Mass Effect Series News


Mass Effect Andromeda 4K tech demo looks fantastic

By John Keefer, Sep 08, 2016 7:50am PDT

We saw it yesterday, but it is finally out in the wild. 


EA admits remastering Mass Effect would be a way to earn an 'easy buck,' but won't remaster them

By David Craddock, Aug 31, 2016 12:41pm PDT

Will they or won't they? EA executives are giving conflicting answers.


"The mega-texture mod for ME1 & 2 is better than any hypothetical remaster. Really, the quality ..."

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EA is open to remastering Mass Effect if 'it feels so much better in this new shape and form'

By David Craddock, Aug 16, 2016 3:06pm PDT

Although studio execs were previously against the idea, 'there is proof in the market that people want it.' 


"I know it wont be like this but I'd like the weapon/armor variety of 1 with the combat and ..."

- FreshwaterAU see all 15 comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda books to tie new story with the old

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2016 10:40am PDT

Series of four novels will become part of the Mass Effect canon.


Mass Effect Andromeda's new commander defaults to female

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2016 7:48am PDT

FemRy will be the new norm.


"Too bad for me :( Considering they didn't have to spend real time developing a protagonist ..."

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E3 2016: EA Releases New Behind-the-Scenes Trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 12, 2016 1:45pm PDT

Get another glimpse at Andromeda's development. 


Mass Effect Andromeda will now set off to brave new worlds in early 2017

By Daniel Perez, May 10, 2016 9:43am PDT

BioWare promises more freedom, new uncharted worlds, and the promise of the next great Mass Effect experience.


"While not in the Andromeda galaxy, Stargate Atlantis was primarily set in the Pegasus galaxy ..."

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Civil War: Video Games Edition

By Cassidee Moser, May 06, 2016 1:30pm PDT

In honor of Marvel's grand super fight event, let's imagine if a similar situation caused a rift within key video game franchises. 


Mass Effect Trilogy will soon be free on Origin Access for PC

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2016 9:33am PDT

Origin Access subscribers will soon be getting a ton of games for free as well as early access to Mirror's Edge Catalyst.


"All movies on Netflix are free too! Has the Shack turned into some marketing puppet? Low quality!"

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You Can Hop On An Official Mass Effect Ride This May

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 29, 2016 8:15am PDT

Sorry, no one's giving Mako rides yet though. 


Great America Promotes New Mass Effect Ride With Commercial

By John Keefer, Apr 08, 2016 10:15am PDT

It may be time for a trip to California.


Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay leak shows off jetpacks

By Daniel Perez, Apr 04, 2016 7:47am PDT

It appears we're going to be able to enjoy some more mobility thanks to the inclusion of a jetpack.


"Compass on the top makes it look like they took the DA:I route with this one. I actually ..."

- CyCo_PL see all 2 comments

Shack Reels: Top 10 Video Game Underbosses

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2016 3:15pm PDT

Greg goes over the second in command, while he continues to explore the hierarchy in the world of video game villains.


"Nice vid Greg, cool series I dig them keep it going, looking froward to what is next. Awesome ..."

- valcan_s see all 7 comments

Could These Renders Be Our First Glimpse At Mass Effect Andromeda?

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 03, 2016 5:40am PST

Teach me how to Shepard, teach me teach me how to Shepard. 


"I'm sorry but when I see the pictures i think Mass Effect and not because of the N7. I see very ..."

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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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