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BioWare to rebuild Anthem from the ground up

February 11, 2020

BioWare has announced that it will be redesigning its embattled online shooter Anthem from the ground up. According to an official blog post from BioWare general manager Casey Hudson, the decision has been made to perform a larger overhaul of the entire game rather than focusing a series of smaller updates or expansion packs. Hudson […]

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Sydney Festival Review: Anthem is a poignant yet entertaining look at Australia’s despair

January 20, 2020

An all-star collaboration of sorts, Anthem sees acclaimed writers Christos Tsolkas, Patricia Corneleus, Andrew Bovell and Melissa Reeves reunite with composer Irene Vela following their 90s-era play Who’s Afraid of the Working Class? A series of stories interweave through the backdrop of Melbourne’s train network, with a range of characters thrust together on public transport […]

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Games Review: Anthem would be a great game if it didn’t keep getting in its own way

February 25, 2019

I have started and deleted this review three times in the week and a bit since our review codes arrived. It’s been a long time since I’ve found myself so conflicted about a game I’m reviewing, but Anthem has had me doubling back a lot, second guessing myself. The nutshell version is that I like […]

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Games Impressions: Anthem‘s VIP Demo combines strong world building with kinetic combat

January 27, 2019

I’ve had questions about Anthem ever since it was announced. It’s been about a year and a half since Anthem was first announced and my questions are finally getting some answers. While EA’s desire for an ongoing MMO shooter in the Destiny mould was understandable, it was the tapping of legendary RPG studio Bioware to create […]

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E3 2018: Anthem gets a huge new update at EA Play

June 9, 2018

Bioware have gone on a deep dive on their upcoming MMO shooter Anthem at EA Play 2018.

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E3 2018: EA introduces new PC-centric subscription service, Origin Access Premier

June 9, 2018

EA’s interest in subscription-based release methodologies is deepening with the announcement of a new premium subscription tier for their Origin platform. Called Origin Access Premier, the new tier will allow PC players to access new release EA titles up to five days ahead of their official launch.

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The Iris’ Favorite Games from E3 2017

June 17, 2017

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is over for another year and before we finally rest our weary heads, we have to sort through our feelings, try and rebuild everything we saw and experienced over the last three days and figure out what we liked the most. The Iris Games team takes you through our favourite titles […]

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E3 2017: First gameplay trailer for Bioware’s new IP Anthem revealed

June 11, 2017

Bioware’s newest IP Anthem was revealed at EA’s E3 2017 press conference, but it was Microsoft’s press conference which got to reveal the first look at some gameplay. The gameplay trailer above shows us a vast open world in which players take on the role of a freelancer, assigned with the protection of Fort Tarsis, […]

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E3 2017: Anthem is Bioware’s brand new IP

June 10, 2017

Bioware have revealed their newest IP, Anthem, with an introductory trailer during EA’s press conference at E3 2017.

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