Dragon Age Legends Brings BioWare’s Award-Winning Dark Fantasy RPG Franchise to Facebook
New EA Game Includes Exclusive Unlockable Items for the Action RPG
Dragon Age II
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today
announced Dragon Age™ Legends, a new Play4Free Facebook®
game that expands on the critically acclaimed RPG franchise
Dragon Age. The new game is inspired by the award-winning BioWare
franchise but custom-designed for the casual and social play style for
Facebook users of all ages. Dragon Age Legends blends accessible
and engaging tactical combat with compelling co-operative gameplay
perfectly suited for social networks, making for a unique offering on
the platform. Launching in February 2011, Dragon Age Legends will
also give gamers the chance to earn exclusive unlocks* for Dragon Age
II, one of the most highly anticipated video games of 2011.
“We are privileged to be working with BioWare to bring the Dragon Age
universe to the hundreds of millions of gamers on Facebook,” said Mark
Spenner, General Manager of EA 2D. “Our goal is to change the perception
of social network games and attract new players to the Facebook platform
by raising the quality bar. Dragon Age Legends will deliver a
deep, sophisticated experience, and we will continue to delight gamers
by adding new features and content far into the future.”
Dragon Age Legends will give players their first taste of the
Free Marches, the primary setting of Dragon Age II. Alongside
their Facebook friends, players will take on challenging quests within
an engaging storyline, earning loot, sharing rewards and growing their
kingdom. The game will include a gratifying character customization and
upgrade system that will allow players to tackle demons and darkspawn to
become a legendary hero within the Dragon Age universe.
Dragon Age II, the sequel to Dragon Age: Origins, 2009’s
RPG of the Year as named by SpikeTV, Game Informer and IGN, will be
available on March 8, 2011 for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment
system, the PlayStation®3 computer and entertainment system and the PC.
For more information on Dragon Age: Legends, and to sign
up for information about the upcoming beta please visit www.dragonagelegends.com,
and for the Dragon Age community, please visit http://dragonage.bioware.com/info/legends.
EA account required.
BioWare develops high quality console, PC and online role-playing games,
focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters and vast worlds to
discover. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's most
critically acclaimed titles, including Baldur's Gate™, Neverwinter
Nights™, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™, Jade
Empire™, Mass Effect™ and Dragon Age™. BioWare
operates in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec), Austin
(Texas), Fairfax (Virginia) and Galway (Ireland). Currently announced
projects at BioWare include the development of ongoing downloadable
content for Mass Effect 2, one of the highest rated video games
of all time, Dragon Age 2, the highly anticipated sequel to
2009’s “RPG of the Year” Dragon Age: Origins, and the
story-driven massively multiplayer online game, Star Wars®: The Old
Republic™. In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a
leading global interactive entertainment publisher. For more information
on BioWare, visit www.bioware.com,
or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/biofeed.
To join the millions of fans already registered on our community, go to http://social.bioware.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered 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: EA SPORTS™, EA™, EA Mobile™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2010,
EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7 billion and had 27 titles that sold
more than one million units. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com.
More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can
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BioWare, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks of EA
International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and
POGO are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. Xbox and Xbox 360 are
trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. PlayStation is a
registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Facebook is a
registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. All other trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.
Cindy Lum, 650-628-3835
Senior PR Manager
for Electronic Arts
Teresa Tyndorf, 323-658-1200
Source: Electronic Arts Inc.
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