The senior programmer on Dragon Age: Inquisition reveals a screen and talks about working for BioWare.
Pay attention, Hollywood. “Amateur” cosplayers can teach you a thing or two about bringing our favorite video game characters to life.
Most moral choice systems suck. What’s wrong with them, and what would make them better?
Robin Sachs, the actor behind gruff, cynical bounty hunter Zaeed in Mass Effect, has died at the age of 61.
Many female characters get excluded from the game’s cover in favor of male protagonists. Did your favorite heroines make the cut?
While Mass Effect 3: Omega has its good, trigger-happy moments, it doesn’t bring enough of the saga’s signature storytelling to the forefront.
Most players probably don’t know that Mass Effect 3’s latest single-player content pack, Omega, is out because they don’t care about the franchise anymore. And EA should do something about it.
Artist Shaun Nakasone sculpts incredibly detailed vinyl figurines based on video game characters, comic book superheroes, and more.
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Everyone has a list of really important games they just haven’t played, so we tricked some of the most influential people in the industry into revealing their piles of shame.
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Despite having different content, the Xbox 360 and PC versions of the Mass Effect Trilogy will both cost $59.99.
Garrus, Thane, Miranda, and others from Mass Effect 2′s excellent cast get personalized movie-style posters.
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Electronic Arts‘ BioWare division has had a great run with the Mass Effect series. Today the company is releasing details about the latest game, Mass Effect 3. So far, it isn’t a disappointment.
Selling 1 million copies of a triple-A title in two weeks just isn’t enough for some game companies — like BioWare, which will offer a copy of its previous 2010 game-of-the-year winner Mass Effect 2 for free with every Dragon Age 2 sale.
Gaikai has launched a beta test of its game streaming service that allows gamers to play high-quality video games in a browser. The first games available are titles such as Dead Space 2 from Electronic Arts and they show that Gaikai has followed through on its promise to market games to people who want instant gratification.
Last night, BioWare’s Mass Effect 2 video game beat out Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption, the big favorite, to win Game of the Year at the 14th annual Interactive Achievement Awards.
One of the core values at Canadian game developer BioWare is corporate humility. Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, the founders of BioWare (a highly successful game division at Electronic Arts), believe that being humble is key to success.
Game publishers aren’t thrilled that video game sales are down 5 percent year to date. But for gamers, it’s been an awesome year because 2010 saw the debut of some of the best games ever made. From skinning cougars in Red Dead Redemption to shooting birds at pigs in Angry Birds, there was never a dull moment. The year’s biggest hits drew huge numbers of gamers much like the opening weekends of blockbuster movies, redefining the definition of a blockbuster game far beyond a mere 1 million units sold. If there was any weakness in the year, it was that the middle thinned out, with games falling into either the blockbuster bucket or the dud bucket.
Gaikai chief executive David Perry said his company has finally launched the long-awaited beta test of its cloud-based gaming technology that promises to stream video games to any computer.
The year is almost halfway done, and video game publishers will be announcing a whole new slate of games at the E3 Expo starting June 13. So this is a good time to assess the best games of the year so far. We’re lucky to have such a great slate of titles to choose from, since game publishers are finally catching on to the strategy of releasing games in off season. As usual, the bestseller lists don’t tell the whole story about innovation in video games.