BioWare (Company)

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Overall rating based on 47 games



BioWare develops high-quality console, PC, and online role-playing games focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters, and vast worlds to discover.

Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles, including Baldur's Gate™, Neverwinter Nights™, Star Wars ™: Knights of the Old Republic™, Jade Empire™, Mass Effect™, and Dragon Age™.

BioWare operates in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec, Canada), and Austin (Texas, United States). In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher.

After the retirement of the two remaining BioWare co-founders, Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, Matthew Bromberg became the current group general manager of the BioWare label.

The BioWare group consists of following studios:

BioWare Edmonton
The original BioWare studio, it is responsible for most of the games released under the BioWare label, including Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and the ongoing Dragon Age series and the original Mass Effect trilogy.

BioWare Montreal
Formed in March 2009 to assist the Edmonton studio as necessary. Lead the development of DLC for the Mass Effect series as well as Mass Effect: Andromeda.

BioWare Austin
Formed in March 2006 specifically to develop Star Wars: The Old Republic (with assistance from BioWare Edmonton). BioWare Austin later began working on a new IP called Shadow Realms, but production was shelved in February 2015 in order to focus on the continuing production of Dragon Age: Inquisition and Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Established:
country:
Canada
Parent company:
Electronic Arts
Status:
active

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Mass Effect 2
January 26th, 2010 (8 years ago)
PlayStation 3 / Xbox 360 / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Mass Effect 3: Citadel
January 5th, 2013 (5 years ago)
PlayStation 3 / Xbox 360 / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows Of Amn
January 24th, 2000 (18 years ago)
Mac / Linux / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
January 15th, 2003 (15 years ago)
iOS / Mac / Xbox / PC (Microsoft Windows) / Android
Baldur's Gate
January 30th, 1998 (20 years ago)
Linux / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark
January 2nd, 2003 (15 years ago)
Mac / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Trespasser
January 8th, 2015 (3 years ago)
Rated: 89 / 100
PlayStation 4 / Xbox One / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Jaws of Hakkon
January 26th, 2015 (3 years ago)
PlayStation 3 / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent
January 11th, 2015 (3 years ago)
PlayStation Network / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Mass Effect
January 20th, 2007 (11 years ago)
PlayStation 3 / PlayStation Network / Xbox 360 / PC (Microsoft Windows)
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Mass Effect: Bring Down the Sky
January 11th, 2008 (10 years ago)
Xbox 360 / PC (Microsoft Windows)
Academic

Mapping Metroid: Narrative, Space, and Other M()

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Academic

Role-Playing the Multiculturalist Umpire: Loyalty and War in BioWare’s Mass Effect Series()

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