As with some other DLC soundtracks, BioWare is generously giving away the soundtrack for the poignant Mass Effect 3 final DLC, Citadel. Containing works by Mass Effect composers Sam Hulick, Cris Velasco, and Sascha Dikiciyan, the download clocks in at 324 MB with a collection of 20 high quality .wav audio files for your listening pleasure. Read More
Well, time for teasing. The next (and perhaps last) DLC chapter for Mass Effect 3 is just this side of official, and the production team has taken to Twitter and posted a couple of screenshots which appear to come from the upcoming campaign. Take a look below the break to see what they could be hinting at. Read More
Newegg (U.S. only) is offering the XBox version of Mass Effect for $16.99, which is $13 savings off of the MRSP of $29.99 (43% off). Not the best sale I've seen for this game, but at the moment, it is one of the lowest offers for the Xbox version, which notably offers Kinect-enabled voice commands for singleplayer squad control. This item is a part of Newegg's current 48-hour sale, which started at 12:01 am PT on January 15th and runs until the end of the day on January 17th.
If you missed BioWare's Twitch.tv stream featuring Q&A about and gameplay from the Mass Effect 3: Reckoning Multiplayer DLC to be released tomorrow, it clocks in at a little over an hour in duration is now available for playback at your leisure. Maybe during Mass Effect Multiplayer server downtime/maintenance tomorrow morning (probably to deploy Reckoning) at 7am ET (4am PT)? Read More
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: Infiltrator is EA's Daily Mobile deal for the iOS at $0.99. If you missed EA Mobile's giveaway for this title over the end-of-2012 holidays, 80% off of the list price of $4.99 is still pretty good. In ME:Infiltrator, you assume the role of Randall Ezno, a Cerberus agent gone rogue. As with the Mass Effect 3 Datapad app, you can boost your war readiness rating for Mass Effect 3 through the Galaxy at War system by playing Infiltrator.
New weekend operation for Mass Effect MP. All players with the new, free Resurgence Pack will receive a "Reserves Pack" which unlocks one of the new characters, as well as a 10% XP boost when playing on one of the new maps.
The end of the Mass Effect 3 cycle is drawing nigh. Nearly a full year since the release of Shepard's final story, Bioware has announced two upcoming pieces of DLC that will draw a close to this Mass Effect arc. Due out Tuesday, February 26 is the new multiplayer pack Reckoning, and the week after brings the final single-player mission - Citadel. Read More
BioWare deployed a new balance change for Mass Effect 3 multiplayer yesterday:
- Biotic Charge Power
Evolution 5 chance of not causing a cooldown increased from 33% to 50%
- Annihilation Field Power
Evolution 5 damage bonus increased from 50% to 65%
- Hydraulic Joints Gear
Melee damage bonus increased from [5%-15%] to [10%-20%]
- Collector Sniper Rifle
Damage increased from [68.3-85.4] to [73.0-91.3]
- Incisor Sniper Rifle
Damage increased from [93.3-116.6] to [98.0-122.5]
The pc digital download version of Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition is currently listed in the offers section of Origin for $10 (60% off). Origin also lists Mass Effect 1 for $6.99 (53% off). Gamefly is offering the pc digital download keys of Mass Effect 3 (for Origin) for $14.99 (50% off). Frankly, these offers are a step down from the discounts we saw just earlier this month, but if you want it NOW!, here are your money-saving options.
BioWare recently deployed patch 1.05 for Mass Effect 3, which fixes a couple of issues for all platforms:
- Fixed a multiplayer issue where users could have all of their weapons use rocket ammunition.
- Fixed an issue with high memory usage when initializing DLCs.
Your game should automatically update the next time you load it up.
As iconic as Isaac Clarke's mining helmet is, it always could a little color to make it really stand out... perhaps a bit of red stripe down the side?. To give Isaac, and his new co-protagonist Carver, some of that space pizzazz, Visceral Games have announced yet another cross-title promotion in the EA-verse. Mass Effect 3 players will be able to unlock N7-themed armors for the next chapter in EA's space horror franchise, Dead Space 3 Read More