Top Shelf Tuesday - Dragon Age II

March 6, 2011
It's Tuesday, and you know what that means. Yup, it's time to hit the stores (or and pick up some new releases. With our handy Top Shelf Tuesday guide, you'll know exactly what's getting folks excited this week.

Source: BioWare/Electronic Arts


Dragon Age II is the highly-anticipated sequel to Dragon Age: Origins. Unlike the installment before it, the main character's race cannot be altered, but the character's look, gender, and class are all fully customizable. The main character Hawke is a Lothering refugee who rises to power and becomes the Champion of the Free Marches. Dragon Age II takes place in the same world as Dragon Age: Origins, but it’s set in the Free Marches. Choices that the player made in Dragon Age: Origins as well as Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening can be imported and used in the world of Dragon Age II. Available for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Mac OS X, Dragon Age II has already been receiving stellar reviews from every gaming website under the sun and is sure to keep fanatical fans satisfied until Dragon Age II: The Exiled Prince is ready for download.


Source: Lionsgate

Directed by Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe, The Next Three Days is a thriller about a normal housewife who is accused of murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Her husband, a professor, refuses to accept the circumstances and attempts to bust her out of jail. Even though this one didn’t kill it at the box office, it still shouldn’t be ignored based on the amazing cast and crew. The DVD/Blu-ray combo pack includes deleted scenes, extended scenes, and the featurettes Making “The Next Three Days”, The Men of “The Next Three Days,” and True Escapes for Love. Get it now.


Source: Atlantic

Lasers is the third studio album by multi-talented Chicago MC Lupe Fiasco. The new LP was produced over a two-year period and features production by The Audibles, The Neptunes, Needlz, Alex da Kid, Syience, and long-time collaborator Soundtrakk. Featured artists on Lasers include Trey Songz, John Legend, Skylar Grey, Sway, Matt Mahaffey, MDMA, Eric Turner, and Sarah Green. Lupe is still one of the most underrated rappers on the scene and Lasers is proof that he’s on top of his game pushing the genre forward with each and every track he touches.