Mass Effect 3 News (PC)

BioWare polling gamers about Firebase maps for Mass Effect 3 DLC

Posted: 12.04.2013 by JonahFalcon

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It seems that BioWare is looking to either improve the Firebase multiplayer maps from Mass Effect 3 or is working on multiplayer for the next Mass Effect title, as the developer has been polling gamers on them. The survey asks gamers about the layout, visuals, difficulty, and overall experience of each of the maps from the DLC.

Zeschuk: Old-school gaming in "sick market" right now, digital 'not filling gaps'

Posted: 10.04.2013 by Technet2k

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BioWare co-founder Dr. Greg Zeschuk doesn't hold much hope in the next generation of platforms as catalysts for revival. Unlike Microsoft and Sony "pull something magically out of a hat," it's the same old tricks.

The trouble is that the new market emerging is "not really that great" - only some are making a ton of money, but most don't see revenues like from the console business. Need something innovative.

BioWare "starting to get ready" for new Mass Effect, Tali almost benched in ME3

Posted: 25.03.2013 by Technet2k

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Casey Hudson, executive producer of the Mass Effect series, has reiterated at PAX East that 'Mass Effect 4' will be "a new thing," as it breaks away from the Commander Shephard trilogy.

The original Mass Effect team at BioWare Edmonton is creating a "whole new fictional universe", while BioWare Montreal takes the reins. Tali almost wasn't a squadmate in Mass Effect 3.

BioWare writer recalls Nyreen's creation in Omega DLC, her character "never an issue"

Posted: 20.03.2013 by Technet2k

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Mass Effect scribe Ann Lemay describes one of the "simplest and smoothest" processes she's ever experienced in the video games industry and it surrounded the creation of the first female Turien - Nyreen.

Nyreen originally was an unremarkable asari, but Lemay saw an opportunity. If joined by a female Commander, it presents a "triumvirate of interesting, diverse, and powerful female characters."

BioWare reveals Mass Effect 3 multiplayer annual stats

Posted: 08.03.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Gamers have been enjoying the multiplayer portion of Mass Effect 3 for a year, and BioWare has released some of the stats accumulated in that time.