Dragon Age: Inquisition was BioWare's "most successful launch." And that's good news for Mass Effect 4.
Mass Effect 4 (or whatever the game's final title will be) may be on display at E3 2015, scheduled for a full release sometime in 2016.
It’s true — Hollywood has fully exported its heroes to the newest media kid on the block, video games. It wasn’t enough for Martin Sheen to play the chain smoking Illusive Man in 2008’s Mass Effect 2, or Kevin … Read more ›
Last week there was a surprising omission from the list of Oscar nominees in the visual effects category: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Weta Digital, the VFX team behind the movie's special effects, did massive—and massively...Show More Summary
The premise of Ben Aston’s latest short film, He Took His Skin Off For Me, is self-explanatory: to satisfy his girlfriend, a man peels off his epidermis and exposes the wet, gleaming blood-and-muscle mass beneath. The things we do for...Show More Summary
Who knew that Mass Effect would work so well as a fighting game? Read more...
The perception of mobile-to-PC ports is changing ever so slightly, and as Steam and other platforms open to a wider collection of developers, it continues to blur the line between mobile and desktop games. It’s more the monetization model that separates desktop games from mobile ones, which then influences design choices. It is not inherently […]
As a single-player only, narrative-driven game, The Order: 1886 feels a tad quaint (in a good way), as even the most classically cinematic, narrative-driven things of recent years (Last of Us, Uncharted, Mass Effect) affix multiplayer...Show More Summary
Part of the beauty of the Mass Effect series is that you can be whomever you want. There isn't a pre-ordained hero that tries to save the galaxy; you can make Shepard male or female, good or evil, gay or straight. "I'm Commander Shepard...Show More Summary
Straight from the Twitter feed of Mass Effect 1 and 2 Lead Animator Jonathan Cooper, Mass Effect protagonist Commander Shepard was a woman in the game's very first animation tests 10 years ago. Turns out, FemShep is the OG Commander. Ten years a...
One of the best things about many Bioware games is that you can select the gender of the character you play. Despite that, the marketing for Mass Effect tended to focus almost exclusively on the male avatars for a super long time, until criticism of this practice finally led to a trailer for FemShep in 2011. Show More Summary
[O]ne theorist has shown that an exotic quantum effect called entanglement has a real and measurable influence on a gravitational field— the first time this kind of link has ever been shown.David Bruschi at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem...Show More Summary
Researchers aiming to produce a mouse model of accelerated sarcopenia, the characteristic loss of muscle mass and strength that occurs with aging, instead found that depleting muscle stem cell populations had no effect on this condition. Show More Summary
Elon Musk tackled a number of subjects during his question-and-answer session on Reddit.
Elon Musk has grand visions of colonizing Mars and building a corporate empire to stand the test of time. So perhaps it’s no surprise he counts Mass Effect and Civilization among his favorite video game franchises. In a Q&A on reddit Monday, Musk included the sci-fi shooter and the strategy classic in a long list […]
Former devs on Battlefield, Shadows of the Damned and Lost Planet have launched a Kickstarter for an open-world space survival sim entitled Into the Stars. In development for PC and Mac, Into the Stars will be scored by Mass Effect composer Jack Wall. Show More Summary
There aren’t many games that I’d be afraid to mess with, but The Last of Us would definitely rank among them, right alongside Half-Life 2, Mass Effect and all but the last 20 minutes of BioShock. These aren’t flawless games, but they do represent some of the greatest writing that’s come out of this industry, […]
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Just because Christmas is behind us doesn’t mean the sales have ended! No, for as long as wallets and purses exist, there will be a game bundle or discount occurring somewhere. Today, Origin has the goods, with a $24.99 pack that includes Battlefield 4, Mass Effect 3, Dead Space 3 and Medal of Honor. More »
It's a new year (uh, yay). And while yesterday marked the end of the Steam Holiday Winter sale, some deals are still active at select retailers. Just yesterday GMG launched an impressive "Play More, Pay Less" sale featuring hundreds of titles under $5. Show More Summary