Mass Effect Series News


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....


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

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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....


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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Mass Effect Trilogy coming November, brings original game to PS3 for the first time

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2012 9:00am PDT

BioWare announced the Mass Effect Trilogy today, a compilation of all three games coming to PC and Xbox 360 on November 6. PlayStation 3 owners will have to wait a bit longer.


"It was an improvement over what they had but the ending still sucked. "

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BioWare working on next 'full game' in Mass Effect series, brand new IP

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2012 12:26pm PDT

BioWare is already working on the next "full game" in the Mass Effect franchise.


"MassEffect Age: origins. Nuff said. 5 races to choose 5 origin stories, similar ..."

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BioWare working with second dev on Mass Effect 3 for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2012 8:20am PDT

Mass Effect 3 for Wii U is being co-developed by Australian studio Straight Right, the company has announced.


"I posted about it a few days ago, but I went to a Wii U event here in Austin earlier this month ..."

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Mass Effect 3 trailer shows off 'Leviathan'

By Steve Watts, Aug 24, 2012 11:30am PDT

A cinematic trailer for the Mass Effect 3 "Leviathan" DLC has hit, showing off the stakes and characters involved in this new single-player content.


"Hehe, yeah. I can't understand it either, they completely broke the ending and made nothing ..."

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Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC coming August 28

By John Keefer, Aug 15, 2012 11:30am PDT

If you've been waiting to learn more about how the Reapers fit into the Mass Effect universe, you only need to wait a couple more weeks. The Leviathan DLC for Mass Effect 3 is coming out on August 28.


"Ooooh. I think TML was good, but it was just, just short of shadow broker good."

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Mass Effect 3 'Firefight' DLC adds seven new weapons

By John Keefer, Aug 08, 2012 1:30pm PDT

If you didn't already have enough cool ways to kill your enemies in Mass Effect 3, then the new Firefight pack is for you, complete with seven new weapons for the single-player game.


Mass Effect 3 for Wii U preview

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 08, 2012 12:00pm PDT

While there are some novel ideas with the Wii U version of Mass Effect 3, I found the new features added by the GamePad didn't add much to the overall experience.


"Few things here 1) The machine is quite a bit more powerful than current HD consoles. It has ..."

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Report: Mass Effect 3 'Leviathan' DLC adds ending dialogue

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2012 10:30am PDT

The upcoming "Leviathan" DLC will apparently add some extra dialogue options to the ending as well, according to script files extracted from the Extended Cut.


"Actually it does seem to change the origin of the Reapers in that the creators of the Reapers ..."

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