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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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Mass Effect 3: Citadel soundtrack free for Origin users


Includes 20 brand new tracks
Mar 12
To celebrate the release of the final piece of content in Commander Shepard's canon, BioWare has made the Mass Effect 3: Citadel soundtrack free to download. The only catch? You have to have an Origin account to get it. ... read
The Final Farewell
It’s been a while—over seven years, in fact—since Mass Effect was first announced. At the time, it was being pitched as a classic 1970s sci-fi flick that you could play. Your decisions, they said, would have... read feature

ME3: Citadel

Prepare for Mass Effect 3: Citadel with a launch trailer


'One last adventure'
Mar 04
Tomorrow marks the release of the Citadel downloadable content ($15) for Mass Effect 3 on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. I'm not so sure about this new "threat," but I like seeing so many familiar faces return. Frankly, th... read
New releases

New releases: Construction finishes on SimCity


Plus Tomb Raider, Naturo, and Castlevania
Mar 04
This Monday heralds a week of mayoral responsibilities and the raiding of trap-laden tombs, both of which undoubtedly require similar skill sets. As much as I'm a big fan of Ms. Croft, and it seems like her latest outing is ... read
Mass Effect 3 DLC

Details on Mass Effect 3's final free DLC pack Reckoning


The fifth, final, and free multiplayer expansion
Feb 25
Reckoning, the last and largest multiplayer pack for Mass Effect 3, will release tomorrow on all platforms except Wii U. The pack includes six new characters, seven new weapons, and new equipment. On March 6, BioWare will release the final singleplayer DLC, Citadel. For more information on Reckoning's contents, take a look at the summary provided by NeoGAF's EatChildren: read
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New releases: Brutal Legend makes PCs metal


Plus Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires, Etrian Odyssey IV, and Star Wars Pinball
Feb 25
Monday has once again snuck up on us like an unfortunate rash you got from a really good weekend. Don't worry, there's cream for that! And much like a soothing medicinal balm, the new releases of the week are here to cure wh... read

Mass Effect 3 honors Zaeed's late voice actor in new DLC


Set some aliens on fire in remembrance
Feb 22
Yesterday, BioWare announced Citadel, the final piece of Mass Effect 3 single player DLC. It will be one of the last published works featuring actor Robin Sachs, who died earlier this month at the age of 61. Sachs lent his vo... read
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Final Mass Effect 3 DLC to give Shepard a proper farewell


Take one last trip to the Citadel
Feb 21
Today, BioWare officially revealed the last single-player DLC for Mass Effect 3 -- the add-on that will effectively end Commander Shepard's story-arc. Entitled Citadel, the DLC will feature one last trip to the series' i... read
ME3 DLC tease?

Mass Effect 3 downloadable content teased, I think


Let's hope it's better than Omega
Jan 28
The fact that BioWare isn't quite done with Mass Effect 3 has been known for some time. Today however, we have our first set of screenshots which include a casino, apparently on the Citadel, and a krogan with what looks to be... read
Mass Effect Anime

The Mass Effect anime is still a thing, here's the teaser


It's Vega time
Dec 31
Remember the Mass Effect anime project? That's still happening, and the trailer above is a new look at the first chapter: Paragon Lost. Instead of being about a really cool part of Mass Effect's timeline, like how Garrus bec... read
Maybe we shouldn't take this back
Omega is the second of the “post-Extended Cut” bits of single-player DLC for Mass Effect 3. The series and the community that has been built up around it have been taken on a wild ride over the past several months. There’s been a lot of exciting bits and a few disappointments. Unfortunately, Omega can take its place among the latter. read feature

Check out Mass Effect 3's female turians


Buzz, your girlfriend... WOOF!
Nov 06
It's nearly "late November," which means that it's almost time to dive into the latest bit of Mass Effect 3 DLC, Omega. Aria looks so excited, doesn't she? To hype you up a bit, two new screenshots have been shown by All Game... read

The DTOID Show: Darkstalkers, Serious Sam, Rockstar & BL2


Also: OMG TOE-JAM & EARL!
Oct 12
Today's formerly-live Destructoid Show was a whopper! Of NEWS! Yes. A bunch of stuff is coming to XBLA, PSN, and Steam (such as Serious Sam 3: BFE, Darkstalkers Resurrection, and Toejam & Earl) and Borderlands 2... read

Mass Effect 3 'Omega' DLC slated for late November


Early details emerge from NYCC
Oct 12
More details have come out of New York Comic Con regarding Mass Effect 3's Omega downloadable content that we briefly heard about back when Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk announced their departure from BioWare. In short, it's go... read

Mass Effect anime delayed


Won't be making it into your N7 stockings this Christmas
Sep 07
During my Mass Effect 3 experince, Lieutenant James Vega never really caught my attention. It could have been Freddie Prinze Jr's voice acting, the character's backstory, or just his design. Dude just gave my FemShep the cre... read

The DTOID Show: Zynga, Dishonored, and QuakeCon 2012!


Aug 03
Happy Friday, lovelies! We've got a jam-packed show today, full of all the QuakeCon and copyright infringement news you can handle! We've also got footage of Assassin's Creed III's AnvilNext engine, a list of famous people l... read

The announcement of Mass Effect 3 being released on the Wii U was a pleasant surprise. As BioWare’s first entry into the Nintendo console, Mass Effect 3 on the Wii U takes advantage of the new hardware, while at the same time featuring the most recent Mass Effect 3 content. Specifically, the inclusion of the extended cut DLC, and much of the multiplayer updates and expansions. read feature


Just a month after releasing the Extended Cut to their controversial ending, BioWare returns to the Mass Effect 3 universe with their first original add-on to the single-player campaign, called Leviathan. Taking place duri... read feature

The DTOID Show: 2012 in Retrospecticus


Jul 01
I know what you're thinking. "But Tara, the year's only half over!" Well yes, technically that's true, but it doesn't mean we can't stop and take a moment to gather our thoughts on this year's video game releases, does ... read

The DTOID Show: 3DS XL, Metal Gear Solid 5, Mass Effect 3


Jun 22
Hey guys! It's Friday, so we did one of our LIVE Destructoid shows today. It was fun! Also, we actually had some interesting news.  Nintendo announced the new 3DS XL, now with 90% more screen. Fans disappointed by the la... read

Storm's Adventure with Mass Effect 3


Jun 12
Mass Effect 1 and 2. You're welcome. There's not much of a review here.  Well, these were never really reviews...just opinion pieces with yelling. But this time, it's more of an outlet for video and game productions fru... read

The DTOID Show: Mass Effect 3 DLC, Halo 4, & Diablo 3


May 16
Greetings, dear readers! It's been a while since I've written one of these; I could be wrong, but I think this is where the joke part goes. ...How was that? On today's show, we got a first glimpse at Mass Effect 3's unconfir... read

It's another Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Weekend


Apr 26
Apparently there's another Multiplayer Weekend coming up in Mass Effect 3. It's called Operation Exorcist and will run from Friday, 27 April at 6PM PST until Monday, April 30 5AM PST. If players kill a combined total of 1,000... read

Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Challenges not approved by Sony


Apr 12
All you Mass Effect 3 fans are probably aware of the consistent weekend challenge events, that reward players with items and other such bonuses just for playing during certain time frames. Similar to Call of Duty's XP Events,... read






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