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Mass Effect: Andromeda Has Over 1,200 Speaking Characters

BioWare's next big RPG, Mass Effect: Andromeda, has considerably more speaking characters than Mass Effect 3, it's been revealed. Lead writer Mac Walters revealed this during PAX East, saying Andromeda has "over 1,200" speaking characters" compared to around 670 in Mass Effect 3.<p>"When you look at …

Andromeda

FlatOut 4 Total Insanity PS4 Gameplay Revealed (video)

A new gameplay trailer has been released this week providing a look at the new content for the upcoming FlatOut 4 Total Insanity racing game, that …

4 Mass Effect Characters Who Are Unintentionally Hilarious

It’s no secret that people love Bioware games (myself included). Now, while they love the heartfelt stories, dynamic characters, satisfying combat, …

Assassin's Creed Movie Originally Had A Different Ending, See It Here

The ending of the video game movie <i>Assassin's Creed</i> is not the only one that the filmmakers shot. It's now been revealed that they also filmed another ending that was very different.<p><i>SPOILERS FOR ASSASSIN'S CREED FOLLOW.</i><p>In the theatrical version of <i>Assassin's Creed</i>, Michael Fassbender's modern-day …

PlayStation VR horror title lets friends mess with your game

Most solo virtual reality games don't make for great entertainment at parties... not unless your definition of fun involves making everyone wait their turn. Firesprite, however, has a way for your friends to join in. Its upcoming PlayStation VR sci-fi horror title <i>The Persistence</i> will include a …

The Future of Overwatch's Storytelling

Overwatch's VFX Supervisor and Lead Writer talk the future.<p>Overwatch doesn’t really have a story. Not while you’re playing it, anyway, where you …

Devs without programming knowledge soon could create dynamic AI

During GDC last week, the crew behind the GDC X One Life Left podcast took the time to speak with a handful of people working on interesting projects …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Will Have More Major, Impactful Decisions

The <i>Mass Effect</i> franchise has always been known for having a branching and twisting story line, directly impacted by player decisions including a very …

Get Even Wants to Break Your Brain and Make You Cry

Welcome to the party.<p>Some games refuse to be described in a single sentence. Get Even, from Polish studio The Farm 51, is definitely one of them.<p>It’s …

Mass Effect: Andromeda PC specifications revealed - IBTimes India

Mass Effect: Andromeda is scheduled to be released on March 21.<p>Developer BioWare has revealed the PC specifications of Mass Effect: Andromeda, the …

Mass Effect: Andromeda offers a more personal story in an even bigger galaxy

Hands-on with one of the year’s biggest titles<p>It’s easy to forget just how ambitious the original <i>Mass Effect</i> was. When Bioware began designing it in 2004, developers generally had to choose between building sophisticated role-playing games, combat-heavy action shooters, and exploration-heavy …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Hands-On: 3 Hours of Spoiler-Free Impressions

Our thoughts on the mechanics and systems of Andromeda without any pesky story spoilers.<p>From the very beginning, Mass Effect: Andromeda presents a …

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Valve cares about PC gamers, but struggles to show it

I hadn’t even considered the possibility that Gabe Newell would be joining us.<p>When Valve invited me to its office last week for a series of roundtable interviews, the company made it clear that I wasn’t going to learn about Half-Life 3. “No new announcements,” Valve communications boss Doug …

Ready Player One

AMD Launches Ryzen PC Chips With A Price And Performance That Will Anger Intel

AMD is coming out swinging against longtime competitor Intel with the launch of Ryzen, its latest desktop PC processors based on the company’s Zen chip architecture.<p>On Wednesday, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based chipmaker announced details for three central processing units (or CPUs) under the Ryzen 7 …

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Man At Arms Forges Real-Life Replicas Of For Honor's Weapons

Ubisoft's For Honor released this past week. The game's unique world where samurais, knights, and vikings collide makes for a mix of interesting …

NIS America Announces Localization of 19 RPGs in North America

One Publisher and So Many Games Coming at Once, Including Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana<p>During a Friday press event in San Francisco, NIS America formally …

That Mega Bloks Destiny 2 rumour might be true. Here's what it means for the sequel if so

At the end of last month, a story broke about a toy manufacturer product listing potentially leaking some details on Destiny 2. At the time, we …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Will Let Players Customize Armor Color

<i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> Lead Designer Ian Frazier confirms that players will be able to customize their armor colors, and can even do the same for …

In Theory: How AMD's Ryzen will disrupt the gaming CPU market

<b>UPDATE 22/2/17 2:50pm:</b> AMD has officially revealed Ryzen 7 - three eight-core/16-thread processors - effectively confirming the leaks discussed …

Bethesda's 'Prey' reboot makes you fear everything

<i>Prey</i> is all about deception. The first-person shooter starts off simple enough: You're a scientist beginning a new job at your brother's massive research company. You wake up in your bedroom, do some exploring and board a helicopter on top of your roof to head to work, where you're then subjected …

Why dev thinks this gaming watch will succeed where other smartwatches failed

Packed with games and potential<p>It took the Gameband less than a day to hit its modest goal of $75,000 on Kickstarter last week.<p>No surprise there.<p>The Gameband is a smart watch designed around the ability to play retro mini-games on your wrist. More importantly, those games include beloved classics …

Logitech's best ever webcam includes 4K HDR and Windows Hello support

Logitech has taken its more than 20 years of hardware experience and created its best ever webcam. The new Logitech Brio 4K Pro Webcam launches today for $199, but the high price is matched by a high number of features. Logitech has paired 4K recording with HDR, and the company’s latest RightLight …

Developer shows off ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ gameplay on Microsoft’s HoloLens

Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality glasses are getting some love with a new demo of a developer showing off a concept for HoloLens support in</i> …

Watch how Portal would work in the real world thanks to Microsoft HoloLens

Valve’s Portal series is one of the more beloved in PC gaming, thanks to its debut of unique puzzle mechanics to inject some fresh life in the tired first-person action genre. The game looks even more interesting when you’re using its unique mechanics overlaid on the real world, with virtual …

Accel World VS Sword Art Online Gets First PS4 Gameplay; Combat, Boss, Characters and Much More

During a a stage event from Taipei Game Show in Taiwan, Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia showcased the first actual gameplay of <i>Accel World VS Sword</i> …

Creators Of Star Wars: Battlefront 3 Fan Remake Say It's Getting A Steam Release

For years fans of the <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> series have been bemoaning the loss of the rumored canceled third installment of the game. Mod team …

Making Minecraft Maps Beautiful

<i>Minecraft</i> may be practical, but its simple visuals can also be, for some folks, a bit gross. Which is why things like Chunky exist, to help make …

Mod Builds An Entire Pokemon Game In Minecraft

<i>Pokémon Cobalt and Amethyst</i> is a new <i>Minecraft</i> mod that takes the intersection of the two gaming worlds to an entirely new level.<p>If a game allows …

Players are Still Trying to Solve Pokémon X & Y's Mysteries

<i>By</i> <i>Andy McDonald</i><p><i>Pokémon Sun and Moon</i> have been out for a few months now, and trainers have grown used to the sunny climes of the tropical Alola …

An entire 'Pokémon' game is playable inside 'Minecraft'

When you think of <i>Minecraft</i> add-ons, you probably think of mini games or the occasional clever machine -- fun, but you'll likely be back to the main game before long. Well, you might want to clear your schedule with this one. Phoenix SC has released <i>Pokémon Cobalt and Amethyst</i>, a <i>Minecraft</i> add-on that …