MASS EFFECT: LEGENDARY EDITION

Thank You Bioware For Giving My Gay Ass a Heart Icon to Flirt With

On episode 36 of 99 Potions, Fanbyte’s weekly RPG-centric podcast, our News Editor Imran Khan raised some valid concerns about Bioware’s implementation of a heart icon to indicate romantic interest within dialogue options with Dragon Age II. “They tend to mistake positivity for romantic intention. Cause it gives people these…

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There’s a Strong Chance I’ve Bought this Garrus Vakarian Statue By Day’s End

In about three months, I’m expecting a big N7 helmet to come with my Mass Effect: Legendary Edition collector’s package (that doesn’t include the remastered trilogy with the steelbook case), which will take up most of the shelf space I have left in my home. But, I can’t lie. I’ve been…

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New Details You Might’ve Missed About Mass Effect: Legendary Edition

Earlier this week, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition had its highly anticipated proper reveal. Coming out on May 14, 2021, the collection of remasters for the Mass Effect trilogy (which means Mass Effect: Andromeda is not included) has a slew of upgrades. It’s going to be wonderful for many longtime fans…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is Altering the Infamously Terrible Miranda Butt Shots

Mass Effect 2 is eleven years old in 2021, and that means that when we replay it as part of the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition remasters, we’re going to have to reckon with some things as the series is brought back into the spotlight in a modern era. Whether that be its…

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A Codex Entry Sealed Thane Krios’ Fate in Mass Effect 3

The following will contain spoilers for Mass Effect 3, and if you’re about to play the series for the first time with the Legendary Edition remasters, we recommend you come back in May after you’ve played through all three games to read beyond this bold text. The Drell assassin Thane Krios is…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is Coming in May With a Game-less Collector’s Edition

After announcing the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition remaster back in November, Bioware has officially unveiled the collection in all its 4K glory. The remastered trilogy will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 14, rather than the originally leaked March date. And while this will finally put the…

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Bioware Cut a Queer Jack Romance from Mass Effect 2 Due to Fear of Fox News

Mass Effect’s relationship with queerness has been fraught, to say the least, but eleven years later, one of the greatest mysteries regarding the sexuality of one of its party members has been answered. Specifically Jack, the powerful biotic outlaw from Mass Effect 2. In conversations with protagonist Commander Shepard, Jack…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Store Listings Leak March Release Date

Well it looks like we won’t need any more video games in 2021 after March. A couple retailers seem to have put the official Mass Effect: Legendary Edition release date on their store listings, with each saying the remastered collection of Bioware’s science fiction RPGs will launch on PC, PlayStation…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Is a Chance to Make Amends With Gay Men

In the final romance scene between Commander Shepard and Kaidan Alenko in Mass Effect 3, both men are sitting in Shepard’s quarters, worried about the galaxy-defining fight that’s to come. Kaidan is there to support his boyfriend and commanding officer, ensuring him that he’s done everything he could to prepare…

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Canon Choices Have No Place in Mass Effect

N7 Day in the time where no details about the next Mass Effect are public has become insufferable in a very specific way. While this year was different, with the announcement of the Legendary Edition remasters lighting a fire under the series’ name for the first time in about three…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Presents Shepard as An Idea, Not a Default

If you missed it over the weekend, this Saturday, Bioware announced that Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is real. The trilogy is being remastered internally at the studio for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, with PS5 and Xbox Series X/S updates planned when the collection launches in spring of 2021.…

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition Gets Announced, Saving 2020

The 2020 U.S. election has finally ended and Trump didn’t win. It’s incredibly good news. Do you know what’s also good news? Maybe even better? That’s right. Mass Effect Legendary Edition — one of the least effectively kept secrets of the industry — was finally revealed. The announcement was made…

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Join Me in Screaming About This Blurry Image of Mass Effect Remaster Art

Tomorrow is N7 Day, a community day dedicated to Bioware’s Mass Effect series, and there have been a handful of reports that the studio will be officially unveiling the long-rumored Mass Effect: Legendary Edition remasters that will bring the original trilogy to modern consoles. Following this, GamesBeat reporter Jeff Grubb, who…

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Check on Your Gays, There’s Mass Effect Remaster News

If you haven’t already, go ahead and check in on the ladies, theydies and gaydies in your group chat to make sure they’re alright; we’ve got Mass Effect remaster news hot off the presses. Kind of.  The Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea has rated the currently-only-a-rumor Mass Effect:…

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The Cast of Mass Effect Reacts to Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Remaster News

Today it was announced that Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is getting a remaster, and will be coming to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 6, with a Switch version to follow the next week on November 13. Check out the reveal trailer below: For more insight into this announcement,…

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Somebody Please Just Fucking Announce the Mass Effect Remasters, So Help Me God

Okay, look. I am at my wits end here. I have been existing in a world where a hypothetical Mass Effect trilogy remaster exists for four months. I have read the reports, I have seen the store listings, and I have seen all the conflicting sources saying different things. Electronic Arts, Bioware,…

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