RPG fans, the upcoming release of BioWare’s dark fantasy
epic, href=""> style="font-style: italic;">Dragon Age: Origins
is certainly something to be excited about. The developer has weaved
its own special blend of story and action into some of the most
memorable gaming experiences over the years, and is poised to once
again raise the bar on fantasy RPGs with Dragon Age. To help bring this
epic saga to life, a number of well known fantasy and sci-fi stars -
such as Claudia Black, Kate Mulgrew and Tim Curry to name a few
– will be among the lengthy list of voice actors.

CANADA – August 27, 2009 –
Leading video game developer BioWare™, a division of
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) has secured a star-studded
voiceover cast for its upcoming blockbuster game, Dragon
Age™: Origins.  Featuring Tim Curry, star of The
Rocky Horror Picture Show and Broadway’s Spamalot, as well as
Kate Mulgrew, well-known for her role as Capt. Kathryn Janeway in
“Star Trek: Voyager”, Dragon Age: Origins also
includes notable cast members Tim Russ (“Star Trek:
Voyager,” “Samantha Who?”), Claudia Black
(“Stargate SG-1,” “Pitch
Black”) and Steve Valentine (“Estate of
Panic,” “Crossing Jordan”). 
Dragon Age: Origins marks BioWare’s return to fantasy,
created from the ground up to take players through a dark epic tale
filled with violence, lust, and betrayal. 

Tim Curry will play the villainous Arl Rendon Howe.  Howe is
the calculating villain, cultured and charming, with an insatiable lust
for power who never hesitates to harm anyone who gets in his
way.  Kate Mulgrew will lend her vocal flair to Flemeth, a
powerful witch who maintains her immortality through the darkest of
means, and who plays a pivotal role in the player’s
survival.  Both roles provide the actors with the opportunity
to bring their considerable talents to bear in their portrayal of these


“Dragon Age: Origins has the largest cast of characters of
any game BioWare has ever made,” said Mark Darrah, Executive
Producer, BioWare.  “By working with an incredibly
talented cast of actors we are able to bring reality and depth to the
characters, their back stories, motivations, and dreams that our
talented writers have created for them.”


In Dragon Age: Origins, players take on the role of a Grey Warden, one
of the last of an ancient order of guardians who have served as
protectors throughout the centuries.  Only they have the power
to unite the shattered lands, defeat the Archdemon and drive back the
darkspawn that threaten to destroy the world.  Players will
interact with many interesting characters who may join them in their
quest, and they will choose whether these characters become friends,
foes, or even a romantic interest.  Featuring a deep and
compelling story where every choice can have a dramatic impact on the
game, Dragon Age: Origins is scheduled to release on November 3, 2009
in North America, for the PC and Xbox 360® videogame and
entertainment system and later in November for the
PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

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