Tag Archives: bioware
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 21:45 BST
The ancient Gree starship, Gray Secant, is returning to Ilum May 21-28, and will provide SWTOR players with some nifty rewards such as unique armor, pets, weapons, and the like. Players will earn Reputation points has they “fight the Gree’s grand mission,” and players level 45 and over can jump into the event before it returns at level 55 in the future. For more information, you can visit the in-game News Terminal located on Carrick Station or Vaiken Spacedock, or just head over to the game’s official website. A video is below.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 20:31 BST
Bioware has released a SWTOR video giving you a better look at the new customization options which launched today with update 2.1. You were given a slight glimpse last week, now set your eyes on the video below which shows off the Appearance Designer in action. And don’t forget about the new playable Cathar species either.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 11:56 BST
Mass Effect developer Casey Hudson has shed light on the potential for spin-offs independent off Shepard’s adventures. As big fans of Garrus, the team has suggested in a new interview that they’d be in favour of giving the sniper his own game, as well as Javik and other supporting cast members.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 16:31 BST
SWTOR is getting dye modules with game update 2.1, and to show these off a bit, BioWare has released a new video. It’s less than a minute long, but it gives you the idea well enough. Have a look below. Game update 2.1 is expected on May 14 and update 2.2 is set to roll out on June 11. Thanks, Massively.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 09:44 BST
EA has announced that it has signed an exclusive multi-year publishing deal with The Walt Disney Company for the Star Wars franchise, with games to come from BioWare, DICE and Visceral.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 06:44 BST
It’s the ultimate gift to long-patient fans, but Mass Effect 3 Citadel’s also the most technically ambitious module of BioWare’s much-praised divergent narrative system. Brenna Hillier reports.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 00:31 BST
Star Wars: The Old Republic players will soon be able to radically alter their characters in handy-dandy customisation booths.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 19:28 BST
The next Mass Effect game has had new members added to its development team, according to a Superannuation report on Kotaku. The members are ex- Big Huge Games and Impossible Studios staffers, who have now moved on to BioWare Montreal. The report also notes that Colin Campbell is now head of the new Mass Effect’s level design team and Ian Frazier is now its lead gameplay designer. Head through the link for more information.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 19:06 BST
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 14:23 BST
EA has spilled details of its pre-E3 2013 conference in Los Angeles. With next-gen on the horizon you can bet this is going to be a barn-burner.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 23:31 BST
The first digital expansion for Star wars: The Old Republic is finally live to all comers. Grab Rise of the Hutt Cartel now for $20, or $10 if you’re a subscriber, and gain access to new missions, a higher level cap, Elder Game content, Macrobinoculars and Seeker Droids, and the planet Makeb. Not convinced? Check out the launch trailer through the break.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 23:46 BST
The latest Star Wars: The Old Republic dev blog post highlights the most crucial, anticipated, and weight addition to the MMORPG accompanying the Rise of the Hutt Cartel digital expansion: macrobinoculars. Yes friends, now you can survey your surroundings in keen detail. This is what we live for; this is why the bones of our hands are permanently fused into the WASD configuration – so we can gaze at virtual landscapes in freedom. Beautiful. It also allows you to find hidden objects or something; I don’t know, I’m too busy questioning my life choices to read the whole thing.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 07:19 BST
Although it has officially moved on from full-time Mass Effect 3 support, BioWare is still keeping an eye on the RPG’s multiplayer. The developer is asking fans to take the time to answer a survey about the maps, rating them difficulty, atmosphere and more. This feedback could help inform future Mass Effect multiplayer outings, should any be produced, so you potentially have a chance to help shape the franchise’s future.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 00:14 BST
Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn has said filmmakers should focus on the story of humanity’s search for a place in the galaxy, which much more intrinsic to what the franchise is than, say, Tali or Garrus. Don’t shoot the messenger.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 19:59 BST
SWTOR game update 2.0 went live today, and Bioware has released a new video rife with the Legions of Scum and Villainy. The later is a level 55 operation, and contains various, vicious enemies you’ll face on the planet Darvannis. The video also give you a look at the new Legacy Achievements system. The game update went live yesterday alongside early access to Rise of the Hutt Cartel, along with guild rewards such as a stackable 5% boost to experience. Hit up the video below.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 03:23 BST
The Mass Effect series was supposed to have more content focused on the Rachni race, but plans went awry in order to continue the story of the Geth. Spoilers for the series within.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 00:38 BST
BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk has challenged the common perception of EA as a controlling overlord forcing its studios to shoe-horn unwanted elements into its games, saying what EA really provides is freedom and resources – so developers can make their own mistakes.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 15:58 GMT
Dragon Age 3: Inquisition lead writer David Gaider has said at GDC that the industry will not fully embrace the notion of female stars unless there is clear financial motivation to do so. The old belief is that female character don’t sell, and this is a view Gaider would very much like to see challenged.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 12:32 GMT
Dragon Age 3 : Inquisition & Mass Effect 4 will be powered by DICE’s Frostbite 3 engine, BioWare has confirmed.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 02:13 GMT
BioWare has announced the closure of Star Wars: the Old Republic’s Asia Pacific servers, with local gamers to be shuffled over to new homes on North American hardware.