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Mass Effect Legendary Edition’s Mako has been improved, but you can disable the new handling

Even though upgrades have been made to the Mako in Mass Effect Legendary Edition, you can revert back to the old handling if you wish.This is according to BioWare which recently spoke with PC Gamer about the Mako in Mass Effect Legendary Edition.Watch on YouTubeAs you know, the M-35 Mako has been updated to handle better than before, and it will feel less light and bouncy. With the update, the vehicle feels weightier and slides around less.But, if you prefer the way the old Mako handled, you can turn the improvements off, according to project director Mac Walters and environment…

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Xbox Series X is the only console that will run Mass Effect Legendary Edition at 120fps

By Sherif Saed 6 May 2021 11:03 GMT Mass Effect Legendary Edition seems like it’s going to scale well across all consoles.BioWare has detailed the framerate and resolution targets for Mass Effect Legendary Edition across all consoles. For starters, the game will offer two modes: one priorities visual quality and the other framerate.Watch on YouTubeThe two modes will be available on PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X, as well as PS5 and Xbox Series X/S – though with varying targets. One thing worth highlighting is that Xbox Series X is currently the only console with support for up…

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Dragon Age 4 concept art teases the Grey Wardens

By Stephany Nunneley 1 May 2021 19:58 GMT Bioware has teased Dragon Age 4 again with some more concept art.This time around, the concept art for Dragon Age 4 depicts a Grey Warden.Watch on YouTubeThe Grey Wardens are an Order of warriors dedicated to fighting darkspawn and have been “instrumental” in defeating each Blight making them very important to the world’s survival.In development for a few years, and after initially being teased at The Game Awards back in 2018, the game was revealed properly during Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020.Pieces of concept art were also shown in the artbook BioWare: Stores and Secrets…

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FIFA 21 is coming to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass next week

By Sherif Saed 30 April 2021 13:45 GMT FIFA 21’s turn to join the EA Play library is almost here.EA has announced that the full game of FIFA 21 is joining the standard tier of EA Play beginning May 6 on all platforms. This also means that it’s going to be available as part of Xbox Game Pass on PC, and Game Pass Ultimate on Xbox.Watch on YouTubeTo celebrate the launch, EA Play members will get access to unique in-game challenges and rewards, as well as FIFA Ultimate Team kits and Volta Football gear. EA Play members also get a…

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Check out this Apex Legends video showing off Valkyrie’s abilities

By Stephany Nunneley 29 April 2021 16:48 GMT Apex Legends: Legacy is out soon, and today you can get a look at Valkyrie’s abilities via a new trailer.On May 4, Apex Legends: Legacy lands on PC and consoles with new Legend, Valkyrie, daughter of Viper.Watch on YouTube“Determined to carve her own path, and with her swarm of unique abilities, Valkyrie is ready to make history and have everyone in the Apex Games remember her name,” reads the description.You can get a look at the jetpack flying Legend’s new abilities in the vignette trailer above.From her passive to ultimate, Valkyrie’s abilities…

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Apex Legends Season 9 trailer shows off Valkyrie and new 3v3 mode

By Stephany Nunneley 22 April 2021 20:00 GMT Respawn Entertainment has dropped a new Apex Legends trailer to give you a taste of what Season 9 will have to offer in May. Season 9 of Apex Legends will return players to where it started and will take you to the Arena, which is a new 3v3 game mode. Watch on YouTubeNew Legend Valkyrie will also become available when the new season kicks off, and you can see the new Legend for yourself in the trailer. The new season will include a new weapon called the Bockek Bow that is “capable…

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Apex Legends Season 9 introduces new character Valkyrie, a bow and more

The latest Apex Legends narrative video, Stories from the Outlands, teases a wealth of content for Season 9 – including a new character, titans, and more besides.In a surprisingly emotional new video catching up on the tragic backstory of Apex Legends’ newest character, we’re treated to a suite of new things due to land in the Apex Legends Season 9. If you’ve played Titanfall 2, you may recognize Viper as one of the primary antagonists from the game (and the guy that took BT’s arm). It seems Respawn isn’t shy about really connecting the dots between Apex Legends and Titanfall 2…

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On the day of F1 2021’s reveal, new owner EA jacks up regional Steam prices vs last year’s game

News of EA’s first F1 game as Codemasters’ new owner was soured after a massive disparity in regional pricing became clear.Overnight, Codemasters announced F1 2021, this year’s version of its long-running, official Formula 1 racing game. The game is due July 16 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.Watch on YouTubeThe announcement is fairly exciting. For one, this is Codemasters’ first game under EA Sports, having recently finalised a $1.2 billion acquisition deal. The few F1 2021 features revealed so far are also interesting. This year’s game introduces two-player co-op for career mode.F1 2021 will also expand…

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Apex Legends now has over 100 million players, teases a big reveal next week

By Dom Peppiatt 15 April 2021 10:44 GMT Respawn and EA are celebrating a huge milestone for Apex Legends: the free-to-play battle royale game has surpassed 100 million players.If there was any doubt about the popularity of Respawn’s well-supported FPS battle royale, that’s disappeared now. In a tweet, the official Apex Legends account celebrated the massive milestone with a short and sweet video, thanking the community for supporting the game.If you’re quick, you can spot a few new hints about what’s coming in the brief trailer, embedded below, too: at about 43 seconds in, you can see a mysterious character flying…

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Mass Effect’s graphical remaster is more than lens flare – but does it look better?

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition has the tough job of upgrading the visual appearance of games originally built to run at 720 or 1080p on an Xbox 360. That’s a mammoth task even if it was just one game and not the entire Mass Effect trilogy. A new trailer and blog post on the remaster’s official site breaks down how BioWare went about upscaling 30,000 textures, and shows exactly how the results look. Read more

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition – check out the official remastered comparison trailer

By Stephany Nunneley 13 April 2021 20:22 GMT BioWare has released a comparison video showing off the differences between the original Mass Effect trilogy and the Mass Effect Legendary Edition.In the comparison video, you get an in-depth look at the visual upgrades you’ll see when Mass Effect Legendary Edition releases next month.Watch on YouTubeLooking at the side-by-side comparison, you can plainly see some of the improvements made to the environment, characters, and visual effects.You can expect improved material and particle effects, better skin rendering, and more realistic surface response. All textures have been enhanced or remade, 3D models are more…

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition has gone gold

By Dom Peppiatt 12 April 2021 18:00 GMT Mass Effect Legendary Edition has gone gold, BioWare has announced, ahead of the remastered games’ launch on May 14.Mass Effect Legendary Edition project director Mac Walters has declared that the game has gone gold, meaning it’s been signed off as ready to launch in just over a month’s time.The game, which players have been excited to learn more about ever since its announcement back in November 2020, is now almost here – and you’ll be able to get your hands on the updated, enhanced versions of one of gaming’s best sci-fi trilogies…

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EA’s ‘Dynamic Difficulty’ system wants to predict your behaviour, keep you playing for longer

Electronic Arts has patented a dynamic difficulty system that can predict and respond to a player’s mood, and appears directed towards making your gaming sessions longer.The patent was filed in October 2020 (thanks GameSpot) and was made available for the public to see towards the end of March 2021. EA itself is calling the tech ‘Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment’ and its application in-game certainly sounds like interesting.As per the patent, the system has been built to “perform automatic granular difficulty adjustment” in such a way that difficulty spikes and dips would be “undetectable by a user.”The goal of the system, it seems, is for EA to…

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Mass Effect remaster will bring first game more in line with its sequels

I’ve twice tried to get into the Mass Effect series and both times I’ve given up a few hours into the first game. ‘That’s where it starts to get good!’ my friends tell me, while also saying that Mass Effect 2 fixed a lot of the first game’s problems. I’m therefore pleased to learn of how Mass Effect Legendary Edition will tweak the first game to make it more consistent with its sequels. A new blog post on the RPG remaster’s official site goes into detail on how they’re tuning combat, boss fights and the Mako “without outright scrapping the…

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BioWare outlines changes you can expect with the Mass Effect Legendary Edition

The Mass Effect Legendary Edition team at BioWare has outlined details on what to expect in the remaster.These outlined changes to the Mass Effect Legendary Edition include gameplay tuning, rebalancing, and more.Alongside the aforementioned, you can expect additional gameplay improvements to all three titles, the Mako for Mass Effect, and Galaxy at War rebalancing for Mass Effect 3.With combat tuning, BioWare said it wanted to make the experience better across the board, but not change what fans have come to love about the games.In the first Mass Effect, accuracy, including reticle bloom and weapon sway, has been tuned across all…