Dragon Age: Origins is the latest game to see delay in today’s news roundup. In other news the Brutal Legend soundtrack has been revealed by EA Denmark, and Guitar Hero 5 should be receiving backwards song compatibility.
Dragon Age: Origins Delayed
Yet another game delay has been announced, but at least we can be thankful it’s not pushed back until 2010. BioWare confirmed on their forum that Dragon Age: Origins will be pushed back from October 20th to November. The delay applies to the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 versions of the game.
But peculiarly the PS3 version will be “later in November”, while the PC, and Xbox 360 versions will be getting an earlier November 6th release date. Bioware gave no reason for the short delay, or why the PS3 version will be out slightly later, but surely all will be revealed. [ShackNews]
Brutal Legend Soundtrack Revealed
EA Denmark, probably the most metal EA, have revealed what seems to be the complete Brutal Legend soundtrack. The list has been posted online, revealing more than 100 songs in the game. The list boasts such metal greats as Megadeth, Mastodon, Slayer, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, and many other great bands. This glorious celebration of metal and gaming should be hitting the street on October 16th. [Kotaku]
Guitar Hero 5 To Get Backwards Song Compatibility
Guitar Hero 5 features 85 new songs, but incase you get bored, Activision has revealed you can now play “some” of the disc-based songs from Guitar Hero World Tour and Guitar Hero Smash Hits, without even swapping the disc. For a small fee songs can be imported into Guitar Hero 5, and any imported songs will be updated, included new features such as “band moments” and vocal star power.
The majority of downloadable songs from Guitar Hero World Tour should be available to play in Guitar Hero 5 on top of this. In regards to only “some” of the songs being available, it seems to boil down to simple licensing issues. According to head of licensing at Activision, Tim Riley, they are currently in the process of clearing a lot more songs available to play. [IGN]