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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), Austin (Texas), Fairfax (Virginia) and Galway (Ireland). In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher.

Currently announced projects at BioWare include the development of ongoing downloadable content for Mass Effect 2, one of the highest rated video games of all time, Dragon Age 2, the highly anticipated sequel to 2009's 'RPG of the Year' Dragon Age: Origins, and the story-driven massively multiplayer online game, Star Wars®: The Old Republic™.

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BioWare: "Attacking individuals is never acceptable"

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"Making your games inclusive is complicated and fraught with frustration"

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Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to Bioware

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Bioware makes Orbit framework open source

"Orbit was somewhere we could make a contribution that would be useful to others"

BioWare cancels Shadow Realms

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Dragon Age: Inquisition recognized by GLAAD

LGBT media advocacy organization praises Bioware title

Critical Consensus: Inquisition scores high to revitalise Dragon Age

A vast, deep game which exemplifies Bioware's RPG pedigree

BioWare introduces new Mass Effect leads

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BioWare Edmonton

  • 200, 4445 Calgary Trail
  • Edmonton
  • Alberta
  • T6H 5R7
  • Canada

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BioWare Austin

  • 8300 North Mo-Pac Expressway
    Suite 300
  • Austin
  • Texas
  • 78759
  • United States

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BioWare Montreal

  • Electronic Arts Montreal
    Suite 12350-3
    Place Ville Marie
  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • H3B 5L6
  • Canada

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