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Posts Tagged BioWare


Peep at the Keep: BioWare’s save import alternative for Dragon Age: Inquisition

Today, BioWare has announced The Dragon Age Keep, a handy solution to all those save import and choice woes that may have affected people playing their games in the past.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Dragon Age: Inquisition GamesCom trailer manages not to use the word “epic”

I feel a bit bad for the word “epic.” It’s been tossed around so carelessly by almost every videogame press release (especially fantasy RPG press releases) over the past few years that people may as well just say their game is going to be “marmalade” for all the weight it carries.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2013 | 1

Feeling curious? Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer released

We mentioned it yesterday, but in case you missed it, the Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer has now been released into the wild.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

We expected it: Dragon Age: Inquisition detailed

Unsurprisingly, Dragon Age: Inquisition – mysteriously missing the “3″ from its title – has made an appearance at EA’s E3 press conference.

By Tim McDonald | 10 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

BioWare founders to be honoured at 2013 Game Developers Conference

The Lifetime Achievement Award at the forthcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) will this year be given to Dr.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Review

This is perhaps the first time I’ve reviewed a 14-year old game without writing it as a retrospective, so I’ve decided that there are three questions that need answering.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Nov 2012 | 5

Next Mass Effect game will use the Frostbite 2 engine

BioWare’s Yanick Roy has confirmed that the next Mass Effect title (whatever it turns out to be) will make use of DICE’s Frostbite 2 engine, marking a move away from Epic’s Unreal platform that was used for Mass Effect 3.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2012 | 4

Bioware Mythic renamed to Mythic in another name change

Remember when Mythic was just Mythic? EA then decided that the studio’s name should change to Bioware Mythic when Mythic was brought into the EA fold.

By Paul Younger | 8 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3′s ‘Omega’ DLC set for November release

Details have emerged from ComicCon about a date for Mass Effect 3′s next slice of single player DLC, ‘Omega’.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Volus characters added to Mass Effect 3 multiplayer

The much-rumoured addition of Volus characters (those rotund, wheezy chaps from the single player game) to Mass Effect 3′s multiplayer mode has been confirmed with the release of the latest free DLC package.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

The Collectors are coming to Mass Effect 3 multiplayer

BioWare is continuing to support the multiplayer side of Mass Effect 3, announcing yet another add-on for the game.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

SWTOR lead designer quits BioWare, attacks direction of industry

BioWare’s Daniel Erickson, lead designer on Star Wars: The Old Republic, has decided to resign from the studio.

By John Robertson | 4 Oct 2012 | 2

Mass Effect trilogy bundle has a few bits of DLC included

A great big unknown void surrounding the announcement of a Mass Effect Trilogy bundle on Wednesday of last week; namely, which of the many DLC components (if any) would be included with the base games?

By Peter Parrish | 1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare has plans for another “full” Mass Effect title and a new IP

Aaryn Flynn, the general manager of BioWare Edmonton and Montreal, has added his own blog post to those from Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka (who left the company today).

By Peter Parrish | 18 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare co-founders Zeschuk and Muzyka leave the company

Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka, two of the three original founders of BioWare (the third, Augustine Yip, left in 1997), have now departed the company they helped create.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dragon Age 3: Inquisition officially unveiled

Late last month, leaked marketing materials from a third-party focus group suggested that BioWare and EA were sounding the general public out about a possible third entry in the Dragon Age RPG series.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

No 1080p for Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

New generation, no HD support as standard. At least as far as Nintendo is concerned.

By John Robertson | 3 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare joining up with second studio to produce Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

BioWare are handling the Wii U port of Mass Effect 3 alone.

By John Robertson | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Shepard’s scavenger hunt in Mass Effect 3′s ‘Leviathan’ [Video]

The first downloadable solo DLC (if you ignore From Ashes and, er, the entirely new ending) for Mass Effect 3 will be released on 28 August for most platforms (29 August for PS3 users in Europe).

By Peter Parrish | 24 Aug 2012 | 1

BioWare tease Mass Effect 3 announcement tonight

Tonight is EA’s Summer Showcase, and BioWare has decided now is the right moment to tease us that an announcement regarding Mass Effect 3 will be made at the show.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 1

Star Wars: The Old Republic has lost over 300,000 subscribers since May

EA has admitted that Star Wars: The Old Republic subscription numbers have fallen below one million for the first time since its release in December 2011.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

Mass Effect movie to be based on first game, script finished

It seems that the script for the Mass Effect movie is finished.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | 29

Earth has some problems in the new Mass Effect 3 DLC [Video]

The latest free multiplayer DLC for Mass Effect 3 is rolling out to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC today (possibly tomorrow in some PSN regions) and, as already stated, you’ll be playing the role of some unfortunate fellows who’ve been left behind to look after Earth while the Reapers attempt to garbage-compact it.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Have a good laugh at the awful Mass Effect: Paragon Lost trailer

An important warning today about the dangers of playing fast and loose with your successful videogame license.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jul 2012 | 3

BioWare looking at free-to-play for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Despite BioWare saying late last year that it couldn’t see MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic going down the free-to-play route anytime soon, it was only a matter of before the developer looked into the prospect.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

EA wins the Mass Effect 3 ending investigation farce

EA has won in the investigation into the advertising campaign for Mass Effect 3. 

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 3

Mass Effect 3 is a Wii U launch title

Mass Effect 3 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 are heading up the third-party support for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

BioWare talks forthcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic features

BioWare’s Ray Muzyka spoke to the audience at EA’s E3 conference about a mass of forthcoming features for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 1