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Surprise! "Anthem" is Getting "Mass Effect" Costumes For N7 Day

Surprise! “Anthem” is Getting “Mass Effect” Costumes For N7 Day

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 purchase […]

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 […]

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RealTalk: Are We Really Ready to Be Done With Live Service Games

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 […]

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 […]

Anthem Launch Trailer

EA Doubles Down on Anthem Support

  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 […]

BioWare Denies that Dragon Age 4 is Taking Precedence over Anthem

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

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

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, […]

Anthem's Update 1.1.0 Adds New Strongholds and Balance Fixes

Anthem’s Update 1.1.0 Adds New Strongholds and Balance Fixes

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 have […]

This Is Anthem | Gameplay Series, Part 2: Endgame

RealTalk: Can Anthem Save Itself?

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. As several […]

Anthem Hidden Message Corroborates Development Trouble Reports

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Xbox’s Mike Ybarra Takes a Shot at Anthem’s Loot System

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 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

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 […]