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Mass Effect: Andromeda has performance issues on both Xbox One and the base PS4

Mass Effect: Andromeda has performance issues on both Xbox One and the base PS4

With a lengthy development period, a new engine, a new crop of consoles, and a fresh narrative start, the expectations of fans are fairly high, but so far it looks like Andromeda doesn't quite deliver
What we love and hate about 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

What we love and hate about 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

A veteran Mass Effect player and a complete novice walk into a bar.This isn't the beginning of a terrible joke: Instead, it's the premise of a conversation between Engadget associate editor Timothy J.
How BioWare Went Wrong With Mass Effect Andromeda

How BioWare Went Wrong With Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda was meant to catapult BioWare's signature sci-fi franchise to new heights of exploration and adventure. Instead, it hit the market with the grace of a dead manatee. So what went
EA gets a new chief from Qualcomm for its Frostbite game engine

EA gets a new chief from Qualcomm for its Frostbite game engine

EXCLUSIVE: Frostbite is an all-important game engine technology for Electronic Arts, and soon, the publisher is getting a new executive to run it, GamesBeat has learned. Tim Leland, former vice
EA's design chief is leaving the company

EA's design chief is leaving the company

EA's turmoil isn't over yet. Chief Design Officer Patrick Söderlund is leaving the publisher after years in various positions, and mere months after receiving a promotion to his current role. It's not
EA's design chief is leaving the company

EA's design chief is leaving the company

EA's turmoil isn't over yet. Chief Design Officer Patrick Söderlund is leaving the publisher after years in various positions, and mere months after receiving a promotion to his current role. It's not
Inside the All-Female Trek to the North Pole

Inside the All-Female Trek to the North Pole

A dozen women brave polar bears and frostbite to walk, ski, and trudge to the top of the world. It’s a bonding exercise, yes, but also a unique chance to study the female body in extremis.
How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

Morning commuters on Adams Street in Chicago on Tuesday. Forecasters warned that the frigid weather will worsen, and could be life-threatening.
How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

Morning commuters on Adams Street in Chicago on Tuesday. Forecasters warned that the frigid weather will worsen, and could be life-threatening.
How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

Morning commuters on Adams Street in Chicago on Tuesday. Forecasters warned that the frigid weather will worsen, and could be life-threatening.
How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

How to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia in Extreme Cold Weather

Morning commuters on Adams Street in Chicago on Tuesday. Forecasters warned that the frigid weather will worsen, and could be life-threatening.
Send Us Your Ideas for What to Do During the Polar Vortex. We Want to Hear From You.

Send Us Your Ideas for What to Do During the Polar Vortex. We Want to Hear From You.

A commuter during an extremely light morning rush hour in Chicago on Wednesday. Businesses and schools have closed as the city copes with record low temperatures.
Polar Vortex Live Updates: Bitter Cold Spreads From Midwest to East Coast

Polar Vortex Live Updates: Bitter Cold Spreads From Midwest to East Coast

Temperatures remained low, near record levels, in much of the Midwest on Thursday morning. Chicago was at minus 21, with a wind chill of minus 41, the National Weather Service said.
Polar Vortex Updates: Extreme Cold Weather Spreads East

Polar Vortex Updates: Extreme Cold Weather Spreads East

Temperatures remained near record lows in much of the Midwest for a second day on Thursday. The dangerous cold has been linked to at least 21 deaths.
Extreme Cold Weather Spreads East

Extreme Cold Weather Spreads East

Temperatures remained near record lows in much of the Midwest for a second day on Thursday. The dangerous cold has been linked to at least 21 deaths.
The Bodies of Mount Everest (Entry 138.JE1316)

The Bodies of Mount Everest (Entry 138.JE1316)

In which travelers to one of the most dangerous places on earth leave so many casualties behind in the "Death Zone" that they literally become part of the map. Certificate #7505.