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Was Xbox 720's "Always On" Demand Confirmed on Twitter?
Apr 7, 2013 - in News
The Xbox 720's "always on" requirement may have been confirmed on Twitter in a conversation between Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth and BioWare designer Manveer Heir.
SWTOR Gains 2 Million Users from F2P
Mar 25, 2013 - in News
Making the switch to F2P was a good move for SWTOR.
Aliens:CM Co-Developer Layoffs; BioWare San Fran Closed
Mar 6, 2013 - in News
Around 55 developers spanning two studios are now looking for jobs.
Star Wars:TOR Expansion Pack Slated for Spring 2013
Dec 18, 2012 - in News
The first expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic arrives in Spring 2013.
BioWare Asks: Next Mass Effect - Sequel or Prequel?
Nov 23, 2012 - in News
What part of the Mass Effect lore would you want to see more of? The past or the future?
Next Mass Effect Will Use Frostbite Engine, DA3 Systems
Nov 22, 2012 - in News
Mass Effect 4 will use the Frostbite engine and incorporate systems developed for Dragon Age 3.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Now F2P, Adds Content
Nov 16, 2012 - in News
Now you can test-drive BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG without having to shell out a subscription fee.
BioWare Responds to Black Ops 2 Mixup With Free Mass Effect
Nov 14, 2012 - in News
BioWare is offering a free copy of Mass Effect Trilogy, calling the publishing mishap an "omen".
BioWare's SW:TOR Finally Goes F2P Next Week
Nov 8, 2012 - in News
The launch of the free-to-play model for Star Wars: The Old Republic couldn't have arrived at a better time.
BioWare and EA Reveal Star Wars:TOR F2P Restrictions
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
SWTOR's gone F2P at least. Here are the restrictions for free players...
Pachter: ME3 "Whining" May Have Driven BioWare Docs Away
Oct 10, 2012 - in News
Gaming analyst Michael Pachter thinks all the complaints surrounding Mass Effect 3's ending may have driven BioWare's founders into retirement.
BioWare Doctors Did Not Leave Due to Fan Negativity
Oct 3, 2012 - in News
Dr. Ray Muyzka denies rumors that he and Greg Zeschuk left due to fan's negative reaction to Mass Effect 3 and SW:TOR.
BioWare's Founding Doctors Are Retiring from Industry
Sep 18, 2012 - in News
Doctors Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk are retiring from BioWare and the games industry itself.
BioWare Makes Dragon Age 3 Official
Sep 17, 2012 - in News
BioWare's Mark Darrah has confirmed that the studio is working on Dragon Age 3.
Baldur's Gate EE Pushed Back to November
Sep 15, 2012 - in News
The enhanced version of Baldur's Gate won't arrive on the PC until November.
C&C: Generals 2 to Have e-Sports, No Single Player at Launch
Aug 21, 2012 - in News
Generals 2 won't launch with a single player campaign, but the developer is open to community feedback.
BioWare Discusses Future of Star Wars: The Old Republic
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
Is there hope left for Star Wars: The Old Republic?
Command & Conquer: Generals 2 Part of Free to Play Series
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
Command & Conquer is going free-to-play.
BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic Goes Free to Play
Aug 1, 2012 - in News
In a not-so-unexpected move, EA announced that The Old Republic is going free-to-play... with some restrictions.
Ultima IV Will Be ''Re-imagined'' F2P Title By BioWare Mythic
Jul 12, 2012 - in News
BioWare Mythic is "re-imagining" Ultima IV and launching it as Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar later this year, a free-to-play action-RPG game for the PC and iOS platforms.
Star Wars: The Old Republic May Go Free-To-Play
Jun 15, 2012 - in News
The BioWare team is looking into injecting Star Wars: The Old Republic with a free-to-play model.
BioWare Cutting SW:TOR Staff After 400K Player Dropoff
May 22, 2012 - in News
Has a drop in subscriptions pushed BioWare Austin into reducing its head count?
Star Wars: The Old Republic Subscription Numbers Drop
May 9, 2012 - in News
EA's reported SW: TOR's most recent subscription numbers and they don't look good...
In Pictures: A History Of Computer RPGs
May 3, 2012 - in Picture Story
Today we cover more than 30 years of computer role-playing games in pictures! From Ultima I to The Bard's Tale, Wasteland, Diablo, and of course The Elder Scrolls, this walk down memory lane undoubtedly includes a few of your favorites.
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Coming to iPad Too
Mar 23, 2012 - in News
Apple fanboys will get a taste of enhanced Baldur's Gate love this summer too via the iPad.
Star Wars: TOR Free to Play Weekend Starts Thursday
Mar 14, 2012 - in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic will be free to play this weekend, starting early Thursday morning.
Is a New Baldur's Gate On The Way? Maybe.
Mar 2, 2012 - in News
Something is going on with the Baldur's Gate series that's not related to the Baldur's Gate 2 Complete Edition release on Steam. A third installment? Or a revamped port to tablets?
How Well Will Mass Effect 3 Run On Your PC?
Mar 1, 2012 - in Reviews
On March 6th, BioWare will launch Mass Effect 3, the final chapter in Shepherd's epic journey. We take the game's demo for a spin in anticipation of how this highly-anticipated title will behave on a broad range of graphics cards and processors.
BioWare Lead Writer Says Goodbye To Industry
Feb 17, 2012 - in News
BioWare's Drew Karpyshyn is hitting the road, leaving the games industry behind in search of fame and fortune via novels and screenplays.
Razer Producing Mass Effect 3-Themed PC, X360 Gear
Feb 16, 2012 - in News
Official Mass Effect 3 gear will be available when the game launches next month.