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Battlefield developer Digital Illusions CE, or simply DICE, are lending a hand to BioWare in developing Mass Effect 3. According to the latest issue of Belgium gaming magazine CHIEF, the pair are working together in creating realistic sounds when guns are fired.

DICE is taking into account the distance a bullet can travel, the environment its fired in, and its surrounding noises.

It’s always good to see two amazing teams working together on one epic project, even if its only a small piece of the game being collaborated on.
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Cool. Sorry I'm quoting the whole article since it's very short.
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Hope its not messed up like BC2 and the medics and their stupid guns which have more range than sniper rifles :/
    
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Both owned by EA so nothing surprising there, but interesting nonetheless.
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2 of the best developers out there. Should make ME3 even better
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How exactly is dice recording plasma and laser gunfire?
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How exactly is dice recording plasma and laser gunfire?
DeLorean.
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Awesome !
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DICE is an awesome developer, so any help they give is welcome. And imagine this: Bioware RPG's made with Frostbite 2.0
 
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How exactly is dice recording plasma and laser gunfire?
All the weapons in Mass Effect are projectile weapons. (Excepting the flamethrower and a few other things). Futuristic ones, but projectile weapons none-the-less.

As to this, I dislike it, as I dislike DICE. That said, hopefully the fact they a hypocrits that produce poor games won't affect some basic ability to provide audio.

Unforunately, everyone seems to remember DICE claiming they were the saviours of PC gaming, but not the fact they ended up doing 99% of the stuff they had a go at everyone else for.
Edited by lattyware - 4/21/11 at 9:43am
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All the weapons in Mass Effect are projectile weapons. (Excepting the flamethrower and a few other things). Futuristic ones, but projectile weapons none-the-less.

As to this, I dislike it, as I dislike DICE. That said, hopefully the fact they a hypocrits that produce poor games won't affect some basic ability to provide audio.

Unforunately, everyone seems to remember DICE claiming they were the saviours of PC gaming, but not the fact they ended up doing 99% of the stuff they had a go at everyone else for.
Most are mass effect weapons, but not even close to all. Mass effect 1 had alot of different weapon types on enemies that were no mass effect related.

I dislike you for disliking dice.
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