Dragon Age 2 DLC Mark of the Assassin

Stars Felicia Day, due October.

Dragon Age 2 will welcome new downloadable content pack called Mark of the Assassin on 11th October.

It will be available for all three platforms, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

Mark of the Assassin stars the voice and likeness Felicia Day, the former Buffy actress who found fame after creating MMO-related comedy web series The Guild. She worked with BioWare on a web series for Dragon Age called Redemption. It's her green elven assassin Tallis that Mark of the Assassin recreates.

Mark of the Assassin follows Tallis and Hawke as they attempt to steal a jewel called The Heart of the Many from an Orlesian Baron. The only problem being that said jewel is hidden deep within a vault that's protected by magic and a private army, abd housed inside a fortress designed to be impregnable. Oh, and it's also surrounded by monsters.

Tallis is described as a cross, skill-wise, between Varric (ranged rogue) and Isabela (dual-wielding fighter rogue).

Wrote BioWare's Christ Priestly: "Mark of the Assassin features new items, new enemies and monsters and new environments as well as giving players the opportunity to experience a new, tactical way to play with the return of Stealth gameplay. Plus, along with the new environments and monsters, you will learn more about the Orlesians and Qunari."

Party members and other Dragon Age characters will appear in Mark of the Assassin. You can play Mark of the Assassin at any point in the main game, once you have reached Kirkwall and your house.

GameTrailers has the Dragon Age 2: Mark of the Assassin video.

Dragon Age 2 welcomed the Legacy add-on earlier this year. Eurogamer's Dragon Age 2: Legacy review awarded 5/10.

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