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BioWare's acclaimed sci-fi role-playing game finally comes into dock with PC thanks to Demiurge Studios, who've brought it to the home of the RPG.

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BioWare looking for producer to "shape online for the next Mass Effect"

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It's pretty much a done deal that the new Mass Effect - which BioWare stubbornly won't call Mass Effect '4' - will have an online multiplayer side of things. This is hardly surprising since Mass Effect 3 introduced a successful formula.

The multiplayer wasn't directly connected to Mass Effect 3's main campaign, although it could have a slight impact on 'readiness'. The same sort of online component cropped up in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Casey Hudson leaves Bioware after 16 years

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Casey Hudson, probably best known as the executive producer of the Mass Effect Trilogy, has left Bioware after 16 years with the studio.

In a letter posted publicly by Bioware, Hudson said he wanted to "take a much needed break, get perspective on what I really want to do with the next phase of my life, and eventually, take on a new set of challenges."

The mighty Mako will return in the next Mass Effect game

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Good news for fans of dodgy yet somehow loveable vehicles - according to Bioware the mighty Mako will make a return in the next Mass Effect game.

The Escapist report that due to a new focus on exploration, players will be able to customise the all-terrain vehicle to their own liking, and Bioware are apparently making sure that handling "is as responsive as possible". How boring of them.

Rumour: BioWare's next Mass Effect due 'next spring'

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According to Shadow Broker sources from inside BioWare, the next Mass Effect in the works will be traversing the stars sometime next spring. They said to be sure and play the trilogy before then.

Little is known of the next Mass Effect except Shephard is now a 6km long Reaper with millions of husks at his command, sweeping the galaxy for stores to endorse.

Next Mass Effect game in a playable state, 'fresh yet recognisable' according to developer

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BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn commented on Twitter after a hands on session with the highly anticipated next title in the series.

"Great time playing the next Mass Effect game in Montreal," he said, "Ambitious. Beautiful. Fresh but recognizable. And fun."

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