Thursday, October 8, 2009
Digital Chocolate have announced that they will be bringing their PC game, Tower Bloxx Deluxe, to the Xbox Live Arcade on October 21st for 800 MS Points. they also announced that this is their first ever Console game that they will have released.
The Xbox Live Arcade Version has been re-worked and adapted to take advantage of Xbox Live Arcade. there are 6 game modes, some can be played multiplayer with up to 4 players.
SAN MATEO, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Oct 08, 2009 Digital Chocolate, a quality leader in original and high quality games on all platforms, today announced the upcoming release of its first ever console game that will be launching on Xbox LIVE Arcade on October 21, 2009. With the huge success of the original Tower Bloxx Deluxe on mobile, iPhone, Facebook and PC with over 15 million downloads, it only makes sense that this game deserves to reach fans on a whole new platform.
“We’re excited to be launching our first console game with our smash hit Tower Bloxx Deluxe on Xbox LIVE Arcade,” said Trip Hawkins, CEO of Digital Chocolate. “The game includes never before seen features on any platform including a variety of multiplayer modes, power-ups and stunning graphics.”
Redesigned and adapted specifically to take advantage of Xbox LIVE Arcade, players will be able to experience this addictive smash hit in HD quality while they play through six unique game modes and compete with friends. You can go head-to-head in Battle Multiplayer mode with up to four players and employ power-ups on other players to increase your chance of winning. Players can also play cooperatively and reach for the skies together as a team.
Tower Bloxx Deluxe will be available for 800 points from Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Xbox 360® or at http://marketplace.xbox.com. There is also a game demo available that will provide a limited number of levels and modes.
EA Has announced that when Dragon Age Origins is released, there will be DLC available to download. the DLC packs are The Stone Prisoner, the Blood Dragon Armor and Warden’s Keep.
The Blood Dragon Armor is themed armor that can be downloaded for free, when you type in a specific code that comes with the game, on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.
The Stone Prisoner gives players the Golem Shale, a character in the game that has the potential to become on of the strongest characters in the game. a back story is provided for him, as well as unique quests and items. this will be free for those who purchase the game on Playstation 3, Xbox 360, And PC. for those who buy it second hand, the pack will be available to download for 1200 MS Points or $15.
The Wardens Keep DLC Pack has a new Dungeon, new loot, new abilities, and a new base. the adventure that revolves round the DLC is based on a myth in the Dragon Age Universe, The Grey Wardens, and gives players the chance to explore the myths and the treasure that's been lost over time. it is free for those who purchased the Deluxe Editon, whilst for others it will cost $7/560 MS Points.
EDMONTON, Alberta --(Business Wire)-- Oct 08, 2009 Leading video game developer BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced that it has crafted special bonus content for Dragon Age™: Origins to be released on launch day. The award winning developer will release several packs of downloadable content (DLC) for the highly anticipated RPG including The Stone Prisoner, the Blood Dragon Armor and Warden’s Keep.
“BioWare is dedicated to delivering at high quality for our fans, and we’ve created something quite special here, some really cool new downloadable content. A brand new party member, fresh adventures and environments to explore, plus powerful new items and abilities – together these will enrich and extend the core game experience, and enable our fans to dive even deeper into the dark, heroic fantasy universe of Dragon Age,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder of BioWare and the Group General Manager of the RPG/MMO Group at EA.
In Dragon Age: Origins, players take the role of a Grey Warden, one of the last of an ancient order of guardians. Now, as a rising evil threatens to destroy all life, it is up to players to unite the shattered lands and slay the corrupted dragon known as the Archdemon. To restore peace, players must make ruthless decisions and be willing to sacrifice their friends and loved ones for the greater good of mankind. On this journey, players will need to make critical choices that affect the various members of their party.
The Stone Prisoner will give players access to the mighty stone golem Shale who can become one of the most powerful party members in the game. Shale comes with its own personal back-story and unique quests for the player to discover. The Stone Prisoner DLC will also include new environments, items and hours of additional gameplay, further deepening the epic Dragon Age experience. The Stone Prisoner will be available to original purchasers of new copies ofDragon Age: Origins at no additional cost via a code* on an insert card in the retail version or as provided by the retailer for digital purchases. The Stone Prisonercan also be purchased separately for $15 on the PlayStation® Store, the PC via the in game menu or for 1200 points on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace.
The Warden’s Keep premium DLC will provide players of Dragon Age: Origins with a new dungeon-exploring adventure, new loot including a set of ancient Grey Warden armor, a chance to gain two of six mysterious new abilities, a new base complete with merchants and a party chest to store their hard-earned items. TheWarden’s Keep adventure is based on an ancient myth in the Dragon Age universe, where two centuries ago the legendary guardians known as the Grey Wardens were expelled from the land amidst a storm of blood and betrayal. Until very recently, the Wardens have been in exile, while their fortress remains overgrown and reportedly haunted. Over the long years, legends of great treasures and forgotten lore have been told of this hidden location, but no one has ever ventured there and returned alive. Warden’s Keep gives gamers the chance to unearth this lost chapter of Grey Warden history. With their trusty party and a new guide, Dragon Age: Origins players will have an opportunity to unravel the mystery behind the fall of Warden’s Keep, and finally reclaim it for the order. Warden’s Keep will be available for $7 on the PlayStation® Store, the PC via the in game menu or for 560 points on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace. It is also included with the purchase of the Digital Deluxe Edition via a code provided by retailers.
In addition, BioWare will release the Blood Dragon Armor DLC, a set of themed armor that will give players additional protection in combat. This DLC is available to players who purchase a new copy of Dragon Age: Origins (original or Collector’s Edition) via a code* included with the game. This armor will be available for use in both Dragon Age: Origins on the PlayStation 3 computer and entertainment system, Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and PC and in Mass Effect™ 2 on the Xbox 360 and PC.
Dragon Age: Origins will be released on November 3rd in North America and November 6th in Europe on the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and PC. The PlayStation®3 version will follow later in November. Dragon Age: Origins is rated M by the ESRB and 18+ by PEGI.
*One-time use code available with full retail purchase. Expires April 30, 2010.
BioWare develops computer, console, handheld, mobile and online video games focused on rich stories and memorable characters. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's best-selling titles, including the award-winning Baldur's Gate™ and Neverwinter Nights™ series, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™ and Sonic™ Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (for the Nintendo DS™). Original BioWare-created intellectual properties include Jade Empire™ and the 2007 Game of the Year, Mass Effect™. With studios in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec), and Austin (Texas), BioWare is hard at work on the epic fantasy roleplaying game, Dragon Age™: Origins, Mass Effect 2™, the epic sequel to Mass Effect, and the story-driven massively multiplayer game, Star Wars®: The Old Republic™, as well as several unannounced projects. In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher. For more information on BioWare, visit www.bioware.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EATM, EA SPORTSTM, EA MobileTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
BioWare, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. in the U.S. and/or other countries. EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and used. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Nintendo DS is a trademark of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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