Mass Effect Series News


Mass Effect 3 'Extended Cut' coming Tuesday

By Steve Watts, Jun 22, 2012 10:30am PDT

Mass Effect 3's "Extended Cut" DLC will hit next Tuesday, June 26, for North America.


"Not really, in my opinion being able to choose your ending kind of nullifies the point of the ..."

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Mass Effect 3 advertising 'not misleading' ad watchdog concludes

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT

An advertising watchdog agency has cleared Electronic Arts in an investigation whether the publisher's Mass Effect 3 ads misled gamers about how their actions would impact the ending of the game.


"The only really misleading thing about ME3 for me is the "you will get all endings only playing ..."

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Mass Effect fan film builds on gap in series lore

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2012 11:00am PDT

The Mass Effect universe is coming to life in a fan film entitled Red Sand, focusing on the events that occurred before the original game. Shacknews talks with producer Paul DeNigris, director Caleb Evans, and Mark Meer about the project.


Rumor: Mass Effect 3 adding Earth-based multiplayer maps

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2012 10:15am PDT

A historically reliable tipster has provided rumored details on the next Mass Effect 3 multiplayer pack, which is said to add Earth maps, new weapons, and six new human classes.


"Yeah Retreval on gold can be impossible without burning a ton of missiles, depending on the size ..."

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Mass Effect 3 ending unexpected, says voice of male Shepard

By John Keefer, May 31, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Mark Meer, the male voice of Commander Shepard in the Mass Effect series, says the ending of Mass Effect 3 wasn't what he expected.


"Wasn't the original plan to have the reapers be created to prevent dark energy destroying the ..."

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Mass Effect 3 patch 1.03 hits PC today, consoles Thursday

By Alice O'Connor, May 29, 2012 8:15am PDT

As if saving the galaxy weren't already tricky enough with the Reapers, Cerberus and Geth in your way,Mass Effect 3 still has a bug or two to drain your game-enthusiasm-blood. Patch 1.03 is rolling out now, warping to PC today then landing on 360 and PS3 on Thursday.


"When I say that screenshot, I thought it was for a football game!"

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Free Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Pack coming May 29

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 10:00am PDT

Coming May 29th is a brand new DLC pack called "Rebellion," which adds more gear, more weapons, more maps, and more kits to Mass Effect 3's online offering. It's also free.


"yea the RNG system is infuriating especially when all you get is character cards from spectre ..."

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Mass Effect Infiltrator now available on Android

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Mass Effect Infiltrator is a mobile tie-in for Mass Effect 3, and it's finally available on Android devices.


"works like a charm on the galaxy s2, but the gameplay is preety mediocre"

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More Mass Effect 3 multiplayer DLC leaked

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2012 10:30am PDT

A Sony site has leaked details on an apparent upcoming DLC pack for Mass Effect 3, titled "Rebellion." It includes six classes, two maps, and three weapons.


"Gotta say ME3 multiplayer was boring as hell. So unless they have some single player news. I'll ..."

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Mass Effect 3 to offer free 'Commendation Packs' to PS3 players today

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Mass Effect 3 players on PlayStation 3 missed out on a few weeks of "N7 Operations." So, BioWare is giving PS3 owners free access to Commendation Packs today.


Mass Effect 3 weekend events invade PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 27, 2012 10:30am PDT

Every other weekend, Mass Effect 3 fans on PC and Xbox 360 have been set special multiplayer challenges with the promise of such prizes but PlayStation 3 peeps were left on the sidelines. Starting this weekend, the tasks are open to PS3 players too.


Sony working on Mass Effect 3 multiplayer solution

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2012 8:15am PDT

Sony says it is working on "an implementation" to bring the Mass Effect 3 multiplayer weekends to PlayStation 3.


Mass Effect 3 patch results in Xbox 360 crashing bugs

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Mass Effect 3's face-fixing patch is apparently still not letting some users import their faces, and has some Xbox 360 users experiencing game crashes to boot.


"i know, but that's perfectly normal in most RPGs, and they don't ruin the gameplay like this bug ..."

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Mass Effect 3 multiplayer promos lack Sony approval

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 10:30am PDT

Mass Effect 3's multiplayer mode has gotten special weekends on PC and Xbox 360, but BioWare says Sony is standing in the way of offering the same for PlayStation 3 players.


"What are you playing on? If its PC add me to your Origin friends list. Same as my shackname. ..."

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BioWare 'falsely advertised' Mass Effect 3, Better Business Bureau concludes

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Some have argued that the ending of Mass Effect 3 didn't properly reflect choices made along the three game adventure--a point that the Better Business Bureau concedes is false advertising.


"You are forgo doing any most of the side quests in ME3 and still get a good ending if you play ..."

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