BioWare News


Dragon Age Keep announced, lets you import story into Inquisition

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT

BioWare has revealed the "Dragon Age Keep," a tool to import decisions from previous Dragon Age games into Inquisition.


Open world not the 'right challenge' for Dragon Age, says creative director

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2013 9:30am PDT

Dragon Age: Inquisition is creating more open spaces for the player to explore, but creative director Mike Laidlaw doesn't feel that a true open world game is right for the series.


"I would not look forward much to an open world Bioware game. And that's completely based on ..."

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Dragon Age: Inquisition lets you abuse inquisitor privilege

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2013 9:00am PDT

Dragon Age: Inquisition puts you in the role of the inquisitor, and BioWare has explained just what that means by explaining your "rights and powers" in the role.


Dragon Age: Inquisition combat video promises party control and tactics

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 19, 2013 7:30am PDT

BioWare promises to make Dragon Age: Inquisition more tactical than its predecessor, showing off work-in-progress gameplay in a new video.


"Yeah FrostEd :) Although the video doesn't show it, Inquisition does have ..."

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Dragon Age: Inquisition race options offer unique content

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2013 10:00am PDT

Dragon Age: Inquisition creative director Mike Laidlaw says that the race options allow them to tailor experiences for each race, offering unique content.


"Hm! You might be interested in Zeno Clash and its sequel. Arcanum also did some interesting ..."

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EA says LGBT inclusivity is good for business

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2013 11:00am PDT

At the GaymerX conference, EA employees spoke frankly about why making games LGBT-inclusive fails to hurt sales, and how positive feedback could convince executives to allow it more often.


"You conveniently keep side stepping the question while throwing up smoke screens. Why should ..."

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Previous decisions 'will carry' into Dragon Age: Inquisition

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Decisions from previous Dragon Age games "will carry" into Dragon Age: Inquisition, according to producer Cameron Lee.


"I loved that shit but mainly because I had been trying to goad him into being a terrorist for ..."

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Mass Effect's abandoned 'cyclical' ending

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 24, 2013 11:00am PDT

Yet another possible end for Shepard has surfaced through Matt Rhodes, concept artist on the series. This potential ending draws from one of Mass Effect 1's crucial decisions and alludes to Saren.


"Eh, I didn't want to risk it TBH, just felt like they could have wiped everything out. Plus I ..."

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How BioWare plans on improving conversations in Dragon Age: Inquisition

By Steve Watts, Jul 21, 2013 1:00pm PDT

BioWare revealed some new tidbits about Dragon Age: Inquisition, including a greater degree of choice in the dialogue system and how your decisions will influence the world.


"Highlander 2 was unmitigated shit too. With or without the highlander name, it would have been a ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic getting Ewok companion in next update

By John Keefer, Jul 01, 2013 4:00pm PDT

A furry little Ewok from the moon of Endor will be surfacing in the upcoming 2.3 update for Star Wars the Old Republic as a playable companion. The hitch? You only need 1 million credits to unlock them.


"This is not the female bounty hunter playable companion I was looking for."

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Why Dragon Age: Inquisition dropped the 3

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 20, 2013 2:05pm PDT

BioWare's next Dragon Age is no longer called Dragon Age 3. Instead, it's called Dragon Age: Inquisition. So, why did EA decide to drop the number?


"I thought it dropped the 3, because since it had to do with Morrigan, it was tied more to Dragon ..."

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Original Mass Effect writer on ending that could have been

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2013 9:00am PDT

Original Mass Effect lead writer Drew Karpyshyn talks about his own ideas for the ending, including some he considers "wacky."


"I found that for $2 at Babbages when they had PC games. Everywhere else was selling it for $30."

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Dragon Age: Inquisition coming fall 2014

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2013 1:29pm PDT

Dragon Age: Inquisition is coming in fall of 2014, EA announced today.


"It'd be great if this game managed to be a legitimate sequel to the original but I'm not holding ..."

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Dragon Age 3: Inquisition listed for Xbox One on Amazon Italy

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2013 4:30pm PDT

An Amazon Italy page listed Dragon Age 3: Inquisition for Xbox One, adding another possible sign of EA's line-up for E3.


"Nope 40 and counting. I don't care if this game comes fro next gen or future gen or whatever ..."

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Garrus's C-Sec days and BioWare's other Mass Effect spin-off dreams

By Alice O'Connor, May 13, 2013 7:30am PDT

BioWare still isn't ready to reveal what the mysterious new Mass Effect game is, who it'll star, when it's set, or any of that, but has chatted a little about possible spin-offs. It did cram the fictional world full of an awful lot of detail, after all. Sadly, the mere fact ...


"Following Garrus around as a C-Sec officer would be interesting, but I think it makes more sense ..."

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