes, and more. Read More
Sagequeen recently released part seven of her excellent Mass Effect 2 Adept class guide video series, which takes an in-depth look at each of the Adept's biotic abilities, discussing choices, usage, combos, and nuances. Even if you're not really into playing a caster-oriented Shepard, this guide includes some well-presented information applicable to biotic-oriented squad mates. Read More