News items tagged with mass effect 3

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

It’s once again that time of the year: time for the Spike Video Game Awards. Over the years the Spike VGAs have grown in prominence, both as a major televised industry event and a place to showcase...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 September 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 September 2018
2012 Spike Video Game Awards: Winners

2012 Spike Video Game Awards: Winners

The 10th Annual Spike Video Game Awards are now behind us, and while in past years we have criticized the shows awards but applaude...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 September 2018
March 2012 Release Schedule

March 2012 Release Schedule

March. It goes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Unless of course, we’re talking about video games, in which case it’s always lik...

By Anthony Mole on 16 September 2018
‘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

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 16 September 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 10 September 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 10 September 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 10 September 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 Ma...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 September 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 pa...

By Andrew Dyce on 10 September 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 10 September 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 poss...

By Andrew Dyce on 10 September 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 histo...

By Rob Gordon on 10 September 2018
Are New Game IPs Letdowns?

Are New Game IPs Letdowns?

The problem with getting your hopes up about anything is that you’re almost guaranteed to be disappointed. But when almost every big new game IP is a lackluster title, even from familiar AAA develop...

By Melissa Loomis on 05 September 2018
Top 10 Co-op Games of 2012

Top 10 Co-op Games of 2012

Throughout the years of the current console generation, we’ve seen more and more publishers feel the need to add in multiplayer f...

By Rob Keyes on 26 August 2018
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 25 August 2018
Top 10 Video Game DLC

Top 10 Video Game DLC

Exactly how you view Downloadable Content (either a chance to bring something new or different to an established product, or a cash-grab abomination) may vary, but it’s clear the DLC phenomenon isn’t...

By Andrew Dyce on 20 August 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 i...

By Tyler Schirado on 27 June 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 04 June 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
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 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
How Free-to-Play is Changing the Industry

How Free-to-Play is Changing the Industry

League of Legends uses the free-to-play game model well, letting players pay for skins and new champions without gaining an in-game advantage. Photo from leagueoflegends.com Piracy has long been a s...

By Melissa Loomis on 28 April 2018
7 Xbox Games You Forgot Used Kinect

7 Xbox Games You Forgot Used Kinect

[sg_popup id=”1″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]When Microsoft Kinect launched in 2010, it was initially a major success, and holds the Guinness World Record of being the fastest selling consumer electr...

By Dalton Cooper 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
Top 10 Games of 2012

Top 10 Games of 2012

With the next generation of consoles looming in the horizon, 2012-2013 were assumed by many to be years loaded with games that wouldn’t exceed our expectations. However, in place of an overwhel...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 April 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 28 April 2018
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
6 Annoying Video Game Trends

6 Annoying Video Game Trends

Even our favorite games have flaws. Whether you’re into games for the story, the gameplay, or the competition, you’re bound to run into some aggravating level design on occasion. These irritating...

By Melissa Loomis on 07 November 2017
Ubisoft Writer: Gay Video Game Protagonists Unlikely 'For A While'

Ubisoft Writer: Gay Video Game Protagonists Unlikely 'For A While'

With LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights being at the forefront of recent discussion as policy and law makers look to better provide rights otherwise not afforded based o...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 January 2014
‘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