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

[caption id="attachment_978264" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//BioWare[/caption]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[...]

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'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[...]

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BioWare Reveals Anthem Balance and Bug Fixes Coming Next Week

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

[caption id="attachment_978274" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//BioWare[/caption]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[...]

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

Critics, influencers and audiences are piling on to the game to pour fuel to the fire of the online discussion.[caption id="attachment_978268" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//BioWare[/caption]I share some of their concerns too There are confusing design choices that are preventing me from loving the game The combat is really varied and each javelin brings something genuinely new[...]

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[...]

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BioWare Response to Accusations of Nerfing Loot in Day One Anthem Patch

Very quickly, however, Anthem producer Ben Irving jumped into the conversation and told people what was up with the changes. For those saying BioWare hasn’t acknowledged this “stealth” loot nerf, here you go from r/AnthemTheGameWhile it may not be the response a lot of people were hoping for, but it does explain the increase and decrease[...]

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Bioware's Anthem Uneven, Squanders Much Potential

[caption id="attachment_977464" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//BioWare[/caption][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[...]

BioWare Announced a 90 Day Anthem Update Cycle

[caption id="attachment_978271" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//BioWare[/caption]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[...]

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BioWare's Anthem is a Steaming Hot Disappointment with Promise

[caption id="attachment_845720" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// BioWare[/caption] [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[...]

Casey Hudson is Proud of Anthem on Launch Day

[caption id="attachment_978286" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//BioWare[/caption]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[...]

BioWare Releases Notes For the Day One Patch Coming to Anthem

If you're looking to play Anthem on the first day, BioWare has already got a patch lined up that you'll need to download before you jump in We have some of the more important notes below, and you can read the entire list here, but basically, this is a patch to fix all of the[...]

Anthem is Dropping Players Into the Final Battle Before They're Leveled Up

That's not so much the case these days, as several players have reported on Twitter that the game's quickplay option is throwing players into the final boss battle at various levels that are seriously unprepared for the battle ahead. word yet from BioWare or Electronic Arts if they're even aware of the issue or if[...]

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At the Very Least, Anthem's Cut Scene Bugs are Hysterical

The VIP and open demo weekends had tons of bugs and connectivity issues, which clearly weren’t fully fixed by the time the EA and Origin Access launch hit.Given the number of features being added to Anthem post-launch, we really do have to wonder if EA and BioWare should have just bit the bullet and pushed[...]

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BioWare's Anthem Won't Have any PvP Content at Launch

[caption id="attachment_984298" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// BioWare[/caption]Despite being an RPG-hybrid shooter, BioWare's Anthem won't have any PvP at launch Which is incredibly disappointing and something of a problem for a shooter After all, PvP is what gives FPS games their staying power While Anthem is a hybrid, part of that pulls from shooters[...]

Neill Blomkamp is Making a Live-Action Anthem Short Film

[caption id="attachment_985784" align="aligncenter" width="332"] credit// EA[/caption]Electronic Arts announced today that Academy Award-nominated director Neill Blomkamp (known for his work on District 9, Elysium, and Chappie) has directed an original live-action short film based on BioWare’s Anthem Called Conviction, the film brings the vast world of Anthem to life an original story set decades before the beginning of the game.Blomkamp’s Conviction will go live[...]