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Rumors of No Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC Proven False

Rumors of No Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC Proven False

When Mass Effect: Andromeda launched earlier this year, it’s fair to say that it didn’t quite live up to the expectations of many longtime fans of the series. However, given that the franchise has...

By Brad Jones on 23 April 2018
News Roundup: October 2, 2011

News Roundup: October 2, 2011

FIFA 12 and X-Men: Destiny led the releases this week as we close out September and say hello to the incredibly busy fall season. Look for our reviews on both of these titles shortly. While Batma...

By Rob Keyes on 23 April 2018
Free 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' DLC

Free 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' DLC

The first time a player uses Dragon Age: Inquisition’s robust character creator, it’s easy to get carried away. There are just so many options, and so many ways to make characters look funny, or...

By Christopher Gates on 22 April 2018
Ex-BioWare Lead Producer Joins Bungie

Ex-BioWare Lead Producer Joins Bungie

Former Dragon Age: Inquisition lead producer Cameron Lee announces on Twitter that he is leaving BioWare to work on a new project at Destiny developer Bungie. Cameron Lee’s career in the video game...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 April 2018
Best Mass Effect and Dragon Age Romances

Best Mass Effect and Dragon Age Romances

Romance in video games can be deep and meaningful, but a lot of romantic subplots are on the shallow side thanks to poor NPC characterization. But if there’s one thing BioWare does right as a studi...

By Melissa Loomis on 22 April 2018
BioWare Preparing for New Dragon Age Game

BioWare Preparing for New Dragon Age Game

It’s been a few years since Dragon Age: Inquisition released in 2014, so fans of the franchise are naturally starting to wonder when the next installment may be released. BioWare has been busy with...

By Denny Connolly on 22 April 2018
A Brief History of EA's Closed Studios

A Brief History of EA's Closed Studios

When Visceral Games was closed by Electronic Arts, many long-terms fans of the developer were disappointed. After all, Visceral Games had created such beloved titles as the Dead Space series, and i...

By Rob Gordon on 22 April 2018
Dragon Age: Inquisition Item Contest

Dragon Age: Inquisition Item Contest

Dragon Age: Inquisition has seen a few downloadable content packs post-release, mostly notable among them being the Jaws of Hakkon expansion. There’s been several new in-game items introduced exc...

By John Jacques on 22 April 2018
Dragon Age: Inquisition's DLC Isn't on PS4

Dragon Age: Inquisition's DLC Isn't on PS4

Downloadable Content (DLC) is meant to give players something more to do after they’re done with the main game. Oftentimes, it comes in the form of a new storyline, new gear to use throughout the...

By Kyree Leary on 22 April 2018
'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Proves BioWare Heard Complaints Loud & Clear

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Proves BioWare Heard Complaints Loud & Clear

The developers at BioWare have traveled a unique course through the world of AAA game development, gaining new fans and losing some old ones as the likes of Mass Effect and Dragon Age took the st...

By Andrew Dyce on 21 April 2018
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sort...

By Rob Keyes on 20 April 2018
'Dragon Age: Origins' Free on Origin

'Dragon Age: Origins' Free on Origin

With the launch of Dragon Age: Inquisition set for next month, EA is offering players the chance to start the series from the beginning by making Dragon Age: Origins available for download on PC...

By Brad Jones on 20 April 2018
5 Best Games of 2012...So Far

5 Best Games of 2012...So Far

As we reach the mid-point of 2012 it’s time to look back on the first part of the year and all of the games that released to either glorious fanfare, or relative secrecy. While the quality of p...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 April 2018
New Star Wars The Old Republic Cinematic Trailer Debuts

New Star Wars The Old Republic Cinematic Trailer Debuts

Don’t miss the epic and beautifully animated cinematic trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s upcoming expansion, titled Knights of the Eternal Throne. The latest expansion for Star Wars: The Ol...

By Weston Albert on 17 April 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Despite its strong initial sales, Mass Effect: Andromeda has hardly reached the same level of acclaim as the other entries in BioWare’s beloved sci-fi RPG series. Perhaps to try and stir further in...

By Rob Gordon on 17 April 2018
Mass Effect Lead Writer Rejoins BioWare

Mass Effect Lead Writer Rejoins BioWare

After completing the sci-fi trilogy back in 2012, BioWare is set to release a brand new entry in the Mass Effect franchise sometime next year after teasing fans with a short trailer at E3 2015. Kno...

By Derek Nichols on 17 April 2018
BioWare Closing Official Community Forums

BioWare Closing Official Community Forums

BioWare is making the difficult decision to close down the company’s official forums for all titles except Star Wars: The Old Republic, preferring social media. Video game companies are so anxious...

By Rory Young on 17 April 2018
ME: Andromeda Development 'Worse' Than Anyone Realizes

ME: Andromeda Development 'Worse' Than Anyone Realizes

Earlier this week, EA confirmed that Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare Montreal would be joining EA Motive, which is currently making Star Wars Battlefront 2. The news followed a poor recept...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 April 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Devs Tease New DLC

Mass Effect: Andromeda Devs Tease New DLC

When Electronic Arts announced that the Mass Effect franchise was going on hiatus and developer BioWare Montreal was being reassigned, most figured that was the end for the studio’s current game, M...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 April 2018
Star Wars: TOR Knights of the Fallen Empire Trailer

Star Wars: TOR Knights of the Fallen Empire Trailer

BioWare releases the launch trailer for Knights of the Fallen Empire, the latest expansion in their Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG. The trailer, which details much of the narrative that will ch...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 April 2018
ME: Andromeda Teases Multiplayer's Platinum Difficulty

ME: Andromeda Teases Multiplayer's Platinum Difficulty

Today, BioWare released an official teaser trailer pointing toward the eventual addition of a Platinum Difficulty mode for Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s APEX multiplayer missions that is set to test fan...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 April 2018
'Mass Effect's Commander Shepard Was Originally a Woman

'Mass Effect's Commander Shepard Was Originally a Woman

It’s always wise to be careful what you wish for, as evidenced by the rise of customization and immersion never before thought possible in modern video games; a dream come true that brought with...

By Andrew Dyce on 16 April 2018
Mass Effect Remasters Aren't Likely to Happen

Mass Effect Remasters Aren't Likely to Happen

Video game publisher Electronic Arts explains why the tentative remasters for the original trilogy of the science fiction franchise Mass Effect won’t happen. Despite the fact that Electronic Arts’...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 April 2018
'Dragon Age' Writer Explains BioWare's Stance on Same-Sex Romance

'Dragon Age' Writer Explains BioWare's Stance on Same-Sex Romance

It’s fair to say that the gaming crows gets a fairly bad reputation in respect to the level of discourse and general opinions on particularly heated issues; even if gamers as a whole possess wide...

By Andrew Dyce on 15 April 2018
Mass Effect 2 on PC Added to EA Origin

Mass Effect 2 on PC Added to EA Origin

The video game publisher Electronic Arts makes the PC version of BioWare’s science fiction RPG, Mass Effect 2, available for free through its Origin service. About a couple of weeks ago, Electronic...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 April 2018
Electronic Arts Teases Mass Effect Remaster Potential

Electronic Arts Teases Mass Effect Remaster Potential

Electronic Arts executive vice president Patrick Soderlund discusses video game remasters, teasing that remastered versions of the Mass Effect games are in development. One of the most popular seri...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 April 2018
Mass Effect: 7 Most Difficult Choices in the Series

Mass Effect: 7 Most Difficult Choices in the Series

BioWare’s epic science-fiction series Mass Effect is all about players making difficult choices, but which are the most difficult choices in the series? On March 21st, Mass Effect: Andromeda will f...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 April 2018
Free PlayStation Plus Games for November 2015

Free PlayStation Plus Games for November 2015

Sony reveals the games that will be added to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection in November, which includes Beyond Good & Evil, Mass Effect 2, and more! A couple of months back, Sony...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 April 2018
Mass Effect 2 and 3 Now Playable on Xbox One

Mass Effect 2 and 3 Now Playable on Xbox One

As part of the N7 Day celebrations, BioWare announces that Mass Effect 2 and 3 have both been added to the Xbox One backward compatibility list as of today. This year’s N7 Day has been exciting for...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 April 2018
BioWare Has 'Discussed' 'Mass Effect' Trilogy HD for PS4 & Xbox One

BioWare Has 'Discussed' 'Mass Effect' Trilogy HD for PS4 & Xbox One

We’ve known for a while now that BioWare has been hard at work on the next installment in the Mass Effect series, which promises to take us on an entirely new journey, as Commander Shepard’s story ca...

By Chris Powell on 15 April 2018
Dragon Age 4 Delayed Following BioWare Restructuring

Dragon Age 4 Delayed Following BioWare Restructuring

About a couple of months ago, sources speaking to Kotaku mentioned that Dragon Age 4‘s development had been completely rebooted in order to implement more live elements and services into the game,...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 April 2018
BioWare Saved By Electronic Arts Acquisition

BioWare Saved By Electronic Arts Acquisition

BioWare is a company known for massive franchises like Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, but those popular series may have been brought to an early end. While spe...

By Ben Walker on 13 April 2018
Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

The fantasy-RPG Dragon Age: Origins, the first-person shooter Battlefield 3, and more join Xbox One’s ever-growing list of backward compatible video games. Without a doubt, Microsoft’s decision to...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 April 2018
Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

The third annual Canadian Videogame Awards takes place in less than a month and the nominees for this year’s awards were unveiled earlier this week. With a growing presence of developers in Canada,...

By Rob Keyes on 03 April 2018
Top 10 Mass Effect Squad Members

Top 10 Mass Effect Squad Members

Mass Effect 4 has to be one of the most highly sought-after titles currently in development. Fans of BioWare’s much-lauded science fiction series have been on tenterhooks over the fourth iteratio...

By Rob Gordon on 27 March 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda - How ME3 Ending Influenced Game

Mass Effect: Andromeda - How ME3 Ending Influenced Game

Mass Effect series lead writer Mac Walters explains how the controversial ending of Mass Effect 3 will influence the story of the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. While the Mass Effect series is g...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 March 2018
Andromeda's Animations vs Mass Effect 3 Ending

Andromeda's Animations vs Mass Effect 3 Ending

Over the last few months, a lot of talk has circulated around Mass Effect: Andromeda’s facial animations. While many were greatly anticipating the game, its animation, especially on the faces of ch...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 March 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Could Be Longer Than ME3

Mass Effect: Andromeda Could Be Longer Than ME3

Mass Effect: Andromeda could be longer than Mass Effect 3, according to lead designer Ian Frazier who also reveals that the upcoming RPG is “very beginner friendly.” As a result of the divisive re...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 March 2018
BioWare Comments On Mass Effect Novel News

BioWare Comments On Mass Effect Novel News

Video game developer BioWare comments on the news of Titan Books’ publication of a novel series focusing on the story in between Mass Effect 3 and Mass Effect: Andromeda. Following the news that pu...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 March 2018
Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Following an exciting N7 Day that saw the release of a new Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer, Game Rant looks back at the most memorable moments in Mass Effect history. With the Mass Effect trilogy, B...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 March 2018
Fallout 4 Mods Add Mass Effect Armor and Shepard

Fallout 4 Mods Add Mass Effect Armor and Shepard

A couple of dedicated sci-fi junkies use mods to inject Mass Effect‘s N7 armor and its protagonist Commander Shepard into Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic RPG, Fallout 4. Should Fallout 4 fans wish to v...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 March 2018
News Wrap Up: Mobile Dragon Age & Star Wars, Yogventures, Oculus Rift Games & More!

News Wrap Up: Mobile Dragon Age & Star Wars, Yogventures, Oculus Rift Games & More!

It’s been another major week in video games with Germany’s Gamescom event being host to the most announcements, unveilings and news since E3 in June. On the news front this week, we’re going to l...

By Rob Keyes on 25 March 2018
BioWare GM Casey Hudson Returns, Takes On Anthem

BioWare GM Casey Hudson Returns, Takes On Anthem

BioWare‘s General Manager position is changing hands, with Casey Hudson returning to the company to take up the mantle as it approaches Anthem‘s 2018 launch. Hudson has spent the last two years wor...

By Rory Young on 21 March 2018
Anthem, Mass Effect Designer Corey Gaspur Dies

Anthem, Mass Effect Designer Corey Gaspur Dies

Heartwrenching news broke today when BioWare revealed that veteran designer Corey Gaspur had passed away. BioWare released a short statement on the studio’s official blog in remembrance of Gaspur,...

By Rory Young on 21 March 2018
Anthem Official PS4 Trailer is Photoshopped Xbox Video

Anthem Official PS4 Trailer is Photoshopped Xbox Video

Fans have discovered that the “official” PS4 trailer for BioWare’s new game Anthem is actually a Photoshopped version of Xbox One X footage. The title’s Xbox One X gameplay trailer aired at E3 2017...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 March 2018
Anthem, KOTOR Writer Leaving BioWare Again

Anthem, KOTOR Writer Leaving BioWare Again

Back in June of last year, gaming fans shared a collective sigh of relief when Drew Karpyshyn, the senior scribe for the highly revered Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, revealed his decision...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 March 2018
Anthem Writer Karpyshyn Finished Work Before Departure

Anthem Writer Karpyshyn Finished Work Before Departure

Many gamers were notably upset when it was revealed that Drew Karpyshyn, who worked on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect, and Anthem, was once again leaving Bioware. After all, Ka...

By Joshua Duckworth on 15 March 2018
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2018
Game Rant on Location: PAX East 2012 Highlights and Lowlights

Game Rant on Location: PAX East 2012 Highlights and Lowlights

With great sadness, another PAX East has come to a close. After spending the last three days playing the latest and greatest games, and interviewing those who have made them, at PAX East 2012 we...

By Jason Weissman on 28 February 2018
Details on Dragon Age: Inquisition Epilogue DLC

Details on Dragon Age: Inquisition Epilogue DLC

Last year, Dragon Age: Inquisition gave EA’s swords-and-sorcery franchise a much needed shot in the arm, delivering a taut RPG experience more akin to the potential of the first game in the series...

By Brad Jones on 25 February 2018
Future Dragon Age DLC Skipping Last-Gen

Future Dragon Age DLC Skipping Last-Gen

When Dragon Age: Inquisition, the third entry in the wildly popular Dragon Age series, was announced, publisher EA assured fans that the game would release on both current gen and next gen system...

By Evan Hopkins on 24 February 2018
Dragon Age Lead Writer Leaves BioWare

Dragon Age Lead Writer Leaves BioWare

The man behind some of the industry’s most compelling narratives in Dragon Age: Inquisition and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic has decided to leave BioWare. David Gaider is the writer who c...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 February 2018
Dragon Age DLC Gets Dated for PS4

Dragon Age DLC Gets Dated for PS4

Timed exclusivity eventually frustrates gamers on all sides of the console wars. Knowing that a game would be ready for one’s console of choice except that publishers and console developers made...

By Sarah Fields on 24 February 2018
Dragon Age Director Explains Why He Left BioWare

Dragon Age Director Explains Why He Left BioWare

Dragon Age’s Creative Director, Mike Laidlaw, explains why he has left BioWare and shares insights into the future of Dragon Age and the fantasy RPG genre.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 22 February 2018
Do Anthem's Facial Animations Make Up for Andromeda's?

Do Anthem's Facial Animations Make Up for Andromeda's?

Microsoft’s Xbox showcase at this year’s E3 can easily be described as “everything happens so much, all the time.” The company stopped at nothing to deliver fresh details on upcoming games, and lef...

By AJ Caulfield on 17 February 2018
Anthem Could Feature First Person Option

Anthem Could Feature First Person Option

To say that Anthem is one of the most anticipated games in development might be an understatement. After being announced at E3 last year, complete with an impressive gameplay trailer, gamers everyw...

By Benjamin Lister on 09 February 2018
Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer Reveal Set for N7 Day

Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer Reveal Set for N7 Day

Two tweets from Mass Effect’s official twitter account tells fans to expect the next major Mass Effect: Andromeda reveal on November 7th, better know as N-7 day to fans. Mass Effect: Andromeda is a...

By Fred Harvey on 30 January 2018
Why Anthem Microtransactions Could Be Like Overwatch

Why Anthem Microtransactions Could Be Like Overwatch

EA addressed the Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s loot box controversy by temporarily removing microtransactions from the game. This move went down well with players, but that hasn’t stopped some from fea...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 January 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Unlikely to Fix Asari Faces

Mass Effect: Andromeda Unlikely to Fix Asari Faces

From the initial release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, players have been asking for some major updates to the long-awaited sci-fi RPG. In particular, long-time fans of the franchise were unhappy with...

By Rob Gordon on 22 December 2017
Star Wars: KOTOR 2 Almost Cast 'Yoda' as the Villain

Star Wars: KOTOR 2 Almost Cast 'Yoda' as the Villain

It’s no major secret that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 fans are patiently waiting for a third entry in the series, but there’s still no telling when–or if–the trilogy will actually come...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 December 2017
Mass Effect Inspired by Ricky Gervais TV Show

Mass Effect Inspired by Ricky Gervais TV Show

Celebrating Mass Effect’s tenth anniversary, former Bioware animator Jonathan Cooper tweeted a series of ten facts about the game. Amongst them, one tweet focuses on how The Office influenced the g...

By Joshua Duckworth on 25 November 2017
Anthem Loot Boxes Being Discussed at BioWare

Anthem Loot Boxes Being Discussed at BioWare

When it was released earlier this year, Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer included loot boxes, as did a number of other notable 2017 releases. It may come as little surprise then, that BioWare’s...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 November 2017
Anthem Lead Animator Leaves BioWare After 17 Years

Anthem Lead Animator Leaves BioWare After 17 Years

BioWare’s online RPG Anthem impressed when it was revealed at E3 2017. Giving players an open-world to explore and the chance to pilot powerful mech suits, there’s plenty for players to get excite...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 November 2017
Mass Effect Novels to Tell Tale Between ME3 & Andromeda

Mass Effect Novels to Tell Tale Between ME3 & Andromeda

An upcoming series of novels from publisher Titan Books link the story between video game developer BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 and Mass Effect: Andromeda. This August, those gaming fans anticipating M...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 November 2017
BioWare Looks at 'Mass Effect' Trilogy Package

BioWare Looks at 'Mass Effect' Trilogy Package

A brand new Mass Effect game is still years away, but recent developments seem to indicate that BioWare is considering packaging the original Mass Effect trilogy into a remastered, seamless game for...

By John Jacques on 08 November 2017
Will We Ever Get Knights of the Old Republic 3?

Will We Ever Get Knights of the Old Republic 3?

In 2003, BioWare and LucasArts released Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic on PC and Xbox, with the game earning widespread critical acclaim and quickly recognized as arguably the finest Star W...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 October 2017
KOTOR and 12 Other OG Xbox Games Now on Xbox One

KOTOR and 12 Other OG Xbox Games Now on Xbox One

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that the first wave of original Xbox backward compatibility titles would be making their way to Xbox One on October 24th. Original Xbox backward compatibility is now...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 2017
Ex BioWare Dev: EA Favors Open World Games for Profit

Ex BioWare Dev: EA Favors Open World Games for Profit

Following the recent controversy regarding the closure of Visceral Games by EA, and the changing of direction made to the company’s upcoming Star Wars title from a story-based, linear experience to...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 October 2017
Mass Effect Originally Had Planets Like No Man's Sky

Mass Effect Originally Had Planets Like No Man's Sky

By now it’s no secret that Mass Effect: Andromeda did not turn out how the fans or developer BioWare expected. But what exactly happened in between when the game was conceived back in 2012 and when...

By Anthony Taormina on 23 October 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Added to EA Access Library

Mass Effect: Andromeda Added to EA Access Library

Mass Effect: Andromeda, the latest and most divisive entry in BioWare’s popular science-fiction franchise, is now available as a free download for EA Access subscribers.

By Dalton Cooper on 23 October 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Lets Male Ryder Court Jaal

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Lets Male Ryder Court Jaal

Mass Effect: Andromeda has attracted no shortage of interest ever since the title carried the franchise beyond the Shepard trilogy this March, with the game proving to be a very divisive subject am...

By John Jacques on 19 October 2017
Dragon Age Creative Director Leaves BioWare

Dragon Age Creative Director Leaves BioWare

Over the past couple of years, Mass Effect and Dragon Age developer BioWare has lost several employees in key roles. Dragon Age lead writer David Gaider departed the company early last year, while...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 October 2017
BioWare Director Says Dragon Age 4 is Not Confirmed

BioWare Director Says Dragon Age 4 is Not Confirmed

When fans of the beloved Dragon Age franchise caught word that studio BioWare was working on a new Dragon Age game, chaos and excitement ensued. But now, those dreams have seemingly been dashed to...

By AJ Caulfield on 23 September 2017
5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

When gamers think of the best horror game developers, a couple of names that often come to mind are Shinji Mikami, the grandfather of survival-horror who created Resident Evil, and Keiichiro Toyama...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
An All-Star Team Consulted on Madden NFL 18 Story Mode

An All-Star Team Consulted on Madden NFL 18 Story Mode

Longshot is the name of the single-player campaign included in Madden NFL 18, a surprisingly engrossing story about an athlete who learns to pick himself up after his football career seems all but...

By Brad Jones on 26 August 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Single Player Updates are Done

Mass Effect: Andromeda Single Player Updates are Done

BioWare confirms that single-player development has ended on Mass Effect: Andromeda and no further content will release, though multiplayer support will continue.

By Rory Young on 23 August 2017
Dragon Age Director Talks Future of the Franchise

Dragon Age Director Talks Future of the Franchise

“We’ve got 50+ years left,” says Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw half-jokingly about the future of the franchise. Laidaw responded to several questions posed by fans on Twitter regarding...

By Rory Young on 22 August 2017
Will Mass Effect Andromeda Receive Any DLC?

Will Mass Effect Andromeda Receive Any DLC?

It seems the future of the Mass Effect series is uncertain thanks to recent news that Electronic Arts and BioWare have put the Mass Effect franchise on ice. But it’s not just Mass Effect in general...

By Boston Blake on 21 August 2017
Mass Effect Put on Hiatus as BioWare Sees Changes

Mass Effect Put on Hiatus as BioWare Sees Changes

Mass Effect: Andromeda has seen a mixed reception to say the least, and the response to the game upon release has caused some changes...

By Rob Gordon on 03 August 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch 1.06 Enhances Cinematics

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch 1.06 Enhances Cinematics

BioWare’s released the patch notes for Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s Patch 1.06, likely the first of several meant to address issues perva...

By Rory Young on 03 August 2017
EA Has High Expectations for Mass Effect: Andromeda

EA Has High Expectations for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson shared during an earnings call today that he’s very pleased with Mass Effect: Andromeda, despite th...

By Boston Blake on 31 July 2017
BioWare Creates Anthem Corn Maze to Promote the Game

BioWare Creates Anthem Corn Maze to Promote the Game

When Anthem was revealed during E3 2017, it was met with huge applause. As a sci-fi exploration game where players can take on hulkin...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 July 2017
BioWare Was Once Actively Developing Jade Empire 2

BioWare Was Once Actively Developing Jade Empire 2

Even among highly acclaimed titles like Mass Effect and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Jade Empire remains one of BioWare’s...

By Brad Jones on 27 July 2017
No Anthem Game News at Gamescom 2017

No Anthem Game News at Gamescom 2017

Anthem showed up as a crowd-pleasing surprise from BioWare during E3 2017, featuring scaled-down Titanfall-esque mechs and a sci-fi f...

By Mark Knapp on 27 July 2017
ME: Andromeda Team Joins Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev

ME: Andromeda Team Joins Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev

Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare Montreal joins the Star Wars Battlefront 2 development team at EA Motive, but what does it mean for both game series?

By Jasmine Henry on 23 July 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Lead Designer Moves to New Game

Mass Effect: Andromeda Lead Designer Moves to New Game

Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian Frazier confirms that his post-merger role is now with EA Motive, working on a brand new intellectual property.

By John Jacques on 23 July 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Early Gameplay Concepts Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Early Gameplay Concepts Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s long five year development period inevitably saw a number of major changes made to the game’s story, charact...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 July 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Animator Shares Early Work

Mass Effect: Andromeda Animator Shares Early Work

Now that the “eye patch” update is out for Mass Effect: Andromeda, which fixed many of the facial and eye design issues in the game,...

By Boston Blake on 03 July 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Pirates Can't Get New Faces

Mass Effect: Andromeda Pirates Can't Get New Faces

For those unaware, pirates were able to crack the PC version of the latest entry in BioWare’s science fiction shooter franchise, Mass...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 June 2017
Anthem to Feature Elemental Skills and Combat?

Anthem to Feature Elemental Skills and Combat?

The Anthem gameplay trailer that BioWare showed at E3 2017 was impressive, and showed off co-operative gameplay, combat, and explorat...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 June 2017
Anthem is Science Fantasy Like Star Wars, Marvel

Anthem is Science Fantasy Like Star Wars, Marvel

Coming off of the disappointment that was Mass Effect: Andromeda, few expected BioWare to show up to E3 2017 let alone blow them away...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 June 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Players Can't Launch Game on PC

Mass Effect: Andromeda Players Can't Launch Game on PC

Although this week’s Mass Effect: Andromeda update was supposed to fix the game in many ways, it has also apparently created new prob...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 June 2017
Anthem Single Player is 'Very Important' to BioWare

Anthem Single Player is 'Very Important' to BioWare

In the debut Anthem gameplay trailer at E3 2017, the big focus was on multiplayer gameplay. A team of players work together to take d...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 June 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda DRM Removed on PC

Mass Effect: Andromeda DRM Removed on PC

The PC version of Mass Effect: Andromeda is no longer protected by Denuvo’s anti-piracy DRM, which was removed with the release of patch 1.09 by BioWare.

By Rory Young on 23 June 2017
BioWare Dev Clarifies Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC Status

BioWare Dev Clarifies Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC Status

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Fernando Melo offers some clarification regarding single player DLC rumors, which last week suggested add-on content was cancelled.

By Anthony Taormina on 23 June 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Tries to Hide Game's Flaws

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Tries to Hide Game's Flaws

Rather than continue to improve certain areas and flaws in Mass Effect: Andromeda, the latest patch seemingly removes troublesome shots or sequences from the game.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 23 June 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Mod Lets You Fly Like Iron Man

Mass Effect: Andromeda Mod Lets You Fly Like Iron Man

A Mass Effect: Andromeda fan releases a mod that allows players to fly around each planet as if they were Iron Man, gliding through the sky above the Kett.

By John Jacques on 23 June 2017
Anthem is a 10-Year Journey Like Destiny, Says EA Exec

Anthem is a 10-Year Journey Like Destiny, Says EA Exec

EA and BioWare are planning on taking Anthem in a very Destiny-like direction, in more ways than one. During one of Microsoft’s many...

By Rory Young on 20 June 2017
BioWare's New Game Anthem Releasing Spring 2018

BioWare's New Game Anthem Releasing Spring 2018

Now that the world has been introduced to BioWare’s new IP, Anthem, interested parties have been devouring information about the upco...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 June 2017
BioWare's Anthem Announced During EA's E3 2017 Showcase

BioWare's Anthem Announced During EA's E3 2017 Showcase

Before EA’s Press Conference at E3 2017 even began, rumors that BioWare’s new intellectual property was slated to be revealed began t...

By John Jacques on 15 June 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Already Cracked on PC

Mass Effect: Andromeda Already Cracked on PC

Less than two weeks have passed since Mass Effect: Andromeda released worldwide, and already the game’s PC version has been cracked....

By Maxwell Jeffery on 08 June 2017
BioWare to Address Mass Effect: Andromeda Criticism

BioWare to Address Mass Effect: Andromeda Criticism

BioWare has released a response to recent feedback regarding Mass Effect: Andromeda, with plans to further discuss the criticism and...

By Rory Young on 02 June 2017
ME: Andromeda Loyalty Mission Footage with Peebee

ME: Andromeda Loyalty Mission Footage with Peebee

Just recently, BioWare decided to give Mass Effect: Andromeda fans a much closer look at how the forthcoming science fiction shooter’...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - How To Fix Each Preset Face

Mass Effect: Andromeda - How To Fix Each Preset Face

Even though Mass Effect Andromeda, one of the most anticipated releases of 2017 so far, has finally landed, it has had a tough week o...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda to Bring Back Loyalty Missions

Mass Effect: Andromeda to Bring Back Loyalty Missions

Developer BioWare confirms the return of loyalty missions in its science fiction role-playing game franchise with the release of Mass...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Brings Major Changes

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Brings Major Changes

Mass Effect: Andromeda has had a fairly mixed reception since its launch. Although the BioWare RPG has received a fair amount of prai...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Doctor's Note Gets You a Day Off

Mass Effect: Andromeda Doctor's Note Gets You a Day Off

BioWare has released a ‘doctor’s note’ just in time for fans of Mass Effect: Andromeda. Written ahead of the sci-fi RPG’s release on...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 May 2017
Jade Empire Sequel is 'Never Dead,' Says BioWare

Jade Empire Sequel is 'Never Dead,' Says BioWare

Although much of the focus around BioWare right now is on the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda, fans of the storied developer have not...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals Krogan Companion

Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals Krogan Companion

In a new post on its official website, BioWare finally reveals the new Krogan companion players can bring along during the events of...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2017
BioWare's New IP Will Be 'More Sci-Fi Related'

BioWare's New IP Will Be 'More Sci-Fi Related'

Details about BioWare’s mysterious upcoming intellectual property have come few and far between, but this week Electronic Arts CFO Bl...

By John Jacques on 31 May 2017
Alleged BioWare Employee Details Harsh Work Conditions

Alleged BioWare Employee Details Harsh Work Conditions

After multiple delays and over four years of development, Mass Effect: Andromeda has finally been released to great anticipation. The...

By Alexander Pan on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Guide - How to Get N7 Armor

Mass Effect: Andromeda Guide - How to Get N7 Armor

Mass Effect: Andromeda releases today, and there has been an interesting shift in the conversation surrounding the game over the past...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Exploration Gameplay

Mass Effect: Andromeda Exploration Gameplay

With Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s launch not too far away from now, BioWare has sanctioned the release of yet another gameplay video for ...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect Multiplayer Has Matchmaking, Lag Problems

Mass Effect Multiplayer Has Matchmaking, Lag Problems

Although a lot of the conversation surrounding Mass Effect: Andromeda as of late has to do with its facial animations, there are seve...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Gives Sara Ryder Her Own Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Gives Sara Ryder Her Own Trailer

Now that Mass Effect: Andromeda is finally out in the wild, BioWare has decided to promote the science fiction title even further by...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
ME: Andromeda Tops UK Sales Charts in First Week

ME: Andromeda Tops UK Sales Charts in First Week

Despite mixed reviews across the board from gaming critics, Mass Effect: Andromeda has shrugged off all criticism to top the UK sales...

By Alexander Pan on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Has a Batman Easter Egg

Mass Effect: Andromeda Has a Batman Easter Egg

Although the most recent entry in BioWare‘s science fiction franchise with Mass Effect: Andromeda has only been out for a little less...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Watch Mass Effect: Andromeda's Motion Capture Sessions

Watch Mass Effect: Andromeda's Motion Capture Sessions

As anyone following the coverage of BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda as of late are likely aware, the action-RPG has been catching a...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Could Patch Facial Animations

Mass Effect: Andromeda Could Patch Facial Animations

Mass Effect: Andromeda has finally been released after years of development, but it has received a lot of criticism over the past few...

By Alexander Pan on 31 May 2017
Naughty Dog Dev on Mass Effect: Andromeda Animation

Naughty Dog Dev on Mass Effect: Andromeda Animation

Jonathan Cooper, an animator for Naughty Dog and a developer on Mass Effect 1, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Mass Eff...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda is Already on Sale

Mass Effect: Andromeda is Already on Sale

It’s only been a little over two days since the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, and already players are spotting discounts for the...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
ME: Andromeda Players Can Customize Both Ryder Twins

ME: Andromeda Players Can Customize Both Ryder Twins

Much has been made about Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s decision to depart from the Commander Shepard narrative, but in the end, the only t...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda to Have a Multiplayer Beta

Mass Effect: Andromeda to Have a Multiplayer Beta

Developer BioWare confirms that its forthcoming science fiction RPG, Mass Effect: Andromeda, will have a multiplayer beta, and fans c...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda CEs Include New 'Mako' Vehicle

Mass Effect: Andromeda CEs Include New 'Mako' Vehicle

EA unveils the deluxe and super deluxe versions of Mass Effect: Andromeda, which both come with variants of the upcoming game’s new v...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Kumail Nanjiani Talks Mass Effect: Andromeda Role

Kumail Nanjiani Talks Mass Effect: Andromeda Role

Today, BioWare and Electronic Arts have released a short, albeit informative video featuring actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani discu...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
New BioWare IP Delayed Further into 2018

New BioWare IP Delayed Further into 2018

Electronic Arts confirmed that BioWare’s in-development, new IP has had its release pushed out of Fiscal Year 2019. Codename Dylan, t...

By Rory Young on 11 May 2017
New Knights of the Old Republic Coming, Says Insider

New Knights of the Old Republic Coming, Says Insider

[UPDATE: After word spread about a new Knights of the Old Republic title, Liam Robertson has confirmed to Kotaku that he misspoke and...

By Boston Blake on 25 April 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Launches First Multiplayer DLC

Mass Effect: Andromeda Launches First Multiplayer DLC

In a week that has been less than smooth, Mass Effect: Andromeda is finally out on store shelves, letting players finally explore the...

By Derek Nichols on 21 April 2017
New BioWare Game is Destiny Meets The Division

New BioWare Game is Destiny Meets The Division

Believe it or not, E3 is now only two months away and already companies like Bethesda are teasing out what fans can expect to see at...

By Derek Nichols on 20 April 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Review

Mass Effect: Andromeda Review

Whether you loved or hated the ending of Mass Effect 3, everyone can agree that Mass Effect: Andromeda has big shoes to fill. The new...

By Denny Connolly on 19 April 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Easter Egg Remembers Garrus

Mass Effect: Andromeda Easter Egg Remembers Garrus

When it comes to beloved Mass Effect characters, it’s harder to find a more popular character than Garrus Vakarian. The militaristic...

By John Jacques on 15 April 2017
WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run &  SWTOR

WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run & SWTOR

Game Rant is serving up a smorgasbord of trailers and videos from all of the recesses of the video game industry. Today you will find new trailers for Prototype 2, WWE ’12, Serious Sam 3: BFE, Need f...

By Tyler Schirado on 07 April 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Review Roundup

Mass Effect: Andromeda Review Roundup

Now that the review embargo for Mass Effect: Andromeda has lifted, critics have begun offering up their verdict on whether BioWare’s...

By Alexander Pan on 31 March 2017
ME: Andromeda's Day 1 Patch Changes Sara Ryder's Face?

ME: Andromeda's Day 1 Patch Changes Sara Ryder's Face?

For those unaware, Mass Effect: Andromeda has received a bevy of criticism online due to the science fiction shooter’s more often tha...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 March 2017
BioWare Releases Statement on Facial Animation Blame

BioWare Releases Statement on Facial Animation Blame

The awkward facial animations of Mass Effect: Andromeda have been roundly mocked and criticized online since the start of the game’s...

By Rob Gordon on 29 March 2017
Slash 20% off Mass Effect: Andromeda Before Launch

Slash 20% off Mass Effect: Andromeda Before Launch

Update: 3/24/17: Mass Effect Andromeda is as much as 27% off. Deals updated below. Funny facial animation be damned? It’s less than a weeks before the launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda, and the pre-or...

By Dealzon on 28 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Could Add Quick Save Feature

Mass Effect: Andromeda Could Add Quick Save Feature

The early trial of Mass Effect: Andromeda for EA Early Access and Origin members has certainly thrown some interesting curveballs, wi...

By Rob Gordon on 28 March 2017
ME: Andromeda Day One Patch Won't Fix Animations

ME: Andromeda Day One Patch Won't Fix Animations

As one would expect in this day and age in gaming, Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s development team at BioWare is currently putting together...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Has Awkward Facial Animations

Mass Effect: Andromeda Has Awkward Facial Animations

Now that Origin members and EA Early Access has officially gone live Mass Effect: Andromeda, gamers have been able to get a taste of...

By John Jacques on 25 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 4K PC Gameplay Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 4K PC Gameplay Trailer

Today, BioWare and Nvidia have joined forces to promote the former’s forthcoming science fiction shooter Mass Effect: Andromeda and t...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Dev Responds to Animation Memes

Mass Effect: Andromeda Dev Responds to Animation Memes

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble has responded to criticisms about the game’s animation. The developer has tweeted that...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Companion App Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Companion App Revealed

From BioWare and EA, Mass Effect: Andromeda is set to hit PC and console systems beginning March 21, and earlier this week the game r...

By AJ Caulfield on 23 March 2017
Street Fighter V Story Mode Launch Trailer

Street Fighter V Story Mode Launch Trailer

Capcom releases the launch trailer for Street Fighter 5‘s upcoming Story Mode and Character DLC featuring Ibuki and Balrog, plus othe...

By Rory Young on 21 March 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda Crossover With Rock Band 4

Mass Effect Andromeda Crossover With Rock Band 4

Ahead of the game’s launch next week, BioWare’s sci-fi RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda has teamed up for an unlikely crossover with Rock B...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 March 2017
ME: Andromeda PS4, PC, Xbox One S Comparison Vid

ME: Andromeda PS4, PC, Xbox One S Comparison Vid

With less than a week to go before Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s release date, it’s safe to presume that the franchise’s myriad fans would...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 March 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda Character Creation Gameplay Video

Mass Effect Andromeda Character Creation Gameplay Video

The Mass Effect franchise is well known for letting players customize their version of the main character. Mass Effect Andromeda is n...

By Derek Nichols on 20 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Introduction Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Introduction Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer mode debuts in a new trailer from BioWare, showing off some 4-player cooperative gameplay. Mass...

By Rory Young on 20 March 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda File Size Revealed

Mass Effect Andromeda File Size Revealed

Today, the file sizes for Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s supported platforms of PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One have been revealed, as some...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 March 2017
Why BioWare Made Andromeda Instead of Mass Effect 4

Why BioWare Made Andromeda Instead of Mass Effect 4

In a matter of days, gamers will get their hands on Mass Effect: Andromeda, the long-awaited follow-up to the trilogy of games releas...

By Brad Jones on 20 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Shows Off New Squadmate

Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Shows Off New Squadmate

Mass Effect: Andromeda releases in a little over a week, and BioWare is continuing to prepare for the return of the popular series by...

By John Jacques on 20 March 2017
There's a Lot of Dialogue in Mass Effect: Andromeda

There's a Lot of Dialogue in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Over the weekend, the video game industry descended upon Boston, Massachusetts for PAX East 2017. Mass Effect: Andromeda was among th...

By Brad Jones on 20 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - Liam Kosta's Loyalty Mission

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Liam Kosta's Loyalty Mission

Gamers in Mass Effect: Andromeda will have their hands figuratively full as they assemble the Pathfinder team, who will be tasked wit...

By John Jacques on 20 March 2017
Overwatch Competitive Play Season 4 Begins

Overwatch Competitive Play Season 4 Begins

Season 4 of Overwatch‘s Competitive Play is now live. Players can log into Overwatch and complete their Season 4 placement matches to see how much they’ve grown since Season 3. On top of announcing t...

By Rory Young on 20 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Features SpaceX Easter Egg

Mass Effect: Andromeda Features SpaceX Easter Egg

While fans still have a few days to wait until the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, EA Access members are already diving into BioWa...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Introduces New Krogan Squadmate

Mass Effect: Andromeda Introduces New Krogan Squadmate

Although BioWare has already revealed the existence of the krogan companion in Mass Effect: Andromeda, the studio has decided to give...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Post-Launch DLC

Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Post-Launch DLC

BioWare is adding free post-launch DLC to Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s digital retail editions. Including a multiplayer DLC pack and seve...

By Rory Young on 13 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Strategy Guides Have Special Editions

Mass Effect: Andromeda Strategy Guides Have Special Editions

In ten days countless gamers across the globe will get to experience Mass Effect: Andromeda, BioWare’s continuation of one of the mos...

By John Jacques on 11 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Gives a Tour of the Tempest

Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Gives a Tour of the Tempest

With a little less than two weeks to go before the release date for Mass Effect: Andromeda, the developers at BioWare are attempting...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer

With only 11 days to go until Mass Effect: Andromeda releases, BioWare has just released the launch trailer for the upcoming space ep...

By John Jacques on 10 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Highlights the Nomad

Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Highlights the Nomad

Today, BioWare has now allowed even more Mass Effect: Andromeda footage to be released online, as the latest gameplay video focuses o...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Trophy List

Mass Effect: Andromeda Trophy List

Even though there is close to two weeks left until the game’s launch, Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s trophy list has been revealed. Players...

By Anthony Taormina on 09 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda's PC Settings, 4K Screenshots

Mass Effect: Andromeda's PC Settings, 4K Screenshots

With Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s release date being just around the corner, BioWare has decided to give PC players a much better underst...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda to Feature Quarians?

Mass Effect: Andromeda to Feature Quarians?

Following the recent release of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s “Golden Worlds” trailer, the Reddit user known as “red_badge_of_derp” had ea...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer DLC Will Be Free

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer DLC Will Be Free

Gamers looking forward to playing multiplayer in Mass Effect: Andromeda will be happy to know that Aaryn Flynn, BioWare’s general man...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 07 March 2017
Watch the Beginning of Mass Effect: Andromeda

Watch the Beginning of Mass Effect: Andromeda

With Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s March 21 launch date drawing closer, developer Bioware continues to release new information about the game and the latest reveal is pretty substantial. BioWare has teame...

By Jason Gallagher on 05 March 2017
How Many Planets to Explore in Mass Effect: Andromeda?

How Many Planets to Explore in Mass Effect: Andromeda?

Yesterday, developer BioWare released a new gameplay video for Mass Effect: Andromeda highlighting the exploration gamers will enjoy...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda's Exploration Gameplay Video

Mass Effect: Andromeda's Exploration Gameplay Video

With Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s release date drawing closer by the second, BioWare has decided to provide fans of the science fiction f...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Tech Test Canceled

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Tech Test Canceled

Hopeful fans will no longer be able to beta test Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer mode, after BioWare today announced the cancell...

By Rory Young on 01 March 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda: BioWare Explains 'Softcore Porn' Comments

Mass Effect Andromeda: BioWare Explains 'Softcore Porn' Comments

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn has walked his previous comments that Mass Effect: Andromeda is ‘totally softcore space porn.’ Th...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Day One Patch in the Works

Mass Effect: Andromeda Day One Patch in the Works

BioWare has announced that its development team is hard at work on getting a day-one patch ready for the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. The patch should be ready around five days before the official...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 26 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda File Size Teased

Mass Effect: Andromeda File Size Teased

BioWare has announced that its upcoming title Mass Effect: Andromeda will take up “at least 45, not more than 60” gigabytes on the hard drives of the PS4 and Xbox One, while the PC version...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 26 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Weapons Training Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Weapons Training Trailer

Just recently, the developers at BioWare decided to release a fresh trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda that provides fans with a quick run down of the basic elements of the game’s combat sy...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda PC Specs Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda PC Specs Revealed

Thanks to a listing on Origin, Mass Effect: Andromeda fans who are looking forward to playing BioWare‘s forthcoming science fiction shooter on PC are now able to determine exactly what kind...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Goes Gold

Mass Effect: Andromeda Goes Gold

Today, BioWare took to its official Twitter account to reveal that its forthcoming science fiction shooter, Mass Effect: Andromeda, has now reached the status of going “gold,” much to the d...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Spotlights Characters

Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Spotlights Characters

In a new trailer published by Electronic Arts, the development team behind Mass Effect: Andromeda takes us through the paces regarding character creation and development. Unlike the earlier...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 23 February 2017
Mass Effect Pack Available for Cards Against Humanity

Mass Effect Pack Available for Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity reveals an expansion themed around Mass Effect to mark the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, with the card pack available for order now. With the release of Mass Ef...

By Rob Gordon on 22 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Lets Players Choose Armor Color

Mass Effect: Andromeda Lets Players Choose Armor Color

Mass Effect: Andromeda Lead Designer Ian Frazier confirms that players will be able to customize their armor colors, and can even do the same for their casual outfits. With the release of...

By John Jacques on 20 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Reveals Weapons & Skills

Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Reveals Weapons & Skills

The first of a series of gameplay videos has been released for Mass Effect: Andromeda, showing off a range of weapons and skills present in the new fast-paced combat system. With just over...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Teases New Weapons and Skills Trailer

ME: Andromeda Teases New Weapons and Skills Trailer

Video game developer BioWare teases the reveal of tomorrow’s trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda that focuses on weapons and skills in the science fiction game. Now that there’s only a littl...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Difficulty Levels Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Difficulty Levels Revealed

A series of tweets from Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian S. Frazier reveals the number of difficulty options in the game, and that all are available from the start. Now that news re...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Casts Kumail Nanjiani as a 'Space Frog'

ME: Andromeda Casts Kumail Nanjiani as a 'Space Frog'

The video game developer BioWare releases a humorous video confirming actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani’s role as a “space frog” in Mass Effect: Andromeda. Just yesterday, the developers f...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2017
New Mass Effect: Andromeda Screens Highlight Companions

New Mass Effect: Andromeda Screens Highlight Companions

New screenshots of Mass Effect: Andromeda surface on Twitter today, with new looks at the Krogan and Asari companions that will accompany the Ryder twins. With just over a month before Mass...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Isn't An Open-World Game

Mass Effect: Andromeda Isn't An Open-World Game

In a recent interview, Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble reveals a number of facts about the game, including that it isn’t a true open world experience. Mass Effect: Andromeda...

By Derek Nichols on 13 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Director Talks Game's New Villains

Mass Effect: Andromeda Director Talks Game's New Villains

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s creative director, Mac Walters, discusses in an interview how the game’s new villains will be different from the iconic Reapers. Mass Effect: Andromeda will be the...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Have Customization

ME: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Have Customization

Responding to fans on Twitter, Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Fernando Melo reveals that the game’s multiplayer will have ‘some’ customization options. A hallmark of the Mass Effect franch...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 February 2017
Mass Effect Side Quests Will Be Like The Witcher

Mass Effect Side Quests Will Be Like The Witcher

Mass Effect: Andromeda side quests will be ‘meaningful’ reveals producer Fabrice Condominas, who also says that BioWare took inspiration from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. When Mass Effect: An...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Female Turian Companion

Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Female Turian Companion

In a new post on its official website, BioWare reveals a brand new companion for the Ryder twins to bring along during the events of Mass Effect Andromeda. One of the major strengths of the...

By Derek Nichols on 10 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Removes Paragon & Renegade System

ME: Andromeda Removes Paragon & Renegade System

Mass Effect: Andromeda creative director Mac Walters confirms that the Paragon and Renegade system from the original Mass Effect trilogy won’t be in the new game. One of the ways the upcom...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Offers High-Res Characters Screens

Mass Effect: Andromeda Offers High-Res Characters Screens

BioWare releases three new Mass Effect: Andromeda character kits providing high resolution screenshots for a few of the companion characters like PeeBee and Cora Harper. It’s been a long ro...

By Derek Nichols on 06 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda's Peebee is Romance Option

Mass Effect: Andromeda's Peebee is Romance Option

While responding to a fan on Twitter, Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble confirms that the game’s Asari squadmate, Peebee, can be romanced. A key feature in many BioWare games i...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 February 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda Pre-Order Trailer

Mass Effect Andromeda Pre-Order Trailer

A new trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda shows off all of the in-game pre-order content including a short glimpse at never before seen multiplayer gameplay. One of the most highly anticipate...

By Derek Nichols on 03 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals New Asari Squadmate

Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals New Asari Squadmate

BioWare releases a video featuring Christine Lakin, the voice actress for Peebee, a new Asari character that will appear in the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. Even though Mass Effect: And...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Sales Should Hit 3 Million Units

Mass Effect: Andromeda Sales Should Hit 3 Million Units

EA exec projects Mass Effect: Andromeda will sell 3 million copies in its first week , which could mean the company expects to sell 6 to 9 million in total. While discussing third-quarter f...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 02 February 2017
BioWare's New IP Releases Q1 2018

BioWare's New IP Releases Q1 2018

As part of today’s Electronic Arts earnings call event BioWare confirms the studio plans to release its upcoming sci-fi IP in the first quarter of 2018. During an earnings call earlier toda...

By Rory Young on 01 February 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Character Customization Influences Ryder Father

Mass Effect: Andromeda Character Customization Influences Ryder Father

Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer, Ian S. Frazier, confirms over Twitter that players can influence the look of Alec Ryder through the customization of the twins. With a release date qu...

By Derek Nichols on 31 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Support Cross Play

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Support Cross Play

Some of the leading developers working on Mass Effect: Andromeda reveal new details about the upcoming sci-fi RPG, including the status of cross-play between PC and consoles. Mass Effect: A...

By Weston Albert on 29 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Romance Options Kept Secret

Mass Effect: Andromeda Romance Options Kept Secret

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn reveals that the romance options for Mass Effect: Andromeda will be kept secret prior to the game’s release in March. As any fan of the Mass Effect serie...

By Rob Gordon on 28 January 2017
Meet Some of Mass Effect: Andromeda's New Companions

Meet Some of Mass Effect: Andromeda's New Companions

Mass Effect: Andromeda releases a new “Andromeda Initiative” video, giving players eagerly anticipating the upcoming BioWare title another look at the game’s companions. The forthcoming RP...

By AJ Caulfield on 27 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Funko Pop Figures Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Funko Pop Figures Revealed

Just a few days after unveiling their Overwatch figures, Funko reveals its line of Pop figures for the upcoming sci-fi action game Mass Effect: Andromeda. Mass Effect: Andromeda, the highly...

By AJ Caulfield on 27 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Cinematic Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Cinematic Trailer

BioWare is making available Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s second official cinematic trailer, which introduces the game’s antagonist as well as several crew members. Mass Effect fans have been im...

By Rory Young on 26 January 2017
ME: Andromeda Teases New Earth, Cinematic Trailer

ME: Andromeda Teases New Earth, Cinematic Trailer

The developers at BioWare provide a teaser clip to promote tomorrow’s reveal of a New Earth in a cinematic trailer for the science fiction game Mass Effect: Andromeda. With Mass Effect: And...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 January 2017
ME: Andromeda Runs 'Awesome' on Xbox One, Says BioWare

ME: Andromeda Runs 'Awesome' on Xbox One, Says BioWare

BioWare’s Michael Gamble, a producer for the developer’s forthcoming science fiction title, Mass Effect: Andromeda, claims the game runs “awesome” on Xbox One. It’s no secret at this point...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 January 2017
Star Wars: KOTOR's Mandalorian Wars Made Canon Again

Star Wars: KOTOR's Mandalorian Wars Made Canon Again

The latest episode of Star Wars Rebels provides serious evidence that the beloved Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic RPGs are once again considered canon. The Star Wars universe and its...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Gets 10 Hour Trial Before Launch

Mass Effect: Andromeda Gets 10 Hour Trial Before Launch

EA announces that Mass Effect: Andromeda will get a 10 hour trial ahead of launch through EA Access, with progress from the trial carrying over to the main game. Earlier this month, EA and...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Crafting and Melee Weapons

Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Crafting and Melee Weapons

While answering fan questions on Twitter, Mass Effect Andromeda lead designer Ian Frazier confirms players can craft their own gear including new melee weapon types. With time quickly count...

By Derek Nichols on 17 January 2017
ME: Andromeda on Scorpio Under Consideration by BioWare

ME: Andromeda on Scorpio Under Consideration by BioWare

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s Creative Director, Mac Walters, suggests the possibility of BioWare’s forthcoming science fiction game getting a version for Project Scorpio. About a couple of mon...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2017
ME: Andromeda Producer Promises Lots of Romance Options

ME: Andromeda Producer Promises Lots of Romance Options

Mass Effect producer Michael Gamble answers a fan question which eloquently asks how many romance options will be available in Mass Effect: Andromeda. As the impending release of Mass Effe...

By John Jacques on 13 January 2017
ME: Andromeda's 'Tempest and Nomad Briefing' Trailer

ME: Andromeda's 'Tempest and Nomad Briefing' Trailer

The latest Mass Effect: Andromeda “Andromeda Initiative” trailer officially releases, introducing the speedy Tempest spaceship and the Nomad terrestrial vehicle. Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s “A...

By Rory Young on 13 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals New Image of Tempest

Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals New Image of Tempest

The video game developer BioWare officially reveals a brand new screenshot of the Tempest space ship from its forthcoming science fiction title Mass Effect: Andromeda. Just a couple of days...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Beta News Coming This Month

Mass Effect: Andromeda Beta News Coming This Month

Thanks to a response to a fan by Mass Effect Andromeda lead designer, Ian Frazier, BioWare plans to reveal more information about the multiplayer beta before the end of the month. The new y...

By Derek Nichols on 10 January 2017
Mass Effect an 'Inspiration' to Director James Gunn

Mass Effect an 'Inspiration' to Director James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn reveals that Mass Effect is one of his “biggest inspirations” and that he has played every game in the BioWare trilogy to the end. With the best...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Impact Story

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Impact Story

According to Mass Effect series producer Mike Gamble, the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer mode will impact the single player story campaign. Mass Effect 3‘s multiplayer compon...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
ME: Andromeda PC Pre-Load Date Potentially Revealed

ME: Andromeda PC Pre-Load Date Potentially Revealed

A report claims that the pre-load date for the PC version of BioWare’s forthcoming science fiction title, Mass Effect: Andromeda, can be seen through EA’s Origin service. Now that BioWare f...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Will Support HDR on All Platforms

Mass Effect: Andromeda Will Support HDR on All Platforms

Mass Effect: Andromeda launches with HDR support for Xbox One S, PS4, PS4 Pro, and PC according to an unofficial Twitter Q&A with Bioware GM Aaryn Flynn. After years of near silence fr...

By Denny Connolly on 09 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn reveals on Twitter that Mass Effect: Andromeda won’t have a Season Pass, and said more info about DLCs will be coming later. With the holiday buying seas...

By Boston Blake on 07 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - EA Access Users Play Early

Mass Effect: Andromeda - EA Access Users Play Early

The official Mass Effect Twitter page responds to a fan’s question, revealing that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda will be playable early for EA Access subscribers. One of the perks of...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Console Resolutions

Mass Effect: Andromeda Console Resolutions

BioWare General Manager Aaryn Flynn reveals that Mass Effect: Andromeda will run at 1080p resolution on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One, with both hitting 30fps. Although developer BioWare had kep...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda News Coming Today [UPDATE]

Mass Effect: Andromeda News Coming Today [UPDATE]

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble reveals on Twitter that BioWare is planning to release new information about the game this morning at 10 AM PST. [UPDATE: BioWare’s General M...

By Boston Blake on 06 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Info Coming 'Soon'

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Info Coming 'Soon'

The video game developer BioWare reveals its intentions to provide Mass Effect: Andromeda fans with news and details about the game’s multiplayer “soon.” Now that BioWare has officially con...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - Longer Gameplay Videos Coming

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Longer Gameplay Videos Coming

A BioWare employee hints on Twitter that there will be longer gameplay demos of Mass Effect: Andromeda soon, while an insider suggests a marketing blitz is coming. Mass Effect: Andromeda mi...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Actors Talk Voicing Ryder Twins

Mass Effect: Andromeda Actors Talk Voicing Ryder Twins

Tom Taylorson and Fryda Wolff, the voices behind the Ryder twins in Mass Effect: Andromeda, star in a video that details their relationship in and out of game. It has been a strong start to...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Shows Off New Vista

Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Shows Off New Vista

The latest trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda arrives, showcasing a brand new locale and a wondrous display of the game’s combat. Suffice it to say, fans should be excited. It’s been a good...

By Riley Little on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda Screens Highlight Volcanic Planet

Mass Effect Andromeda Screens Highlight Volcanic Planet

Ahead of the CES trailer, BioWare releases new Mass Effect: Andromeda screenshots that highlight one of the new planets players will be able to visit as a Ryder twin. Although the Mass Effe...

By Anthony Taormina on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Release Date Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Release Date Revealed

The developer BioWare’s General Manager Aaron Flynn confirms the official release date for its forthcoming science fiction video game Mass Effect: Andromeda. Last night, Mass Effect: Androm...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 January 2017
Rumor – ME: Andromeda and South Park Release Dates Leak

Rumor – ME: Andromeda and South Park Release Dates Leak

An online listing from Microsoft potentially leaks the release dates for BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda and Ubisoft’s South Park: The Fractured But Whole. Without a doubt, both Mass Effec...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda: 'No Plans' for Project Scorpio

Mass Effect: Andromeda: 'No Plans' for Project Scorpio

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble reveals that BioWare has ‘absolutely no plans’ to make improvements for the Project Scorpio version of the game. BioWare space RPG Mass Effec...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 January 2017
BioWare Lead Designer Talks Mass Effect: Andromeda

BioWare Lead Designer Talks Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian S. Frazier shares some new information about the game, offering up interesting details about conversation options and gameplay mechanics. We’re not...

By Brad Jones on 03 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect series producer Michael Gamble talks about the potential of a Nintendo Switch port for the upcoming science-fiction RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda. With Nintendo Switch set to laun...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2017
More Mass Effect Andromeda Gameplay Footage Coming

More Mass Effect Andromeda Gameplay Footage Coming

BioWare announces new gameplay footage of Mass Effect Andromeda will be shown off next week during NVIDIA’s keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show. Fans have been waiting four yea...

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
ME: Andromeda Devs Looking for Planet Size 'Balance'

ME: Andromeda Devs Looking for Planet Size 'Balance'

According to a BioWare producer, the video game developer continues to search for the right “balance” when it comes to Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s planet sizes. Considering the fact that Mass...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 December 2016
ME: Andromeda: BioWare Promises Animation Improvements

ME: Andromeda: BioWare Promises Animation Improvements

The General Manager of the video game developer BioWare promises improvements for some of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s animations and facial performance issues. Once BioWare revealed Mass Effec...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 December 2016
ME: Andromeda Creative Director Says to Keep Saves

ME: Andromeda Creative Director Says to Keep Saves

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s creative director Mac Walters advises fans planning to get BioWare’s forthcoming science fiction title to hold on to their saves after playing. Although it has bee...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 December 2016
ME: Andromeda Facial Animations Still Being Polished

ME: Andromeda Facial Animations Still Being Polished

Following fan complaints about the quality of the facial animations in Mass Effect: Andromeda, various BioWare developers take to Twitter to ease their concerns. Even though Mass Effect: An...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 December 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Trailer

BioWare and Electronic Arts offer The Game Awards viewers their first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay in action, showing off one of next year’s most anticipated games. Although last...

By Anthony Taormina on 02 December 2016
Former Bioware, Riot, Blizzard Devs Reveal 'Dauntless'

Former Bioware, Riot, Blizzard Devs Reveal 'Dauntless'

A new game titled Dauntless is revealed at The Game Awards, coming from indie developer Phoenix Labs, made up of former developers from BioWare, Riot, Capcom, and Blizzard. The Game Awards...

By Weston Albert on 01 December 2016
BioWare's New IP Still Far Off

BioWare's New IP Still Far Off

Back in 2012, BioWare announced development on an entirely new IP, but Studio Manager Aaryn Flynn is saying that the game is still far off. In 2012 a team at BioWare Edmonton, the core stud...

By Rory Young on 29 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Connects to Campaign

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Connects to Campaign

New reports suggest Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s story mode and multiplayer will be connected together, should players choose to stray from the single-player aspects of the game. Due to the gam...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Feature Every Alien Race

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Feature Every Alien Race

In a recent interview, creative director Mac Walters confirms that players won’t be seeing every one of their favorite alien races in Mass Effect Andromeda. Mass Effect Andromeda continues...

By Derek Nichols on 25 November 2016
Details on Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Side Activities

Details on Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Side Activities

According to developer Bioware, Mass Effect: Andromeda boasts the largest universe ever seen in the Mass Effect series. And outside of the main quest and story line that players will pursue...

By Weston Albert on 24 November 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Mass Effect Andromeda Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Thanks to a new listing on the Origin store, EA details what sort of pre-order goodies players can get for all three of the Mass Effect Andromeda editions. After being completely radio sile...

By Derek Nichols on 23 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Has No Ship Loading Screens

Mass Effect: Andromeda Has No Ship Loading Screens

The next installment in video game developer BioWare’s science fiction series, Mass Effect: Andromeda, has no loading screens within the title’s Tempest ship. As Mass Effect: Andromeda fans...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 November 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Devs Explain Romance Changes

Mass Effect Andromeda Devs Explain Romance Changes

The developers at BioWare explain how Mass Effect Andromeda approaches the science fiction series’ ability for players to have romances within the game. One of the most popular features wit...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 November 2016
ME: Andromeda's Ryder to Get a McFarlane Toys Figure

ME: Andromeda's Ryder to Get a McFarlane Toys Figure

McFarlane Toys officially announces the forthcoming release of its very own rendition of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s main character Ryder in figurine form. Since this week has contained a plet...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Reveal Set

Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Reveal Set

First official gameplay footage from the highly anticipated Mass Effect: Andromeda will debut during The Game Awards, which streams live on December 1st. Although BioWare’s N7 Day reveal fo...

By Anthony Taormina on 21 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda PS4 Pro Frame Rate Undecided

Mass Effect: Andromeda PS4 Pro Frame Rate Undecided

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s PS4 Pro frame is “to be decided,” says creative director Mac Walter, despite the developer previously targeting 30 FPS on PS4 and PS4 Pro. Following the PS4 Pro an...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 November 2016
Destiny and Overwatch Influenced Mass Effect Andromeda

Destiny and Overwatch Influenced Mass Effect Andromeda

Bioware says fans will notice how “fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced” the gameplay of Mass Effect Andromeda is, in part due to the influence of popular shooters. Mass Effect Andromeda will be...

By Weston Albert on 19 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Theme Song Reveal Coming Soon

Mass Effect: Andromeda Theme Song Reveal Coming Soon

BioWare announces that the main theme of Mass Effect: Andromeda will be revealed at 2016: A Video Game Musical Odyssey, where it will be performed by a live orchestra. In space, no one can...

By John Jacques on 17 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Introduces New Kett Alien Race

Mass Effect: Andromeda Introduces New Kett Alien Race

BioWare reveals concept art for the Kett, a brand new alien species that players will encounter throughout the course of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s story. With Mass Effect: Andromeda taking t...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2016
EA May Delay Mass Effect: Andromeda If It Isn't Ready

EA May Delay Mass Effect: Andromeda If It Isn't Ready

During EA’s latest financial briefing, CFO Blake Jorgensen states that the publisher is willing to delay the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda if it is not ready in time. It has been four y...

By Alexander Pan on 15 November 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Companion Character Details

Mass Effect Andromeda Companion Character Details

Following its cinematic reveal trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda earlier this week, BioWare reveals new information on two potential squad mates in the upcoming title. It’s been quite a wai...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have Classes

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have Classes

BioWare reveals that Mass Effect: Andromeda will do away with the traditional class system of past games, in favor of a progression where players can choose any skills. Although developer B...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Details Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Details Revealed

BioWare creative director, Mac Walters, offers additional details about Mass Effect: Andromeda, including character deaths, material gathering, and crew members. One of the most anticipated...

By Boston Blake on 10 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Cinematic Trailer Breakdown

Mass Effect: Andromeda Cinematic Trailer Breakdown

Mass Effect: Andromeda fans finally have more information to go on – here’s Game Rant’s analysis of the N7 Day cinematic trailer and what it implies about BioWare’s new game. The Mass Effe...

By Cody Gravelle on 09 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Begin a New Trilogy

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Begin a New Trilogy

BioWare confirms that its forthcoming space adventure game Mass Effect: Andromeda is not going to be the beginning of a new trilogy for the franchise. As most Mass Effect: Andromeda fans ar...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 November 2016
New Mass Effect: Andromeda Cinematic Trailer

New Mass Effect: Andromeda Cinematic Trailer

BioWare releases the first major cinematic trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda, giving fans a close look at who Ryder will be squaring up against. BioWare hinted that the studio would be rev...

By John Jacques on 07 November 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Box Art and Deluxe Edition Leak

Mass Effect Andromeda Box Art and Deluxe Edition Leak

Just hours before EA’s N7 Day announcements are scheduled to begin, Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s box art and deluxe edition details leak online thanks to Best Buy. Mass Effect: Andromeda might...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Teases N7 Day Reveal

Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Teases N7 Day Reveal

In advance of N7 Day, BioWare releases a short teaser trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda that hints more details and information is coming on November 7. After finishing the final game in th...

By Derek Nichols on 01 November 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Not Planned for Nintendo Switch

Mass Effect: Andromeda Not Planned for Nintendo Switch

Michael Gamble, a producer for Mass Effect: Andromeda, confirms that there are currently no plans to bring the highly anticipated sci-fi RPG to the Nintendo Switch. Although the announcemen...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 October 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Release Date Accidentally Leaked

Mass Effect Andromeda Release Date Accidentally Leaked

While gamers continue to wait for information on Mass Effect Andromeda, Amazon may have accidentally spoiled the release date thanks to a listing for a companion art book. Up to this point,...

By Derek Nichols on 10 October 2016
BioWare's Jade Empire Hits The App Store Today

BioWare's Jade Empire Hits The App Store Today

BioWare’s epic role-playing game Jade Empire has released on the App Store, allowing gamers to live out their kung fu fantasies in a mythical setting inspired by Imperial China. Having rele...

By Curt Hutson on 07 October 2016
Win A Voice Acting Role for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Win A Voice Acting Role for Mass Effect: Andromeda

BioWare holds an open casting call, asking fans to submit their voices for one of two minor roles in the upcoming space odyssey Mass Effect: Andromeda. The world of Mass Effect is a vibrant...

By Curt Hutson on 16 September 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Protagonists Are Siblings

Mass Effect: Andromeda Protagonists Are Siblings

During Bioware’s Mass Effect: Andromeda reveal at Sony’s PlayStation Meeting, creative director Mac Walters revealed that the male and female protagonists are in fact siblings. The recent S...

By Alexander Pan on 08 September 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Frame Rate is 30 FPS on PS4 Pro

Mass Effect: Andromeda Frame Rate is 30 FPS on PS4 Pro

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Fabrice Condominas reveals that the game’s frame rate will be 30 frames per second on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro. Today’s special PlayStation prese...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 September 2016
First Mass Effect Andromeda Gameplay

First Mass Effect Andromeda Gameplay

At today’s PlayStation Meeting, Electronic Arts shows off a tech video for Mass Effect Andromeda that highlights some of the new environments, character, and movement options in the game. A...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 September 2016
BioWare Will Reveal New IP Soon, Says EA Boss

BioWare Will Reveal New IP Soon, Says EA Boss

EA Chief Patrick Soderlund sat down with Gamesindustry.biz simply to discuss the company at large, but the site managed to get confirmation that a new BioWare IP is on its way. A new BioWar...

By Curt Hutson on 01 September 2016
Report: Jade Empire Is Heading To iOS Some Time Soon

Report: Jade Empire Is Heading To iOS Some Time Soon

Aspyr’s port of the 2003 BioWare classic RPG Jade Empire is expected to launch on iOS soon, but, due to some confusion, no one is exactly sure when that will be. Plenty of evidence is poi...

By Curt Hutson on 18 August 2016
Why More Mass Effect: Andromeda Footage Wasn't Shown

Why More Mass Effect: Andromeda Footage Wasn't Shown

EA Studios boss Patrick Soderlund reveals why Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay hasn’t been shown, reassuring fans worried about the game’s development. Earlier this year at E3 2016, EA got...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 August 2016
Jade Empire Coming to EA's Origin Access Vault

Jade Empire Coming to EA's Origin Access Vault

Electronic Arts announces seven games that will be added to the Origin Access vault this summer, including all three Crysis games, and classic RPG Jade Empire. The $5 per month subscription price t...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 July 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Ignores Mass Effect 3 Ending

Mass Effect: Andromeda Ignores Mass Effect 3 Ending

Mass Effect: Andromeda is effectively ignoring the endings of Mass Effect 3, putting distance both in setting and in story between the two RPG shooters. The absence of Mass Effect: Andromeda gamep...

By Rory Young on 01 July 2016
ME: Andromeda 'Moving' From Paragon/Renegade System

ME: Andromeda 'Moving' From Paragon/Renegade System

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s developer reveals its plans on “moving away” from the Paragon and Renegade morality system found in the franchise’s previous games. Although relatively little is...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 July 2016
ME: Andromeda Dev Why Female Hero Was Revealed First

ME: Andromeda Dev Why Female Hero Was Revealed First

Game developer BioWare explains the reasoning behind its decision to reveal the female version of the hero first for its forthcoming action-RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda. During Electronic Arts’ E3 2016...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 June 2016
Knights of the Old Republic Fan Remake Offers Update

Knights of the Old Republic Fan Remake Offers Update

The developers behind the tantalizing remake of BioWare’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic RPG, are still at it and offering new updates on the project. Fan remakes might not be an infrequent o...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 June 2016
BioWare is Working on a New IP

BioWare is Working on a New IP

Mass Effect and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic developer BioWare is reportedly working on a brand new IP — and the game might not be an RPG. In the years since the studio was founded back in...

By Brad Jones on 18 May 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Characters 'Look Incredible'

Mass Effect: Andromeda Characters 'Look Incredible'

NeoGAF user shinobi602, known for leaking video game news, claims that the facial animations and character models in Mass Effect: Andromeda ‘look incredible.’ In the previous gaming gener...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 May 2016
Leaked Mass Effect Andromeda Footage Shows Jetpack

Leaked Mass Effect Andromeda Footage Shows Jetpack

A leaked video reportedly from BioWare’s upcoming sci-fi RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda showcases the player character’s ability to move through the game by jetpack. Although Mass Effect: Andromeda may...

By Rob Gordon on 31 March 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda 'Looks Stunning', Says Dev

Mass Effect Andromeda 'Looks Stunning', Says Dev

Bioware’s Senior Director of Creative Development Alistair McNally says that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda and unannounced new IP are both looking ‘stunning’. While there’s still a year to wait...

By Alexander Pan on 27 March 2016
EA Pulls Mass Effect 2 Donald Trump Propaganda Video

EA Pulls Mass Effect 2 Donald Trump Propaganda Video

After Donald Trump tweeted a fan-made trailer for the politician based on Mass Effect 2, Electronic Arts has requested and enforced the removal of the footage from YouTube. As a gaming jour...

By Riley Little on 22 March 2016
BioWare Secretly Revealed New IP's Name

BioWare Secretly Revealed New IP's Name

BioWare employee Alistair McNally reveals that he revealed the name of BioWare’s new IP via a t-shirt last week at the Game Developers Conference, but nobody noticed. Fans have known that BioWare Edm...

By John Jacques on 21 March 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Loses Senior Editor

Mass Effect: Andromeda Loses Senior Editor

Mass Effect: Andromeda senior editor Cameron Harris announces that she will be leaving BioWare in the middle of April to pursue non-video gaming opportunities. Those anticipating Mass Effect: Androm...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Releasing in Early 2017

Mass Effect Andromeda Releasing in Early 2017

According to an executive at Electronic Arts, Mass Effect: Andromeda is scheduled to release in early 2017. BioWare has yet to confirm the potential release date. Fans looking to continue the Mass Ef...

By John Jacques on 02 March 2016
BioWare Planning Dragon Age Tactics Game?

BioWare Planning Dragon Age Tactics Game?

Dragon Age series executive producer Mark Darrah posts a poll on Twitter asking fans if they would be interested in a Dragon Age Tactics spin-off game. Things are getting crazy at BioWare. The studi...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 February 2016
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Fan Remake Begins

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Fan Remake Begins

A fan effort calling themselves Apeiron is attempting to re-make the beloved Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, using Unreal Engine 4 to improve the game’s graphics. Attempting to remake one of...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 February 2016
BioWare Austin Is Working On A New IP

BioWare Austin Is Working On A New IP

BioWare Austin unintentionally confirms it is working on a brand new intellectual property thanks to a job posting for a lead software server engineer. The news that BioWare is hiring for a lead soft...

By John Jacques on 15 February 2016
The Story Behind The Cancelled Batman: Dark Knight Game

The Story Behind The Cancelled Batman: Dark Knight Game

A Batman: The Dark Knight tie-in game never made its way to store shelves and this investigative video explains all of the problems that led to the game’s inevitable cancellation. Only a few years ag...

By Denny Connolly on 02 February 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf, the lead writer for Mass Effect: Andromeda, has left BioWare to join Bungie, presumably to work on the studio’s popular Destiny franchise. Is the long-anticipated Mass Effect: Androm...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 January 2016
Mass Effect Andromeda Teaser Trailer

Mass Effect Andromeda Teaser Trailer

In case there was any doubt that Commander Shepard wouldn’t be a factor in Mass Effect: Andromeda, BioWare has released a teaser trailer that puts those outlying doubts to rest. In the teaser, player...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 November 2015
Mass Effect Andromeda: Main Character's Name Revealed?

Mass Effect Andromeda: Main Character's Name Revealed?

A user on Reddit has discovered what is likely to be the name of the Mass Effect: Andromeda protagonist, hidden away in the game’s recent N7 Day trailer. With players being very much kept in the dark...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 November 2015
BioWare Store Gets New Merchandise For N7 Day

BioWare Store Gets New Merchandise For N7 Day

The official BioWare Store introduces a new batch of Mass Effect merchandise ahead of their annual N7 Day celebration sale, where gamers can get new merchandise for 20% off. BioWare is still cooking...

By John Jacques on 01 November 2015
Mass Effect Theme Park Ride in the Works

Mass Effect Theme Park Ride in the Works

As video games continue to gain mainstream acceptance, many should expect to see a lot more concepts and intellectual properties from the gaming world influence other realms of entertainment. For sta...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 September 2015
BioWare: Mass Effect Andromeda Largest Game to Date

BioWare: Mass Effect Andromeda Largest Game to Date

Without a doubt, the announcement of Mass Effect: Andromeda was a big surprise to many fans when it was revealed during this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. As it happens, a lot of people belie...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 September 2015
Best & Worst MMOs of 2014

Best & Worst MMOs of 2014

2014 was hyped as the year of the MMO by AAA studios including Bungie and ZeniMax. Here’s our run down of the best and worst loot grinds of the year.

By Denny Connolly on 22 April 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the...

By Rob Gordon on 05 March 2015
Dragon Age: Inquisition Free Xbox One Trial

Dragon Age: Inquisition Free Xbox One Trial

One of the biggest games of 2014 is now available for free, albeit for a limited amount of time. Xbox One owners who missed out on BioWare’s Dragon Age: Inquisition when it came out last November c...

By Kyree Leary on 21 February 2015
‘Mass Effect 4’ Doesn’t Involve Shepard’s Story ‘Whatsoever’ – Is It A Prequel?

‘Mass Effect 4’ Doesn’t Involve Shepard’s Story ‘Whatsoever’ – Is It A Prequel?

Mass Effect and Commander Shepard’s story offered a gret technical achievement in interactive storytelling. So few games come close the the level of choice and adaptation that the franch...

By Patrick Dane on 31 October 2013
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 23 April 2013
Mass Effect 3 (Omega DLC Launch Trailer)

Mass Effect 3 (Omega DLC Launch Trailer)

Nearly nine full months after the release of Mass Effect 3, and the subsequent “ending controversy,” BioWare is set to deliver the second post-launch single player DLC. Fans will remember that “From...

By Ben Kendrick on 29 December 2012
15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

Even with the PlayStation Vita less than two weeks away and the floodgates of Mass Effect 3 news inbound, it’s hard to forget (or stop playing) the games of 2011, one of the best years for indie an...

By Rob Keyes on 19 February 2012
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 13 February 2011
Mass Effect Andromeda Loses Development Director

Mass Effect Andromeda Loses Development Director

In a surprising announcement on Twitter, senior development director, Chris Wynn, announces his departure from BioWare and his work on Mass Effect Andromeda. As fans continue to wait for any morsel o...

By Derek Nichols on 01 January 1970