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Comics publisher gives away Mass Effect's release date

BioWare and its parent company Electronic Arts have been pretty sparse with information about the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. That's why it was such a big deal when Sony showed off some new footage during the PlayStation 4 Pr...   read


The Sims boss is now in charge of Mass Effect developer BioWare

Mega-publisher Electronic Arts issued "an organizational update" yesterday announcing the formation of EA Worldwide Studios, a "central studios organization led by Patrick Söderlund," who was the head of EA Studios for the past three y...   read


PAX West 2016 cosplay breakdown

Every year, PAX draws thousands of game enthusiasts to Seattle, and lots of them decide that the best way to express their affection for a given game is to dress up like one of the characters. Cosplay has really taken off at PAX since it st...   read

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The first official Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay looks a lot like Destiny

The first ever official gameplay for Mass Effect: Andromeda has jetpacking, platforming, and looks a little like Destiny, at least to this games blogger, though I'm told there was platforming in the original Mass Effect. Looks pretty ...   read

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BioWare is shutting down all its forums outside of Star Wars: The Old Republic

If you frequent the BioWare forums, you better sit down. Over the weekend, the publisher explained that everything outside of the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums will be shut down. That includes Mass Effect, Dragon Age -- every...   read

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Novels will link Mass Effect 3 with Andromeda

We got our first real look at Mass Effect: Andromeda at E3 this year, and even then we still basically know nothing about it. That will change over time though, as Titan Books has inked a deal to produce more novelizations about the fr...   read

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda ditches Paragon/Renegade system for 'shades of gray'

Given how much Mass Effect erotica exists, its fitting that the newest entry in the series will move away from simplistic binaries and towards "shades of gray." How many, you ask? Perchance 50? My ankles tied, Garrus bent me over the comman...   read

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Your Mass Effect 3 ending choice won't affect Andromeda

If you're still bearing a grudge against Mass Effect 3's ending you may be happy to know that it doesn't factor into the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda, which was again conspicuously absent from E3. I'm happy to learn that because -- and I...   read

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Grading EA's E3 2016 press conference

Maybe you missed it, but yesterday Electronic Arts held an event where a famous (?) soccer manager came on stage to talk about FIFA. There were other games, too, and by EA's unfortunate standards the press conference was better than the la...   read

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Mass Effect Andromeda's looking good in this new development video

Bioware took to the stage at the EA Play event to show off some neat development footage of Mass Effect: Andromeda. The game will be the first in the series to run on EA’s own Frostbyte engine, and as such the trailer’s full of...   read


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Behind the scenes with the 3D technology of Mass Effect: New Earth

While the highlight of Mass Effect: New Earth was definitely getting a rim massage and being sprayed in the face by smelly bug juice, Destructoid also sent special correspondent Skate Allday to interview 3D LIVE's Nathan Huber about his jo...   read

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Mass Effect Trilogy comes to EA Origin Access

Subscribers to Origin Access on the PC can now play the entire Mass Effect trilogy as part of their subscription.  EA’s subscription service initially launched on Xbox One, but recently expanded to included PC, too. For now, the ...   read

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Mass Effect: New Earth
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Mass Effect: New Earth tickled my bum and sprayed me in the face

California's Great America is making space great again with Mass Effect: New Earth: A 4D Holographic Journey. Destructoid drove an hour south to arid Santa Clara, across from the San Francisco 49er's travesty of a football stadium, to lear...   read

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We'll get to see Mass Effect Andromeda at EA's E3 press conference

In the buildup to this year's E3, Electronic Arts and BioWare are staying less mum on Mass Effect Andromeda. While the two have been tight-lipped for years now, we should get our first good look at the game in about a month's time. In a pos...   read

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This may be our favourite theme park ride on the Citadel

Remember that Mass Effect theme park ride we told you about? According to Fortune (via VG24/7), the Mass Effect theme park experience is still on track to open next month, and will boast 33% extra Ds courtesy of a 3D to 4D upgrade that wi...   read

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Donald Trump tweeted a weird Mass Effect campaign video, because Donald Trump will tweet anything

[Update: The video has been pulled from YouTube by EA.] Donald Trump, American politician and Very Rich Man, is either highly esteemed or vehemently hated depending on what corners of the internet you frequent. Some people like the man who...   read

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This could be our first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay

Some very naughty person uploaded the above video to YouTube that was quickly pulled by a copyright claim from EA, but not before someone could mirror it. The video looks to be showcasing a few graphical techniques used in the upcoming Mas...   read

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Mass Effect Andromedia
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This BioWare Senior Editor is set to quit games industry for good

Senior editor, Cameron Harris, will be leaving BioWare - and the whole video game industry - next month. Harris has been in gaming since 2007 and worked with high-profile companies like Nintendo and Microsoft before joining BioWare to work ...   read

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda will not arrive in 2016

I'm still not sold on Mass Effect: Andromeda. I loved Mass Effect 3 in spite of its ending (20 minutes can't ruin hours upon hours of great entertainment), but the continuation of this series hasn't done it for me yet. Maybe I'll ...   read

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Mass Effect: Andromeda writer leaves BioWare for Bungie

Mass Affect: Andromeda lead writer Chris Schlerf has departed BioWare Montréal for Bungie. Schlerf called his time with the Mass Effect and Dragon Age studio one of the "best experiences" of his career and expressed ex...   read

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The new Mass Effect, Titanfall, and Battlefield games will be released by March 2017

Looks like EA is in for a busy year, because we’re getting the new Mass Effect, Titanfall, and Battlefield games sooner than you might’ve thought. According to EA’s Q3 financial report, the company is planning to release a...   read

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Is this our first glimpse at the name of the Mass Effect: Andromeda protagonist?

The internet is full of really eagle-eyed geeks, the kind of people willing to freeze frame trailers that seemingly show off absolutely nothing and find nuggets of new information in them. Sometimes they are right on the money, other times ...   read

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Mass Effect: Andromeda
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Mass Effect: Andromeda teaser is all filler

Happy "N7 Day," Mass Effect fans! I hope you can muster up some excitement for this teaser trailer, which is mostly a montage of old space footage with Commander Shepard (voiced by Jennifer Hale) putting a bookend on the original trilo...   read

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We're not getting any new Mass Effect: Andromeda news this N7 Day

Apparently November 7 is a day for all things Mass Effect that EA really wants to get off the ground. Think of it like May 4 is for Star Wars, except only really BioWare pays attention to it. You see, the joke here is that Commander Shepard...   read

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BioWare store celebrates N7 day with new gear and a 20% discount

Remember when BioWare declared November the 7th a worldwide celebration of all things Mass Effect? Yeah, me neither. This year however, it might be worth paying attention to the faux-holiday. To hype up the event, the BioWare Store is havin...   read

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