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New details about next 'Mass Effect' game emerge, will use same engine as 'Battlefield 3'

Mass Effect 3 and the problem of closure

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Bioware has succumbed to online protests and promised a free DLC release for Mass Effect 3 with extra explanatory cut-scenes. Is this the right thing to do?When is an ending not an ending? Judging by EA's decision today, it's when several thousand gamers protest until it's changed.In March, Canadian developer...
Mass Effect 3 and the problem of closure
'Mass Effect 3' copies to be launched into space, land before release date

Old Republic to segregate same-gender relationships to a single planet

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Given the notable freedom of sexual orientation that players can enjoy in previous BioWare games like Dragon Age and Mass Effect, it was always a bit odd that the company's Star Wars-themed MMO, The Old Republic, strictly limited characters to relationships with opposite-gendered characters. The developer is planning to...
Old Republic to segregate same-gender relationships to a single planet

Mass Effect 3 Voice Cast Presented in New Video

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BioWare has just deployed a fresh video that centers on the impressive voice cast of its upcoming Mass Effect 3 role playing shooter, highlighting some of the celebrities who lend their voices to the game’s characters, from Martin Sheen to Seth Green, Tricia Helfer or Jennifer Hale. The Mass Effect...
Mass Effect 3 Voice Cast Presented in New Video

Facebook mob wrongly blames Mass Effect for school shooting

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Following the school shooting in Newtown, CT, media reports pinned the rampage on 24 year-old Ryan Lanza. Facebook users rapidly found a profile belonging to a Ryan Lanza, scavenged his profile, and discovered that he was a fan of Bioware's space opera Mass Effect. A hundred-page comment stream deriding the...
Facebook mob wrongly blames Mass Effect for school shooting

Dragon Age series continues in "late 2013" with Inquisition

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Publisher EA and developer BioWare have confirmed the long-expected third chapter in the popular Dragon Age RPG franchise will be titled Inquisition and released in "late 2013." Executive Producer Mark Darrah writes on the official Dragon Age website that the Inquisition development team in Montreal and Edmonton is made up...
Dragon Age series continues in "late 2013" with Inquisition
'Mass Effect 3: Omega' DLC out November 27th, priced 1200 MS Points
Electronic Arts launches free-to-play Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances
'Mass Effect 3's' 'Operation: Olympus' offers weekend experience

John Riccitiello steps down as EA CEO

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Electronic Arts is announcing that chief executive officer John Riccitiello is stepping down. The company board immediately appointed Larry Probst to executive chairman to “ensure a smooth transition.” The company plans to begin the search for a new chief executive officer with the aid of an executive search firm....
John Riccitiello steps down as EA CEO

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker Anime Gets More Details from BioWare

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BioWare has just released its own video about the upcoming Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker anime movie, which will be released by famous Japanese anime company Funimation this Spring. We already saw the first glimpses into the Dawn of the Seeker anime late last year, when Funimation itself released...
Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker Anime Gets More Details from BioWare
'Mass Effect 3'-branded Razer peripherals and accessories unlock in-game items
New revelations in The Final Hours of Mass Effect 3 app for the iPad

Mass Effect 3 – review

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Xbox 360/PS3/PC; £39.99; cert 15+; BioWare/EAAcross the country, it's a fair bet that right now, an awful lot of gamers are praying for the sort of snow that decimates public transport and provides a ready-made excuse to skip work. After all, there are more important things to do, such as...
Mass Effect 3 – review
'Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut' announced
Week in Gaming: Bioware tries to calm fans, EA shuts them out of online servers

Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.1.1 Now Available for Download

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BioWare has just deployed a fresh patch for its latest Star Wars: The Old Republic online game, in the form of update 1.1.1, which aims at solving some of the various issues that popped up after last month’s patch 1.1 (aka Rise of the Rakghouls). Star Wars: The Old Republic...
Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.1.1 Now Available for Download

Mass Effect 3 Creators Will Address Unpopular Ending

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Bioware's move comes after revolt against them by game players because players don't like the game's ending....
Mass Effect 3 Creators Will Address Unpopular Ending

Are game developers tired of this console generation?

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As another high-profile game designer leaves a large studio, is this a sign that the current game machines have run their course?Cliff Bleszinski is leaving Epic Games. For many, this is like being told that the lead singer is leaving their favourite band - sure, he's only part of a...
Are game developers tired of this console generation?
After 1,000 layoffs, EA could find itself short-handed for Star Wars games (analysis)
The Inevitable Post-Tragedy Witch Hunt: 'Mass Effect' Facebook Page Attacked Because Of Link To Misidentified Shooting Suspect

EA Making Star Wars Game Free After Subscription Fees Are Deemed a "Major Barrier"

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Eight months after releasing its most ambitious multiplayer project ever, Electronic Arts is opening up its big Star Wars game to anyone who wants to play for free. The massively multiplayer online game, which took years to develop and 1,000 actors to perform 250,000 lines of dialogue, once cost $60...
EA Making Star Wars Game Free After Subscription Fees Are Deemed a "Major Barrier"
Mass Effect 3 Review - The sharp edge of hope

New hires in mobile: Gameloft, Tap.me and Thumb

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was steady this week, with 17 new hires spread across 10 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Gameloft showed the most activity, but Thumb and Tap.me had the highest profile hires.  Tap.me appointed former Ogilvy Chicago senior VP Ian Sohn as...
New hires in mobile: Gameloft, Tap.me and Thumb

Whose game is it anyway?

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No sooner had BioWare released Mass Effect 3 than the fast-selling video game was embroiled in controversy. Fans who had followed the adventures of Commander Shepard since the first Mass Effect in 2007 were outraged at the final minutes of the concluding chapter of the trilogy, which they felt disrespected...
Whose game is it anyway?

The DeanBeat: The BioWare doctors built games the nice way

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It was a momentous week for gaming, as Sony announced a new, smaller PlayStation 3 and Nintendo revealed its Wii U lineup. Gamification went mainstream at Salesforce.com. It would have been easy to miss one of the most emotional events the game industry has seen this year: the retirement...
The DeanBeat: The BioWare doctors built games the nice way
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Star Wars: The Old Republic now free until level 15

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New level-capped but unlimited free trial offer for BioWare's MMORPG lets those without previous accounts try opening adventures of eight character classes. [Read more]...
Star Wars: The Old Republic now free until level 15

BioWare Austin lays off staff on Star Wars: The Old Republic

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BioWare Austin, a division of Electronic Arts (EA), is cutting staff. This comes after less-than-stellar performance of Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR). Despite a strong start, the game has seen a considerable drop in subscriptions. During a quarterly earnings report in early May, publisher EA announced that the...
BioWare Austin lays off staff on Star Wars: The Old Republic
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