Ray Muzyka, one of the co-founders of RPG powerhouses BioWare, was recently in a rainforest in Ecuador when he encountered the Shuar tribe. His day ended with...a serious session of air hockey on his iPad against the locals. Who had never seen an iPad until Ray turned up.
Calling criticism of Mass Effect 3's ending "incredibly painful," the co-founder of BioWare, the studio behind the game, said today that changes for the game's conclusion are in the works.
Jade Empire, the Xbox-exclusive RPG BioWare released in 2005, is "a franchise that's near and dear to us," BioWare's founders said at Eurogamer Expo today. " It's a setting that we're really passionate about, and we still are."
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Drs. Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, better known as the founders of BioWare, will be the 14th and 15th members inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame in February.
Dragon Age and Star Wars: The Old Republic developers BioWare may still rely on hack and slash violence to keep the game-buying masses satisfied, but it also sees the possibility in mass appeal games that don't rely on combat mechanics.
Some have given up on PC gaming and have already thrown it on the funeral pyre, but not BioWare CEO Ray Muzyka. He totally believes in it.