All-Time Greatest Game Sidekick: Round 3

Mass Effect's Garrus Vakarian effortlessly defeated Baldur's Gate's Minsc, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic's HK-47 dominated Uncharted's Sully, but now they need your help against...each other? Looks like HK-47 is slightly ahead of Garrus right now, so it could go either way. You have until the end of the day to vote for your favorite in this BioWare character vs. BioWare character match up at Gamespot.

[Wall Post] MDK2 HD Released at Beamdog

The MDK2 HD-remake was released yesterday - Wednesday, October 12th - exclusively on digital download storefront Beamdog. If you recall, MDK2 was developed back-in-the-day by some members of the Mass Effect team. Now you can relive it in gloriously high resolution.


MDK2 HD: MDK2 returns: Snipe, leap, glide and shoot four guns at a time to defeat an alien menace - in eye popping HD!

Get MDK2 on WiiWare May 9th

It's forgivably easy to forget that MDK2 was one of Bioware's first games. A unique 3rd-person shooter with a sense of humor and a hex-legged, heat-packing dog, it's been known for a little while that a release was planned both for the Wii's downloadable games catalog, as well as an HD remake for the PC.

Destructoid has reported today that the WiiWare release will be available for download on May 9th, 2011. It'll be priced at 1,000 Wii Points ($10 US).

[Wall Post] Before They Were Superstars: BioWare

Kotaku does a Total Recall feature on BioWare, which is "a look back at the history of video games through their characters, franchises, developers and trends." Prepare for a shot of nostalgia over some BioWare classics like Baldur's Gate and Shattered Steel.


Canadian developers BioWare are known today for blockbuster series like Mass Effect, Dragon Age and the upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic. We don't care about those today.

MDK2 gets a remake in HD

We pointed out a few months ago that, aside from a WiiWare release, Bioware's old third-person shooter MDK 2 is getting an HD remake. We've gotten a look at new screenshots of the makeover, which you can check out below the break. Read More

All-Time Greatest Game Sidekick: Round 4

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic's HK-47 squeaked by with a win against Mass Effect's Garrus Vakarian on Monday, but apparently now he's up against even stiffer competition...Albert Einstein (from Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3)...yes, really. Currently not doing so well in the polls, this snarky assassin robot could use your votes.

Impulse Sale: Bioware Classic Games Are 50% Off This Weekend.

Digital download service Impulse is having a sale on select Atari titles this weekend, taking 50% off Bioware's classic RPGs Baldur's Gate Collection and Baldur's Gate 2 Collection, as well as Neverwinter Nights Diamond. At $4.99 each, this is as low as we've seen these games in recent memory. However, potential issues with Impulse installations have us throwing in a caveat emptor after the break. Read More