Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Dragon’s Dogma

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen now available on Games on Demand

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (360, PS3) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 7

Capcom’s fantastic action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen has launched on Live Games on Demand for $39.99. The re-release of 2012′s Dragon’s Dogma includes the base game plus over 100 new weapons and pieces of armor, new skills and augments, as well as a new area, Bitterblack Isle. The island includes new high-level quests and enemies, and is accessible from the game’s starting area.

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Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

(Xbox 360 Review) Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

“… an incredibly thrilling (and incredibly challenging) adventure.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen ventures forth for 360 and PS3

Dragons Dogma Arisen (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom is calling adventurers back to Gransys today with the release of Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen. The expansion includes a new location, Bitterblack Isle, along with a host of new content: over 100 weapons and armor sets, high-skill levels and augments, enemies, and quests. The base game is also included as a bonus, which benefits from a more user-friendly travel system. Owners of the original game will receive several extras, including an Eternal Ferrystone, 100,000 Rift Crystals, and the six-costume Gransys Armor Pack.

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Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen gameplay trailer released

A new gameplay trailer has been released for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, the upcoming enhanced re-release. The minute-plus-long video shows some of the dangers that will greet players during their time in the newly added Bitterblack Isle, including Necrophagous, beasts that seek out decomposing flesh; a cave-dwelling Elder Ogre; a Cursed Dragon; and fog-spewing Garms.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen detailed, release date announced

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (360, PS3) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has released new details about the expansion to their action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen. Scheduled to launch for 360 and PS3 on April 23 as a download and on disc, Dark Arisen will feature a new area, over 25 new enemies, a new skill tier, 100-plus new pieces of equipment with new enhancement tiers, 14 new augments, greater character customization, item appraisal, optional Japanese voice track, and all of the content from the original game. Given that the original is one of our favorites from last year, that, as well as the $39.99 price tag, is great news. Veterans can look forward to easier travel and a refined menu system, plus a handful of extras: 100,000 Rift Crystals, unlimited Ferrystones, and the six-costume Gransys Armour Pack.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Dragon’s Dogma mode update, Dark Arisen expansion announced

It’s looking as if the recently released patch and updated PlayStation 3 demo was just the first step in expanding Dragon’s Dogma’s presence. Capcom has announced that another update is in the works, which will add two new modes (Speedrun and Hard Mode), as well as an expansion set to launch in 2013: Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen. A trailer and a handful of screens for Arisen were also made available.

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Dragon’s Dogma contest, update, and new PS3 demo announced

Dragon's Dogma (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 5

Capcom has announced that they will be releasing a new demo for their fantastic action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma next week. The demo, exclusive to PS3, will allow players to utilize the character-customization system to create their own hero, and then take them character through the game’s Prologue, which ends with a battle against a nasty Hydra. Characters created for the demo will also be importable to the full version.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Dragon’s Dogma

(Xbox 360 Review) Dragon's Dogma

“… a quest well worth taking.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Dragon’s Dogma ventures forth onto 360, PS3, DLC announced

Dragon's Dogma (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dragon’s Dogma, Capcom’s open-world action-RPG, is now available for 360 and PS3. As the Arisen, players are chosen to leave their humble hamlet and set out on a quest to defeat a mighty dragon. With their computer-controlled pawns in tow, players embark on an adventure throughout a high-fantasy world that features open environments and “exhilarating skill-based action combat” to fulfill their role as a peasant turned warrior.

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Dragon’s Dogma to host asynchronous boss battle

Dragon's Dogma (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Dragon’s Dogma, Capcom’s upcoming open-world action-RPG, is including a unique boss battle that will take into account players’ attacks without featuring all of the players. Beneath Gran Soren lies the Everfall, and from within a dragon known as Ur-Dragon will spawn and challenge players during their campaign. But players, and their computer-controlled allies known as pawns, will not be facing it alone, as others will also be battling the beast in a lengthy asynchronous encounter within their own campaign.

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