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Thirty Days of Video Games Day TwentySeven – Favorite Game Developer

Thirty Days of Video Games Day TwentySeven – Favorite Game Developer

by Jennifer KibbleApril 2, 2011

Owned now by EA, Bioware is hands down my favorite developer. They were founded back in 1995 in Canada and has given us such games as Jade Empire, Baldur’s Gate, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Neverwinter Nights, KotOR and will be giving us Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO in the (hopefully) near future.

A simple company that was started out by medical students from the University of Alberta, they’ve truly came a long way to becoming the powerhouse that they are today. One major thing that Bioware does, is that they are not afraid and are willing to break boundaries. For example they have allowed the main character in Dragon Age 2 to romance whoever he or she would like to romance and all of the companions in the game are bisexual. They take chances with their games and they do not tailor to the “male gamer” but instead, to everyone.

Check out this article about the “straight male gamer” and Bioware’s reaction.

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Jennifer Kibble
Jennifer has been playing video games since the young age of four when her parents got her a Nintendo Entertainment System. Jennifer has published her first book, Phoenix Element Normality Twisted, which can be found on Amazon, among other sites. It is a young adult fantasy adventure series that is great for all ages. You can check out what Jen is currently playing via Raptr and she is highly active on Twitter (@Next_Jen), with tweets about games, Doctor Who and other random silliness.