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EA head claims BioWare's new IP delay 'completely unrelated' to tepid reception to Mass Effect: Andromeda

Yesterday we learned that BioWare has delayed their new IP past March 2018, but thanks to an earnings call we now have a little more information as to why it was delayed. Specifically, that Mass Effect: Andromeda isn't to blame --...   read

 
 
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Ghost Recon Wildlands managed to outsell Breath of the Wild in the US in March

According to NPD Group, an analyst firm that tracks the sales stats of games, Ghost Recon Wildlands outsold Zelda: Breath of the Wild in the US for March. While this shouldn't be so surprising (Wildlands launched on three platforms versus Z...   read

 
 

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So let's talk about Hainly Abrams from Mass Effect: Andromeda

Usually, when looking over my Dtoid emails, I'm content to watch the main staff do their thing. This includes controversial topics that I must later brace myself to help moderate alongside the rest of the community team, so it's rare that I...   read

 
 
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Recent Mass Effect: Andromeda patch fixes those 'tired eyes'

When the most recent patch for Mass Effect: Andromeda dropped, some of you probably noticed an innocuous little detail: "Improved lip-sync and facial acting during some conversations, including localized VO." As one of the most contest...   read

 
 
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Brett chose to save Space Hitler

Brett had the choice to save Space Hitler or to liberate sci-fi Auschwitz. He went with the former. In his defense, he only had a few seconds to make the decision, so you can understand why it might have been tough. That's one of the topics...   read

 
 
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Uncharted animator explains wacky Mass Effect: Andromeda facial expressions

Although everyone has enjoyed dunking on the incredibly odd (and sometimes unsettling) Mass Effect: Andromeda animations, at least one developer has chosen to give his opinion on why they ended up the way they did, sans shade. That individu...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda is already up to 24% off

Update 4/13/17: The savings on Mass Effect Andromeda has bumped up to as much as 32% off. See details below. It seemed like EA was keeping a tight lid on North American discounts for Mass Effect: Andromeda. No longer! Two PC digital re...   read

 
 
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How to unlock Mass Effect: Andromeda's missing tech skill

Newly outset Pathfinders in Mass Effect: Andromeda are free to customize their Ryder in whatever ways they see fit. From appearance to weapon loadouts to skills and abilities -- Andromeda does enough role-playing game stuff to all...   read

 
 
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Review: Mass Effect: Andromeda

"Andromeda is all about new beginnings, not holding funerals." I overheard some generic leader telling his crew that aboard the Nexus, what is functionally Mass Effect: Andromeda's Citadel-like hub area. These people -- the ones spearheadin...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda's easier to manage with this mobile app

Normally, companion apps are almost a complete waste of time. There's functionality, but nothing pressing enough to make them crucial. Even when they enhance the experience, the games are usually competent enough in their menu manageme...   read

 
 


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Dumb internet mob attacks woman over Mass Effect: Andromeda animations

Here is the right way to enjoy Mass Effect Andromeda's occasional madcap facial animations: write a fun post about them filled with gifs, videos, and laughs all around. What a blast! Remember when someone compared the funny walk to the Mont...   read

 
 
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Imma let you finish, but Carmen Sandiego is the greatest female video game character of all time

Since 1988, each sitting US president has declared the month of March as Women’s History Month, honoring the achievements and advancements of women throughout history. At Destructoid, we love women, a fact quite evident by the vast ar...   read

 
 
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'Sorry, my face is tired': Internet clowns on goofy Mass Effect: Andromeda animations

With Mass Effect: Andromeda less than a week away and some tempered preliminary impressions coming in from reviewers (at least with respect to the first few hours of BioWare's anticipated follow-up), one thing that's getting extra attentio...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect Andromeda's multiplayer gives me Mass Effect 3 flashbacks

As much as many of us weren't on board with the idea of multiplayer in a Mass Effect game, that aspect of Mass Effect 3 (aside from its oft-maligned integration with a certain "readiness" rating in the story) turned out surprisingly well. ...   read

 
 
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Meet Jaal, a squadmate from one of Mass Effect: Andromeda's few new alien races

It seems as though a lot about Mass Effect: Andromeda will feel familiar. Even though there's an entire universe to draw from, the cast will be mostly the same. Humans, Turians, Salarians, Krogans, Asari -- those are the folks we can ...   read

 
 
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Save with these Mass Effect Andromeda pre-order deals

Update 3/24: Savings as high as 27% on Mass Effect Andromeda. See below. March 21 marks the release of BioWare's Mass Effect Andromeda in North America. Will the fourth installment in the series live up to expectations? We don't know that, ...   read

 
 
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For lovers and fighters: Mass Effect Andromeda's full trophy list revealed

Mass Effect Andromeda's complete list of achievements/trophies has recently leaked and things look slightly askew. Of the game's 56 singled-out accomplishments, 16 are for specific combat scenarios and only 1 of them is for humping. This is...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer will receive all maps for free

Mass Effect 3 may have been a disappointing end to the alien dating trilogy, but BioWare handled the multiplayer component with a bit of grace. Instead of shoving in a bunch of maps with the season pass for the game, all the extra maps were...   read

 
 
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The multiplayer beta for Mass Effect: Andromeda has been canceled by BioWare

So uh, you kind of buried the lede here, BioWare. Inside of their PAX East plans for Mass Effect: Andromeda, the developer has announced that the game's at-home/public multiplayer beta has been eliminated. They had signups and everything, a...   read

 
 
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Your PC doesn't need to be as powerful as a Krogan to run Mass Effect: Andromeda

Anyone looking to blast off to Mass Effect: Andromeda's universe next month needs to know if their rocket can even get off the ground. Don't worry, space cadets; there's no need for a super-futuristic rig to travel to worlds beyond. Today, ...   read

 
 
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Teamwork makes the dream work with Mass Effect: Andromeda's power combos

Mass Effect has always been about getting by with a little help from your friends. The companions play a key part, each of them contributing to you not getting killed. In Mass Effect: Andromeda, their combat skills have a more active ...   read

 
 
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Natalie Dormer will be voicing Lexi in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Natalie Dormer, of Game of Thrones fame, will be voicing the Asari doctor Lexi in the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. She seems to be the only big name celebrity in the game, at least as far as reveals go. The previous titles had a few fam...   read

 
 
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Cards Against Humanity is getting a small Mass Effect expansion for $1

Mass Effect is about to leave its mark on the Cards Against Humanity universe. In the lead-up to next month's Andromeda release, BioWare and Cards Against Humanity have teamed up to create a small 14-card expansion pack....   read

 
 
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Here's an in-depth look at Mass Effect: Andromeda's combat system

This space conflict isn't getting resolved without a space firefight. Or, more accurately, many space firefights. Mass Effect: Andromeda labels you as the Pathfinder and that sounds peaceful enough, but every path through this game se...   read

 
 
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BioWare finally remembers that forcing 'good or bad' choices doesn't work for every game

BioWare used to be a master of nuance. Growing up I'd play their RPGs in awe of their ability to tell a story without having to resort to rote "this is good or bad" moral choices. Often times the outcome was grey, and you'd have to live wit...   read

 
 


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