Most Recent Mass Effect News

Aaryn Flynn Discusses BioWare and EA's Frostbite Engine

Posted by ValH at 11:43 am on 11.24.2019 (8 months ago)

Aaryn Flynn, BioWare's former general manager, was one of the keynote speakers at this year's Reboot Develop Red conference. Accor...

BioWare's Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk Receive the Order of Canada Award

Posted by ValH at 11:29 am on 12.28.2018 (1 year ago)

Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, a couple of Edmonton doctors, co-founded BioWare way back in 1995. As a result, the studio brought us...

BioWare November 2018 Update, Anthem Developer Livestream and Closed Alpha Info

Posted by ValH at 12:08 pm on 11.30.2018 (1 year ago)

Casey Hudson, BioWare's general manager brings us this month's studio update that mostly focuses on Anthem, a co-operative action-...

Mass Effect - Major Events Timeline

Posted by ValH at 12:07 pm on 11.18.2018 (1 year ago)

Earlier this year, PC Gamer published a couple of lore-filled articles that arranged all the major events of the Fallout and The E...

BioWare Celebrates “N7 Day” - Dev Blog

Posted by ValH at 11:47 am on 11.8.2018 (1 year ago)

Every year on November 7th, BioWare celebrates its Mass Effect series with the so-called N7 Day. This time around, the planned fes...

Drew Karpyshyn Interview

Posted by ValH at 10:59 am on 09.19.2018 (1 year ago)

Drew Karpyshyn, one of the better known writers behind many of BioWare's games, recently had a chat with the folks from The Inner ...

BioWare Mid-Summer Update

Posted by ValH at 10:18 am on 08.3.2018 (1 year ago)

Casey Hudson, BioWare's current general manager, has put together a new studio update. You can check it out over on the official B...

Why Small Choices Matter When It Comes to Character Creation in RPGs

Posted by ValH at 12:02 pm on 05.28.2018 (2 years ago)

With tabletop RPGs as its benchmark, this Eurogamer article uses Darklands and Mass Effect as examples while pondering why small c...

Mike Laidlaw Interview

Posted by ValH at 9:31 am on 05.26.2018 (2 years ago)

Last year, Mike Laidlaw departed BioWare after spending 14 productive years with the studio, during which he worked on Jade Empire...

The Best and Worst In-game Books and Codexes

Posted by ValH at 11:38 am on 04.3.2018 (2 years ago)

While not focusing exclusively on RPGs, this PC Gamer article takes a good look at a number of games with books and codexes in the...

Drew Karpyshyn Leaves BioWare (Again)

Posted by ValH at 12:43 pm on 03.10.2018 (2 years ago)

Drew Karpyshyn, one of BioWare's more renowned writers who was the lead on the original Mass Effect and did some work on Star Wars...

RPG Design Interview With Vince D. Weller and Mark Yohalem

Posted by ValH at 11:17 am on 02.4.2018 (2 years ago)

Iron Tower Studio's Vince D. Weller and Wormwood Studios' Mark Yohalem talk about the ins and outs of RPG design with Chris Picone...

Remembering Mass Effect Ten Years On

Posted by ValH at 1:29 pm on 11.19.2017 (2 years ago)

Over at PC Gamer, the prolific RPG scholar Richard Cobbett looks back at BioWare's Mass Effect series and tries to analyze what wo...

BioWare Celebrates Ten Years of Mass Effect

Posted by ValH at 7:17 pm on 11.7.2017 (2 years ago)

November 7th is the so-called N7 Day - the annual date when Mass Effect fans celebrate their favorite series of sci-fi RPGs. And s...

Ex-BioWare Developer Manveer Heir Talks EA, Mass Effect, and Microtransactions

Posted by BuckGB at 12:50 am on 10.26.2017 (2 years ago)

If you've found yourself questioning some of the decisions that have been made at BioWare in recent years, you might want to check...

Putting the Role in Role-Playing - Josh Sawyer at GIC 2017

Posted by ValH at 12:25 pm on 10.23.2017 (2 years ago)

During this year's Game Industry Conference in Poland, Obsidian Entertainment's Josh Sawyer talked about “Putting the Role in Ro...

Mike Laidlaw Exits BioWare

Posted by ValH at 10:00 am on 10.13.2017 (2 years ago)

Mike Laidlaw, a BioWare veteran of 14 years, has announced his departure from the company via Twitter. During his time at BioWare ...

Patrick Söderlund on the Future of Mass Effect

Posted by ValH at 3:08 pm on 08.23.2017 (2 years ago)

The Gamereactor folks have asked Patrick Söderlund, EA's Executive Vice President, about the future of Mass Effect when they ran ...

Richard Cobbett on RPG Villains

Posted by ValH at 1:16 pm on 07.10.2017 (3 years ago)

The latest of Richard Cobbett's RPG Scrollbars columns talks in detail about the intricate process of creating fun, memorable, and...

Mike Laidlaw Podcast Interview

Posted by BuckGB at 2:00 am on 06.29.2017 (3 years ago)

The possibility of a Jade Empire sequel, his many contributions to the Dragon Age franchise, the approach he takes to design a tit...

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