Mass Effect 3 Community Banner Contest

Here's one for your inner artist: Create a Mass Effect 3 multiplayer-challenge-themed banner to be featured in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer. The top five entries, as judged by the BioWare team, will be featured in the multiplayer portion of the game. Even if you haven't participated in the multiplayer portion of Mass Effect 3 avidly, you can glean some inspiration from the comprehensive list over at the Mass Effect Wiki. Submissions will be accepted by email until February 22, 2013 at 6PM GMT. Read More

Mass Effect: Paragon Lost “Warning Signs” Contest

To celebrate the release of the anime film Mass Effect: Paragon Lost and its motion picture soundtrack that includes the song "Warning Signs," FUNimation and Fender are sponsoring a contest for Mass Effect fans who submit a photo of themselves with a warning sign. The slick prize package includes a custom skinned Fender Squier VINTAGE MODIFIED JAGUAR® Guitar, a copy of the Mass Effect: Paragon Lost DVD, a set of the Mass Effect game trilogy (on the game system of your choice), and a copy of THE ANIX - Sleepwalker Album. It's unclear what the judging criteria are (or if it's just random winner selection), but you have until January 31st to enter. Read More

BioWare CGHub 3D Challenge

[Note: it's far too late to begin work on an entry for the competition at this point, so just consider this FYI.] BioWare is sponsoring a three-month long competition for 3D artists over at CGHub, challenging them to design and render a character that would fit well in either the Mass Effect or Dragon Age universes. The contest runs from November 1st, 2012 to January 31st, 2013, and it has churned out some amazing work-in-progress entry threads thus far. Read More