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Majority of profit from Dragon Age: Origins DLC was from launch DLC

"Having something post-ship is absolutely essential," BioWare director of online development Fernando Melo told an audience at GDC Europe today, during his discussion of day-one DLC, online passes and long-term monetization. Shipping DLC on the day of launch is essential from a business standpoint ...

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Remember Dragon Age: Origins or 'How to keep a good RPG going'

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. With The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's first expansion being released on multiple platforms as well as Mass Effect 3's ...

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Big discounts on EA games, DLC on Xbox Live this week

Xbox Live is hosting some decent deals on Electronic Arts content this week. Notable games include Risk: Factions for $5, Shank for $7.50 or Dragon Age: Origins for $15. Plenty of DLC is up for grabs as well, including Dead Space 2 "Severed" or Mass Effect 2 "Arrival" DLC for $3 each, or Drago...

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BioWare's Laidlaw: DA2 'Legacy' DLC is a response to fan complaints

"There's a game out there that's better than both [Dragon Age] Origins and DAII, and I'll be damned if the talented folks of the DA team can't find it," BioWare lead designer Mike Laidlaw concluded a recent response to one fan on his company's forums. He was engaged in an ongoing conversation ove...

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Dragon Age: Origins PC servers experience 'unidentified failure,' DLC unplayable

BioWare finally responded to the Dragon Age: Origins server outages yesterday by saying it is working to resolve the issues on its end. BioWare's Rob Bartel acknowledged on the company's forums that the problems began over the weekend of April 9 when the servers experienced an "as yet unidentifie...

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Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition hits on Oct. 26

Not content with delivering some of this year's most promising games, October has also decided to become a haven for new versions of last year's standout titles. Living a year behind the rest of us has its benefits, as illustrated by the (now officially announced) "Ultimate Edition" of Dragon Age: ...

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BioWare working to resolve 'continuity bug' in Dragon Age's Witch Hunt DLC

BioWare's Witch Hunt DLC for Dragon Age: Origins has been affected by a few unfortunate bugs during its launch, executive producer Mark Darrah admitted on the company's forums. "Unfortunately, there is a continuity bug that is causing issues with a subset of our player base. While this issue is not...

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Dragon Age: Witch Hunt DLC review: Build a bridge out of her

"But whether you seek answers, revenge, or reconciliation with your lost love, you may find more than you bargained for." Contrary to the marketing line, you'll likely find less than you bargained for in Dragon Age: Witch Hunt, a disappointing and flimsy finale to the Dragon Age: Origins story...

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'Dragon Age: Origins -- Ultimate Edition' rated by OFLC

Dragon Age Origins - Ultimate Edition has yet to be officially announced, but it has now been rated by Australia's OFLC. Previously popping up as a GameStop listing with a $60 price and an October 12 release date, the re-release once again prompts us to blankly stare in EA's general direction until...

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Dragon Age: Origins story concluded in 'Witch Hunt' DLC

And you thought they'd save this one for the sequel! BioWare has announced "Witch Hunt," a new Dragon Age: Origins add-on that concludes the storyline and investigates the true motives of Morrigan, the sardonic witch known for delivering sick burns via verbal insult or fireball incantation. This wi...

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