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More Science, Less Fiction - Exodus RPG Will Tackle Time Dilation

Christian Pieniazek, 10 January 2024, 17:40

The phenomenon of time dilation was a big part of the story in Interstellar. Now this perplexing issue has been taken up by developers from Archetype Entertainment, making it a pillar of the story in their game Exodus. What's it all about and what impact will it have on story and gameplay?

Mass Effect 5 Not Coming Out Before 2029, Reliable Insiders Suggest

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 10 November 2023, 03:10

When will the release of Mass Effect 5 take place? It looks like we will have to wait a long time for its debut, as the game is currently still „far away, in another galaxy,” according to trusted informants.

N7 Day Ends Overshadowed by Controversy of layoffs at BioWare

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 08 November 2023, 01:15

This year's N7 Day is looking less joyous than before, and this is due to the layoffs that have recently occurred at the developers of the Mass Effect series. The atmosphere is made even more tense by the conflict between former Keywords Studios employees and Electronic Arts, who staged a strike.

BioWare Plays Around With Mass Effect 5 Teasers on N7 Day; Hope Rises for Shepard's Return [Update]

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 07 November 2023, 15:12

This year BioWare has prepared something special for fans of the Mass Effect series to celebrate the N7 Day. Hidden in a blog post, the codes revealed short videos related (most likely) to the fifth installment. Could it be that Shepard is set to return?

Looks Like Mass Effect 5 is Using Unreal Engine 5 to Make Beautiful Faces

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 19 October 2023, 14:01

Perhaps in the new Mass Effect game we won't experience such comical facial animations as in Andromeda - this is due to the MetaHuman tool, which BioWare probably uses.

Mass Effect 5 Was to Offer Open World, but BioWare Changed Its Mind (Leak)

Adrian Werner, 10 September 2023, 21:57

According to new rumors, BioWare is said to have abandoned plans to include an open world in Mass Effect 5 in favor of more traditional locations.

Switching to FPP Opens New Level of Immersion in Mass Effect

Adrian Werner, 18 July 2023, 08:50

An impressive fan mod has been released, adding a polished FPP mode to Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. For now, it is only available for the first part of the trilogy.

BioWare Withdraws Mass Effect Figurine After Player Protests

Adam Adamczyk, 13 June 2023, 15:39

The controversial figurine featuring Commander Shepard did not please the fans. BioWare has withdrawn it from the store. Spoiler alert!

Sequel to Citicized Mass Effect: Andromeda Would be Better, Director Says

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 22 May 2023, 16:13

According to the director of the not-so-well-received Mass Effect: Andromeda, its sequel would be a better game. Fans would have noticed a jump in quality.

Mass Effect 3 Gets Unoffical Patch 2022; Restores Cut Content

Agnes Adamus, 26 January 2023, 13:51

An updated version of The Unofficial Mass Effect 3 Patch mod has been released for Mass Effect 3, which, among other things, restores content removed from the final version of the game.

One of the Fathers of Mass Effect Leaves BioWare After 19 Years

Michal Ciezadlik, 23 January 2023, 15:34

Mac Walters, director of the Mass Effect series, has announced that he has decided to leave BioWare after nearly two decades. He says it's „time for a change.”.

Mass Effect 5 Devs Tease Community With Game's Release Date

Adam Adamczyk, 13 January 2023, 13:16

Could we play Mass Effect 5 this early? The developers are teasing the players again.

Mass Effect 3 LE Refreshed in Giant Fan Project

Adrian Werner, 10 November 2022, 14:13

We finally lived to see the release of the Project Variety mod version for Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. The modification thoroughly improves the game's campaign and fixes many of its problems.

Mass Effect Fans Celebrate N7 Day With New Adventure for ME2

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 09 November 2022, 12:36

The creator of one of the newer mods for Mass Effect 2 has prepared a little surprise for players on the occasion of N7 Day.

The Sims 4 Amuses With Free Stuff From Mass Effect

Ewa Ichniowska, 08 November 2022, 13:08

BioWare amused players with the announcement of free Mass Effect goodies in The Sims 4 to celebrate N7 Day.

Mass Effect 5 Teaser's Hidden Messages are Being Deciphered

Hubert Sledziewski, 08 November 2022, 12:51

Yesterday's Mass Effect 5 teaser hides more than one mystery. Fans decoded the footage released by BioWare, and are now outdoing each other in theories about the meaning of the words it contains.

Mass Effect 5 on New Teaser

Agnes Adamus, 07 November 2022, 21:58

Today we celebrate N7 Day. In honor of this, BioWare has released a new teaser of Mass Effect 5 that suggests setting the events of the game after those of the original trilogy.

Mass Effect 1 and 2 Writer on Trilogy Finale and Other Trivia

Adrian Werner, 14 July 2022, 12:58

The head writer of the first two installments of the Mass Effect series revealed what the early plans were for the trilogy's finale.

Deus Ex Screenwriter is Working on Mass Effect 5

Agnes Adamus, 05 July 2022, 18:56

We have learned what title Mary DeMarle will be working on at BioWare. The screenwriter will work on Mass Effect 5.

Mass Effect 5 Locations May be Closer to Those of Andromeda Than the Trilogy

Michael Zegar, 29 June 2022, 11:14

The job description for the director of level design of the new installment of Mass Effect suggests that perhaps we will see a location designs similar to that of the latest part of the series - Andromeda.

Shepard's Return in Mass Effect 5 Possible? Gadget Description Gives Food for Thought [UPDATED]

Michael Zegar, 11 May 2022, 10:47

A youtuber noticed that the description of one of the gadgets advertising Mass Effect 5 includes a mention of Shepard, which may suggest the return of the protagonist of the original trilogy. BioWare quickly changed the item's description.

BioWare Hires Lessons From the Screenplay Host to Work on Mass Effect 5

Adrian Werner, 14 March 2022, 14:57

A Youtuber known for analyzing plots of video games and movies has joined BioWare, where he will be working on Mass Effect 5.

BioWare on Dragon Age 4 Progress and Mass Effect 5 Poster Secrets

Miriam Moszczynska, 07 January 2022, 16:41

In an extensive post on BioWare's blog, Gary McKay shared his thoughts on working under the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and information about highly anticipated titles.

Mass Effect 5 Will be Powered by Unreal Engine

Adrian Werner, 18 December 2021, 23:07

A producer from BioWare has confirmed that Mass Effect 5 devs have ditched the Frostbite engine in favor of the Unreal Engine.

Henry Cavill Wants to Play in Mass Effect Series from Amazon

Piotr Sadowski, 14 December 2021, 13:45

The actor known for his role of Geralt of Rivia would love to appear in a series set in the Mass Effect universe.

Mass Effect Devs Want to Help With Amazon's TV Series

Adrian Werner, 27 November 2021, 21:01

Not all BioWare veterans share the opinion of David Gaider, who criticized the idea of a TV adaptation of Mass Effect. The screenwriter and composer of music for the games are excited about the project and would like to help with its realization.

Former BioWare Screenwriter Concerned About TV Adaptation of Mass Effect

Michael Zegar, 25 November 2021, 21:45

The former scriptwriter of the Dragon Age series spoke about the alleged TV adaptation of Mass Effect. He presented what challenges the creators of the project will have to face.

Mass Effect's Normandy Returns to No Man's Sky

Agnes Adamus, 24 November 2021, 22:38

Expeditions are returning to No Man's Sky. Among other things, we'll be able to once again acquire the SSV Normandy from Mass Effect as part of these limited time events.

Amazon Prime Video Plans a Mass Effect TV Series

Adrian Werner, 24 November 2021, 12:01

Amazon is about to acquire the rights to a TV adaptation of the Mass Effect series. The company invests in fantasy because it brings good effects. The recent premiere of The Wheel of Time was is being said to be a big success for Prime Video.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition May Appear in Game Pass

Adrian Werner, 21 November 2021, 22:09

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will most likely appear in the Xbox Game Pass offer soon. At least, that's according to Microsoft Store's redesign of the set's cover.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Fans Recreated the Missing Pinnacle Station DLC

Adrian Werner, 10 November 2021, 14:20

A mod has been released, introducing the Pinnacle Station DLC to Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, an expansion for the first game that was missing from the remastered collection.

Player Choices in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Will Surprise Many Fans

Przemyslaw Dygas, 08 November 2021, 15:19

BioWare has shared some stats about player choices in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. Some of them are really surprising.

Mass Effect 5 Poster Suggests Larger Player Party

Adrian Werner, 08 November 2021, 15:16

A Mass Effect 5 poster has been released to celebrate the N7Day, suggesting that the in-game player party will be larger than in previous installments.

Mass Effect 3 Finale's Original Shape Revealed - It Had a Reaper Queen

Adrian Werner, 22 October 2021, 15:18

One of former BioWare employees revealed how the ending of Mass Effect 3 was supposed to look like. In many details it strongly differed from the final, even uncut, version. We were supposed to meet the Reaper Queen, among other things.

Community Patch for Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Fixes Many Bugs

Przemyslaw Dygas, 21 September 2021, 10:38

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition received its first community patch. The fan-made update eliminates many bugs plaguing the game.

Mass Effect 5 May be Powered by Unreal Engine 5

Paul Musiolik, 04 September 2021, 19:44

Mass Effect 5 could be running on Unreal Engine 5. A job offer posted by Electronic Arts would strongly suggests this.

EA to Expand the Mass Effect Series After the Success of Legendary Edition

Adrian Werner, 05 August 2021, 14:26

Electronic Arts has reported that Mass Effect: Legendary Edition has sold even better than the publisher's projections.

Impressive Mass Effect Posters Inspired by Dune Movie

Filip Wegrzyn, 28 July 2021, 13:43

A talented photographer inspired by the Dune movie created over 20 digital posters of Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. Check out the impressive results of the artist's work.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Player Choices in Numbers

Filip Wegrzyn, 27 July 2021, 21:59

Check out the numerical breakdown of Mass Effect: Legendary Edition's most popular player decisions shared by the series' official Facebook page.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Now Even Prettier Thanks to ALOT Mod

Hubert Sledziewski, 26 July 2021, 12:21

The Mass Effect: Legendary Edition has received the ALOT mod, which, like in the originals, introduces new and better textures. The classic version of the mod has also been updated, which now includes some of the improvements from the remasters.

This Solution Would Enable Shepard to be the Protagonist of the Next Mass Effect

Patrick Kubiak, 17 July 2021, 21:48

Mass Effect fans have been vigorously discussing the upcoming installment of the game for several months. Now one of them has discovered an option that would make the return of Commander Shepard as the protagonist possible.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Mod Restores Original Camera Shots

Hubert Sledziewski, 04 July 2021, 22:13

BioWare has made Mass Effect: Legendary Edition less sexist than the original, but players don't like the change and have used mods to bring back some female-focused camera shots in cutscenes.

BioWare Tones Down Expectations for Mass Effect 5 and Dragon Age 4 at EA Play 2021

Adrian Werner, 02 July 2021, 11:39

BioWare disappointed the fans by announcing that no new footage from the new Mass Effect and Dragon Age will be shown at EA Play 2021.

BioWare Explains Why Movie Adaptation of Mass Effect Didn't Happen and Hopes for a TV Show

Adrian Werner, 27 June 2021, 20:36

One of the developers from BioWare explained why the movie adaptation of Mass Effect didn't get off the ground. He believes, however, that the franchise will soon be screened, preferably as a TV series.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Publisher Quietly Removes Denuvo

Filip Wegrzyn, 08 June 2021, 20:02

Another publisher resigns from Denuvo support. This time it's about the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition set. The most interesting thing, however, is that EA got rid of the software without any announcements.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Will Soon Add Option to Select English Voiceover

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 June 2021, 22:10

Polish branch of Electronic Arts has announced another patch for Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. Along with it, players will be able to enable English voiceover „regardless of the country”.

Mass Effect 3 Dev Sheds Light on Easter Egg Mystery After 10 Years

Michael Kulakowski, 02 June 2021, 20:28

One of the devs working on Mass Effect 3 revealed the secret of a hidden easter egg, which to this day has not been discovered in a normal way by the players. The surprise prepared by the creator can be encountered during a mission on Mars.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition's Most Popular Companions Data Revealed

Przemyslaw Dygas, 26 May 2021, 12:43

The presence of Mass Effect: Legendary Edition on Steam has enabled us to gather some interesting data. We now know who is the most liked crew member, how many players engaged in romances and what was used most often in battle.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Benchmarks on PS4 and Xbox One

Bart Swiatek, 24 May 2021, 12:07

The editors of Digital Foundry have checked how 8th-genconsoles handle the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition collection. Some of the test results are quite surprising.

Mass Effect's SSV Normandy Arrives to No Man's Sky

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 May 2021, 17:09

The Beachhead expedition in No Man's Sky has led players to an unexpected discovery. Until the end of May, they can get their hands on the iconic ship from the Mass Effect series.