Posts Tagged ‘gold’

Dragon Age II Goes Gold, 55 Mins Of Footage

By John Walker on February 11th, 2011.

When knighthoods go bad.

One day, in the distant future, we will have online meetings, conversations and indeed demos of games that don’t begin with. “Uh… uh… yeah… I think so, yes, just give me… Hi! I think things are working now? Can you hear me at your end? Yes? Good, great, let’s get started.”

A new walkthrough live chat trailer thing has appeared for Dragon Age II, which is out in precisely one British month. It’s a good chance to see the game running as it really runs, rather than in a smooth, rehearsed sequence. It’s narrated by Mike Laidlaw, who is great, and I think is being played on a 360, which is less so. But hey ho, it’s a remarkable 55 minutes of footage, accompanied by the silently heckling crowds of chatroom onlookers. And it’s gone gold today! Which is good news, since PC Gamer’s review is already with subs.

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Blizzard Rap Knuckles – Everso Gently

By John Walker on February 23rd, 2008.

Blizzard have made a new posting on the European World of Warcraft site, explaining why they would prefer players did not buy gold outside the game.

Mmmmmm, gold.

“We would like to make a clear statement here about the negative impact of buying gold and using power-leveling services,” they begin, presumably in response to increasing activity in these pursuits. “Every day, we encounter players who have been negatively affected and targeted by companies offering these services.” The aim of the piece is to highlight how these negative effects come about, and why.

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