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Bioware says ‘Anthem’ redesign will be a ‘longer process’

While many games-as-a-service thrive, EA’s Anthem launch is one of the bigger misfires in recent history. In February, Bioware boss Casey Hudson officially announced plans to “reinvent” its experience, and today a blog post explains a bit more about… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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BioWare may revamp ‘Anthem’ in a bid to save it

There's no question that BioWare has struggled with Anthem between bugs and basic mechanics, and has made significant gameplay changes in a bid to keep its shared world shooter alive. However, the developer might soon resort to more drastic measures… … Read the rest of this entry

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BioWare addresses ‘Anthem’ VIP demo glitches

The Anthem VIP demo didn't exactly launch according to plan between flaky connections and neverending loads, assuming you can even log in. However, BioWare has at least heard players' cries. In an update, the studio's Chad Robertson said the compan… … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Dragon Age’ lead writer David Gaider leaves BioWare

You might not know his name, but if you've played a game from BioWare in the past seventeen years chances are pretty high that writer David Gaider had a hand in it. Specifically, the Dragon Age series of fantasy role-playing … Read the rest of this entry

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Mass Effect lead writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to BioWare

Drew Karpyshyn is what you’d call an ‘influential dude’ at BioWare. He has design and/or writing credits going all the way back to Baldur’s Gate 2, he was the senior writer on Knights of the Old Republic, the lead writer … Read the rest of this entry

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Dragon Age writer is leaving BioWare, but not because of death threats

On Thursday, Polygon posted an excellent story examining an open secret in the games development industry: interacting with the gaming community can mean talking to the worst in people. Among the developers interviewed in the story was Jennifer Hepler, a … Read the rest of this entry

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BioWare announces plans to shut down APAC servers for The Old Republic

BioWare has announced plans to shut down its Asia-Pacific servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic. Players on those servers will be migrated to North American servers, in what SW:TOR Community Manager Eric Musco calls a “multistep process“. The move … Read the rest of this entry

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Bioware asks: Should Mass Effect 4 be a sequel or a prequel?

Executive producer of the Mass Effect series, Casey Hudson, has been asking fans where they’d like to see Mass Effect go next. “Parsing through your thoughts on the next #ME game,” said Casey in a tweet spotted by Eurogamer, “Would … Read the rest of this entry

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BioWare flashes Dragon Age 3 concept art, praises Frostbite engine

BioWare waxed artistic at the Animation Festival held at the UK’s Bradford University yesterday (via Eurogamer) as part of a discussion charting the progress of gaming art throughout the years. It’s certainly come a long way from poking a couple … Read the rest of this entry

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Firefall design team “doubled,” dozens of former Bioware and 38 Studios devs hired

Red 5 are “having to crunch harder than we ever have” to put together Firefall’s massive upcoming summer update after they spent a month recruiting top talent laid off during the closure of 38 Studios and the donwsizing at Bioware … Read the rest of this entry

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