BIOWARE

EA Discontinues BioWare Points, Makes DLC Purchasable With Them Free

Back in the early 2000s, companies were all about making up their own fake currencies that you had to buy with real money to purchase content and add-ons to games. This was the basis of the Xbox Store for several years, up until 2013, which used Microsoft Points to purchase…

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EA Discontinues BioWare Points, Makes DLC Purchasable With Them Free

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BioWare No Longer Requiring Developers to Relocate to its Offices

As the world continues to try and find some semblance of normalcy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mass Effect and Dragon Age developer BioWare is making a fundamental change to its workplace: it will no longer require employees to relocate to one of its offices in Edmonton and Austin. News of…

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Former BioWare General Manager Casey Hudson Founds New Studio

Not too long ago, Casey Hudson left BioWare for the second time. Hudson had departed the studio after 14 years in 2014, aiming to pursue new projects as a creative director in Microsoft. Within a few years, he was back as BioWare’s general manager to steer the ship in a…

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Gary McKay is the New General Manager at Bioware

Gary McKay has been named the new general manager at Bioware following Casey Hudson’s departure back in December. McKay joined Bioware in January of 2020 as head of development operations, then switching to an interim general manager when Hudson stepped down for the role. Now, after taking on the role…

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Anthem Next Has Been Cancelled

In the years since Anthem‘s release, both Electronic Arts and BioWare have been fairly transparent about the fact that the mission-based jetpack-shooter did not land with either critics or the audience. BioWare, the developers behind classic titles like Mass Effect and Dragon Age, implied that they were going to do their best…

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Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah Leave Bioware And I’m Supposed to Remain Calm?

As a huge fan of the company’s work, Bioware is a studio that is constantly making me feel some type of way about the state of things when there’s a questionable announcement or troubling report about the way its games are going. Keeping that in mind, today the studio’s general…

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Mass Effect Developer Reveals Overwhelming Majority of Players Were Paragon

John Ebenger, an ex-Cinematic Designer on the Mass Effect trilogy, revealed earlier this week that a vastly overwhelming amount of people played as a Paragon Shepard. Although he didn’t provide an exact number, he said on Twitter it’s “something like 92%,” and lamented the statistic since the team put in…

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Fenris from Dragon Age 2 Tells a Dog She’s a Good Girl: A Review

Added my voice to @DarkHorseComics fresh Fenris inspiration – thanks to @GrimSister21 for the VO request! Here you go, #dragonage2 fans… pic.twitter.com/2GW6tPpiY9 — Gideon Emery (@gideonemery) February 20, 2020

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Anthem Studio Aims For ‘Longer-Term Redesign,’ Slows Current Content

Anthem  tried to be a fresh new adventure for fans of loot-and-shoot-style games. However, developer Bioware showed that it’s deeply aware of the reputation garnered at Anthem’s launch. That’s why, in a blog post released today, Bioware shared that Anthem will undergo a massive rework and redesign. Unfortunately for today’s players, it’ll…

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Report: Bioware Rebuilding Anthem From the Ground Up

Bioware is leveraging both its Austin and Edmonton studios towards a complete rework of its floundering online shooter Anthem, according to a report published today on Kotaku. According to sources involved with the project who spoke with Kotaku on the condition of anonymity, this massively overhauled version of Anthem is…

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Mass Effect Should Finish Andromeda’s Story or Go Down in the Scourge

Mass Effect: Andromeda didn’t need to exist, but now that it does Bioware is at a crossroads. This past Thursday was N7 Day, a community day celebrating the Mass Effect series. It’s never been a place for major announcements, but it’s the one day a year where everyone involved in…

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Bioware Hinting at Dragon Age Announcements in December

It’s been nearly a year since Bioware announced the next installment in the Dragon Age series at The Game Awards last December, but it looks like the studio is planning to break its silence next month. Today, November 3, is the ten year anniversary of Dragon Age: Origins, the game that started it…

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Star Tours? Nah, this is a Mass Effect theme park attraction, and it’s real

Opening next month in Santa Clara, California, Mass Effect: New Earth 4D combines holography and live performance.

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