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Mass Effect lead joins Microsoft to help work on HoloLens


Casey Hudson rides again
May 18
Casey Hudson had been with BioWare for some time before he left late last year, and is most notably known for the Mass Effect series as of late. It seems as if he's headed on to another pasture, joining up with Microsoft to w... read
Mass Effect

Details on Mass Effect 4 may have leaked


Don't let the reddit thing scare you off
Apr 20
Oh, another story about apparent leaks. I can already hear you screaming “this is bullshit”, but bear with me because there are things which actually give some credence to this one. Okay? Okay. A reddit user has c... read
Promoted Blog

The six best videogame tanks


Promoted from our Community Blogs
Apr 14
[Whether its cruising down a corridor for a shooting gallery or putting your repair tool to one as your buddy fires it on the front lines of Battlefield, everyone loves a good tank. Personally, I like the prohibitively expens... read
Mass Effect

Yup, the next Mass Effect will have multiplayer


And you could help make it?
Feb 11
Chris Wynn, developer of the upcoming Mass Effect (not Mass Effect 4?), has more or less confirmed that the next installment will indeed have multiplayer. Wynn posted on Twitter that the team is currently looking for an onlin... read
Mass Effect 4 drops last-

BioWare GM: Dropping last-gen consoles has a huge impact on Mass Effect 4's gameplay goals


Hopefully, these assertions aren't disingenuous
Feb 03
Like my grammy after we put her in a home, the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 are slowly fading away to make room for the new generation. Aaryn Flynn, general manager of BioWare Canada, spoke about how Dragon Age: Inquis... read
FemShep

FemShep is Mass Effect's true, original Commander Shepard


Decade-old animation tests uncovered!
Jan 09
Part of the beauty of the Mass Effect series is that you can be whomever you want. There isn't a pre-ordained hero that tries to save the galaxy; you can make Shepard male or female, good or evil, gay or straight. "I'm C... read
Deals

Origin Black Friday Sale has titles up to 75% off


Still no Mass Effect DLC deals
Nov 25
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Origin started up a "Cyber Week" sale for this Black Friday and Cyber Monday period (aka "we want a piece of the... read
New Mass Effect folk

New Mass Effect will be written by Halo 4's writer


BioWare introduces the new Mass Effect team
Nov 07
Can I put a clause in my contract that I can only be photographed with purple and blue lighting on either side of me, too? BioWare is introducing lead roles on its new Mass Effect project with nice, colorful studio photo... read
Deals with Gold

Xbox discounts Spider-Man, 1001 Spikes, and a lot of Mass Effect DLC


For Gold subscribers only
Sep 23
As part of this week's Deals with Gold promotion, Microsoft's slashing prices by a third across three Xbox One games. Web-slinging Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($40.19), shadowy noir Contrast ($10.04), and death s... read

Storytime with Commander Shepard


The wonderful Jennifer Hale
Aug 12
Actor extraordinaire Jennifer Hale sat down to read us all a little Mass Effect story. Listen to her soothing voice and relax a little after a heavy day full of videogame newz.    read
BioWare

Mass Effect executive producer Casey Hudson leaves BioWare


His new IP at the studio is entering pre-production
Aug 07
Mass Effect series executive producer Casey Hudson has parted ways with his long-time employer BioWare. He's been at the company for nearly 16 years and previously worked on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic as project d... read
Also, we are eight years old.
Monday is the worst day of the week, so Bill and I are coping with it by drinking blueberry smoothies and talking about wonderful things like superhero nonsense from Comic-Con, Mass Effect's exciting new (old) sharkmobile, Trine 2's awful poetry, Destiny's two unoriginal races, and True Detective, which Bill doesn't like, and therefore isn't allowed to have blueberry smoothies anymore. read feature

Mass Effect 4

There are new details on Mass Effect 4, but all anyone cares about is the damn Mako


It's back, but I wanna see something new
Jul 28
BioWare made an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend to divulge some of the first details about the upcoming Mass Effect title, but all we really know for sure at this point is that there's going to be a new Ma... read
Mass Effect

More info on the next Mass Effect to arrive at Comic-Con International


Soon.jpg
Jul 15
On July 23rd through the 27th, San Diego Comic-Con will be unleashed again for the masses to attend, which means tons of movie, TV, and videogame news will follow. We can probably expect more on the next Mass Effect ... read
You like exploration, right?
"Pick a planet across the other side of the galaxy and fly there and see what you'll discover," Mass Effect series executive producer Casey Hudson said of the next installment currently in development at BioWare's Montreal s... read feature

Metal as hell

Get stuck in the metal with this 17-minute tribute to video games


Make the gamers dance 'cause he's rock 'n' rollin'
May 31
What's more metal than a 17-minute instrumental medley featuring some of your favorite video game tracks? Anything Nathan Explosion touches, but that's beside the point. This impressive project was three years in the making,... read
Mass Effect

This Garrus statue is what dreams are made of


That's 21 inches of pure turian
May 30
Excuse me, 1/4 scale figure of Mass Effect's Garrus Vakarian. I couldn't help but noticing your 21 inches of pure turian goodness over there, and you're a little expensive, but you lookin' hot. Let's get together and talk cal... read
Mass Effect 3

BioWare announces most popular Commander Shepard names


I like 'Josh Homme Shepard,' but that's kind of dumb, I guess
May 15
BioWare has published player data culled from Mass Effect 3 to determine the five most popular names chosen for Commander Shepard, and the top names might surprise you. Sarah and Jack are at the top of the list for both femal... read
Mass Effect 3

Thank the Goddess! Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC is free on PSN


Snap up some additional Mass Effect goodness
May 02
If you've been holding off on purchasing additional Mass Effect DLC because of the sticker shock, today's your lucky day -- if you're a PS3 player, at least. The Mass Effect 3: Omega DLC pack is currently free via PSN for US ... read
Mass Effect Trilogy

Oh, Shep: Mass Effect Trilogy might make its way to Xbox One and PS4


A Chilean retailer spills the medi-gel
Apr 28
Commander Shepard and Company might be hopping aboard the SSV Normandy and jetting off to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. That's because Mass Effect, one of the most revered (and then reviled) franchises on the Xbox 360 and ... read
Mass Effect

BioWare has discussed bringing Mass Effect Trilogy to PS4, Xbox One


Would you buy it?
Mar 03
BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn has responded to a fan query from December about the studio remastering Mass Effect Trilogy for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 featuring "1080p/high-res textures/60fps, etc." Now, Flynn obvious... read
Mass Effect More

The new Mass Effect exists in a playable state right now


Mass Effect More
Dec 19
A new entry in the Mass Effect series, developed by BioWare's Montreal studio, is currently playable. Not by us outside the studio, of course. BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn tweeted, "Great time pla... read
Mass Effect

BioWare GM: Mass Effect news might come in 2014


Hopefully sooner than later
Dec 09
As the gradual descent into the holiday season becomes more and more inevitable, game studios beginning to shut down their operations in favor of rest, relaxation, and end of the year festivities. After all, why reveal anythi... read
Mass Effect

Life-sized papercraft Mass Effect characters creep me out


Mesmerizing recreations of EDI and Jack
Nov 30
Papercraft is cool. Giant, human-sized papercraft, on the other hand, gives me the heebie-jeebies. That said, DeviantArt member Tankball has crafted two eerily realistic papercraft recreations of Mass Effect 3 characters... read
Mass Effect

BioWare teases new Mass Effect title


Twitter and optimism!
Nov 08
During the celebration of yesterday's Mass Effect holiday, N7 Day, BioWare developers surprised fans by tweeting some pictures of an upcoming and unannounced titles they're working on. During his tweet, BioWare producer Micha... read
ME3 lead writer Mac Walters discusses new Mass Effect
The game that Bioware doesn't want you to call Mass Effect 4 is starting to take shape, and it appears as if Shepard will not be a part of it "whatsoever," according to lead writer Mac Walters. Talking to Complex, it's clear ... read feature

Jimquisition: Fee to Pay


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Jul 29
It's time to talk about why "optional" microtransactions in games aren't really optional, and why they're especially gruesome in games we already paid for at retail. The rise of "free to play" elements in games that are not ... read
Mass Effect

Ex-BioWare writer on how Mass Effect 3 could have ended


The plot thickens, almost literally
Jun 19
You didn't think it was over did you? Okay, so the Mass Effect 3 ending controversy is really over, but that doesn't mean there aren't fair few untold tales about it's development. In an interview with videogame radio show Vi... read
Mass Effect

Mass Effect spin-offs? BioWare talks potential leads


Which character would you want at the forefront?
May 13
Continuing its chat with various representatives of BioWare about Mass Effect, OXM has shifted the conversation to that of spin-offs. With Shepard's trilogy over with, who might the developers want to step up as the driving f... read
Mass Effect

Why BioWare only had humanoid squadmates in Mass Effect


I would've loved an Elcor squadmate
May 09
As part of a Mass Effect retrospective feature in Official Xbox Magazine issue 99, the publication spoke with members of BioWare about concepts that didn't make it into the finished games. While great in theory, non-humanoid ... read
Mass Effect replica guns

Pew pew pew! Check out these new Mass Effect replica guns


Project Triforce makes some slick, expensive stuff
Apr 25
Project TriForce is at it again, making detailed replicas of some of our favorite game items. Joining the M-3 Predator are three more full-scale replica weapons from the Mass Effect series, including the M-77 Paladin, the Get... read
Sex & Privilege

GDC: David Gaider talks about sex and privilege


And it's actually pretty great
Mar 29
Games like Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and others in the BioWare pantheon have always had some romantic subplots, but more recent games' naughty bits have frustrated some players. BioWare writer David Gaider has gone o... read






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