Mass Effect Series News


First 100 Xbox One backwards compatibility games includes Fallout 3, Mass Effect, and more

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2015 6:22am PST

The first 100 Xbox One backwards compatible games have been revealed, and there are a number of noteworthy games in this list.


"Wolfenstein 3D? I imagine the market that plays a 2 decade old FPS on a modern console is fairly ..."

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Mass Effect Andromeda teaser goes up for N7 Day

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 07, 2015 10:46am PST

Today is N7 Day and for this year, BioWare uploaded a teaser for the next game in the Mass Effect series.


"Brought up elsewhere on chatty was that it is the same Shepard, but it might just be a ..."

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E3 2015: Mass Effect Andromeda announced

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2015 1:00pm PDT

EA and BioWare have finally revealed a new Mass Effect game is currently in development.


"Why the hell do you embed videos so that we can't fullscreen them!? That's so fucking annoying. ..."

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Ex-Mass Effect director joins Microsoft HoloLens project

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 8:45am PDT

Casey Hudson has joined Microsoft to work on HoloLens, Xbox, and more.


"Good riddance. I feel he was the sole reason why I disliked me3 so much. I ..."

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The Top 5 Worst Video Game Vehicles

By Steven Wong, Apr 06, 2015 11:30am PDT

There are times when you step into a shiny new car, plane, or mech only to realize you were better off walking. We're spotlighting 5 of the worst vehicles in video game history.


"You mean Vice City? The controls were fine, they just weren't mapped right. The game lets you ..."

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Mass Effect 4 may feature a multiplayer mode

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2015 6:35am PST

The next Mass Effect will reportedly have a multiplayer mode, or at least some kind of online component.


"Multiplayer is the biggest reason why I'm looking forward to ME4. I have really low expectations ..."

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Remastered Mass Effect Trilogy for PS4 & Xbox One 'discussions' happening

By RiccĂ­ D. Kearney, Mar 03, 2014 11:00am PST

BioWare is discussing remastering the Mass Effect Trilogy for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


"If they include all the DLC, then I'd absolutely be down for another run through the series. ..."

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Producer Avi Arad outlines Uncharted, Metal Gear, and Mass Effect movies

By Steve Watts, Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Producer Avi Arad has outlined the timelines and some of his favored story beats for movies based on Uncharted, Metal Gear Solid, and Mass Effect.


"Well, no, because humanity was part of the Federation along with the Vulcans and other races, ..."

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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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Hollywood sees hope for future video game movie adaptations

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 20, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Video game movies have often ranged from disappointing to terrible, but a Comic-Con panel is optimistic that these adaptations are about to see a jump in quality.


"His point was around characters like in Hitman. If you play the game as Stealthy as possible, ..."

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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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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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The 'huge cost' of non-humanoid aliens in Mass Effect

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2013 12:30pm PDT

They may have blue skin or scales, but many of the alien species in Mass Effect are essentially humans with a palette swap. Apparently, BioWare considered having a non-humanoid squadmate join Shepard, but discovered that it would have taken away from the rest of the game.


"I call BS. They were too scared to explore nonhumanoid-human sexuality. This is where King Kong ..."

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Mass Effect 3 lessons 'will be built into our future games'

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2013 9:30am PDT

BioWare staff shares some lessons learned from the backlash over the ending to Mass Effect 3.


"Ladies and gentlemen: biodrones. You can cover your eyes and ears and pretend this game ..."

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Next Mass Effect absorbs Kingdoms of Amalur talent

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2013 10:25am PDT

Former members of the Amalur team are now working on the next Mass Effect game.


"not really interested in the story before the events of ME3. i need forward motion in plot ..."

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