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Mass Effect Andromeda Has Brother, Sister As Two Main Characters

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In what is arguably the biggest reveal since the game's official announcement, BioWare confirmed the rumors that Mass Effect: Andromeda is a family affair that has two separate versions of its new hero, Ryder, as the main characters. Unlike the original Mass Effect trilogy, in which players choose the gender of protagonist Shepard but he or she existed as a unique individual, the male and female versions of the player character in Andromeda are in fact siblings that exist in the game world at the same time, doing their own things. The game's creative director, Mac Walters, stated the following...

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EA Says No to Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster for Xbox One, PS4

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Electronic Arts' COO Peter Moore has effectively dashed the hopes and dreams of Mass Effect fans that have been praying day and night for a remaster of the trilogy. In an interview with IGN for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Moore said gamers shouldn't hold their breath for remasters on the grounds that EA is “focused on delivering for the future," not revisiting the past because that's just not what the company does. More than that, the executive feels that remasters are what game developers and publishers resort to when they've run out of ideas. Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases...

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases in March 2017

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According to Amazon, Mass Effect: Andromeda will release in March 31, 2017, which is true to EA’s announcement that it will arrive sometime in early 2017. Andromeda was actually originally planned to release before the end of 2016; however, developer BioWare said a delay was necessary in order to ensure they delivered “everything the game can be and should be.” Mass Effect Andromeda: Debut Trailer is Amazing and Chilling It remains to be seen that fully entails, but Andromeda’s E3 2016 trailer makes us very excited. Fans of the series can expect the following in the latest installment of Mass...

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Halo Writer Leaves Mass Effect Andromeda Team, Joins Bungie

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Having left 343 Industries to join BioWare Montreal back in 2013 to work on Mass Effect: Andromeda, Halo 4 lead writer Christopher Schlerf has switched studios yet again, this time signing on with Destiny developer Bungie. Don't worry, Schlerf had nothing but good things to say about BioWare in a series of tweets announcing the move: “Sincerely one of the best experiences of my career-I'm incredibly grateful to have worked w/ such talented & truly wonderful human beings.” As for Mass Effect: Andromeda, he tells us we’re not ready for what it has to offer: “Think MEA is really gonna...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Has Better Ending Than Mass Effect 3?

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Mass Effect 3 was a good game that disappointed gamers with its bad, poorly-executed ending, something EA and BioWare don’t want to repeat with Mass Effect: Andromeda. Mass Effect 3’s multiple endings were criticized for rendering character choices made throughout the series inconsequential, for providing no closure despite the game’s heart-wrenching plot, for its lore contradictions and plot holes, for character and narrative inconsistencies, and for the absence of a final boss battle. It was so disappointing that BioWare released a free extended cut DLC to provide more elaboration. ALSO READ: Mass Effect Andromeda Was Almost Called Mass Effect Beyond...

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