Commander Shepard and the crew of the Normandy must fight the Reapers in a final battle to determine the fate of the Universe in this epic conclusion to the Mass Effect trilogy.
It's a rare game that can get me as excited as a Mass Effect release. There's just something about the space opera setting, persistent main character and tight third-person shooter gameplay that really gets me chomping at the bit. The series has had its ups and downs, with the toning down of the RPG elements being a sore point for some but the advances in gameplay making it worth the loss to others. Read More.
Previews and Features
Led by Executive Producer Casey Hudson, we packed into a small room tighter than servicemen on a submarine to get a glimpse at one of the hottest draws at E3, Mass Effect 3. As the demo opens, the Reapers have invaded the Earth, and there's something skin-crawlingly sinister about the ships descending on the planet -- they look like giant robotic versions of the thing that crawled in Chekov's ear in Wrath of Khan. Read More.
The Canadian Videogame Award nominees have been announced, and the list features a mix of big budget AAA titles and smaller indie games. Read More.
BioWare has revealed the next piece of single player DLC for Mass Effect 3.
Called Mass Effect 3: Omega, the name and description of the content seems to stem back from Aria comments about wanting to get back to her club Omega and it seems she will finally seek out Commander Shepard for his help to reclaim it from Cerberus control. Read More.
BioWare today unveiled the Mass Effect Trilogy bundle, effectively bringing the first Mass Effect to the PlayStation 3.
The bundle will be a 5-disc set and come in a Premium Foil Box as well as exclusive artwork. Read More.
Gamers out there that are still scratching their heads over the Mass Effect 3 ending will hopefully be given the answers they seek.
BioWare announced today that the talked about Extended Cut DLC Ending will arrive on consoles on Tuesday, June 26th. Read More.
Today EA and BioWare announced Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut, a free DLC that will hopefully quell fans' anger with the sci-fi trilogy's ending.
"Since launch, we have had time to listen to the feedback from our most passionate fans and we are responding." said Dr. Read More.
By now, you are all aware that many players are upset about Mass Effect 3's ending and some have even gone as far as to demand BioWare change it to flat out file a complaint to the BBB. Read More.
UPDATE: Chris Priestly of Bioware has posted a comment on BioWare's forum:
"We are aware that some players are having issues importing the faces of characters from Mass Effect 1 or Mass Effect 2 into Mass Effect 3. The issue is likely in how faces were detected when imported from Mass Effect 1 into Mass Effect 2, and we're working on the best way to correct it for affected players. Read More.
I have seen a few marketing campaigns for Twitter, but never have I been so eager to follow it so closely like this.
The day before the launch of Mass Effect 3, a Twitter account called @AllianceNewsNetwork was started up. Alliance News Network is the fictional news organization in the Mass Effect universe. Read More.
Look to the skies and you could be the lucky recipient of a copy of Mass Effect 3.
According to an article on USAToday.com, Electronic Arts will launch copies of Mass Effect 3 into space next week. Read More.
BioWare will give the Midas Touch to Xbox 360 players.
BioWare announced that when players download the Mass Effect 3 Demo, it will give gold access for a limited time. So not only will players be able to take on the single-player story missions, they will be able to enjoy the multiplayer access as well. Read More.
BioWare has announced the release date of the Mass Effect 3 demo. The demo will be available on February 14 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
BioWare stated on their forum that the demo for the game will come with two single player sections. The first section will deal with the opening level of the game where the Reapers attack the Earth. Read More.
Mass Effect 3 and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning are teaming up in a cross-over event to give players bonuses.
If you play the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demo, you will unlock the Reckoner Knight Armor and the Chakram Launcher for Commander Shepard to us. If you purchase the game you will unlock armor inspired by Commander Shepard's N-7 armor. Read More.
BioWare has released the details on the Collector's Edition of Mass Effect 3.
Inside a metal case featuring artwork of Male and Female iconic Shepard, the game will come with: Read More.
UDATE 2: Casey Hudson has gone into a little more detail about the co-op missions for Mass Effect 3. The multiplayer missions will have a direct impact on the single player campaign, but you aren't required to play it to complete the game. Players will be a part of a special forces squad and try and free territories from enemy control. Read More.