Bioware has today confirmed that both Dragon Age 3 : Inquisition and the new Mass Effect will be powered by DICE’s Frostbite 3 engine; the very same engine that lurks under the hood of the newly announced Battlefield 4.
According to GamesRadar and confirmed by IGN, EA has shut down it’s San Francisco BioWare division. The studio, previously called EA2D, created both the Facebook Dragon Age: Legends and Mirror’s Edge 2D. About 25-30 people have been laid off and the studio closed. EA cited mobile development being too expensive as the reason for the lay offs.
You like strategy games? You like Mass Effect? You…like both of these things together? Well, BioWare just revealed that there is going to be a Mass Effect version of the ever-popular Risk strategy game. Prototype image behind the cut.
EA and Bioware have today announced that troubled MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic, will receive its first expansion in Spring 2013. Want the dirty details? Of course you do. We’ve got them for you after the jump.
Mass Effect 4 is to use the rather swish Frostbite 2 engine according to an inaugural blog post from Bioware Montreal Studio Director Yanick Roy. In the post, the Montreal studio head waxes lyrical over a number of topics. Chief among these is the transition of the franchise from Bioware’s Edmonton studios, the need to live up to expectations bourne of the previous entries in the series and not only the use of of DICE’s Frostbite [...]
Co-founders of RPG developer Bioware, Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk have today confirmed their departure from the company. Both of them seem quite intent on pursuing opportunities beyond the videogames industry and as such, don’t forsee a return to it. More on this after the jump.
Finally. Yes, finally, EA and Bioware have confirmed that a third entry in their Dragon Age IP is indeed a real thing. Take a look at the first details on the highly anticipated RPG sequel after the jump.
Bioware is livestreaming all of their PAX panels today. Check out the schedule of events on their blog and watch the stream here. The stream is already live, so go now!
At their Summer Showcase today, EA/Bioware confirmed that Mass Effect 3 will receive a continuation to its a single-player campaign, with the new ‘Leviathan’ downloadable content for PC, 360 and PS3.
With little less than just eight months on the clock, EA has today confirmed that their Bioware developed Star Wars MMORPG; The Old Republic, will be embracing the increasingly hip and popular free-to-play business model. The transition will occur this fall and existing subs will be elevated to ‘premium’ status. There’s more on this after the jump.