Mass Effect Series News


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.


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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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Mass Effect 3 for Wii U includes interactive comic covering first two games

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2012 2:30pm PDT

As with Mass Effect 2 on PlayStation 3, BioWare is prepping another interactive comic for Wii U, one that spans not only Mass Effect 1, but 2 as well.


"i think ME3 assumes those characters are dead if you don't import a save from ME2. i'm not ..."

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Mass Effect 3 'Leviathan' single player DLC announced [updated]

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2012 1:15pm PDT

At its Summer Showcase, Electronic Arts announced the first story-driven single player DLC for Mass Effect 3.


"wow the main imagine reminds me of a nuclear submarine tower, and it seems it will largely be ..."

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Mass Effect 3 for Wii U will include extended ending on disc

By Steve Watts, Jul 17, 2012 10:00am PDT

Mass Effect 3 for Wii U will include the Extended Cut ending on the disc, according to BioWare producer Michael Gamble.


"Have they announced how much space is on their discs yet? Are they based on bluray? I've been ..."

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Mass Effect: Paragon Lost anime movie gets Comic Con trailer

By Steve Watts, Jul 13, 2012 10:00am PDT

The anime tie-in movie Mass Effect: Paragon Lost has released its first trailer at San Diego Comic Con.


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Mass Effect 3 'Earth' pack includes new difficulty

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2012 7:00am PDT

More digging into game files for the upcoming Mass Effect 3 "Earth" DLC pack have uncovered class powers and descriptions, and a harder multiplayer mode as well.


"I'm not the least interested in Mass Effect Multiplayer, will this new "platinum" difficulty ..."

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Mass Effect 3 'Leviathan' DLC confirmed by voice actor

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2012 12:15pm PDT

Mass Effect 3's "Leviathan" DLC has been confirmed by the voice actor who played the titular character.


"I just hope it turns into a sexy robot when it joins your crew!"

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Mass Effect 3 'Earth' DLC coming next week

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 10, 2012 10:00am PDT

EA and BioWare have been throwing a lot of support behind Mass Effect 3's multiplayer mode. Next week's "Earth" pack promises to continue expanding the game's online offering--and yep, it's still free.


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FTC complainant calls Mass Effect 3 ending 'complete'

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2012 9:00am PDT

The Mass Effect 3 FTC complainant talks to Shacknews about his thoughts on the "Extended Cut" endings, his remaining quibbles, and whether he feels comfortable with more games in the series.


"hahaha the endings are still horrifically bad, and embarrassing for anyone who can appreciate ..."

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Rumor: Fans uncover Mass Effect 3 single-player DLC plans

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2012 8:30am PDT

A partial script purportedly hidden in the new "Extended Cut" DLC seems to indicate another piece of single-player content coming, focusing on saving a scientist from a Reaper colony.


"I bet one of the other DLCs will have you playing as Coats as he fights through London."

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Shack PSA: Mass Effect 3 'Extended Cut' available now

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2012 8:00am PDT

The Mass Effect 3 "Extended Cut" DLC is available today on Xbox 360 and PC, and will be coming July 4 to PlayStation 3.


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Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut not made 'to make everybody happy'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 25, 2012 8:30am PDT

With Mass Effect 3's Extended Cut DLC arriving tomorrow, executive producer Casey Hudson has said, "You can never completely satisfy everyone," but BioWare is keen to learn from feedback.


"Job well done Bioware! I thought the original ending was a little rushed, but all the new ..."

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