BioWare – The Times They Are a-Changin’

BioWare – The Times They Are a-Changin’

Depending on how old you are, the name BioWare will either sound true as the company that once brought you Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights and Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic or the folks from Mass Effect. Additionally, the switch between being the paragon for the RPG genre or one of EA’s most successful ..

Free DLC on The Way For Mass Effect 3 Fans

Free DLC on The Way For Mass Effect 3 Fans

While Mass Effect 3 had what can only be described as a rough period of fan reactions after it was first released, developer BioWare and publisher EA appear to be pulling all the stops to make sure the millions of gamers that purchased the game are happy with it. The latest step in their customer ..

No More Expansions for Dragon Age 2 Fans

No More Expansions for Dragon Age 2 Fans

File this one under ‘news that exists purely due to BioWare’s incredible transparency.’ While some disappointed Mass Effect fans are taking every opportunity to rail on developer BioWare, big fans of the Dragon Age series are appreciating the developer’s transparent attitude. A planned expansion pack for Dragon Age 2 has been cancelled, without being officially ..

Ex-BioWare Veterans Kickstart Their Animation RPG In Under 48 Hours

Ex-BioWare Veterans Kickstart Their Animation RPG In Under 48 Hours

Development company Stoic was founded by ex-BioWare members Arnie Jorgensen, Alex Thomas and John Watson, who high fived each other for ages while working on Star Wars: The Old Republic. Their independent venture is now working on a title called The Banner Saga. It’s a strategy RPG that uses a style of hand-drawn animations from ..

Amazon Refunding Disappointed Mass Effect 3 Customers

Amazon Refunding Disappointed Mass Effect 3 Customers

From the endless complaints to the calls for an FTC investigation, the Mass Effect 3 ending saga is getting a little ridiculous. Despite critical praise from professional reviewers and a huge amount of positive feedback from fans of the series, a very vocal minority of Mass Effect 3 gamers are making sure that BioWare knows ..

New DLC Controversy: Now It’s BioWare’s Turn

New DLC Controversy: Now It’s BioWare’s Turn

Capcom has been taking a lot of heat recently for its decision to include downloadable content on the game disc for Street Fighter X Tekken. The company explained that the content was prepared a long time after the rest of the game had been finished, and included on the disc mostly to improve load times ..

EA: Mass Effect 3 Sold Almost 1 Million Copies in 24 Hours

EA: Mass Effect 3 Sold Almost 1 Million Copies in 24 Hours

While it may not be a crowd favorite on review sites, Mass Effect 3 is proving itself to be one of the biggest commercial successes of the year. The sci-fi sequel sold just under one million units in a day following its release, making it one of the year’s biggest selling games so far. Strong ..

Mass Effect 3′s Ratings: Trolling or Real Disappointment?

Mass Effect 3′s Ratings: Trolling or Real Disappointment?

Look at the user ratings for Mass Effect 3 and you might be fooled into thinking it’s not a AAA title. The game’s been getting slaughtered in user ratings on sites like Metacritic and other game review communities, with a huge amount of users rating it either ten or zero out of ten. Why the ..

Mass Effect 3 Leaked, Hacked, and Cracked Before Release

Mass Effect 3 Leaked, Hacked, and Cracked Before Release

Color us… completely unsurprised. Mass Effect 3, one of the biggest new games of the year, hit the internet a few days before its release as cracking groups got their hands on leaked pre-release game disc images for the PC, 360, and PS3 versions of the game. As of right now, the PS3 and 360 ..

Check Out 40 Sweet Minutes of Mass Effect 3 Gameplay

Check Out 40 Sweet Minutes of Mass Effect 3 Gameplay

Want to play Mass Effect 3? Unfortunately, it looks like you might be waiting for a little while. The game’s developer BioWare released a forty-minute preview trailer today that guides gamers through the pre-release demo. In it, you’ll see some slick new graphical effects that are really pushing the current generation of hardware to its ..