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Mass Effect: Andromeda - Liam Kosta's Loyalty Mission

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Liam Kosta's Loyalty Mission

BioWare plays through Liam Kosta’s loyalty mission at PAX East, giving fans of Mass Effect: Andromeda a thorough look at what to expect from the British warrior.

By John Jacques on 12 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Strategy Guides Have Special Editions

Mass Effect: Andromeda Strategy Guides Have Special Editions

Prima reveals that three different tiers of strategy guides will be released for Mass Effect: Andromeda, with the higher priced editions including exclusive content.

By John Jacques on 11 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Highlights the Nomad

Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Highlights the Nomad

Today, BioWare has now allowed even more Mass Effect: Andromeda footage to be released online, as the latest gameplay video focuses o...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 March 2017
Battlefield 1 Winter Update Releases Next Week

Battlefield 1 Winter Update Releases Next Week

The official Battlefield Twitter confirms that the Battlefield 1 Winter Update will launch next week, which will bring new bug fixes, balances, and improvements to the game.

By Boston Blake on 24 February 2017
Battlefield 1 Teases Frontlines Mode with Trailer

Battlefield 1 Teases Frontlines Mode with Trailer

DICE and Electronic Arts officially tease the inclusion of a new mode with the name Frontlines for its World War I-inspired first-person shooter, Battlefield 1.

By Kyle Sledge on 24 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Have Customization

ME: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Have Customization

Responding to fans on Twitter, Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Fernando Melo reveals that the game’s multiplayer will have ‘some’ customization options. A hallmark of the Mass Effect franch...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Teases New Earth, Cinematic Trailer

ME: Andromeda Teases New Earth, Cinematic Trailer

The developers at BioWare provide a teaser clip to promote tomorrow’s reveal of a New Earth in a cinematic trailer for the science fiction game Mass Effect: Andromeda. With Mass Effect: And...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 January 2017
Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

The fantasy-RPG Dragon Age: Origins, the first-person shooter Battlefield 3, and more join Xbox One’s ever-growing list of backward compatible video games.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 January 2017
Titanfall Mobile Card Game Cancelled

Titanfall Mobile Card Game Cancelled

Titanfall: Frontline, the mobile card game spin-off of the Titanfall series, is cancelled due to difficulty creating an experience that matched the original games. Both publisher Electroni...

By Rob Gordon on 15 January 2017
Mass Effect Easter Egg Found On the Amazon Echo

Mass Effect Easter Egg Found On the Amazon Echo

A newly discovered Easter egg on the Amazon Echo is a direct reference to the popular sci-fi video game Mass Effect, which was stumbled upon by a Reddit user. Apparently, Alexa, the Amazon...

By Curt Hutson on 11 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Console Resolutions

Mass Effect: Andromeda Console Resolutions

BioWare General Manager Aaryn Flynn reveals that Mass Effect: Andromeda will run at 1080p resolution on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One, with both hitting 30fps. Although developer BioWare had kep...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn reveals on Twitter that Mass Effect: Andromeda won’t have a Season Pass, and said more info about DLCs will be coming later. With the holiday buying seas...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - EA Access Users Play Early

Mass Effect: Andromeda - EA Access Users Play Early

The official Mass Effect Twitter page responds to a fan’s question, revealing that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda will be playable early for EA Access subscribers. One of the perks of...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 January 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda Screens Highlight Volcanic Planet

Mass Effect Andromeda Screens Highlight Volcanic Planet

Ahead of the CES trailer, BioWare releases new Mass Effect: Andromeda screenshots that highlight one of the new planets players will be able to visit as a Ryder twin. Although the Mass Effe...

By Anthony Taormina on 08 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Shows Off New Vista

Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Shows Off New Vista

The latest trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda arrives, showcasing a brand new locale and a wondrous display of the game’s combat. Suffice it to say, fans should be excited. It’s been a good...

By Riley Little on 08 January 2017
Mass Effect an 'Inspiration' to Director James Gunn

Mass Effect an 'Inspiration' to Director James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn reveals that Mass Effect is one of his “biggest inspirations” and that he has played every game in the BioWare trilogy to the end. With the best...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 January 2017
ME: Andromeda: BioWare Promises Animation Improvements

ME: Andromeda: BioWare Promises Animation Improvements

The General Manager of the video game developer BioWare promises improvements for some of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s animations and facial performance issues. Once BioWare revealed Mass Effec...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 January 2017
Rumor – ME: Andromeda and South Park Release Dates Leak

Rumor – ME: Andromeda and South Park Release Dates Leak

An online listing from Microsoft potentially leaks the release dates for BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda and Ubisoft’s South Park: The Fractured But Whole. Without a doubt, both Mass Effec...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect series producer Michael Gamble talks about the potential of a Nintendo Switch port for the upcoming science-fiction RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda. With Nintendo Switch set to laun...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 January 2017
Battlefield 1 Details New Custom Game Mode

Battlefield 1 Details New Custom Game Mode

The developers at DICE provide details for the newest Custom Game in its first-person shooter Battlefield 1, and tease the game’s forthcoming February update. As many gamers would argue, Ba...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Actors Talk Voicing Ryder Twins

Mass Effect: Andromeda Actors Talk Voicing Ryder Twins

Tom Taylorson and Fryda Wolff, the voices behind the Ryder twins in Mass Effect: Andromeda, star in a video that details their relationship in and out of game. It has been a strong start to...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - Longer Gameplay Videos Coming

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Longer Gameplay Videos Coming

A BioWare employee hints on Twitter that there will be longer gameplay demos of Mass Effect: Andromeda soon, while an insider suggests a marketing blitz is coming. Mass Effect: Andromeda mi...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 January 2017
New Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Shows Off New Vista

New Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Shows Off New Vista

The latest trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda arrives, showcasing a brand new locale and a wondrous display of the game’s combat. Suffice it to say, fans should be excited. It’s been a good...

By Riley Little on 05 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda News Coming Today [UPDATE]

Mass Effect: Andromeda News Coming Today [UPDATE]

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble reveals on Twitter that BioWare is planning to release new information about the game this morning at 10 AM PST. [UPDATE: BioWare’s General M...

By Boston Blake on 03 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Release Date Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda Release Date Revealed

The developer BioWare’s General Manager Aaron Flynn confirms the official release date for its forthcoming science fiction video game Mass Effect: Andromeda. Last night, Mass Effect: Androm...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 January 2017
Rob Gronkowski Shows Life After the Madden Curse

Rob Gronkowski Shows Life After the Madden Curse

Madden NFL 17 cover star Rob Gronkowski and EA pair up to create a comical ad poking fun at the iconic Madden Curse, revealing the true reason why the cover stars are ill-fated. Playing an...

By Sarah Fields on 25 December 2016
ME: Andromeda Devs Looking for Planet Size 'Balance'

ME: Andromeda Devs Looking for Planet Size 'Balance'

According to a BioWare producer, the video game developer continues to search for the right “balance” when it comes to Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s planet sizes. Considering the fact that Mass...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 December 2016
Battlefield 1 DLC Image Teases French Army

Battlefield 1 DLC Image Teases French Army

Battlefield 1 developers release official concept art for the World War I shooter’s forthcoming They Shall Not Pass DLC that features the French army. As of late, Battlefield 1 fans have b...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 December 2016
Battlefield 1: How to Earn a Weapon Skin and Dog Tag

Battlefield 1: How to Earn a Weapon Skin and Dog Tag

Here’s how Battlefield 1 fans can earn a weapon skin and a dog tag for the forthcoming first-person shooter by playing Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 October 2016
Battlefield Games to Have Unified UI on PS4, Xbox One

Battlefield Games to Have Unified UI on PS4, Xbox One

Electronic Arts announces its decision to create a unified UI on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Battlefield 1, Battlefield 4, and Battlefield Hardline.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 August 2016
Battlefield Hardline Getaway DLC Free on Xbox One

Battlefield Hardline Getaway DLC Free on Xbox One

Video game publisher Electronic Arts gives Xbox One fans a gift by making the shooter Battlefield Hardline’s Getaway DLC free on the Microsoft console.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 August 2016
Battlefield Hardline DLC Coming in June

Battlefield Hardline DLC Coming in June

In preparation for the release of ‘Battlefield Hardline’s first DLC, Criminal Activity, EA today reveals the list of additions coming with the expansion.

By Boston Blake on 19 August 2015
Battlefield Hardline Now in EA Access Vault

Battlefield Hardline Now in EA Access Vault

Electronic Arts announces that the next game to be added to the EA Access Vault on Xbox One is Battlefield Hardline, which subscribers can download now.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 August 2015
Battlefield: Hardline Criminal Activity First Screens

Battlefield: Hardline Criminal Activity First Screens

The first images of the upcoming ‘Battlefield: Hardline’ DLC, ‘Criminal Activity,’ show off the new Code Blue, Backwoods, Black Friday, and The Beat multiplayer maps.

By Christopher Gates on 19 August 2015
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The annual Game Developers Choice Awards reveal the finalists for 2015 with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Destiny, Alien: Isolation and Hearthstone leading the pack.

By Rob Keyes on 21 August 2014
Battlefield Developers Lost Player Trust

Battlefield Developers Lost Player Trust

‘Battlefield’ Producer David Sirland says that gamers lost trust in the franchise after the frustrating launch of ‘Battlefield 4’.

By Anthony Taormina on 20 August 2014
What Do You Love About 'Battlefield: Bad Company'?

What Do You Love About 'Battlefield: Bad Company'?

With the release of each new ‘Battlefield’ title, fans continue to rally for a new iteration of ‘Bad Company.’ The only problem is that DICE doesn’t know what it is that gamers truly love about the se...

By Ryan Blanchard on 16 August 2014
DICE Claims ‘Battlefield 4’ Will Fix The Mistakes of ‘BF3’

DICE Claims ‘Battlefield 4’ Will Fix The Mistakes of ‘BF3’

For fans of the FPS genre of shooter who know that sales numbers don’t tell the entire story, it’s hard to think of a more respected development studio than DICE, the makers of the Battle...

By Andrew Dyce on 12 January 2014
Will ‘Battlefield 4’ Progress Be Shared Between Platforms?

Will ‘Battlefield 4’ Progress Be Shared Between Platforms?

In October 2011, we reviewed Battlefield 3 for the Xbox 360, but those of us interested in the game continued to play on with the PC version because the console version was lacking and cu...

By Rob Keyes on 10 January 2014
Could 'Battlefield' Games Embrace Early Access

Could 'Battlefield' Games Embrace Early Access

As one of Electronic Arts’ best selling franchises, any game in the Battlefield series is going to have high expectations attached to it. The latest to have said hopes pinned to their lap...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 January 2014
Battlefield 4 Reactions

Battlefield 4 Reactions

Electronic Arts and DICE unveiled ‘Battlefield 4’ yesterday to mixed reactions, opting to not reveal specific new features or multiplayer information. Here’s what we know.

By Rob Keyes on 20 August 2013
EA: ‘Battlefield’ vs. ‘Call of Duty’ Competition ‘Good For The Industry’

EA: ‘Battlefield’ vs. ‘Call of Duty’ Competition ‘Good For The Industry’

Leading the charge into the next generation of modern FPS, ‘Battlefield 4’ will go up against ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ and Electronic Arts is excited for the competition.

By Mike Staub on 20 August 2013
'Battlefield 4: Second Assault' Maps

'Battlefield 4: Second Assault' Maps

DICE confirms that Battlefield 4’s ‘Second Assault’ DLC brings back four BF3 maps while hammering out game-breaking bugs.

By Rob Keyes on 20 August 2013
Battlefield 4: Custom Vehicle Emblems & Dual Monitors

Battlefield 4: Custom Vehicle Emblems & Dual Monitors

Players of the ‘Battlefield 4’ alpha test have uncovered evidence of all-new vehicle customization options within the game. DICE also confirms greater dual-screen compatibility options.

By Samuel James Riley on 20 August 2013
EA Survey Reveals ‘Battlefield 4’ Ideas Including Dinosaurs, DLC & Naval Combat

EA Survey Reveals ‘Battlefield 4’ Ideas Including Dinosaurs, DLC & Naval Combat

Could Dinosaurs finally make their way into a Battlefield game? A rumored leaked EA survey for ‘Battlefield 4’ gives fans hope.

By Rob Keyes on 20 August 2013
‘Battlefield 4’ Features ‘Mass Effect 3’-Style Battlepacks

‘Battlefield 4’ Features ‘Mass Effect 3’-Style Battlepacks

An official Electronic Arts survey for ‘Battlefield 4’ reveals details about a Battlepack reward system, dynamic environments, naval combat and DLC packs.

By Rob Keyes on 20 August 2013
World of Speed

World of Speed

Space Jam mod; BF4 DLC, Evil Within, Mario & Kirby release dates; Metal Gear Solid-themed PS4; World of Speed unveil; more Batman and other gaming news.

By Rob Keyes on 18 August 2013
Electronic Arts Starts Removing Online Pass From Older Games

Electronic Arts Starts Removing Online Pass From Older Games

Electronic Arts is slowly lifting the online pass requirements off previously-released games, starting with titles like ‘Mass Effect 2,’ ‘Medal of Honor,’ ‘Battlefield: Bad Company 2,’ and ‘Bulletstor...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 August 2013
‘Dead Space’ Producer Clarifies ‘Gears of War’ Criticism

‘Dead Space’ Producer Clarifies ‘Gears of War’ Criticism

‘Dead Space’ story producer Chuck Beaver, who last week had some harsh words for the writing in ‘Gears of War,’ has issued a new statement regarding his views on the Epic Games series.

By Brian Sipple on 21 August 2012
‘Battlefield: Bad Company 3’ & ‘Mirror’s Edge 2’ Are Coming (Eventually)

‘Battlefield: Bad Company 3’ & ‘Mirror’s Edge 2’ Are Coming (Eventually)

DICE’s Patrick Bach reassures fans that ‘Battlefield: Bad Company 3’ and ‘Mirror’s Edge 2’ are important games for Electronic Arts and that they would never kill off either series.

By Rob Keyes on 16 August 2012
Why 'Bad Company 3' Isn't the Next 'Battlefield'

Why 'Bad Company 3' Isn't the Next 'Battlefield'

When EA officially confirmed ‘Battlefield 4’ this week, it dashed any hopes of a ‘Battlefield: Bad Company 3’ release in the near-future. Here’s why we think DICE decided to jump right ahead with the...

By Brian Sipple on 16 August 2012
‘Battlefield’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary With $10 Games

‘Battlefield’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary With $10 Games

Act fast! Today only Electronic Arts is selling Battlefield 2, Bad Company 2, Battlefield 2142 and Battlefield 3 all for $10 in celebration of the franchise’s 10-year anniversary.

By Rob Keyes on 16 August 2012
NBA Jam: On Fire Edition

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition

‘NBA Jam: On Fire Edition’ promises a more robust career mode and enough challenges to test players’ high-flying prowess. But is it worth the $14.99 PSN and XBLA price tag? Read our review.

By Anthony Taormina on 18 August 2011
SSX (Defy Reality and NBA Jam on Fire Edition)

SSX (Defy Reality and NBA Jam on Fire Edition)

These two trailers show the characters of ‘SSX’ not only defying gravity on the slopes but also on the basketball court in ‘NBA Jam On Fire Edition.’ RAZZLE DAZZLE!

By Dwayne Holder on 18 August 2011
‘Battlefield 3’ Pre-Orders Are ‘Well Ahead Of Its Predecessor’

‘Battlefield 3’ Pre-Orders Are ‘Well Ahead Of Its Predecessor’

Electronic Arts has made their confidence in ‘Battlefield 3’ well known, and now that we know the number of pre-orders already received, we don’t blame them.

By Andrew Dyce on 16 August 2011
EA’s Origin Summer Sale Offers Serious Discounts

EA’s Origin Summer Sale Offers Serious Discounts

EA’s new Origin service is finally offering some good competition for Steam, discounting several titles down to $4.99 for a limited time.

By John Jacques on 16 August 2011
DICE’s Patrick Bach Is Disappointed in ‘Battlefield: Bad Company 2’

DICE’s Patrick Bach Is Disappointed in ‘Battlefield: Bad Company 2’

Patrick Bach, producer at DICE, has come to be disappointed in the studio’s previous release, ‘Battlefield: Bad Company 2,’ saying he’s ashamed of the game.

By Trung Bui on 16 August 2011
WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run &  SWTOR

WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run & SWTOR

Check out brand new trailers for SSX, WWE 12, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3: BFE, Need for Speed The Run, and Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Tyler Schirado on 06 August 2011
‘NBA Jam: On Fire Edition’ Coming this Fall to XBLA & PSN

‘NBA Jam: On Fire Edition’ Coming this Fall to XBLA & PSN

‘NBA Jam: On Fire Edition’ will launch this fall with several major updates. Are you ready to bring the peanut butter for this JAM?

By Dwayne Holder on 30 May 2011
‘Battlefield Bad Company 2’ Map ‘Operation Hastings’ Unlocked for All Platforms

‘Battlefield Bad Company 2’ Map ‘Operation Hastings’ Unlocked for All Platforms

Though PS3 and Xbox 360 ‘Bad Company 2’ players didn’t hit the 69 Million team action quota, EA has decided to unlock the ‘Operation Hastings’ map across all platforms.

By Anthony Taormina on 16 August 2010