Mass Effect Series News


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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BioWare soliciting Mass Effect 3 multiplayer feedback

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2013 4:30pm PDT

BioWare is conducting a detailed survey regarding the multiplayer maps in Mass Effect 3.


"ill give them bad feedback. at this point, why would i want to help them make a better game and ..."

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Mass Effect 3: Citadel soundtrack released for free

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 3:42pm PDT

BioWare is giving away the soundtrack to Mass Effect 3: Citadel for free.


"Interesting! I did not know that. I guess being a registered owner of Mass Effect 3, that error ..."

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Field Report: Mass Effect 3 'Citadel' DLC

By Timothy J. Seppala, Mar 07, 2013 11:00am PST

While I had no problem with how Mass Effect 3 ended Shepard's story, Citadel is a more formal—and wholly welcome--farewell that doesn't insult the finality of what's come before it chronologically and through the narrative. Bravo, BioWare.


"Personally my "head cannon" is that the events in this DLC are an epilogue that take place after ..."

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Mass Effect 3 'Citadel' DLC split on Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2013 10:00am PST

Mass Effect 3's "Citadel" downloadable content is larger than 2 GB, Microsoft's size limit on Xbox 360, and therefore has been split into two downloads.


"Considering that the system was designed eight years ago, 2 GB was a more than reasonable limit ..."

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Mass Effect 3 Reckoning multiplayer DLC detailed

By John Keefer, Feb 25, 2013 2:30pm PST

The last multiplayer Mass Effect 3 DLC pack, entitled Reckoning, is coming out tomorrow, but to add a bit of hype before the release, developer BioWare did a livestreamed of the pack, showing most of what will be included in the free upgrade, including a playable Collector.


Mass Effect 3 DLC packs Citadel, Reckoning coming

By John Keefer, Feb 21, 2013 9:30am PST

Players who aren't ready to stop adventuring with Commander Shepard and his Mass Effect 3 team will get one final chance to tag along with the interstellar hero. BioWare has announced the final two DLC packs for the game, Citadel and Reckoning.


"Sweet. Here's hoping this means they'll finally do a game + all DLC bundle and I'll buy it on sale."

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Report: Mass Effect 3 'Reckoning' DLC details leaked

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 7:30am PST

A data mine of the latest title update to Mass Effect 3 has reportedly (once again) spilled details on an upcoming update, titled "Reckoning."


Mass Effect 3 team teases next DLC with screens

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST

Mass Effect 3 executive producer Casey Hudson and producer Mike Gamble tweeted images today that give a glimpse of its next DLC plans.


"I plan to dust the franchise off several months down the road and play through it again - ..."

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Spoiler-Talk: Mass Effect 3 and the future of the franchise

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 02, 2013 12:00pm PST

In Spoiler-Talk, we take a no-holds-barred look at some of the biggest games and discuss what the future holds for these franchises. Expect many, many spoilers. Today: Mass Effect 3.


"Shepard is also forced to die at the beginning of ME2. Another point, though, is that in the ..."

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Field Report: Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC

By Timothy J. Seppala, Dec 05, 2012 12:00pm PST

Mass Effect 3's Omega DLC feels like and add-on, and an poorly implemented one at that. High points were fleeting, giving the bulk of the content a superfluous feel. Not the best of BioWare's attempts to expand the ME3 universe.


"Also, where are my manners? Thanks for the compliment! I'm glad you enjoyed it :)"

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Next Mass Effect 3 DLC has 'all hands on deck'

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2012 7:30am PST

BioWare is producing at least one more Mass Effect 3 DLC pack, featuring a much larger writing staff and more returning cast members than previous expansions.


"I don't find it so bad as the save is always before the final missions anyway so I just went in ..."

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Field Report: Mass Effect PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 04, 2012 2:45pm PST

Today, PS3 owners will be able to get their hands on a long-awaited port: the original Mass Effect. We had a quick test of the retail version of the game, just to see how the Edge of Reality-developed port stands up.


"or you could just watch the whole thing on youtube. GOTP plays like a movie anyway. Grab some ..."

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Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC gets a launch trailer

By John Keefer, Nov 26, 2012 10:25am PST

The super-sized Omega DLC for Mass Effect 3 hits tomorrow, and Electronic Arts has loosed a new trailer that offers a bit more background on the story that will have Commander Shepard and some new allies going up against Cerberus. Watch closely for that female Turian.


"You've either got remarkable fortitude or a real life to be able to put off playing ME3 by now ..."

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