Mark of the Assassin is set for release today, adding a new chapter in the story of how Hawke has managed to piss off every major faction in Thedas. Slightly eschewing the renewed combat of Legacy in favor of unconventional uses of the Dragon Age engine, does MotA bring the same punch as its predecessor, or is this a campaign you can safely skip? Read More
Dragon Age Wiki is sponsoring a Dragon Age 2: Legacy DLC giveaway! Five winners will receive Legacy and 1600 Microsoft Points or the equivalent for the Playstation store. You'll need to sign up for a wikia account and tell them why your Hawke deserves to go to the Vimmark Mountains.
A family wedding kept Razorfish and me away from our computers for most of the weekend, so we're playing a little catch-up on the developer's chat over the weekend discussing the upcoming DLC campaign for Dragon Age 2. Catch us below the break for the video and some key points gleamed from our studious dissecting of the chat. Read More
a spare two promo codes that can be redeemed at the BioWare Social Network for a free copy of Dragon Age 2: Mark of the Assassin DLC for the XBox. You can enter this giveaway by simply submitting your BioWare Social Network ID # (so we know who to contact when we pick a winner) after the break. Read More
Surfing Reddit, I found an excellent fan compilation by girlswlowselfesteem of party banter used in the Dragon Age 2: Legacy DLC. If you're curious about what you may have missed in your playthrough(s), give it a look see. Upon further investigation, I also found illustrative videos featuring the same thing on Youtube, for those who like audio accompaniment, and DanaDuchy has collected those for you. Read More
Mass Effect 2 won a member's choice vote to discount most of its add-on DLC this week by 50% - for XBox Live Gold members only. However, even if you are a card carrying member, this apparently doesn't mean that you can get all of the DLC at a discount. Glaring omissions include the Overlord DLC, Genesis, and all the item and alternate appearance packs. On the upside, Arrival, Lair of the Shadow Broker and Kasumi - Stolen Memory are sporting a tempting discount. Read More
Achievements for Dragon Age 2's upcoming DLC "Legacy" have been leaked at Xbox360Achievements.org, indicating that this new content will take place in the Vimmark Mountains (and possibly the Deep Roads below them).
Looks like today's BioWare Pulse episode is the non-Felicia-Day version of the introduction of the new Dragon Age 2 DLC: Mark of the Assassin. If you've seen Felica Day's appearance on GT.TV, you'll get to see the same feature footage here, sans Felicia Day's narration. It's ok, we still love you, BioWare hosts who aren't David Silverman! Don't forget that at 1pm PT today, Dragon Age 2 creative director Mike Laidlaw will be answering your Dragon Age questions live on BioWare TV! If you want to ask him something for the Q&A session, tweet it now to @dragonage with the hashtag #dragonage (i.e. include the terms @dragonage and #dragonage in the text of your twitter message). Read More
Turns out that Felicia Day's appearance on GT.TV last night was to announce a new story-based Dragon Age 2 DLC named "Mark of the Assassin." It features an adventure involving Tallis, an elven assassin character created by Felicia for her upcoming web series Dragon Age: Redemption, so it all ties in together nicely. We've scrounged up the GT-world-exclusive trailer and the video of the GT.TV segment with Felicia Day after the break. Read More
Well, Legacy has hit the markets (save for the Europe PSN Store) and I've had a chance to play through Hawke's latest adventure. Has it improved where the main campaign was lacking? Or is this another story of dashed hopes and blighted tears? Check below the break for my impressions. Read More
We've transcribed the questions and answers in today's Dragon Age 2 and Mass Effect 3 Q&A presentation that was broadcast live at 9:15 am PT / 12:15 pm ET today at GamesCom. Fernando Melo joined David Silverman on stage for the Dragon Age portion of Q&A, and Mike Gamble answered questions for the Mass Effect portion. Read More
Fernando Melo dropped by the BSN forums to clarify when Dragon Age 2: Legacy will go on sale today on Tuesday, July 26. For the PC/Mac version, Legacy will go on sale 10am MST. XBox and PS3 versions depend on the when their respective online stores get updated.