DICE Helping BioWare with Mass Effect 3

DICE Helping BioWare with Mass Effect 3

Guns go BOOM!

Written by Jonathan Barnes (osubluejacket) on 22 April 11 at 16:56

The Belgian magazine CHIEF unearthed an interesting little tidbit about the ongoing development of BioWare's Mass Effect 3. It appears as if DICE (developers of Battlefield: Bad Company 2) are lending a hand in the development process.

In more exact terms, DICE is assisting BioWare with Mass Effect 3's weapons, the sounds they make, how they alter the environment into which they are fired, the details of how the projectiles fly through space and the distance the projectiles travel. In short... they're helping to make the guns fire good, straight and loud.

Mass Effect 3 is set to be released this holiday. Stay tuned next week for more details on Mass Effect 3!
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Smokin JoeyB
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 16:57
Can only be a good thing, right?
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 16:57
I've never played any of the Battlefield series, but the rep of DICE has me VERY excited about this news.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 16:57
Making guns sound, look and feel good is what DICE is best at, so this is promising!
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 16:57
I like this idea, and I hope they add as much realism to futuristic weapons as they can.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 16:58
Wow... this just made Mass Effect 3 that much better!
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:04
sweet
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:09
And boom goes the dynamite
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:13
That's great news. Looks like ME3 will go out with a BANG
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:15
DICE sound design and mechanics is some of the best in the business hands down. They know their S!
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:23
That's pretty neat. Won't help steer me toward a purchase but...DICE has some of the best sound work I have seen on the 360 without a doubt.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:26
Going from a TPS to an FPS eh? ;D Or maybe back to an RPG like the first... maybe.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:28
Let's hope it's just guns and not multiplayer that DICE is doing.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:29
Oh yeah, finally we get some MP action for Mass Effect!

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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:47
This will be interesting. I love how Dice does their weapons.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 17:52
Really good news considering how many audio and sound awards DICE has won or been nominated for.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 18:10
That is really cool, DICE should hire themselves out to do that for a lot of franchises.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 18:36
ok this is a list of the games DICE have been known to make or have assisted in since 2008:
Battlefield: Bad Company, Heroes, 1943, Play4Free, Bad Company 2, 3, Bad Company 2: Vietnam.
Medal of Honor, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, Need For Speed: Sift 2 Unleashed, Mass Effect 3.

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Posted on 22 April 11 at 18:38
Oh DICE, you dawg you. Great news.
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Posted on 22 April 11 at 18:39
Interesting.
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