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News: Mass Effect: Andromeda Male and Female Protagonists Are Siblings

Mass Effect: Andromeda Male and Female Protagonists Are Siblings

Bonds of blood

An intriguing little detail emerging from the PlayStation Meeting, it turns out that Mass Effect: Andromeda's main character, Ryder, will have a brother or sister depending on whether you decide to play as a male or female protagonist. In other words, both Ryders will exist within the game. Speaking to PlayStation Access, BioWare...

News: Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Is Finally Here, Running on PS4 Pro

Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Is Finally Here, Running on PS4 Pro

The future is here

Those BioWare Twitter teases weren't for nothing, it would seem. As hinted, Mass Effect: Andromeda was indeed shown during Sony's PlayStation Meeting - and it was running on the newly announced PlayStation 4 Pro. This trailer is the first time that we've seen real, near-finished gameplay of the 2017 title, and it's looking...

News: Mass Effect Dev BioWare May Have Something to Show at the PlayStation Meeting

Mass Effect Dev BioWare May Have Something to Show at the PlayStation Meeting

All aboard the Normandy

Oh BioWare, always with the teasing. Hard at work on Mass Effect: Andromeda - which is supposedly launching early next year - the Canadian developer has been busy hinting that it may play a part in Sony's PlayStation Meeting later today. Gasp! No, seriously, that's a real gasp. The studio's potential presence may give a...

News: BioWare Explains Why it Went for a Female Main Character in Mass Effect: Andromeda's E3 Trailer

BioWare Explains Why it Went for a Female Main Character in Mass Effect: Andromeda's E3 Trailer

"We're embracing character creation"

You've seen the Mass Effect: Andromeda E3 2016 trailer by now, right? If so, then you may or may not know that around the 1:30 mark, we get our first real glimpse of the game's customisable main character, Ryder. Much like Commander Shepard, Ryder can be male or female depending on your preference, but unlike...

E3 2016: FIFA 17 Dev Went to BioWare for Help with Footy Sim's New Story Mode

FIFA 17 Dev Went to BioWare for Help with Footy Sim's New Story Mode

Worlds colide

FIFA 17 has its very own story mode - something completely new to the long running series. Separate from the traditional career mode, 'The Journey' will follow wannabe star Alex Hunter, who you'll play as throughout. As Alex, you'll have control both on and off the pitch, as you decide how the narrative plays out through interviews...

News: Mass Effect Developer May Be Branching Out with an Action Game

Mass Effect Developer May Be Branching Out with an Action Game

BioWary

Founded over two decades ago, BioWare is a development studio that's become synonymous with the role-playing genre. It's the company behind modern franchises like Dragon Age and Mass Effect, both of which allow you to shape your own story through player choice and interactions with diverse casts of characters. When we think of BioWare, we...

News: BioWare Confirms Mass Effect: Andromeda will Warp to PS4 in Early 2017

BioWare Confirms Mass Effect: Andromeda will Warp to PS4 in Early 2017

A galaxy not too far away

Since earlier this year, we've known that Mass Effect: Andromeda won't be launching in 2016. However, in a statement on the official Mass Effect website, BioWare's general manager Aaryn Flynn has confirmed that the game will ship in "early 2017". Okay, so it's not huge news, but at least the developer's taken the time to...

News: BioWare's Considering a Dragon Age Spin-Off Title

BioWare's Considering a Dragon Age Spin-Off Title

Tactical advantage

"Would you play a Dragon Age Tactics game?" asks series executive producer Mark Darrah over on Twitter. The BioWare veteran even posted a poll on the social media platform, with 49 per cent of voters answering "Yes!" We suppose that means we could be getting a spin-off Dragon Age game in the future, then. Sure, it's a bit of an...

News: Veteran Dragon Age Writer David Gaider Leaves BioWare

Veteran Dragon Age Writer David Gaider Leaves BioWare

The story begins anew

Ask many a Dragon Age fan who David Gaider is and they'll probably point out that he's partly responsible for bringing BioWare's fantasy role-playing series to life. Gaider's typically great writing can be found in all three Dragon Age titles that have appeared on PlayStation platforms. He also wrote numerous novels and...

Soapbox: Why Mass Effect 2 on PlayStation Plus Deserves Your Attention

Why Mass Effect 2 on PlayStation Plus Deserves Your Attention

Sheparding the flock

In case you don't know, Mass Effect 2 is currently available to download though PlayStation Plus . The second title in BioWare's sci-fi trilogy, it remains one of my favourite ever games – and I'm here to tell you why I think everyone should at least give it a go. It's not that Mass Effect 2 is an absolutely perfect...