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How Many Planets to Explore in Mass Effect: Andromeda?

How Many Planets to Explore in Mass Effect: Andromeda?

Yesterday, developer BioWare released a new gameplay video for Mass Effect: Andromeda highlighting the exploration gamers will enjoy...

By Boston Blake on 05 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda PC Specs Revealed

Mass Effect: Andromeda PC Specs Revealed

Thanks to a listing on Origin, Mass Effect: Andromeda fans who are looking forward to playing BioWare‘s forthcoming science fiction s...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 February 2017
ME: Andromeda Producer Promises Lots of Romance Options

ME: Andromeda Producer Promises Lots of Romance Options

Mass Effect producer Michael Gamble answers a fan question which eloquently asks how many romance options will be available in Mass Effect: Andromeda. As the impending release of Mass Effe...

By John Jacques on 17 January 2017
ME: Andromeda on Scorpio Under Consideration by BioWare

ME: Andromeda on Scorpio Under Consideration by BioWare

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s Creative Director, Mac Walters, suggests the possibility of BioWare’s forthcoming science fiction game getting a version for Project Scorpio. About a couple of mon...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Crafting and Melee Weapons

Mass Effect: Andromeda Adds Crafting and Melee Weapons

While answering fan questions on Twitter, Mass Effect Andromeda lead designer Ian Frazier confirms players can craft their own gear including new melee weapon types. With time quickly count...

By Derek Nichols on 17 January 2017
Rumor – ME: Andromeda and South Park Release Dates Leak

Rumor – ME: Andromeda and South Park Release Dates Leak

An online listing from Microsoft potentially leaks the release dates for BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda and Ubisoft’s South Park: The Fractured But Whole.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Impact Story

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Will Impact Story

According to Mass Effect series producer Mike Gamble, the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer mode will impact the single player story campaign. Mass Effect 3‘s multiplayer compon...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
ME: Andromeda PC Pre-Load Date Potentially Revealed

ME: Andromeda PC Pre-Load Date Potentially Revealed

A report claims that the pre-load date for the PC version of BioWare’s forthcoming science fiction title, Mass Effect: Andromeda, can be seen through EA’s Origin service. Now that BioWare f...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals New Image of Tempest

Mass Effect: Andromeda Reveals New Image of Tempest

The video game developer BioWare officially reveals a brand new screenshot of the Tempest space ship from its forthcoming science fiction title Mass Effect: Andromeda. Just a couple of days...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn reveals on Twitter that Mass Effect: Andromeda won’t have a Season Pass, and said more info about DLCs will be coming later. With the holiday buying seas...

By Boston Blake on 10 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - EA Access Users Play Early

Mass Effect: Andromeda - EA Access Users Play Early

The official Mass Effect Twitter page responds to a fan’s question, revealing that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda will be playable early for EA Access subscribers. One of the perks of...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Actors Talk Voicing Ryder Twins

Mass Effect: Andromeda Actors Talk Voicing Ryder Twins

Tom Taylorson and Fryda Wolff, the voices behind the Ryder twins in Mass Effect: Andromeda, star in a video that details their relationship in and out of game. It has been a strong start to...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - Longer Gameplay Videos Coming

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Longer Gameplay Videos Coming

A BioWare employee hints on Twitter that there will be longer gameplay demos of Mass Effect: Andromeda soon, while an insider suggests a marketing blitz is coming. Mass Effect: Andromeda mi...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 January 2017
Battlefield 1 Guide: How to Unlock All Weapons

Battlefield 1 Guide: How to Unlock All Weapons

With Battlefield 1 releasing this week, gamers will be searching for the best weapons to use in the game. Here’s our guide to unlocking all weapons in Battlefield 1. With the official launc...

By Boston Blake on 23 October 2016
New Star Wars The Old Republic Cinematic Trailer Debuts

New Star Wars The Old Republic Cinematic Trailer Debuts

Don’t miss the epic and beautifully animated cinematic trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s upcoming expansion, titled Knights of the Eternal Throne. The latest expansion for Star Wars...

By Weston Albert on 07 October 2016
Star Wars Battlefront Coming to EA Access This Year

Star Wars Battlefront Coming to EA Access This Year

Electronic Arts confirms that Star Wars Battlefront, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, and EA Sports UFC 2 are all being added to the EA Access Vault before the end of the year. For $5 a month, or $3...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 October 2016
Enter Game Rant's FIFA 17 Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's FIFA 17 Giveaway

Game Rant is giving away two PC keys for FIFA 17, the upcoming soccer game from EA Sports that includes all the usual features, plus a robust campaign mode! Game Rant is back with another g...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 September 2016
Star Wars Battlefront's Death Star DLC Patch Notes

Star Wars Battlefront's Death Star DLC Patch Notes

The patch notes for the latest update to DICE’s and Electronic Arts’ science fiction shooter Star Wars Battlefront detail the Death Star DLC, a level cap increase, and more. Now that Star W...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 September 2016
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what...

By Riley Little on 18 September 2016
NHL 17 Review

NHL 17 Review

The latest hockey video game from EA Sports finally gets the series back on track, with NHL 17 giving fans almost every thing they could ask for from the series. It’s been a rocky few years...

By Riley Little on 15 September 2016
Madden NFL 17 Review

Madden NFL 17 Review

Madden NFL 17 doesn’t move the series forward in any significant ways, but it provides one of the most polished NFL football video game experiences to date. Even though Madden NFL is one o...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 August 2016
Here's Why Titanfall 2 Is Coming to PS4

Here's Why Titanfall 2 Is Coming to PS4

Respawn Entertainment CEO and co-founder Vince Zampella reveals why Titanfall 2 is coming to PS4, despite the original Titanfall being exclusive to PC and Xbox consoles. Released on PC, Xbo...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2016
Titanfall 2 Video Shows How It Will Avoid Server Issues

Titanfall 2 Video Shows How It Will Avoid Server Issues

Jon Shiring, lead engineer at Respawn Entertainment, reveals how the developer is planning to prevent server connection issues for Titanfall 2 on launch day. Online games are judged quickly...

By Derek Nichols on 23 July 2016
EA Confident with Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 in 2016

EA Confident with Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 in 2016

EA reaffirms its belief during a recent investors call that it believes both Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 will thrive even though both are launching near each other. This year is already s...

By Derek Nichols on 13 May 2016
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

Fantasy dominates the 18th D.I.C.E. Awards, with ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ and ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’ taking home a treasure trove of prizes.

By Rob Gordon on 11 November 2014
Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Read our ‘Need For Speed: Most Wanted’ review to find out if Criterion successfully merge their ‘Burnout’ lineage with the once-supreme ‘NFS’ racing franchise.

By Andrew Dyce on 17 November 2012
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

E3 2012 is over and we’ve gathered to reflect on the best of what was presented this year. Here are the nominees for Game Rant’s E3 2012 Awards!

By Rob Keyes on 17 November 2012
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 17 November 2012
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Wii U’s ‘LEGO City,’ ‘Monster Hunter 3’ and ‘Need for Speed Most Wanted’ now have release dates, as does ‘Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon’ for 3DS. Unfortunately, other Wii U launch window games have been...

By Jeff Schille on 17 November 2012
Need for Speed Most Wanted

Need for Speed Most Wanted

Criterion Games has released a new, annotated gameplay trailer for ‘Need for Speed Most Wanted.’ Fans of ‘Burnout Paradise’ won’t want to miss this one!

By Jeff Schille on 17 November 2012
Criterion Teases Big Announcement in the Next Few Months

Criterion Teases Big Announcement in the Next Few Months

Criterion Games creative director Craig Sullivan teases a big announcement in the next few months. Cross your fingers for a new Burnout title or a Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit sequel.

By Dwayne Holder on 05 November 2011
EA Talks Up ‘Medal of Honor 2’ & New ‘Need For Speed’ As 2012 Releases

EA Talks Up ‘Medal of Honor 2’ & New ‘Need For Speed’ As 2012 Releases

UK video game retailer tweets about ‘Medal of Honor 2’ and a new ‘Need for Speed’ from a behind-closed-doors Electronic Arts presentation and attempts to hide the evidence.

By Rob Keyes on 05 November 2011
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The full list of nominees for the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards have been announced with a special “Hall of Fame” award being introduced given to ‘The Legend of Zelda’ franchise.

By Tyler Schirado on 27 September 2011
Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

Assassin’s Creed, Deus Ex, FIFA, Fight Night Champion and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP headline the list of nominees for the 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards.

By Rob Keyes on 27 September 2011
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in...

By Rob Keyes on 21 September 2011
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit DLC

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit DLC

EA has announced three new DLC packs due out in the next few weeks for ‘Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit’. Porsches, Lamborghinis, see them all in the newest trailer.

By Dwayne Holder on 05 November 2010
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

Electronic Arts and Criterion, makers of the now classic Burnout Paradise, announced a Limited Editon to the upcoming Need for Speed Hot Pursuit.

By Dwayne Holder on 05 November 2010
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Teaser

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Teaser

EA has released three Live-Action Teaser Trailers for the upcoming ‘Need for Speed Hot Pursuit’, featuring ex-Race Car Driver Ben Collins and grime band Roll Deep.

By Phillipe Bosher on 05 November 2010
This Week in Mobile Gaming

This Week in Mobile Gaming

This week we train with the Imperials, defend our precious land, take Black Beauty for a spin, feel the need to partake in a high speed chase and become a contestant in a mutant game show.

By Jon Lavallee on 02 July 2010
Mirror's Edge Catalyst Trailer Debuts, Beta Announced

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Trailer Debuts, Beta Announced

EA and developer DICE show off a new story trailer for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst and announce that sign ups are available for the game’s closed beta coming soon. The much-anticipated Mirror’s Edge Catal...

By Weston Albert on 30 November -1
Rumor: Star Wars Imperial Commando In Development at EA

Rumor: Star Wars Imperial Commando In Development at EA

Potential information surrounding a sequel to Star Wars Republic Commando hits Reddit thanks to someone who is involved with the marketing campaign for the 2017 game. Fans have known for a while that...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November -1
Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf, the lead writer for Mass Effect: Andromeda, has left BioWare to join Bungie, presumably to work on the studio’s popular Destiny franchise. Is the long-anticipated Mass Effect: A...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Unravel Review

Unravel Review

Coldwood Interactive’s Unravel is a moving puzzle platformer bolstered by strong level design, a creative mechanic, and an unbelievably endearing main character. When Unravel was first revealed back...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Top 20 Games to Watch

Top 20 Games to Watch

The toughest and yet most fun part of looking into the future of video games, is trying to pick which games are your most anticipated. It’s especially difficult nowadays with an average of 1.5 majo...

By Rob Keyes on 30 November -1
Mass Effect: Andromeda Loses Senior Editor

Mass Effect: Andromeda Loses Senior Editor

Mass Effect: Andromeda senior editor Cameron Harris announces that she will be leaving BioWare in the middle of April to pursue non-video gaming opportunities. Those anticipating Mass Effect:...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Game Ranter Banter: Tony Hawk, Metal Gear, and More

Game Ranter Banter: Tony Hawk, Metal Gear, and More

We’ve decided to resurrect the Game Ranter Banter – a once retired, weekly feature that allows five journalists currently writing for Game Rant to voice their personal opinions on several diff...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
World of Speed

World of Speed

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games and announcements as we delve into the second month of 2014 and inch closer to the release of some of our most anticipated gam...

By Rob Keyes on 30 November -1
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Review

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Review

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2‘s solo quests, hub world, and robust split-screen options make it a significant improvement over its predecessor. It seems safe to say that no one really expecte...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Leaked Mass Effect Andromeda Footage Shows Jetpack

Leaked Mass Effect Andromeda Footage Shows Jetpack

A leaked video reportedly from BioWare’s upcoming sci-fi RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda showcases the player character’s ability to move through the game by jetpack. Although Mass Effect: Andromed...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Is The Battlefield 1 Trailer Historically Accurate?

Is The Battlefield 1 Trailer Historically Accurate?

Gamers wondering if the Battlefield 1 trailer is actually historically accurate can now take a look at this in-depth analysis from a popular WW1 channel. The Battlefield 1 trailer has accumulated over...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
GR Pick: Battlefield 1 Trailer Remade in GTA 5

GR Pick: Battlefield 1 Trailer Remade in GTA 5

One gaming fan uses Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 5 to recreate the trailer for DICE’s and Electronic Arts’ forthcoming World War I-themed shooter, Battlefield 1. As many gamers are probably aware...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Weekly Video Game Round-Up: April 19

Weekly Video Game Round-Up: April 19

Star Wars fans received some exciting information this week from EA and DICE. The publisher and developer announced that Star Wars Battlefront will be released on November 17th for PC, PlayStation...

By Boston Blake on 30 November -1
Battlefield Hardline Getaway DLC Free on Xbox One

Battlefield Hardline Getaway DLC Free on Xbox One

Video game publisher Electronic Arts gives Xbox One fans a gift by making the shooter Battlefield Hardline‘s Getaway DLC free on the Microsoft console. With DICE and Electronic Arts having shown off...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Hands On: Battlefield 1's Multiplayer is Spectacular

Hands On: Battlefield 1's Multiplayer is Spectacular

One Game Rant editor goes hands-on with Battlefield 1‘s multiplayer and its absurd player count, vehicles, and visually stunning battles. Battlefield has never looked this good. Over the years, the...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Mass Effect Novels to Tell Tale Between ME3 & Andromeda

Mass Effect Novels to Tell Tale Between ME3 & Andromeda

An upcoming series of novels from publisher Titan Books link the story between video game developer BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 and Mass Effect: Andromeda. This August, those gaming fans anticipat...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Mirror's Edge Catalyst Review

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Review

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst has some exciting and refined free-running mechanics, but the missions and modes that support the gameplay are content-thin and generic. Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is that rare...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Titanfall 2 Vanguard Edition

Titanfall 2 Vanguard Edition

Respawn Entertainment reveals that the collector’s edition of Titanfall 2 comes with a full-scale replica Pilot helmet, and will cost gamers an intimidating $250. During EA’s E3 2016 presentati...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Mountain Dew Sponsors Titanfall 2

Mountain Dew Sponsors Titanfall 2

Mountain Dew will once again sponsor a major FPS release in 2016, but the popular soft drink brand is ditching the Call of Duty franchise for Titanfall. EA clearly hasn’t given up on Titanfall...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Titanfall 2: Watch Over 3 Minutes of Multiplayer

Titanfall 2: Watch Over 3 Minutes of Multiplayer

Fans of Respawn Entertainment’s forthcoming shooter, Titanfall 2, get the chance to watch over three minutes of multiplayer action, as gameplay footage shows up online. Although this year’s Ele...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
The Reason for Titanfall 2's Free DLC

The Reason for Titanfall 2's Free DLC

Titanfall 2 developer Respawn Entertainment confirms its reasoning behind the game’s free DLC, stating that it does not want to ‘split the community.’ As it stands, players of Titanfall 2 are...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Could The Titanfall 2 Release Date Be A Problem?

Could The Titanfall 2 Release Date Be A Problem?

After EA revealed the Titanfall 2 release date at E3 2016, one writer examines how this launch window could be a problem for the success of the first person shooter sequel. For many, the reveal...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November -1
Does Titanfall 2 Have Wall-Running Titans?

Does Titanfall 2 Have Wall-Running Titans?

An enhanced image pulled from the Titanfall 2 website appears to reveal that titans will have the same wall-running capabilities pilots do in the sequel. Now that we know that Titanfall 2 will...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
New Visceral Star Wars Game Details Revealed

New Visceral Star Wars Game Details Revealed

Amy Hennig, creative director of Visceral’s upcoming Star Wars game, reveals further details about the mysterious project during a panel at Star Wars Celebration 2016. When it was revealed tha...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC

Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC

Electronic Arts reveals the next DLC add-on for Star Wars Battlefront, which takes players to the Death Star and includes new maps, new weapons, and may feature space battles. Although most wo...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Mass Effect: Andromeda Frame Rate is 30 FPS on PS4 Pro

Mass Effect: Andromeda Frame Rate is 30 FPS on PS4 Pro

Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Fabrice Condominas reveals that the game’s frame rate will be 30 frames per second on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro. Today’s special PlayStation presentat...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer Reveal Set for N7 Day

Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer Reveal Set for N7 Day

Two tweets from Mass Effect’s official twitter account tells fans to expect the next major Mass Effect: Andromeda reveal on November 7th, better know as N-7 day to fans. Mass Effect: Andromeda...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1