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Next Mass Effect: BioWare “borrowing” many game systems from Dragon Age III


By: Eddie Makuch BioWare Montreal is “borrowing” many game systems from Dragon Age: Inquisition  to speed up development on the next Mass Effect title , studio director Yannick Roy said on Twittertoday. After he tweeted  a picture of a design document for the next Mass Effect, a fan suggested the game could be “years” away based on the heftiness of the folder. Roy responded , “Don’t worry: we have a large and talented team, we started a while ago, and we are ‘borrowing’ a lot of []

Bethesda defends day-one DLC


By: Eddie Makuch Elder Scrolls and Fallout publisher Bethesda has spoken out in defense of day-one downloadable content. Marketing vice president Pete Hines told Official Xbox Magazine that the negative sentiment surrounding day-one DLC stems from some gamers simply not understanding the timetable of the development process. “I don’t think [gamers] quite understand the development process and the point at which you have to stop making the game and you have to finish the game,” Hines said. “So, the content people stop []

Mass Effect 3 DLC teased?


By:  Eddie Makuch Mass Effect 3 has already welcomed a bevy of postrelease expansion content, but more could be on the way. BioWare producers Casey Hudson and Mike Gamble today tweeted two “teaser” images for unannounced content for the action role-playing game. The image (below) shows an armored Krogan creature wielding a heavy melee weapon. Gamble said of the image, “Does not like a guy you’d like to mess with…” In December, BioWare teased the next single-player expansion for Mass Effect 3, saying it will be “all hands on []

BioWare asks if fans want Mass Effect prequel


By: Eddie Makuch It appears the next Mass Effect game is only just beginning development. BioWare executive producer Casey Hudson asked his 30,000+ Twitter followers last night if they would prefer the next Mass Effect game to be a prequel to the original trilogy or a sequel. “Parsing through your thoughts on the next #ME game,” he wrote. “Would you be more interested in a game that takes place before the trilogy, or after?” A follow-up to Mass Mass Effect 3 wasannounced []

Mass Effect 4 Will Be Powered By Frostbite Engine


By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) BioWare Montreal has released a blog post which talks about their plans for the next installment into the Mass Effect franchise, Mass Effect 4. The post, which was published by studio director Yanick Roy, states BioWare Montreal will be leading the development of the title, while BioWare Edmonton will be utilised in a supporting role. “To ensure a proper and effective transition, we’ll continue to be supported by the Edmonton studio through the game’s development, working with and learning from []