Anthem development to end, BioWare focused on Dragon Age 4

February 25, 2021

It’s been over a year since Bioware announced they planned to beat Anthem into shape. Today, that lofty dream is over. BioWare and EA have announced that development on the beleaguered 2019 online shooter will cease. The Anthem team will join the Dragon Age 4 staff. The announcement came via the official BioWare blog, and was […]

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition will launch in May

February 3, 2021

The long-awaited Mass Effect Legendary Edition will launch on May 14, 2020. Mass Effect Legendary Edition will include content from all three mainline Mass Effect games, remastered and running at 4K60FPS HDR. All three games have received a visual facelift, with “remastered character models and tens of thousands of up-rezzed textures. Improvements to shaders and […]

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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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Ex-Bioware staff creating new RPG at Wizards of the Coast

February 4, 2020

Wizards of the Coast, known for tabletop giants Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering, have recruited a number of former Bioware developers for their new video game studio. The studio, named Archetype Entertainment, is based in Austin, Texas. It is already at work on a new multiplatform science fiction RPG. But the news gets […]

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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 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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New report suggests Mass Effect franchise on hiatus, Bioware Montreal undergoing restructure

May 11, 2017

A new report has suggested that, following the less-than-stellar response to Mass Effect: Andromeda from fans and critics alike, BioWare Montreal is being “scaled down” and that staff from the satellite studio are being moved onto different projects within the company. Worse, the same report indicates that the beloved science fiction franchise is being put on […]

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Video Games Review: Mass Effect: Andromeda (PS4, 2016) isn’t great, it’s just good and that’s okay

March 29, 2017

Mass Effect has been a series on my personal review Bucket List for quite some time. I wasn’t yet working as a journalist and critic when Mass Effect 3 was released in 2012 and so Bioware’s big post-Shepard return to the series, Mass Effect: Andromeda, was in my sights. Having finally crossed this particular item off my bucket list, […]

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Video Games Preview: Space Politics and Alien Sex Make A Grand Return In Mass Effect: Andromeda

February 23, 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda is going to be one hell of a game. From the moment I was introduced to the space-bound crew of the Ark Hyperion, hurtling as we were to realms unknown, I knew I was in this for the long haul. I will admit to having little prior experience with the Mass Effect […]

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Here’s the new Mass Effect: Andromeda teaser direct from CES 2017

January 5, 2017

Bioware general manager Aaryn Flynn took the stage during Nvidia’s press conference during CES 2017 today to debut the latest look at the hotly anticipated sci-fi RPG, Mass Effect: Andromeda. You can check out the new trailer, running on Nvidia’s very latest GTX graphics hardware, after the jump.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda finally confirms March launch date

January 4, 2017

Ahead  of their appearance at Nvidia’s keynote address at CES 2017 today, Bioware and Electronic Arts have unveiled the official release date for their upcoming sci-fi RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda.

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New Mass Effect Andromeda gameplay trailer demo’s the fight for a new home

December 2, 2016

The wait for footage from Bioware’s space-faring role-player Mass Effect Andromeda has been an excruciatingly long one, but it seems the gates are slowly beginning to open. The latest gameplay trailer debuted during The Game Awards last night and takes us on a guided tour of some the galaxy’s most hostile planets.

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Hold onto your butts: Bioware is going to drop a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer in the next 24 hours

November 7, 2016

Happy N7 Day, Australian Mass Effect fans! With November 7 deemed the annual Mass Effect date of note, it makes sense that EA marketing would want to make the most of it and give the long-suffering, information-starved community a little something-something. Good news: the official Mass Effect Twitter account has confirmed a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer is imminent.

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“You’re the new Pathfinder.” Mass Effect Andromeda‘s new trailer is here!

November 7, 2016

Following yesterday’s announcement of a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer, EA and Bioware have delivered on their promise. The new cinematic trailer times in with a number of other Mass Effect related announcements for N7 Day. You can check out the trailer in full below the jump.

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Mass Effect 2 and 3 now available on Xbox One

November 7, 2016

The entire original Mass Effect trilogy is now compatible with Xbox One Backwards Compatibility. Both titles dropped for the console as a part of EA’s N7 Day celebrations.

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Mass Effect Andromeda now launching early 2017

March 3, 2016

Electronic Arts’ chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen has said that the next entry in Bioware’s sci fi RPG series, Mass Effect Andromeda, will launch early 2017 during a technology conference earlier this week.

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Games Review: Dragon Age Inquisition (Xbox One, 2014)

November 24, 2014

Where do you start with a game like Dragon Age: Inquisition? Bioware have unleashed on an unprepared world a game with so much to see and do that it defies belief. Bioware have taken the lessons they learned from Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age II and their mechanically similar Mass Effect series and applied them […]

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