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Dragon Age: Inquisition features BioWare’s ‘first fully gay’ male party member

Dorian the Mage will set new ground when he debuts in BioWare’s Dragon Age: Inquisition on October 10th. BioWare writer David Gaider describes Dorian as the first fully gay character I’ve had the opportunity to write”, adding: It added an interesting dimension to his back story, considering he comes from …

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Retailer lists Mass Effect Trilogy on PS4 and Xbox One

BioWare’s Mass Effect could be the next IP in line for a next-gen re-release. As spotted by NeoGAF, Chilean retailer Zmart Games has posted listings for the Mass Effect Trilogy on both PS4 and Xbox One. The listings don’t specify either a release date or price – although the sheer …

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VIDEO: Release date set for Dragon Age Inquisition

EA has confirmed a release date for BioWare’s upcoming RPG Dragon Age: Inquisition. The Frostbite 3 powered game will be released on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on October 7th, as per the end of a new trailer that you can see below. Note of course that, …

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No DLC characters for Dragon Age: Inquisition as it would have to be ‘on disc’

BioWare has said that any future character DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition would need to be on-disc – so it’s not going to release any. "Because of how deeply enmeshed in the system companion characters are, we can’t just add them on the fly – part of them has to …

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Negative game stereotyping ‘perpetuates social injustices’

BioWare gameplay designer Manveer Heir has called for a revolution in the way video games depict the world and tackle the issue of identity. Polygon reports that in an impassioned speech greeted with applause at GDC, Heir argued that video games – like any other creative industry – are not …

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Bioware contemplating next-gen Mass Effect remaster

Developer BioWare has discussed the idea of remastering its Mass Effect trilogy for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Responding to a fan question on Twitter, Aaryn Flynn, general manager of Bioware Edmonton and Montreal said that it had been discussed internally. The firm has already bundled together its Mass Effect …

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EA names Matthew Bromberg group general manager of BioWare label

Electronic Arts has appointed BioWare Austin’s Matthew Bromberg as group general manager of its BioWare label. Venture Beatreports on the appointment, which fills the leadership void left when BioWare co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschukannounced their retirementa year ago this month. Bromberg served as Major League Gaming’s CEO and president …

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Minecraft PC sales cross 12m, Mass Effect DLC planned for 360 Edition

Calling Minecraft the golden goose of Mojang seems a bit understated at this point. The original version of the game (PC/Mac/Linux) has surpassed 12m copies sold, according to its official sales ticker. Combined with dated console and mobile numbers, that moves Minecraft to well over 20m copies sold across all …

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