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Star Wars: The Old Republic Reduces Retrictions for Free Players

Bart Swiatek, 17 July 2019, 13:34

The July update of Star Wars: The Old Republic has reduced restrictions for players who do not spend money in game and those who have „Preferred” status.

EA is Disappointed With Anthem, but Won't Abandon the Franchise

Bart Swiatek, 21 June 2019, 13:01

During E3 2019, the CEO of Electronic Arts gave an interview to GameDaily.biz. The topic was, among others, the online shooter Anthem, as well as the future of the devs behind it - BioWare.

Anthem - BioWare Revealed the Cataclysm Event

Bart Swiatek, 31 May 2019, 15:31

BioWare prepared a stream of several dozen minutes, during which they presented the basic premise of the Cataclysm - an event that is to form the foundation of endgame in Anthem.

Anthem Patch 1.1.1 Breaks the Game

Adrian Werner, 08 May 2019, 09:46

Anthem just keeps causing trouble to its developers. The latest patch was supposed to fix the bugs but instead, it joined them and spoiled key elements of the game.

EA Disappointed With Anthem

Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 09:39

During an investor call, representatives of Electronic Arts confirmed that the company is not satisfied with the results of Anthem - an online shooter developed by BioWare. Nevertheless, the game is quite popular and the publisher does not intend to abandon it.

Dragon Age 4 Is BioWare's Main Priority - Anthem Loses Developers

Konrad Serafinski, 02 May 2019, 21:52

Three key members of the team working on Anthem have left the project. The reason for their departure is their involvement in the production of Dragon Age 4. How will it affect the further development of Anthem?

It's Getting Harder to Find Players in Anthem

Bart Swiatek, 30 April 2019, 12:57

The number of people playing Anthem is steadily decreasing. Players who still play the game are beginning to find it difficult to find companions for various activities.

BioWare Prioritizes Fixing Anthem, New Content Put on Ice

Agnes Adamus, 24 April 2019, 15:42

Anthem's technical condition still leaves much to be desired. BioWare is taking longer than originally planned to fix the game's numerous issues. Therefore, the developer decided to delay the release of new content.

Onslaught - New Expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Ender, 15 April 2019, 00:06

The 2011 MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic will get the seventh large expansion, titled Onslaught, this September. The expansion will offer new locations and quests, increased level cap and a new playable race.

1.0.4. Patch Breaks Anthem's Equipment System

Bart Swiatek, 28 March 2019, 00:23

Yesterday Anthem received the 1.0.4 update, which introduced a number of changes and novelties to BioWare's game. Unfortunately, not everything went according to plan - users report that the patch broke a few things in the equipment system.

Anthem Players Want Their Bug Back

Bart Swiatek, 11 March 2019, 14:13

A bug in Anthem has made acquiring top-class – legendary and masterwork - gear easier. The bug has been fixed, everything's fine, right? No, because the community wants it back - according to many players the bug actually made the game better.

Anthem Will Shut Your Console Down [Updated]

Adrian Werner, 05 March 2019, 12:31

Anthem's problems continue. The game not only crashes on PlayStation 4, but reportedly can even completely turn the console off.

Anthem's Equipment System is in For Big Changes

Bart Swiatek, 01 March 2019, 14:35

Anthem – the co-op loot shooter from BioWare – will soon receive a number of changes in loot tables and equipment in general. The aim of the modifications is to make the gear more interesting and useful.

Analyst: Early Reviews of Anthem on PC is EA's Fault

Christian Pieniazek, 26 February 2019, 17:31

Well-known analyst Michael Pachter claims that the low ratings accomplished by Anthem stem from the fact that they were based on the PC version of the game. In his opinion, the work of BioWare was developed primarily for consoles.

Anthem - 90-Day Roadmap Revealed

Konrad Serafinski, 24 February 2019, 01:18

The release of Anthem is just the first step in a long road of development, reminds one of BioWare's employee. A post has appeared on the official dev blog, presenting the development plans for the game across the next three months.

Anthem Launches

Adrian Werner, 22 February 2019, 13:41

The release of Anthem is finally here. The game has hit PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Simultaneously, a Day One patch has been released.

Anthem Falls Short - Disappointing Review Scores

Christian Pieniazek, 21 February 2019, 20:42

First reviews of Anthem have appeared on the web. According to the reviewers, BioWare's game leaves a lot to be desired and many of its aspects are riddled with problems - from the technical side, through the plot, to the repeatable gameplay.

Anthem - First Patch Will Fix Bugs and Reduce Loading Times

Adrian Werner, 20 February 2019, 09:44

BioWare revealed what can be expected from Anthem's day one patch. The update will e.g. improve loading times, provide clear equipment stats, and fix numerous bugs.

Anthem - First Impressions

Adrian Werner, 18 February 2019, 13:19

Initial hands-on impressions of the full version of Anthem have surfaced on the web. The reviewers praise combat and flight mechanics. The same cannot be said of the rest of the game - the mediocre plot, technical issues and repetitiveness.

Anthem: Pre-Load, Trial, and HDD Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 15 February 2019, 10:41

Electronic Arts have shared some information concerning Anthem's launch, mainly the server launch hour, the game's HHD requirements, and some info on pre-load.

BioWare is "Definitely Not Done with Mass Effect"

Bart Swiatek, 13 February 2019, 16:12

In a recent interview for Polygon, BioWare's Mike Darrah and Casey Hudson have assured that we haven't seen the last of the Mass Effect franchise. The brand might yet return if the developer finds some time.

Anthem: Teaser for Neill Blomkamp's Short Movie

Christian Pieniazek, 12 February 2019, 20:45

Neill Blomkamp, of District 9 and Chappie fame, has created a short promo film for Anthem. The film is titled Conviction, and its teaser has just surfaced on the web.

Anthem 2019 Roadmap, Act 01 in March

Bart Swiatek, 07 February 2019, 15:21

Electronic Arts, publisher of BioWare’s online shooter Anthem, has published a post-release support roadmap for the aforementioned title.

EA Expects Anthem to Sell 5-6 Million Copies before April

Bart Swiatek, 06 February 2019, 15:35

Electronic Arts expects to sell 5-6 million copies of Anthem within the next 6 weeks.

Online Jade Empire is Coming? EA Registers Trademark

Pawel Krysiak, 03 February 2019, 19:47

Electronic Arts registered a Jade Empire trademark, related to a 2005 BioWare RPG. According to the description, the trademark will be used for an online game.

BioWare reveals Anthem's development plans

Agnes Adamus, 29 January 2019, 14:36

The time to test the VIP demo of Anthem has ended. Not without problems, which revealed the poor technical condition of the production. As a result of this situation, BioWare studio plans to fix the game before the release.

Anthem: BioWare apologizes for VIP demo issues with a gift

Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2019, 09:59

Anthem's rocky VIP demo launch probably didn't leave the players with a good impression. To compensate, BioWare is giving away unique skins to all who participated.

Anthem: performance benchmark and planned improvements

Adrian Werner, 27 January 2019, 22:47

BioWare has revealed what changes are planned for the PC version of Anthem when compared with the demo version. TechPowerUp has provided a benchmark of the game.

Anthem's VIP demo launch far from smooth

Adrian Werner, 26 January 2019, 23:20

Yesterday's launch of Anthem's VIP demo turned out to be a catastrophe that prevented many gamers from enjoying Anthem as well as other EA games.

Anthem goes gold

Adrian Werner, 24 January 2019, 12:25

BioWare announced that Anthem has reached Gold status, meaning the release is close and will be on schedule.

Anthem's microtransactions are surprisingly modest

Adrian Werner, 23 January 2019, 13:38

The latest batch of news concerning Anthem, the upcoming MMO shooter from BioWare, reveals that also the game's microtransaction will be somewhat different.

Anthem demo deviates from the full version

Adrian Werner, 22 January 2019, 10:03

Mark Darrah, one of the producers of Anthem, the upcoming MMO shooter from BioWare, has revealed that the game's demo will feature a modified setup.

Anthem will not achieve 60fps on day one

Adrian Werner, 21 January 2019, 12:31

Anthem's lead producer has revealed that the game will not achieve 60 fps on day one. Even on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro.

BioWare has tried to work on KOTOR 3 several times

Ender, 20 January 2019, 13:38

According to Jason Schreier from Kotaku, BioWare has tried many times to start working on the third part of the Star Wars series: Knights of the Old Republic. However, the studio was not lucky, because the project was rejected by the publisher many times.

Anthem - new video with armor modifications

Adrian Werner, 18 January 2019, 13:14

BioWare and Electronic Arts have released a new Anthem video, which focuses on presenting the story and the available armor. It also explains how you can modify your equipment.

Anthem without loot boxes

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2019, 14:17

A Tweet from Michael Gamble, the lead director of Anthem, has revealed that the game will feature no loot boxes.

Multiplayer mode as key feature in the new Dragon Age?

Bart Swiatek, 09 January 2019, 16:10

BioWare is looking for people to work on the next part of the Dragon Age series. One of the announcements concerns the position of technical director, who must have experience in creating multiplayer games.

Anthem official system requirements announced

Frozen, 08 January 2019, 11:43

Electronic Arts has given the official requirements of BioWare's latest game - an on-line action RPG set in a sci-fi universe titled Anthem. The game will be released on February 22nd.

Project Variety: a complex mod fix for ME3

Adrian Werner, 07 January 2019, 13:27

Project Variety is a complex mod that fixes many small things with Mass Effect 3, making it a more coherent experience.

Anthem - new gameplay video with Lost Arcanist mission

Adrian Werner, 05 January 2019, 16:40

A new gameplay of Anthem, the upcoming BioWare game, has appeared on the web. It is a 15-minute raw gameplay from the mission entitled Lost Arcanist.

Anthem new gameplay and trailer were released by BioWare

Adrian Werner, 15 December 2018, 17:53

BioWare Studio organized a stream during which some extensive segments of Anthem's gameplay were shown. A new trailer was also released.

Anthem: user loses game library for attempting to stream the alpha

Frozen, 10 December 2018, 13:31

A Twitch user has discovered what are the consequences of breaking an NDA. Streaming a video from the closed tests of Anthem cost him his entire Origin library.

New Dragon Age before the end of the year?

Frozen, 30 November 2018, 12:38

Dragon Age is not dead. December will bring more info about a new project in the series, as announced by Casey Hudson, the studio's director, on the company's blog.

Here's what Anthem map looks like. It's pretty massive

Maiman, 31 July 2018, 16:43

Anthem is one of those "big" open world games. But how big is "big?" Anthem's creative director is here to answer – even though the answer itself was hidden in plain sight for quite some time.

EA isn't taking BioWare over and won't shut the studio down no matter what

Maiman, 25 July 2018, 14:06

Anthem's failure, if it happens, won't be the end of BioWare – studio's former game designer believes. That's because EA considers BioWare an important, long-term investment.

Dragon Age senior creative director Mike Laidlaw leaves BioWare

luckie, 13 October 2017, 13:12

Mike Laidlaw, senior creative director for Dragon Age: Inquisition, has announced that he is leaving BioWare after 14 years.

EA doesn't say no to another Mass Effect

luckie, 24 August 2017, 12:50

Although Mass Effect: Andromeda was a huge let-down, EA has plans to bring the series back on tracks. EA's Executive Vice President Patrick Söderlund also claims that the criticism of Mass Effect: Andromeda was too strong.

Mass Effect: Andromeda free 10-hour trial available

luckie, 14 July 2017, 13:49

You can now try Mass Effect: Andromeda for yourself on any platform. A 10-hour trial of the game on Origin, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be available until November 1, 2017.

Mass Effect: Andromeda apparently drops Denuvo

luckie, 10 July 2017, 14:11

Since its last update, Mass Effect: Andromeda is no longer protected by Denuvo. BioWare hasn't shared any announcement on that move, so we can't be 100% sure it was intentional.

Mass Effect: Andromeda is now using the latest version of Denuvo

luckie, 10 April 2017, 14:06

BioWare isn't giving up in their struggle against pirates. The studio decided to update Denuvo anti-tamper technology for Mass Effect: Andromeda to the latest version, only used by a couple of games.