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Hans Zimmer on Capturing the Intensity of 'Dunkirk' in a 90-Minute Score

"I'd be in the studio all day writing, I'd go home, fall asleep and dream about it," says the 11-time Oscar nominee of scoring Christopher Nolan's …

Construction

'Black Panther' Rotten Tomatoes Score Has Been Revealed

Director Ryan Coogler’s <i>Black Panther</i> is officially certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, surprising no one. What might be a surprise is just how fresh …

Construction

Hans Zimmer says he was “starstruck” upon meeting Jonny Greenwood for Radiohead collaboration

<i>Radiohead photo by Philip Cosores</i><p>Last month, Radiohead shared a reworked version of <i>The King of Limbs</i> track “Bloom”, recorded in conjunction with …

The Assassin’s Creed series ranked — with Origins included

The latest Assassin’s Creed takes a high spot on our list<p>In a decade since the first entry, Assassin’s Creed has ballooned into a mixed-media franchise that includes at least seven spinoffs, nine novels, 11 comics, a Michael Fassbender film, an in-development TV show and enough Pop! toys to fill a …

Steam has a “review bomb” problem—but will today’s new feature fix it? | Ars Technica

Follows a September 2016 overhaul that aimed to remove fraudulent reviews.<p>Steam, the largest digital PC game storefront in the West, continues to …

Sources: BioWare Montreal Scaled Down, Mass Effect Put On Ice For Now

Gaming

Video game developers need to start releasing diversity reports. Here's why.

BioWare's attempt to depict a trans woman character in <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> was a disaster. From a report that emerged about BioWare's apparent …

Game Development

Mass Effect Andromeda was once a 'giant procedural game' reveals BioWare

BioWare lead designer Ian Frazier speaks to IBTimes UK about an early version of the sci-fi RPG.<p>Mass Effect Andromeda's lead designer Ian Frazier has …

Mass Effect Andromeda

Science says these are the men who will make you orgasm

Are you on the hunt for a man who is guaranteed to give you an orgasm every time you have sex?<p>Well, we have good news! A team of scientists have been …

Don’t pack your bags yet, but Stephen Hawking gives us only 1,000 years on earth

It’s time to start shopping for a new solar system. Earth will be done for humans within 1,000 years, so at least some of us need to get off the …

Stephen Hawking

Sex in Games Sells; We're Buying, and Why That's a Good Thing

It seems like no matter where you turn you’re seeing sex in games. It’s becoming more and more prevalent all the time. Is this because the medium is …

Star Wars: The Old Republic deserves a second chance

BioWare's MMO has received some major upgrades in recent months<p>My love affair with <i>Star Wars: The Old Republic</i> was strong but short-lived. When it launched in late 2011, I thought this was it: the replacement for <i>World of Warcraft</i> that I'd been waiting for.<p><i>The Old Republic</i> had the social gameplay and …

13 things everyone from Poland has to explain to foreigners

1. Poland is not located in the polar circle.<p>There are no polar bears roaming free through snow-covered plains. It’s not freezing cold all year long. …

Former BioWare Employees Join Forces for Classic RPG Mooncrest

Boasting a team of BioWare alumni and pen-and-paper veterans, <i>Mooncrest</i>’s announcement reads more like a love-letter to Bioware’s old-school RPGs – …

Why BioWare’s games inspire a unique kind of fandom

Somewhere between finishing Mass Effect 3 for the first time in June 2014 and now, something happened to me. If it didn’t sound so sinister, I would …

If we're going to Mars, where are we going to land, live and work on the red planet?

Image: Shutterstock/NikoNomad<p>Image: Shutterstock/NikoNomad<p>NASA HAS BEEN setting its sights on Mars for some time, with undersea research stations and …

Bioware artist gives advice on creating epic structures in 3D

In an exclusive interview, BioWare environment artist Ignacio J Guajardo describes how he created the incredible scenes of Future Hospital Sant Pau …

Unreal Engine

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding emotional journey, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

Animation

Here’s everything Electronic Arts unveiled during its E3 conference

Electronic Arts went to the well for its 2015 E3 keynote, announcing a slew of new chapters for some of its most beloved titles, as well as some key …

Electronic Arts

Star Wars premieres in China four decades late

Filmgoers in Shanghai praise special effects in George Lucas’s 1977 space opera blockbuster, but some criticise ‘unattractive’ male and female leads<p>China has screened the original Star Wars movies for the first time almost four decades after George Lucas’s space opera helped usher in the Hollywood …

\'Mass Effect 4\' game details: Bioware staffer says game\'s combat is \'no joke\'

Folks over at Bioware just love tweeting things about "Mass Effect 4" just as much as they love working on the game. While there aren't any solid …

Marvel's Star Wars comic makes a massive change to Han Solo

<i>Star Wars</i> is in the process of rebuilding its official canon after Disney made the decision to detonate thirty-five years of accumulated backstory last year. Thanks to a handful of new novels, <i>The Clone Wars</i> and <i>Rebels</i> TV shows, and the movies themselves, parts of the universe are already in place, …

Science Fiction

BioWare turns 20 today

Mass Effect and Dragon Age developer BioWare has turned 20 today, but it doesn't look a day older than 19.<p>Founded by medical doctors Ray Muzyka, Greg …

Norman Reedus

Game Over For Disney’s ‘Tron 3’

The digital gladiatorial games will no longer take up space on anyone’s hard drive, as sources have confirmed that Disney has cancelled <i>Tron 3</i>. …

Opinion: Why Assassin's Creed Syndicate Is the Right Game for its Female Lead

Assassin's Creed Syndicate marks a turning point for the eight-year Assassin's Creed franchise in more ways than one. Ubisoft's Quebec Studio has chosen to abandon cover-based stealth for Syndicate, retool navigation when parkouring, and add a systemic vehicle system that will change how players …

Assassin's Creed

This Inflatable Aircraft Could Explore The Skies of Venus

The developers hope to compete for $1 billion in NASA funding.<p>An inflatable, propeller-powered aircraft, built from lightweight composites, could be …

Battlefield 4 Patch Adds New Weapons and Gun Master Mode

Almost two years after launch, DICE continues to update Battlefield 4 with new content and tweaks. Yesterday, the developer announced that the game's upcoming Spring patch will add new weapons and an old mode from Battlefield 3, Gun Master.<p>The patch will add five new weapons, and while DICE didn't …

Guns