News items tagged with mass effect

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 series...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 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 widely...

By Andrew Dyce on 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 M...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2018
Origin Black Friday Sale Starts Early

Origin Black Friday Sale Starts Early

How many Black Friday sales will actually start on Black Friday this year? You can chalk this one as another early riser as today marks the beginning of Origin’s Black Friday PC game sales event. Over...

By Dealzon on 18 July 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 cho...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 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 compatib...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 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 it...

By Andrew Dyce on 18 July 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 Ar...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2018
10 Video Game Deaths We Will Never Forget

10 Video Game Deaths We Will Never Forget

In light of the shocking death on The Walking Dead, Game Rant takes a look at the most memorable character deaths in video game history. Over recent years, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to enjo...

By Rob Gordon on 16 July 2018
10 Best Video Game Sidekicks

10 Best Video Game Sidekicks

Part of the reason why the new God of War game has earned so much praise is because of the dynamic between Kratos and his sidekick/son, Atreus. Not only does Atreus play a major role in fleshing out K...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 July 2018
5 Great Character Creator Games

5 Great Character Creator Games

A game with a good character creator has a significant edge over other games in its genre. While it’s not the only element that makes a good game by a long shot, a great character creator lets playe...

By Melissa Loomis on 12 July 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 n...

By Derek Nichols on 12 July 2018
Video Game Voice Actors Strike

Video Game Voice Actors Strike

The video game industry can sometimes be a cutthroat one for those working within it. Bungie’s in-house composer Marty O’Donnell had...

By Rob Gordon on 05 July 2018
Best Video Game Villain Deaths

Best Video Game Villain Deaths

Every gamer has their favorite video game hero and most have their favorite villain, but the reasons they enjoy those characters di...

By Boston Blake on 03 July 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Microtransaction Prices Leak

Mass Effect: Andromeda Microtransaction Prices Leak

The prices of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s microtransactions have leaked ahead of the game’s release. UK retailer ShopTo.net appears to h...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 July 2018
EA Surveys Players on Mass Effect: Andromeda's Problems

EA Surveys Players on Mass Effect: Andromeda's Problems

When Mass Effect: Andromeda was released on PC and consoles at the end of March, the sci-fi RPG didn’t quite hit the mark. Rumors about its turbulent development seemed to suggest that a lack of direc...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 July 2018
10 Franchises That Deserve a Battlefront Spin-Off

10 Franchises That Deserve a Battlefront Spin-Off

2015 is a year full to the brim with Star Wars mania. This December sees the release of the hugely anticipated Episode VII: The For...

By Rob Gordon on 01 July 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda 'Lapped by Better Games'

Mass Effect: Andromeda 'Lapped by Better Games'

BioWare’s Mark Darrah is hard at work answering questions about Anthem on Twitter, but can’t help being pulled back into revisiting Mass Effect: Andromeda.

By Rory Young on 29 June 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Mod Lets You Fly Like Iron Man

Mass Effect: Andromeda Mod Lets You Fly Like Iron Man

Mass Effect: Andromeda may not have provided gamers with a hero that could fill the gigantic shoes of a certain Command Shepard, with...

By John Jacques on 28 June 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Single Player Updates are Done

Mass Effect: Andromeda Single Player Updates are Done

BioWare officially announced today that Mass Effect: Andromeda will receive no further single-player updates or DLC, confirming unoff...

By Rory Young on 28 June 2018
Comic-Con 2014: 10 Games to See

Comic-Con 2014: 10 Games to See

In years past video games have taken a back seat to movies and TV shows at San Diego Comic-Con, but this year promises to put the...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 June 2018
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 lon...

By Brad Jones on 28 June 2018
Top 5 Sci-Fi Game Worlds

Top 5 Sci-Fi Game Worlds

Sci-fi games aren’t always about traveling through space and time, but their worlds are fascinatingly futuristic, turning familiar environments on their heads or creating entirely alien, inn...

By Melissa Loomis on 29 May 2018
Weirdest Hacking Methods In Videogames

Weirdest Hacking Methods In Videogames

Video games have shown hacking in a wide variety of methods, so Game Rant takes a look at some of the weirder ways games have visualized in-game hacking. As the years go by, players have experience...

By John Jacques on 22 May 2018
Best Video Game Music

Best Video Game Music

While graphics and story often draw most of the praise, video game music can be as memorable and beautiful as any other aspect of game design. It’s nearly impossible to pick favorite video game s...

By Melissa Loomis on 09 May 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 29 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 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
5 Famous Vehicles That Should Be Added to Rocket League

5 Famous Vehicles That Should Be Added to Rocket League

With plenty of crossover cars already found within its ranks, we take a look at five famous vehicles we’d love to see make an appearance in Rocket League. As one of the most popular indie titles in...

By Riley Little on 25 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
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
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
10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

After reading these 10 crazy video game fan theories, gamers will never look at games like Animal Crossing, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, and more the same again. People like analyzing their favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 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
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
Best Buy Offers Buy 2, Get 1 Free Sale on Xbox 360 Platinum Games

Best Buy Offers Buy 2, Get 1 Free Sale on Xbox 360 Platinum Games

If you recently became an owner of the Xbox 360 or you are the frugal type, you are in luck. Best Buy is offering a sale that includes some of greatest games to hit this generation. When you buy tw...

By Jason Weissman on 04 November 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 20 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
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

Nintendo’s new console could offer new ways to experience the biggest video games in a brand new way and so Game Rant has put together a Nintendo Switch port wishlist. When the Nintendo Switch laun...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 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
Video Game Comic Books Worth Reading

Video Game Comic Books Worth Reading

Most video game adaptations to other mediums are flops, but these comics based on games all manage to deliver amazing stories that en...

By Denny Connolly on 21 July 2017
ME: Andromeda Teases Multiplayer's Platinum Difficulty

ME: Andromeda Teases Multiplayer's Platinum Difficulty

BioWare releases an official teaser trailer that points toward the eventual addition of a Platinum Difficulty mode for its action-RPG, Mass Effect: Andromeda.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 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 20 July 2017
ME: Andromeda Development 'Worse' Than Anyone Realizes

ME: Andromeda Development 'Worse' Than Anyone Realizes

An ex-gameplay designer on Mass Effect: Andromeda discusses the merger of BioWare Montreal and EA Motive, revealing an environment ‘worse’ than anyone realizes.

By Jasmine Henry on 20 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 20 July 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 20 July 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Electronic Arts announces a free trial for Mass Effect: Andromeda, with the BioWare-developed title available for ten hours free up until November 1, 2017.

By Rob Gordon on 20 July 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Receive Any DLC After All

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Receive Any DLC After All

Sources close to BioWare report that Mass Effect: Andromeda’s single-player DLC plans are cancelled, with the franchise’s future as a whole to remain uncertain.

By Rory Young on 20 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 Multiplayer Adds Easter Eggs

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Adds Easter Eggs

BioWare has added Easter eggs to Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer, literally. To celebrate the holiday, BioWare has replaced the...

By Rory Young on 05 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Do Bad Games Deserve Forgiveness?

Do Bad Games Deserve Forgiveness?

At some point in your life—probably at multiple points—you’ll play bad games. Maybe you didn’t expect much from them, and in that case it’s no big deal. In the instance of a highly anticipated game...

By Melissa Loomis on 13 June 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
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
10 Fun Ways to Stop Video Game Piracy

10 Fun Ways to Stop Video Game Piracy

Piracy is one of the scourges of the entertainment industry. It has touched the music, film and television sectors and is only getting worse, especially in the video games industry. Video games hav...

By Robert Rodriguez on 21 May 2011
Grand Theft Auto 5 Mass Effect Mod

Grand Theft Auto 5 Mass Effect Mod

Ever since Grand Theft Auto 5 was originally unveiled, fans pushed for Rockstar to bring their open world crime epic to PC. Besides simply wanting to play on their platform of choice, fans wanted t...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970