When the BioWare audio team records sound for the different Mass Effect weapons, only the real thing will do. We took an M8 Avenger out into the field to grab some audio, and here are the results. Sorry, Cody.
Welcome to “In Case You Missed It,” a biweekly recap of the latest and greatest floating around the BioWare social media universe.
After seeing your reaction videos to #MEAndromeda, we got meta and recorded a reaction of our own.
— BioWare (@bioware) June 26, 2015
Let con season begin!
— BioWare (@bioware) June 25, 2015
Are Cassandra and Leliana angry ’cause they’re in the wrong universe, or are they just focused on blowing up some husks?
— NEW ACC • Luana (@pringtella) July 3, 2015
June 26 was an important step forward for equality and one we’re thrilled to see.
— Electronic Arts (@EA) June 26, 2015
That’s it, folks. Tweet us with photos, screencaps, anything BioWare-related that you think is cool, and we might include it in future installments.
We gave you the announce trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda. Fans proceeded to record their reactions and post them to YouTube, and a question arose: how would we react to your reactions? Here are the results.
A big thank you to all who watched the trailer and recorded reaction videos. We love you all! Here are the videos we reacted to:
To read this announcement in other languages, click here.
Today we debuted the first cinematic trailer for our next game, Mass Effect™: Andromeda. While we are still many months away from the game’s release date in holiday 2016, we’re excited to show you a bit of where we’re at. First, though, some background on the game itself.
When we wrapped up the original Mass Effect trilogy with Mass Effect 3: Citadel in early 2013, planning and design on Mass Effect: Andromeda was already well underway. We knew we wanted to start with a foundation composed of the best parts of any Mass Effect game: exciting new worlds to discover, great characters, and intense action. At the same time, we clearly wanted to expand the definition of what you should expect from a Mass Effect game.
While we aren’t ready to go into too many details just yet, as you saw in the trailer and can tell by the name, this game is very much a new adventure, taking place far away from and long after the events of the original trilogy. You will play a human, male or female, though that’s actually not the character you saw in the trailer (more on that later). You’ll be exploring an all-new galaxy, Andromeda, and piloting the new and improved Mako you saw. And through it all, you will have a new team of adventurers to work with, learn from, fight alongside of, and fall in love with.
We built this trailer in Frostbite™, our game engine, and it represents our visual target for the final game. We are thrilled by what we’ve already been able to achieve in bringing Mass Effect to Frostbite and by putting our entire focus on PC and current gen consoles. With the time remaining in development, we’re excited about the possibility to push things even more.
Thank you again for all of the support you keep showing us, and we’re looking forward to sharing more details with you near the end of the year. Until then, the teams in our Montreal, Edmonton, and Austin studios will be hard at work creating an entirely new adventure for you to lose yourselves in.
Aaryn Flynn, Studio General Manager, BioWare Canada
Yanick Roy, Studio Director, BioWare Montreal
Happy N7 Day, everyone. Here’s a recap of everything that’s happened so far this week:
Watch our N7 Day developer roundtable with creative director Mac Walters, studio director for BioWare Montréal Yanick Roy, producer Mike Gamble, senior development director Chris Wynn, and producer Fabrice Condominas.
Read the bios of some of our team leads for the next Mass Effect.
We also have some amazing new items in the BioWare store, and are currently offering 25% off all tees and hoodies through til November 10th.
There’s a 19” Tali’Zorah statue by artist Gurjeet Singh.
The triumphant return of the N7 faux-leather jacket.
Limited edition art from Sam Spratt.
A limited edition N7 shooter jersey from Black Milk clothing.