Mass Effect Andromeda Will Receive Patch to Address Negative Criticism

Just in case you haven’t been paying attention, Mass Effect Andromeda was released just two weeks ago to waves of negative feedback. Many criticized the plethora of technical issues and ridiculous facial animations, especially considering the game is a triple A title rumored to have cost $40 million to produce. After acknowledging this, Bioware have issued a statement saying thatContinue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Will Receive Patch to Address Negative Criticism”

What Mass Effect Taught Me About Open World Games

Seeing as the trend towards open world gameplay looks to reach its pinnacle with Horizon: Zero Dawn and Ghost Recon: Wildlands among this year’s hottest releases so far, the issue of effective world building seems to be more critical than ever. As the open world game market has filled up over the last 5 yearsContinue reading “What Mass Effect Taught Me About Open World Games”

Mass Effect Andromeda Cinematic Trailer #2 Analysis

A month and a half has passed since the first cinematic trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda, and today we have been graced by a second cinematic trailer. The first trailer was so heart-pumping and explosive that a lot of interesting details went unnoticed, so we slowed things down, looked at it scene-by-scene, and crafted an analysis.Continue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Cinematic Trailer #2 Analysis”

Mass Effect Andromeda Renegade/Paragon System Replaced by Head, Heart, Casual and Professional

Mass Effect Andromeda is now very close to releasing, and there is still so much we want to know about BioWare’s incredible galaxy-faring franchise. According to reddit user typherio, who managed to obtain a copy of next month’s PC Gamer magazine, the system of renegade and paragon dialogue choices has been replaced with something a little moreContinue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Renegade/Paragon System Replaced by Head, Heart, Casual and Professional”

Mass Effect Andromeda Has a Release Date

BioWare has announced that the highly-anticipated Mass Effect Andromeda will release on March 21st in North America and March 23rd in Europe. BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn calls the game “the most ambitious Mass Effect game to date”, promising a huge leap from the original trilogy. A blog post on Mass Effect’s official website featuresContinue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Has a Release Date”

Mass Effect Andromeda Gameplay Revealed

Gameplay was revealed for Mass Effect Andromeda at The Game Awards 2016. Fans of the series will be happy to see that there are a lot of similarities to the “original trilogy”. The fight for a new home is not without its conflicts — some of which are displayed in this trailer. While there were optionsContinue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Gameplay Revealed”

Mass Effect Andromeda Cinematic Trailer Analysis

Yesterday marked the final N7 day before we travel to a new galaxy in Mass Effect: Andromeda. We were treated to not one, but two trailers, as well as a plethora of other media. The official cinematic trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda (click here to watch in full) was a fast-paced, heart pumping flurry of information, some of whichContinue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Cinematic Trailer Analysis”

No Mass Effect Remastered Says EA Executive Peter Moore

Not long ago the fans of Mass Effect were given a statement, hinting that the remastered version of Mass Effect is not totally out of the question. This statement was made by non other than the Executive Vice President of Electronic Arts Patrick Söderlund, who gave an interview to Game Informer. According to Game Informer, SöderlundContinue reading “No Mass Effect Remastered Says EA Executive Peter Moore”

BioWare will Reveal its New IP Soon

BioWare, known for massive franchises like Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, will reportedly be announcing their new IP relatively soon. Patrick Soderlund, head of EA Studios recently spoke with GI.biz about the new IP and where BioWare is headed in the future: “We’ve been very open about theContinue reading “BioWare will Reveal its New IP Soon”

Why RPGs Are the Stars of the Video Game Industry

In the video game industry, there are dozens of genres that categorize what kind of experience a player can expect from a game. The selection ranges from countless sports games to the exciting action-adventure setting, and we as gamers develop preferences by exploring various titles and recognizing what grabs our attention. Presently, most of usContinue reading “Why RPGs Are the Stars of the Video Game Industry”

Mass Effect Andromeda Showcases Behind the Scenes Elements

Mass Effect Andromeda promises to take players to the Andromeda galaxy, millions of light-years away from the familiar locations of the Milky Way galaxy. Here, humans are the aliens, and we can count on that having a major role in the game and story. As the (assumed) captain of the starship The Tempest, you are expectedContinue reading “Mass Effect Andromeda Showcases Behind the Scenes Elements”

Most Anticipated Games of 2016, Part Three: Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect has always been a complicated series for me. I am always excited to play the next entry in the series, but I would hardly consider myself a huge fan. Abstractly, they should be among my favorite games as I am a fan of space operas, RPGs, and shooters. However they always seem toContinue reading “Most Anticipated Games of 2016, Part Three: Mass Effect Andromeda”