* FandomLifeCycle: BioWare fandom has entered Stage 3 with the double-punch combo of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' and ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' (though some would argue that it happened as early as ''VideoGame/{{Knights of the Old Republic}}''). Stage 2 has been reached with ''Videogame/BaldursGate II'', and time will only tell whether and when they fully transition to Stage 4 (''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' and ''[[VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic SW:TOR]]'' have so far been unsuccessful at bringing that about, while ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has only fueled the BrokenBase, preventing upwards progression).
* InternetCounterAttack: The releases of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' and ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' in quick succession transformed [=BioWare=] from being a SacredCow amongst gamers to one of the biggest AcceptableTargets, ''especially'' on SomethingAwful.
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