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  • Pre-order Darkspore and get Dragon Age: Origins for free

    If you are residing in US or Canada and planning to pre-order Darkspore, then do from EA oline store. A limited-time period offer is currently going on for Darkspore pre-orders, as bonus content for EA is giving out free copy of Dragon Age: Origins Digital Deluxe Edition.

    Darkspore limited edition

    The offer expires on March 9 midnight, and is only applicable to the new pre-orders of Darkspore: Limited Edition. For more details on the offer click here.

    Darkspore is slated to launch at the end of this month for PC.

  • Modern Warfare 2 patch for PS3 goes live

    Infinity Ward’s community manager/creative strategist Robert Bowling has announced on twitter that the patch update for COD: Modern Warfare 2 is now available for download for Playstation 3.

    This new update for the game will address security issues that have affected online play. In addition to the security updates, this patch will also address a small geo exploit on the map Fuel, which players exploited in order to get inside a rock on the outskirts of the map

    Modern Warfare 2

    Check out what Robert Bowling just a while ago tweeted:

    “The Modern Warfare 2 patch to address hacking is now live on Playstation 3. Other platforms pending. Have any problems, please let me know.”

  • Catherine Easy patch now available for PS3

    The much awaited easy patch update for Catherine is now available for downlaod on Playstation 3. One of the biggest feature in this update is game's Super Easy Mode. Gamers need to choose "Golden Theater" story mode from the title screen and hold SELECT, this will add Drink Assist feature in easy mode.

    Catherine

    This new Drink Assist feature in the game will make special drink items appear in the stage, gamers can drink this to have an ability to climb a total of three levels step at once.

    The patch will also effect the pillows that players pick during the action stage. Earlier pillow gave gamers one continue, it will remain the same in hard mode however in normal mode pillow will now give two continues whereas in easy mode it will give three.

    If gamer wish to block the effect of this new patch update on the game, all they need to do is press R3 and L3 simultaneously, this will take the game to its original state.

  • Nyko Power Pak+ doubles 3DS battery life

    Are you bit worried after reading many reports that says 3DS has low-battery life?, then keep all your worried aside as Nyko has a solution for it in development, its called "Nyko Power Pak+" a third party battery which will double the handheld's power life.

    Nyko Power Pak+

    “The Nyko Power Pak+ for Nintendo 3DS is a high-capacity rechargeable battery pack that offers double the battery life of the original 3DS battery”.

    The battery will be available on handheld launch day (March 27) carrying a price tag of $20 (battery alone), a combo pack of it (battery and charging dock) will be available for $30.

  • Dragon Age II glitch allows gamers to earn quick money and exp

    A glitch called as Money cheat and infinite EXP has been reported in Bioware's RPG Dragon Age II. This glitch is pretty unusual as it allows gamers to get some quicks cash as well as EXP in the game. Gamers needs to follow certain steps in order to take complete advantage of this money cheat and EXP glitch in Dragon Age II.

    Dragon Age II

    We have a complete guide of how you can make use of this Dragon Age 2 Money cheat and infinite EXP glitch, you can check out its details here.

  • Dragon Age 2 Complete Weapons Locations Guide

    Dragon Age 2 Weapons Location guide gives you every minute details (such as name, requirement to achieve that particular weapon, location, damage capability and stats) regarding all the weapons that are available in the game. This guide is applicable to all the versions of the game i.e PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

    Dragon Age II image

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons:

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons in Chapter 1:

    Thudpucker’s First:

    Requirements: 28 Strength
    Location: Bonny Lem’s Wares (Disused Passage)
    Damage: 20 Physical
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +57 Attack and 5% Chance to Stun

    Edge of Song and Glory
    Requirements: 24 Strength
    Location: Ser Karras (Gallows Courtyard, Act of Mercy)
    Damage: 16 Physical
    Stats: +47 Attack and +7% Physical damage

    Maelstrom
    Requirements: 24 Strength
    Location: Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard)
    Damage: 16 Physical
    Stats: +4% Critical chance and +4% Attack speed

    Notched Sword

    Requirements: 23 Strength
    Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
    Damage: 16 Physical
    Stats: +18 Mana/Stamina and +7% Physical damage

    Palvo’s Cocksure Cleaver
    Requirements: 21 Strength
    Location: “Captain” Qerth (Shallowguards Base, Night Lies)
    Damage: 12 Physical
    Stats: +38 Attack and +14% Threat generation

    Trust and Cut Blade
    Requirements: 21 Strength
    Location: Korval’s Blades (Hightown)
    Damage: 12 Physical
    Stats: +38 Attack and +14% Threat generation

    Overland Render
    Requirements: 21 Strength
    Location: Ship Captain (The Docks at Night)
    Damage: 12 Physical
    Stats: +38 Attack and +4% Critical chance

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons DLC in Chapter 1:

    Desdemona’s Blade
    Requirements: 25 Strength
    Location: Emporium’s Relics and Antiques (Black Emporium)
    Damage: 17 Nature
    Stats: 2 Rune slots and +50 Attack

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons in Chapter 2:

    Sataareth
    Requirements: 38 Strength
    Location: Quest reward for defeating the Arishok (Viscount’s Keep, Demands for the Qun)
    Damage: 29 Fire
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +94 Attack, +8% Physical damage and +8% Magic resistance

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons DLC ONLY in Chapter 2:

    Fade’s Fury
    Requirements: 34 Strength
    Location: Desire Demon (Harimann Estate, Repentance)
    Damage: 25 Physical
    Stats: 2 Rune slots, +5% Critical chance and +3 Spirit damage across 2m

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons in Chapter 3:

    Glandivalis
    Requirements: 41 Strength
    Location: Hybris (Hidden Dungeon, The Awiergan Scrolls)
    Damage: 33 Electricity
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +166 Attack, +3 Armor and 2.5% Chance to enslave normal enemies

    Warrior One-Handed Weapons DLC only Chapter 3:

    Blade of a Thousand Battles
    Requirements: 42 Strength
    Location: Emporium’s Relics and Antiques (Black Emporium)
    Damage: 35 Physical
    Stats: 2 Rune slots, +5 Critical chance, +8% Physical damage and 5% Chance to knock back

    Warrior Two-Handed Weapons:

    Warrior Two-Handed Weapons in Chapter 1:

    Oath-Breaker
    Requirements: 30 Strength
    Location: Chest (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
    Damage: 26 Physical
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +82 Attack, +23% Healing to this character

    Caskhead’s Portable Anvil
    Requirements: 25 Strength
    Location: Chest (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
    Damage: 20 Physical
    Stats: +63 Attack and 5% chance to knock back

    Red Grace
    Requirements: 24 Strength
    Location: Chest (Tal-Vashoth Cavern, Blackpowder Promise)
    Damage: 18 Physical
    Stats: +59 Attack and +4 Fire damage

    The Ream-Ward
    Requirements: 23 Strength
    Location: Tevinter Hunter Captain (Lowtown at Night, Bait and Switch)
    Damage: 17 Physical
    Stats: +55 Attack and +9% Physical damage

    Templar Great Sword
    Requirements: 21 Strength
    Location: Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard)
    Damage: 14 Physical
    Stats: +4% Attack speed and +3 Fire damage

    Warrior Two-Handed Weapons Chapter 2:
    Void’s Hammer

    Requirements: 33 Strength
    Location: Magnus’s Wares (The Wounded Coast)
    Damage: 28 Physical
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +6% Critical chance, +5% Attack speed and +3% Physical damage across 2m

    The Brothers’ End
    Requirements: 31 Strength
    Location: Elven Fanatic (Side Alley, Blackpowder Courtesy)
    Damage: 28 Physical
    Stats: +88 Attack and +10% Physical damage

    Warrior Two-Handed Weapons Chapter 3:

    Sundering
    Requirements: 41 Strength
    Location: Nexus Golem’s Wares (Hidden Dungeon)
    Damage: 38 Electricity
    Stats: +6% Critical chcance, +16% Critical damage, +10% Physical damage and +5 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate

    The Celebrant
    Requirements: 41 Strength
    Location: Beacon (Sundermount, The Awiergan Scrolls)
    Damage: 38 Spirit
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +3 Strength, +3 Willpower and +21% Threat generation

    Now coming to the details regarding the warrior Shields in Dragon Age II:

    Warrior Shields in Chapter 1:

    Winter-Weight
    Requirements: 20 Strength and 20 Constitution
    Location: Dragon (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
    Armor: 86
    Stats: +9 Armor and +8 Fortitude

    Oddsmaker
    Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
    Location: Revenant (Long Way Home)
    Armor: 72
    Stats: +41 Attack and +7% Physical damage

    Kirkwall Shield
    Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
    Location: Armor Merchant (Lowtown)
    Armor: 72
    Stats: +20 Defense and +7 Armor

    The Bann’s Backhouse Door
    Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
    Location: Coterie Leader (Lowtown at Night)
    Armor: 72
    Stats: 1 Rune slot and +17 Health

    Markham Head Stopper
    Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
    Location: Korval’s Blades (Hightown)
    Armor: 66
    Stats: +38 Attack and +7 Armor

    Fereldan Soldier’s Shield
    Requirements: 12 Strength and 12 Constitution
    Location: Dead refugee (Prologue: Blightlands)
    Armor: 37
    Stats: None

    Warrior Shields DLC only in Chapter 1:
    Lady Rosamund’s Bulwark
    Requirements: 20 Strength and 20 Constitution
    Location: Emporium’s Relics and Antiques (Black Emporium)
    Armor: 86
    Stats: 3 Rune slots

    Warrior Shields in Chapter 2:

    Shield of Knight Herself
    Requirements: 34 Strength, 28 Constitution and Aveline
    Location: Ser Varnell’s Refuse (Offered and Lost)
    Armor: 190
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +88 Attack, +5% Critical chance, 100% of basic attack damage vs enemies that attack in melee

    Darkspawn Shield
    Requirements: 23 Strength and 23 Constitution
    Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
    Armor: 122
    Stats: +4 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate and +489 Fire resistance

    Warrior Shields in Chapter 3:

    Shield of the Resolute
    Requirements: 31 Strength and 31 Constitution
    Location: Pile of bones (Templar Hall, The Last Straw)
    Armor: 248
    Stats: 2 Rune slots, +25 Armor and +8% Magic resistance

    Warrior Shields DLC only in Chapter 3:

    Mage’s Friend
    Requirements: 32 Strength and 32 Constitution
    Location: Faith quest
    Armor: 271
    Stats: 3 Rune slots and +17% Magic resistance

    Now coming to the details regaring Rogue Weapons in the game:

    Rogue Dual Weapons Chapter 1:

    Blade of Red Birth
    Requirements: 25 Dexterity
    Location: Chest (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
    Damage: 22 Physical
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +38 Attack and +4 Fire damage

    Rogue Dual Weapons Chapter 2:

    Coterie Shiv
    Requirements: 31 Dexterity
    Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
    Damage: 30 Physical
    Stats: +9% Critical damage, 25% Chance to reduce attack speed and 25% Chance to reduce movement speed

    Rogue Dual Weapons in Chapter 3:

    Carta’s Right-Hand
    Requirements: 41 Dexterity
    Location: Hanker (Decrepit Alley, Kind of Want)
    Damage: 42 Physical
    Stats: +87 Attack, +4% Critical chance, +10% Critical damage and +5% Chance to Stun

    Rogue Bows

    Rogue Bows Chapter 1:

    Swarm
    Requirements: 25 Dexterity
    Location: Mature Dragon (Bone Pit Ledge, The Bone Pit)
    Damage: 70 Physical
    Stats: +63 Attack and +7 Nature damage across 2m

    Rogue Bows in Chapter 2:

    The Runner’s Retort

    Requirements: 35 Dexterity
    Location: Street Thung (Lowtown at Night, The Fixer)
    Damage: 113 Physical
    Stats: +109 Attack, +6% Critical chance, 25% Chance to reduce attack speed and 25% Chance to reduce movement speed

    Rogue Bows in Chapter 3:

    Absolution
    Requirements: 41 Dexterity
    Location: Nexus Golem’s Wares (Hidden Dungeon)
    Damage: 134 Physical
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +6% Critical chance, +16% Critical damage and +27 Nature damage

    Mage Weapons Staves details in Dragon Age II:

    Mage Weapons Staves Chapter 1

    Acolyte’s Staff

    Requirements: 31 Magic
    Location: Apparel Shop (Lowtown)
    Damage: 33 Physical
    Stats: +5 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate, +14% Fire damage and +178 Fire resistance

    Valdasine
    Requirements: None
    Location: Crypt Treasure (Ancient Crypt, The Deep Roads Expedition)
    Damage: 28 Spirit
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +2 Willpower and +5 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate

    Staff of the Primal Order
    Requirements: 28 Magic
    Location: Bonny Lem’s Wares (Disused Passage)
    Damage: 28 Cold
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +14% Fire damage and +14% Cold damage

    Stone’s Breath
    Requirements: None
    Location: Reward for saving Sandal (The Deep Roads Expedition)
    Damage: 26 Spirit
    Stats: 1 Rune slot, +13% Spirit damage and 5% Chance to knock back

    The Hypnotist’s Staff
    Requirements: None
    Location: Decimus (Runaway’s Cavern, Act of Mercy)
    Damage: 22 Electricity
    Stats: +59 Attack and +8% Magic resistance

    Chanters’ Staff
    Requirements: None
    Location: Reward from Grace (Act of Mercy)
    Damage: 22 Spirit
    Stats: +24 Mana/Stamina and +21% Healing by this character

    The Turncoat’s Walking Stick
    Requirements: None
    Location: Mage Goods (Gallows Courtyard)
    Damage: 17 Fire
    Stats: +48 Attack and +12% Fire damage

    Mage Weapons Staves Chapter 2:
    Name: Cold-Blooded
    Requirements: 35 Magic
    Location: Magnus’s Wares (The Wounded Coast)
    Damage: 37 Cold
    Stats: +6 Magic, +40 Mana/Stamina, +10 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate, +30% Cold damage and Blood Magic: Each point of health provides 1 additional mana

    Mage Weapons Staves Chapter 3:

    Name: Staff of Violation
    Requirements: None
    Location: Orsino (Gallows Prison)
    Damage: 41 Spirit
    Stats: +3 Willpower, +15% Spirit damage and 2.5% chance to infect with Walking Bomb

  • Dragon Age 2 Money cheat and infinite EXP glitch

    A glitch has been discovered in Bioware's latest release RPG Dragon Age II. The glitch is called Dragon Age 2 money cheat and infinite EXP glitch, with the help of this glitch gamers can collect quick cash and EXP.

    Dragon Age II screenshot

    Here are the steps that gamers need to follow in order to take advantage of money cheat and EXP glitch to collect quick cash and EXP:

    Step 1: Complete any sidequest which does not activate cutscene when receiving your reward. The glitch will work with any sidequest in the game, players can try out the one shown in the video footage below.
     

    Step 2: Draw your weapon and move towards NPC. Now when you are in the middle of animation to put your weapon away, talk to NPC and also keep pressing the A button on the Xbox 360 controller.

    Step 3
    : You can continue doing it until you move your character.

    A video footage is also out which shows this Dragon Age 2 money cheat and infinite EXP glitch:

    NOTE: Bioware will definitely going to patch this glitch in coming days, and if this happen players may need to clear the cache memory or may required to remove the patch update and play offline for this glitch to work.

  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Villain Revealed

    On the official PlayStation Blog Sony has revealed the villain he will feature in Uncharted 3, for the first time in the series Nathan Drake main villain will be a woman, old British lady named as "Katherine Marlowe".

  • Fight Night Champion Xbox 360 Achievements List

    Fight Night Champion achievements list for Xbox 360 is out now, there are in total there are forty three achievements in the game. We have listed below details of each and every achievements along with the hints to earned it. You can check them out below.

    Fight Night Champion

    Here is the list:

    Hamstring Blasting 75
    Obtain boxer level 45 in OWC

    A Fight Amongst Friends I 5
    Complete a lightweight League match in an Online Gym

    Bench Pressing 50
    Obtain boxer level 30 in OWC

    The Edge of Legitimacy 50
    Turn pro in Legacy Mode

    How Poetic 50
    Retire as the GOAT in Legacy Mode

    Represent the Crew II 5
    Complete a middleweight fight against a member of a Rival Gym

    A Champion Emerges 10
    Defeat Isaac Frost in Champions Mode

    I Brought My Own Judges 10
    Defeat Ricardo Alvarez in Champion Mode

    This Is Going Well 15
    Knockdown an opponent twice in the same round of a Ranked Match

    A Fight Amongst Friends II
    5
    Complete a middleweight League Match in an Online Gym

    A Fight Amongst Friends III 5
    Complete a heavyweight League Match in an Online Gym

    Everything You Got Left 10
    Defeat Meldrick Johnson in Champion Mode

    Welcome to the Jungle 10
    Defeat the prison gang member in Champion Mode

    Low Down Dirty Tricks 10
    Defeat Kobe Nichols in Champion Mode

    A Fist For Every Face 100
    Defeat the entire Fight Night Champion roster in Fight Now

    Breaking A Sweat 50
    Get a Champion rating on every Training Game

    Gold Medal Performance 10
    Knockout Joel Savon in Champion Mode

    Alphabet Soup 10
    Own all belts within one weight class at the same time in Legacy Mode

    Don’t Let It Go To Your Head 10
    Get sponsored in Legacy Mode

    Now You’re Just Showing Off 15
    Enter a Legacy mode fight with less than 50% stamina and win

    Turnabout If Fair Play 25
    Knockdown Keyshawn Hayes with a left hook in Champion Mode

    Earning Baller Dollars 15
    Earn $1,000,000 in Legacy Mode

    Viral Victory 15
    Beat a Developer in a Ranked Match, or beat anyone with this Achievement

    A Little of This, A Little of That
    15
    Knockdown an opponent with a head shot and a body shot in a Ranked Match

    Mr. Reliable 50
    Earn a Reliability Multiplier of more than 85% after playing at least 100 Ranked Matches

    Somebody’s Gonna Get Hurt 25
    Win a Ranked Match by referee stoppage

    A Verdict Is In 15
    Win a 10-round Ranked Match

    Will They Believe You? 25
    Get from a fourth knockdown during a Ranked Match

    Every Second Counts 25
    Knockdown an opponent in a Ranked Match with less than 10 seconds left in the round

    Can You Feel the Power 15
    Max out any skill of a Legacy Mode, World Championship, or Online Gyms boxer

    Numba One Stunna 50
    Stun your opponents 1000 times

    Road to Glory
    15
    Complete 100 fights in Online World Championship

    I’m Just Doing My Jab 25
    Jab 10,000 times

    THIS is Sim 5
    Create and upload a Settings file to EA SPORTS World

    A Fight Is Made 10
    Schedule your first title defense in Legacy Mode

    The Awakening 25
    Knockdown Mason Brooks in under 3 minutes in Champion Mode

    Survival of the Fittest 10
    Defeat the prison gang leader in Champion Mode

    No Time To Bleed
    10
    Knockout Dwight Cooper before the 6th round in Champion Mode

    Globetrotter 10
    Train at every location in Legacy Mode

    Bicep Curling 25
    Obtain boxer level 15 OWC

    My Defense Is Impregnable 15
    Win a Ranked MAtch with your opponents accuraacy at or below 20%

    Represent the Crew III 5
    Complete a heavyweight fight against a member of a Rival Gym

    Squat Thrusting 100
    Obtain boxer level 60 in OWC

    Represent the Crew
    I 5
    Complete a lightweight fight against a member of a Rival Gym

  • PSN down tomorrow for Scheduled Maintenance

    Sony just a while ago announced that Playstation Network will be down tomorrow, and reason for it scheduled maintenance. The service will be down  after 4pm tomorrow until 3am on Thursday morning, GMT.

    PSN

    During the maintenance time period user will not have access to following services:

    • PlayStation Store on PS3 and PSP.
    • PlayStation Network Account Management.
    • PlayStation Network Account Registration.

    Sony also confirmed that user won't be able to sign into PSN from "eu.playstation.com", however if users wish to play online during maintenance that they need to sign into PSN before 16:05 on March 9.