BioWare talks scrapped Reaper boss, switched missions, and picking up the pieces after ME2's Suicide Mission.
Mass Effect romance options: All male and female Shepard romance options in the Legendary Edition explained
All romances and flings across all three games explained.
"They will always be an essential part of the studio's history", says EA.
From Aliens to Cyberpunk via the Mass Effect arc.
Asari there's not more.
An Origin story.
Addicted to base.
From tabletop games to Darklands and 80 Days.
"This is not a joke."
Tapestry tool to archive your choices now live.
Soderlund offers hope alongside confirmation series is shelved.
"Corey was a talented designer and an even better person."
Series' former director Casey Hudson returns.
Curing the genophage.
Get up to speed for the trip to Andromeda.
What do you Mako that?
Our hopes have been Wrex.
Plus more from Outside Xbox.
N. K. Jemisin is penning the first, due this August.
Plus Trine 1 & 2 and Peggle.
UPDATE: Video removed due to copyright violation.
UPDATE: Saves transfer via cloud. Small Preview list of games shared.
BioWare have the years gone?
I spy with my little eye...
"Organic implementation" with all DLC "definitely what I have in mind."
"BioWare is as magical a place today as it was when I started."
Looks like the BBC has been doing calibrations.
Live concert heads to London in September, EGX visitors get discount.
XCOM £8! Mass Effect 3 £6.50!
"If we can put solid plans together we'll share."
Dragon Age writer David Gaider mulls the answer.
UPDATE: BioWare devs chuckle at ABC's slip-up.
Aliens! Planets! And a return of the Mako?
ME3 ending controversy "a really good lesson learned".
SWTOR chief steps up.
More than skin deep.
Questions whether abusive fans scare away talent.
See how Tali's face originally looked.
Drew Karpyshyn on the series' cut Dark Energy plot.
No more calibrating.
"I honestly don't think they're going to be that big a deal."
Only 18 per cent played as FemShep.
"Or any character that isn't both white and male."
One for the team.
UPDATE: Dishonored takes top honours, but Journey scoops up five awards.
"Everyone say... Normandy!"
Mild spoilers within.
Arty shots of ultra-high-specced PC build.
Because of the Cost Effect.
PlayStation Store updated to version 1.03.
And confirms previously-leaked multiplayer expansion Reckoning.
Geth in there.
The romance option.
Roll again for a new ending.
Look at them, EA!
"Putting the water cooler into the game."
"The game does not have to come after. Or before."
He was Zaeed Massani.
New co-op mode linked to your single-player decisions.
"You just get tired of it after a while."
Is that Wrex?
"...wish fulfllment on a level that reduced the characters into romantic playthings, sex dolls."
"Perhaps there is something to be said about whether the games BioWare makes still satisfy our core fans."
UPDATE: EA discounts comments, site investigating.
Eight writers on board. Main ME3 composer and Seth Green to return.
Got a couple of hundred quid?
Plus Mass Effect 3: Omega, Dead or Alive 5 bundle for £48.
Aria sure you want to buy it?
Nintendo's new console vs. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Gamma issues aside, the Wii U version of Mass Effect 3 compares very closely indeed with the existing console versions.
Like-for-like video clips compared on the oldest HD console - and the newest.
A series of testing gameplay excerpts analysed with Digital Foundry tools on PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.
Like-for-like video across the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U versions of Mass Effect 3 compared.
BioWare wants your help deciding.
EA relays the bad news.
Lead development shifted to BioWare Montreal.
What do you want to see in it?
Inside the most expensive Mass Effect 3 DLC yet.
Microsoft had a bit of a mix-up.
Starring Freddie Prinze Jr.
From the co-editor of I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Sure is something T'loak at.
One man's mission to show how beautiful they can be.
Retaliation multiplayer DLC available next week.
PC gets more than Xbox 360. PS3 release date now "TBA".
Original Mass Effect to finally launch on PS3, five years later.
Donlan checks out the first wave of multi-platform releases, including Mass Effect 3 and Assassin's Creed 3.
What's up next, Doc?
PC, PS3, Xbox 360 paid DLC to be included.
Working on another "big name franchise" for Wii U next year.
And why, for many developers, it doesn't matter.
Plenty more fish in the sea.
A conversation with EA's Peter Moore on the thorny issues of DLC, Online Passes and all the rest of it
"You can pretty much pick out the age of most of your readers by their commentary."
GAME Retail Ltd blames expiration of lease.
"They're doing great. Mass Effect has been enormous for us."
On poor fiction, text versus graphics, KOTOR, the Mass Effect 3 ending and Children of Fire.
Could it be true?
Don't fear the reaper.
"Gamers are happier, as they are able to spend money when they want".
More than five months after launch, only 42 per cent have played to the end.
More information for those who buy Leviathan add-on.
Biotics all the boxes.
The Wii U version confirmed as a launch title.
Can games do nuanced emotion like Brokeback Mountain yet?
Plus, MW3 and Ghost Recon DLC.
From legendary Ghost in the Shell studio.
Platinum difficulty! New N7 classes! Powers! Pictures!
Spoiler-filled Reaper add-on outed.
Leaked multiplayer add-on confirmed.
Plus PSN-exclusive role-player Rainbow Moon.
This is how the world ends - with both a bang and a whimper.
Script leak details SPOILERS.
Plus, BioWare's new message to fans revealed. SPOILERS INSIDE.
Praises Mass Effect 3 for "showing Kinect could be used with a controller".
UPDATE: Available now on Xbox 360.
Plus, new BioWare Q&A offers behind-the-scenes detail.
Did EA mislead or not?
Earth multiplayer DLC, too.
"It's interactive, so you're going to have your say."
"It cheapens intellectual property."
Third-party support headed up by BioWare's RPG.
Latest multiplayer expansion adds new races, maps.
New "anti-AFK" system to boot multiplayer cheaters.
Free multiplayer expansion adds maps, weapons, characters.
Vorcha race enter the fight.
To make up for previous exclusion.
There be spoilers.
Second only to Steam.
"In the course of those couple of hours, most of the people I've ever worked with were gone."
"It is no secret that the Reaper War has had its share of logistical SNAFUs."
FIFA, Medal of Honor, Battlefield, Need for Speed, the lot.
New CEO's "first priority" was to put more new releases in stores.
Takes your satisfaction "very seriously".
Top tips for the new multiplayer map pack.
PC, Xbox 360 get new character unlock this weekend.
Users unable to load title screen, play campaign or online.
Better Business Bureau calls on publishers to give marketing blurb "careful consideration".
BioWare: "It's more than just a few cinematic scenes."
Plus Goldeneye 007: Reloaded for £39.99.
Hackers add as many as 5000 signatures.
We dissect the self-inflicted "fun button" saga and talk about EA's stout defence of BioWare's wooden sex scenes.
Patch notes revealed, face bug fix included.
"Good for @EA for telling the homophobes to f*** off."
More multiplayer content for BioWare RPG.
Free multiplayer expansion adds new maps, playable characters.
"This isn't about protecting children, it's about political harassment."
UPDATE: Hardware trade-ins, pre-orders restored.
UPDATE: no new endings will be added to the game.
"Gamers may complain about paid DLC, but there has to be something that sits between Farmville and the $60 price point."
"Thank God I'm not a writer!"
"No plans" for further store closures, says new owner.
Announcement due tomorrow.
UPDATE: OpCapita apparently bids again.
"Just had an administrator at our door, ain't getting our keys!"
PwC cites "unfortunate" proximity of stores and "ambitious" overseas expansion.
PwC says job losses "regrettable" but will help conclude a sale.
"No refunds can be given for any pre-order deposits paid."
Reviewing and processing orders placed on the website.
Insists "there is room for a specialist game retailer" in the UK.
Administration set for today.
No release date yet, though.
This time, game plays YOU.
Watch the choices you didn't make.
"You have been heard. Now it is time to make sure they get the details right."
New data shows just how important online and digital sales have become.
But highlights ME3 and FIFA Street success without specialist retailer.
Pokémon spin-off takes top spot, Vita still in doldrums.
"We will not support or respond to destructive commentary."
Stream the demo in your browser.
Will continue to trade in the short term.
Profiling sci-fi's greatest accidental heroine.
UPDATE: First screenshot revealed.
Board feels "there is no equity value left in the Group".
Levine argues disgruntled fans would end up disappointed if they got their way.
Less than 1% of successful matches on Gold difficulty.
Twisted Metal turns up 12th, Yakuza fails to chart.
"You don't need to know the answers to the Mass Effect universe."
BioWare offers up Geth, Cerberus, Reaper tips.
"I would like to be able to fondle the dragon by wearing a glove."
NO SPOILERS INSIDE.
Mass Effect: Team Assault morphed into ME3 multiplayer.
One trilogy to rule them all?
UPDATE: OpCapita reportedly makes a firm offer.
Bertie, Tom Phillips and Tom Champion talk Mass Effect 3 and try to avoid spoiling anything.
Gamers' petition raises $28,000 for charity.
Receive emails from squadmates, raise your Galaxy at War score.
Ready? Geth set, go.
"Stop thinking you're a producer."
Blasting action from the smash-hit game analysed on both Xbox 360 and PS3.
Like-for-like scenes compared on Xbox 360 and PS3.
Other shops will fill the hole, reckons Riccitiello.
Who needs GAME?
Share price plummets to below 1p.
Console versus computer - at 720p there's not much to tell these two games apart.
The preferred console SKU up against the game running on PC.
Head-to-head comparisons of the concluding Mass Effect chapter on PS3 and Xbox 360.
"We have been truly humbled."
Offers PC gamers a temporary workaround.
EA suggests SWTOR expansion announcement soon.
Eurogamer plays the first mission after the demo.
Relaying the UK's best deals.
That's 288 stores.
Frame-rate issues from the demo persist into the final game.
Demo code representative of the retail version.
Trine 2 free for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
£34.99 for CEO's Pack.
"Now it comes back to bite them on the ass."
EA: "we understand this may be a great setback."
The end of all things.
"We don't anticipate any delay getting titles to market."
In discussions with legal advisors.
One last sneak peak before release day.
"You're never going to be the villain."
Plus, Collector's Edition and previously GAME-exclusive DLC.
"The focus very much remains on pure survival."
GAME shares fall nearly 16%.
Dress up your console, get multiplayer gear.
Limited editions and other exclusives "a question for our suppliers".
Cash refunds confirmed. £5 in-store credit from tomorrow.
Cancels pre-orders for FIFA Street, Tiger Woods 13, Sims 3 Showtime.
In March. And beyond?
UK landing sites hunted down, but problems in Paris, San Francisco.
"It's fun to think about. It's really interesting."
Plus: Mass Effect 3 day-one DLC outrage, various bad jokes.
Consumers flocking to Shepard finale.
Be at the landing zone to get a copy early.
EA deploys TV marketing salvo.
Mass Effect 3 demo 10th most played game last week.
Normandy model set to hit the stratosphere.
"I've read all 96 pages of this thread..."
Online Pass! Reversible FemShep cover!
Pre-order the download now for bonus content.
Phwoar - look at those frame rates.
Obvious spoiler within.
Batter than Halo?
BioWare releases director's cut of launch cinematic.
Fear the Reapers.
Keyboard, headset, controller include multiplayer extras.
Gameplay segments analysed on both HD consoles.
Keyboard! Mouse! Controller! Headphones!
PS3 suffers in frame-rate comparisons.
The introductory scene from the demo subjected to Digital Foundry analysis.
"It got off to a rocky start for all the wrong reasons."
Time for some calibrations.
"Definitely not we don't give a damn."
Mass Effect 3 and Binary Domain demos also land today.
"They may or may not work," says BioWare.
Demo live now on Xbox 360.
The stunning introductory mission.
Fresh footage starring the female Shepard protagonist.
Story, customisation, enemies, action, co-op.
Co-operative play to affect the Galaxy at War.
How your Shepard will shape the finale.
Simply the chest.
What could it be?
Recieve texts from your Mass Effect 3 crewmates.
You can still get the digital edition, says BioWare.
Changes coming to correct "errors and oversights".
But do you need Kinect?
Complete missions, earn prizes.
But "you'll get answers to everything".
BioWare sets the galaxy on fire.
Online multiplayer available to all.
Some even burn it.
Sheen! Green! Prinze. Jr! Chobot!
"You'd better be doing everything well, or you'll die."
Which will you be?
"Character boosters" and new weapon offered.
"Story so far" narrative, altered AI responses.
"Could include powerful new weapons and new characters."
Play through BioWare sequel's opening sequence.
EA to drop demo on 14th February.
BioWare blames Valve's "restrictive" TOS.
Footage of the demo unlocks in action.
BioWare listens to fan feedback on bishoujo figurine.
EA RPGs raid each other's dressing up box.
Plus pre-order bonus weapons.
Game and Origin get exclusive deals.
For all who pre-order.
Origin, GameStop offer in-game extras.
That's one burly baddie.
Clint Mansell and co revealed.
Just three months to go.
Fresh combat and stealth moves detailed.
Nova! Sentry Turret! Improved Charge, Overload! Melee!
Plus, lead writer discusses writing around ME2's ending.
Fabric N7 patch! Robotic Dog! Additional content!
"If leak gets more people interested in ME3, it'll be a positive."
Playable races "you may not expect".
BioWare: "We urge fans not to read them."
Action Mode, Story Mode and RPG Mode spotted.
But single-player only isn't dead.
Developer working hard to create a "proper conclusion".
BioWare gives gamers another glimpse.
Nothing "walled off" to those who refuse co-op.
Early access via Battlefield 3.
Fans "get what we're doing last".
Multiplayer, BioWare Social Network.
BioWare details co-op features.
Krogan you guess what it is yet?
Level-cap! War Assets! Drell! iOS/Facebook!
BioWare moves to calm concerned fans.
Australian magazine outs new feature.
New shots shepherded in.
"We still have huge autonomy," say Docs.
Evidence for online co-op builds.
Tells a new story without Seth Green.
Busty figurine proving divisive.
Commander Shephard and co. return.
"Correct," says BioWare.
Gabe Newell comments on Steam ban.
Decide on hair colour.
A shortlist of 10. Winner announced Monday.
BioWare begins the fight for Earth.
Bioware shows RPG battling.
What will pre-built Shepard look like?
"Aren't enough female heroes in games."
But gamers will "embrace" it if they use it.
Formerly known as James Sanders.
Single-player or multiplayer?
Digital Deluxe edition has special items.
Panel discussion set for Comic-Con.
And Need for Speed: The Run.
"From a gamer's perspective it's a positive."
"We have more things planned."
'FemShep' a cover girl at last.
We've heard it's in. What does BioWare say?
"We found something pretty innovative."
EA's "core and more," strategy explained.
Real actors pretending.
Don’t fear the Reaper.
Take a deeper look at Shephard's return.
Shephard your troops via voice commands.
Uses voice to Shepherd squad.
EA launches Steam rival today.
EA image suggests E3 reveal.
BioWare details Mass Effect 3 endgame.
Who will be the male option?
Spoilers at the bottom.
Sequel more commercial than ME1, ME2.
BioWare ensuring it "exceeds expectations".
Shepard, Liara get in fighting mode.
First Shepherd shots flock in.
Potential spoilers inside.
Would be "amazing" to "live there".
Expanded RPG elements, weapon mods.
Will fans of Shepard flock to see it?
Deception due out later this year.
Senior designer loves Dead Space interface.
Inside the Dragon Age 2 box.
Jack Wall: It was "time to move on".
BioWare hires Aronofsky's favourite.
With over 6 hours of bonus content.
Ripe for thousands of stories, says BioWare.
Join Miyamoto, Suzuki, Molyneux, Carmack.
PS3 owners won't have to wait.
London burns Holiday 2011.
Save Earth from "terrifying machines".
Doctor in the house.
Doctors Ray and Greg to exec produce.
Promise future events for "excluded" fans.
Didn't understand DLC when independent.
Sequels are fun to make, says Muzyka.
Plus: New ME2 DLC released today.
On E3 reveals, new games, Mass Effect 3.
Zeschuk: universe too "valuable" to ditch.