New BioWare Pulse episode this week, featuring the new and unique powers for each Mass Effect 3 character class. I think this is the episode I mentioned a while back that would dish a bit on the Vanguard, but we also get highlights of all the other classes too! Read More
Jennifer Hale and Mark Meer, the voice actors for Mass Effect's femShep and broShep respectively, apparently met for the first time during a talk at ExpCon recently. Jennifer Hale Fangirl was kind enough to upload a few excerpts to Youtube from their joint chat with fans. (Full panel talk video forthcoming.) Read More
Irene kept me from keeping a watchful eye on developing PAX news this weekend, so apologies for not getting to post these sorts of things sooner. Join me after the break as we dissect a PAX playthrough showing off the Sentinel in Mass Effect 3 Read More
Today's Episode of Bioware Pulse takes us behind the scenes of the cinematic-making process for Mass Effect 3. Read More
Amazon.com currently has the Greatest Video Game Music (Amazon Bonus Track Edition) mp3 soundtrack, as interpreted by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, on sale for $3 (normally $18.50). Mass Effect 2's "Suicide Mission" orchestral reinterpretation appears as #15 on this 22-track list of distinguished greats. This introductory price is the November 7th daily mp3 deal, so if you like the cut of their jib, you better grab it asap.
Update: Furthermore, it looks like Amazon has extended the duration of the sale price AND is offering a free $1 credit towards this album using the code GAMESMP3, knocking the total price down to a mere $2 for all 22 tracks. Read More
I've finally uploaded Danny's camcorder footage of part of the Dark Horse and Bioware Present: Mapping the Mass Effect Universe panel at New York Comic Con, October 15, 2011. I'm surprised that a better video of this panel still hasn't been made available. (There were several other attendees who recorded it with handheld video cameras.) Hopefully, BioWare will have podcasts of the panel up soon. Until then, check this out if you need to sate your curiosity... Read More
Because 8-bit music is awesome. Link to the download included. The author recently added the MIDI version to the download options.
Bioware unveiled a virtual "unboxing" trailer for Mass Effect 3 Collector's Edition yesterday. While interesting in itself, the PC Gamer guys found a nice reveal within. Read More
As you probably already know, Microsoft accidentally leaked a "private beta" of the Mass Effect 3 demo to XBox Live dashboard users who were signed up for Fall Preview program. We've watched hours of videos and commentaries of the demo playthrough at various levels of video and audio quality to put together an analysis and summary, along with what we consider the best of the videos and some screen grabs after the break. Read More
New York Comic Con has left me with an increasingly sore throat, as well as puppy-level-enthusiasm for what's on the horizon from Bioware. We weren't able to attend all the panels, but for our benefit, and yours, we found videos from most of the presentations that touched on Bioware worlds and products and put them in one handy page for you after the break. Read More
Today's special episode of Bioware Pulse takes a look at the enemy design process for Mass Effect 3, as well as a sneak peak at some Reaperized denizens of the galaxy. Happy Halloween! Read More