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Mass Effect producer asks: prequel or new sequel?

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 20, 2012 6:55am PST

The Internet certainly wasn't quiet with its thoughts on Mass Effect 3, leading to BioWare taking the remarkable step of expanding its ending in free DLC. With the mysterious next game in the series, BioWare is asking fans for feedback early, currently curious about whether ...

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"That's pretty much my thoughts. Really I hate endless sequels/prequels it just shows lack of ..."

- Victor Psycho see all 77 comments

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition (Wii U) review

By Garnett Lee and Andrew Yoon, Nov 16, 2012 11:30am PST

For many Nintendo fans, Mass Effect 3: Special Edition is not the end of trilogy--it is their first foray into BioWare's compelling sci-fi franchise. But how does it accommodate series newcomers? And does the GamePad add to the game?

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"I remember when ME1 was, at least, a little better looking than most games out there (even with ..."

- jackomack see all 4 comments

Next Mass Effect in the hands of BioWare Montreal

By John Keefer, Nov 12, 2012 9:15am PST

Development of the new game in the Mass Effect series in under way, but not at BioWare Edmonton, which handled the first trilogy. BioWare Montreal has picked up the reins and will be using the Frostbite engine for the new series.

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"And when you say everything you really mean everything from FPS to RTS to RPG."

- te[R]ror see all 27 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play on November 15

By John Keefer, Nov 08, 2012 9:05am PST

In a move Electronic Arts has been prepping for months, Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play on November 15 in a effort to renew interest in the MMO that has seen its subscriber base dip below 1 million.

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"did it? seems like I read that Turbine just laid off a bunch of people. Seems to not be working ..."

- vertdang see all 32 comments

Mass Effect Trilogy coming to PS3 on December 4

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2012 10:30am PDT

The Mass Effect Trilogy, which includes a new-for-PS3 port of the first game in the series, will be available on PlayStation 3 on December 4th, BioWare has announced.

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"Hehe, funny how taste can be so different. I began the series with ME2 and loved it, then played ..."

- Curike see all 5 comments

Mass Effect movie gets new writer

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2012 8:15am PDT

Legendary Entertainment has found a new writer for its Mass Effect movie adaptation, a relatively unknown who has experience with action-espionage films and is a fan of the series.

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"Half of the movie will be Shepard running around his ship talking to crew mates and crouching ..."

- Mmmmmoo see all 11 comments

Customize a castle in Dragon Age 3: Inquisition

By John Keefer, Oct 22, 2012 6:00am PDT

A panel at the Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo over the weekend brought out some new details on Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, including such things as the scale of the game, character customization and making your castle feel like home.

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"They need to get Mike Laidlaw away from this asap. The man is a goon. Ruining the franchise with ..."

- rottdcorpse see all 35 comments

Next Mass Effect won't star a 'Shepard 2'

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The mysterious next Mass Effect game, whatever it may be, won't be a character who's essentially a "Shepard 2," BioWare has said. No, whoever takes those next steps in the franchise will be a different type of character in a different context, not another mere space-soldier....

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"I was hoping they'd continue the series during the Prothean era, but I doubt they would ever ..."

- CyCo_PL see all 34 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play multiplayer limited to 3 PvP missions a week

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2012 11:45am PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has outlined which features will be free and what you'll have to pay for when it switches to a free-to-play model later this fall.

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"This might get me to play it again. The main stories for some classes are quite good, and I'd ..."

- ArB see all 30 comments

Mass Effect 3 campaign gets new weapon DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 17, 2012 6:45am PDT

If you've enjoyed shooting men with the likes of the Piranha shotgun and Typhoon assault rifle in Mass Effect 3's multiplayer, you may be pleased to hear that a selection of the shiny new guns introduced in MP are now available in single-player, with two all-new weapons too....

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"Ok, but what you're missing is that the game itself is the going away letter for most of the ..."

- geedeck see all 18 comments

Mass Effect 3 'Omega' DLC coming November 27

By Steve Watts, Oct 12, 2012 9:00am PDT

Mass Effect 3 is getting a large "Omega" add-on, focusing on taking back the titular station from Cerberus. It will hit on November 27 for $15.

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"That's subjective. And ME3's combat is good? Compared to what, ME1? I couldn't care less ..."

- Curike see all 15 comments

Mass Effect fan film 'Red Sand' released

By Steve Watts, Oct 09, 2012 9:30am PDT

The Mass Effect fan film "Red Sand" has been released, starring male Shepard voice actor Mark Meer.

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"that would have been totally hilarious bro except it clearly says "male Shepard voice actor""

- Hemtroll see all 6 comments

Mass Effect 3 Retaliation DLC introduces the Collectors, still free

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 04, 2012 10:00am PDT

The next multiplayer DLC pack for Mass Effect 3 is the largest one yet. And surprisingly, it's still free.

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"There is still the Wii version of the game coming out plus the Trilogy is still coming so the ..."

- spidlb see all 8 comments

Mass Effect 3 patch to fix bugs, exploits this week

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2012 11:15am PDT

A large patch for Mass Effect 3 is set to hit this week, fixing to platform-specific bugs and exploits, and balancing various powers and weapons.

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"i hoped to see "fixed shitty animations" and "fixed voice sync problems". i don't know about the ..."

- Dagger Man see all 3 comments

Mass Effect Trilogy's included DLC detailed

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2012 10:00am PDT

When BioWare announced the Mass Effect Trilogy, one key detail was missing: would any DLC be included? There will be some, depending on which platform you're playing on.

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"I've posted about this before, it's the evil (smart) thing they've been doing for a while. ..."

- abrasion see all 18 comments