Next Mass Effect and Dragon Age games using Frostbite 3

By:  Martin Gaston Both Dragon Age III: Inquisition and the next Mass Effect game will be powered by DICE’s Frostbite 3 engine, BioWare has said. “For everyone who’s been asking after the #BF4 reveal, #DA3 and the next Mass Effect are also using Frostbite 3. It’s awesome,” said BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn on Twitter. The Frostbite 3 engine was announced hand in hand with DICE’s Battlefield 4 reveal at GDC 2013 earlier this week. 17 minutes of Battlefield 4 footage was shown, detailing many []

BioWare: Calling next entry Mass Effect 4 is a disservice

By: Eddie Makuch BioWare wants to make clear that the next entry in the Mass Effect series should not be known as Mass Effect 4. Writing on the BioWare forums (via Eurogamer), community developer Chris Priestly explained that the only confirmed detail about the new game is that it will not feature Commander Shepard. “To call the next game Mass Effect 4 or ME4 is doing it a disservice and seems to cause a lot of confusion here,” Priestly said. “We have []

Mass Effect 4 in 2014 or 2015 – Report

By:  Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, GamerSyndrome removed the entire interview, saying the information provided was “deemed to be obtained from an inaccurate source.” The original story follows below. Gamers holding out for the next Mass Effect may want to get comfortable. A BioWare representative told GamerSyndrome that it is planning to releaseMass Effect 4, or whatever the game will be called, in the window of late 2014 to mid 2015. A more specific release window was not provided, as “full []

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 []

BioWare releases Dragon Age III: Inquisition concept art

By: Eddie Makuch BioWare has released new concept art for Dragon Age III: Inquisition, giving gamers a first look inside the upcoming role-playing game‘s universe. The three shots, embedded below, show sprawling outdoor and indoor environments, as well as a castle set on a rocky mountain. Dragon Age III: Inquisition was announced in September. The game will run on a new engine, with the team at BioWare using DICE’s Frostbite 2 as a foundation. The engine will allow BioWare to build a []