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This Is Anthem | Gameplay Series, Part 2: Endgame
It looks like Anthem has come to an end as both Electronic Arts and BioWare revealed today that they've ceased production BioWare's Executive Producer Christian Dailey took to the company blog today to make the announcement, which we have a chunk of it for you here to read Basically, a few different things came into[...]
"Anthem" Is Getting A Complete Reword According To Devs
According to a brand new blog post on BioWare's website, Anthem is going to be getting an overhaul which includes a complete rework BioWare's Casey Hudson let players know that the game would be getting some changes in the months to come And while the current season won't see much in changes, the game itself[...]
Surprise! "Anthem" is Getting "Mass Effect" Costumes For N7 Day
Credit: Electronic Arts Anthem is getting a fun new set of Mass Effect-inspired costumes, just in time for N7 Day. If you too were upset by the poor quality of Mass Effect Andromeda (as well as Anthem) to play either one, this may come as a depressing announcement Fortunately, the costumes look very cool They're available for[...]
Bioware Talks Long-Term Support For "Anthem" In New Blog
It's been a minute since we've talked about Anthem, which we can't really be blamed for as Electronic Arts have put more behind Apex Legends this year So Bioware took the initiative this week to write a new blog post about the game and address the issues of the game's long-term support In a new[...]
Anthem's Cataclysm Event Seems Underwhelming
BioWare revealed Anthem's endgame Cataclysm event on Twitch yesterday, and while the event looks pretty cool, it doesn't do enough for fans already bored of the game. The Cataclysm event will last six weeks, and functions like a freeplay mode set in a special instanced area with its own map The map will change week to week,[...]
Epic Games Announces The First Fortnite Summer Block Party Event
With every season of Fortnite, with every patch to Anthem, and with every new game announcement, Live Service Games are constantly in the public eye However, they're also common targets for malcontents in the gaming industry Whether it's fans frustrated with Apex Legends' battle pass or journalists sick of dealing with "free-to-play" games, we're always[...]
Anthem Might be Going Free-To-Play, Which Will Make it Worse
Rumor has it that EA and BioWare will be releasing Anthem as a free-to-play game on EA Access. There are so many things I can say about Anthem, about it's incredible hype cycle, it's rushed development, it's sloppy execution on lofty goals, it's failure to deliver on any aspects of gaming that BioWare has traditionally done well… The[...]
Is It Time to Give Up on Anthem After Three Months of Waiting?
BioWare and EA's Anthem is struggling to hold onto its player base, which is quickly dwindling as the days drag on It's been three months since the game debuted back in February, and many have given up on playing it altogether. In my review of Anthem, I mentioned that the game had some promise and definite room[...]
Anthem Launch Trailer
  During their investor report earnings call, Electronic Arts was rather quiet about BioWare's Anthem which had a rather shaky launch period, and instead focused on the more successful Apex Legends However, EA did say that Anthem failed to meet expectations so far. Regardless, the publisher maintains faith in BioWare, saying "We believe in the team at BioWare, and we also[...]
BioWare Denies that Dragon Age 4 is Taking Precedence over Anthem
credit//BioWare Several key members of the BioWare team have reportedly left Anthem in favor of Dragon Age 4, but the studio insists it is still 100% committed to supporting the coop shooter Rumors that BioWare was giving up on Anthem surfaced earlier this week due to the news that Executive Producer Mark Darrah, Lead Producer Michael Gamble, and Lead Director Jonathan Warner[...]
Anthem is Getting PC Test Servers for Future Update Tweaks
credit//BioWare In their latest Reddit post, BioWare addressed a number of features for Anthem that were missing from the massive 1.1.0 Update that hit this week However, the post also included a bit of news that we initially overlooked (sorry, our bad) BioWare also announced that they'll be introducing a Player Feedback Environment (PFE), which will work[...]
BioWare Addresses the Missing Features from Anthem Update 1.1.0
credit//BioWare In a recent update on Reddit, Anthem developer BioWare addresses the quality improvements that didn't make it into yesterday's massive Update 1.1.0. While the update yesterday fixed a ton of things that went wrong with Anthem, the biggest updates for Act 1 were pushed back so that the dev team can prioritize bug fixes, balance updates, and[...]
Anthem's Update 1.1.0 Adds New Strongholds and Balance Fixes
credit// BioWare EA and BioWare have released Anthem Udate 1.1.0 as part of their continued efforts to fix their game with updates and new content The patch is loaded with balance adjustments, bug fixes, and quality of life improvements as well as a new stronghold called The Sunken Cell, which is available for all players who[...]
This Is Anthem | Gameplay Series, Part 2: Endgame
EA and BioWare's Anthem has had a rough go of it, between the game's rocky development cycle to its pre- and post-launch troubles, the game is currently the punch line for all the "companies releasing unfinished games" jokes Which is great for Fallout 76, but not for Anthem. Now, neither game is truly without hope[...]
Anthem Hidden Message Corroborates Development Trouble Reports
credit//BioWare BioWare and EA's Anthem has had a troubled few months since it launched back in February Between game-breaking bugs, underwhelming gameplay, broken matchmaking, and bricked consoles just about everything that could go wrong with a game launch happened to Anthem. And then Kotaku published a report on the incredibly problematic development cycle that led to such[...]
BioWare Held a Major Staff Meeting To Discuss Company Issues
Word has gotten out today that BioWare, the developers of Anthem and Mass Effect Andromeda, had a company-wide meeting to discuss several issues The news came on Twitter from Kotaku's own Jason Schreier, who has a damn good track record of breaking events like this, who wrote that the company had an "all-hands meeting" on[...]
Anthem Update Fixes Javelin and Elysian Cache Loot Drop Bugs
credit//BioWare BioWare and EA have released the latest patch notes for Anthem, which fix a number of bugs relating to various loot drops. The two loot fixes players will be excited for are the patches that fix the Elysian Cache drops and another that assures loot will only drop for the javelins being used by players at the[...]
BioWare Increases Loot Drops for Anthem Grandmaster Levels
It appears BioWare got the message from their fans about their displeasure with item drops in Anthem and decided to correct the matter a little this past week The developers took to Reddit over the weekend to let fans know they had made increases to the Masterwork and Legendary drop rates, but more importantly, they[...]
Anthem Launch Trailer
Monday might be an interesting day today if BioWare has a conversation with Microsoft, and their VP seems to have taken a pop shot at Anthem Last night on Twitter, Mike Ybarra had apparently been playing the game for ten hours after the new patch updates went in, taking him that long to get a[...]
Anthem's Latest Patch Fixes a Number of Issues and Improvements
Today, BioWare released a major patch onto Anthem, giving the game it's first big update since being released to the public We have some of the more important additions and fixes above, and you can read the full list on their website, but essentially the update does it's best to streamline a bunch of things people[...]
This Is Anthem | Gameplay Series, Part 2: Endgame
BioWare has detailed the upcoming Anthem patch in a livestream yesterday, and it looks like the March 12th patch will focus mostly on bug and balance fixes The stream occurred just shortly after the news hit that there was a major bug in the game's default weapons that made Level 1 weapons overpowered when used[...]
Anthem's Level 1 Defender Rifle is Better than a Masterwork
credit//BioWare Anthem's Defender Rifle is a level 1 weapon that gets set as your default when creating a new weapon set It's pretty common for shooters to have a default rifle of some sort, so the Level 1 Defender raised no eyebrows just by existing Instead, it seems the rifle is a bit broken. As discovered by[...]
Anthem PS4 Players Are Claiming the Game is Breaking Their System
A new problem has arisen with Anthem players, this time on the PS4, as players are claiming online that the game is causing their console to brick Several players have taken to Twitter, Reddit, and other social media outlets to show that the game has been crashing on their systems, and to make matters worse, some[...]
The Underappreciated Magic of Anthem
Anthem has had a rough go of it since coming out As is becoming a rite of passage for online loot shooters like The Division and Destiny, Anthem is having a troubled launch It's is a game that has a lot of potential but is garnering ire due to it lacking a significant reason to[...]
Anthem is Banning Players That Exploit the Game For Loot Farming
BioWare is been dropping the ban hammer on a number of players who have been exploiting Anthem to do a little bit of loot farming The biggest player to get banned for the exploit is YouTuber Gladd, who posted a video about what happened over the weekend The exact term used for receiving a permanent ban[...]
Anthem Launch Trailer
So one of the many gripes and complaints people had for Anthem post-launch was an accusation about nerfing some of their loot with the Day One patch Several players took to the game's official  Reddit page claiming that the patch added in a stealthy nerf in loop drop rates, which even we admit, we caught[...]
Anthem Launch Trailer
credit//BioWare [rwp_box_recap id="0"] Anthem, one of the most anticipated titles of 2019, excels in some areas, but expectations fall flat in its execution. The PC experience may vary depending on the specs of your system, but for anything resembling a quality experience, it's definitely recommended for a dedicated higher-end gaming rig Initially, many who played the pre-released experienced[...]
BioWare Announced a 90 Day Anthem Update Cycle
credit//BioWare BioWare's Chad Robertson posted an update on the BioWare blog today about Anthem's Live Service update cycle for the coming months The major part of that post was the 90-day roadmap for updates coming to the game, but it also included some commentary from Robertson on the game's launch cycle. According to Robertson, BioWare developers are excited for[...]
Anthem Bioware
credit// BioWare [rwp_box_recap id="0"] Once BioWare announced Anthem way back in E3 of 2017 (after a tease during E3 2014), the game immediately had a ton of pressure to perform After all, it was the studio's next big project after the epic flop that was Mass Effect: Andromeda Sure, Andromeda got a worse reputation than deserved thanks to some incredibly[...]
Casey Hudson is Proud of Anthem on Launch Day
credit//BioWare Things have not been going so well for BioWare's new game Anthem throughout its early access phase, but the full launch is here today along with a hefty Day One patch Which makes it an odd occasion for anyone to announce that they're proud of the development team's work on the game so far[...]