[Wall Post] PAX 2011: TOR Beta Testing Weekends Begin September 2nd

Surprise! September Beta Testing Weekends are beginning in September. A new server will be set up to accommodate the invitees, who will be randomly selected from within your dreams (the pool of beta testing applicants).

Source: www.askajedi.com

If you haven’t already heard, BioWare today revealed that the Beta Testing Weekends announced back in July are beginning on September 2nd. And in case that didn’t click for you – that’s this coming weekend!

Mass Effect 2 Guide – No One Left Behind Part 2

Well, you made it. Here you stand, in an uncharted part of space, ready to take on the Reapers and their mindless minions. Noone back home is expecting you to come back, but follow Part 2 of our guide below the break to blow through this mission and fly home with all your friends at your side. Read More

Mass Effect 2 Guide: No One Left Behind Part 1

We still have 8 months to work on our definitive Shepards, but it's hard to resist sculpting our personal stories. For those who are working on Shepard's campaign against the Collectors, the illusive "No One Left Behind" achievement carries more weight now than a gamerscore. Check out Part One of our guide below the break to learn how to prepare your team for the point of no return. Read More

[Wall Post] EA revises Origin EULA; data collection is still in, collection for marketing is out

EA revises Origin's EULA, there's no more clause about collecting anonymous statistics for marketing purposes.

Source: www.joystiq.com

People finally got around to reading the end user license agreement for EA's download service Origin, and found that it allowed EA to collect personal and usage data for marketing purposes. In response, EA issued a revised, much softer-sounding version of Origin's EULA.

[Wall Post] Somebody Made a Mass Effect Brawler

Apparently, someone made a reporter punching simulator for Mass Effect's Commander Shepard. Learn to clobber annoying paparazzi in style with this fan-made sidescrolling brawler. (No, not really, but there is a lot of beating up of things in true brawler fashion.)

Source: kotaku.com

Mass Effect is a series that blends a few different gaming genres together. Side-scrolling brawler isn't one of them, though, leaving room for this fan-made game. It's called Mass Effect:

[Wall Post] Old Republic release date is definitely tied to the beta

Release date of SWTOR depends on how well the September/October Beta Weekends perform (the article adds in the /October).

Source: www.computerandvideogames.com

We dont want to happen to us what happened to WoW, says EA. EA boss Frank Gibeau told CVG that EA does have a date in mind for the MMO launch (the official stance is "holiday 2011") but fan reaction to the beta - which has so far seen two million sign-ups - will be the deciding factor.

[Wall Post] PAX 2011: David Bass on the September Beta Testing Weekends

Apparently, if you get selected for beta testing in the SWTOR Beta Testing Weekends, you will only have access to the game for that specific weekend. Different groups of invitees will be cycled in each weekend.

Source: darthhater.com

Senior Community Coordinator David Bass took some time during PAX to answer some questions about Beta Testing Weekends. Read on after the jump to find out when...

[Wall Post] Four Amazing Mass Effect: Invasion Covers

The newest tale in the Mass Effect universe, Mass Effect: Invasion, will come to us in comic form on October 19, telling the tale of asari Aria T'Loak, pirate queen of Omega Station. This story is supposed to tie into the events of Mass Effect 3.

Source: www.gameinformer.com

Dark Horse Comics' upcoming Mass Effect: Invasion comic series hits store shelves on October 19. This series is penned by Mac Walters and John Jackson Miller, and features interior art from Omar Francia. The four covers shown here are from artists Massimo Carnevale and Paul Renaud, and will accompan...

Red FemShep Dominates the Poll

If you haven't heard, redheads dominate. As revealed on BioWare TV this weekend, RedShep won the FemShep poll by a landslide. Expect to see this flame haired lady on the collectors tin and in her own ME3 marketing videos. BioWare's new concept artist Patryk Olejniczak commemorated this moment with a wallpaper, as did the official site.

Source: Mass Effect 2 (Wall Photos)

Our amazing new concept artist Patryk Olejniczak has made a special wallpaper of the winning femshep just for you!