Mass Effect

  • Casey Hudson Working with the Oculus Rift

    Published at Gaming Precision

    Back in August, Mass Effect director Casey Hudson made headlines when he announced his departure from long-time employer BioWare. And though no specifics were made about what he intended for the future, he did indicate he was looking for new challenges. Now it appears that we’re getting the first indication of what’s next for Hudson, as he posted a particular coy and entici ...

  • The Origins of Video Game Terminology

    Published at PlayStation LifeStyle

    As the video game medium expanded, so did the terminologies that surrounded the game-playing experience. Words such as “1-UP” and “boss” which have been around since the early days, have now been joined by terms like “nerf” and “perks” in the gamer vocabulary. Since the said words are used by gamers on a regular basis, it surely wouldn’t hurt to know more about them.

  • Legion Is The Nicki Minaj of Mass Effect

    Kotaku - - 2 readers - We already know Legion like to dance. It's probably not a stretch to think he eventually branches out from just doing the robot, right? Here is Legion, dancing along to Anaconda thanks to Revolu ...
  • Mass Effect 3 and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad ending

    That VideoGame Blog - - 1 readers - Mass Effect 3 – Playstation 3 If you haven’t played or beaten Mass Effect 3, spoilers ahead. You have been warned, Shepards. I wrote a piece a while ago about how I had just beaten Mass Effect. No, not Mass Effect 3, but Mass Effect 1. I know, I know. I am way behind. But this past weekend, I finally completed the Mass Effect Trilogy, and I have to say it is one of the best seri ...
  • GR Pick: Commander Shepard Goes To The Clinic

    Game Rant - - 2 readers - Live action trailers are certainly in this year (even ironically so), so it should come to no surprise that others want to bring their video game parodies to reality. Machinima have plenty of experience developing live-action spoof trailers and parodies, and with the rebranding of their Machinima Prime channel they’ve brought some new original content into the mix. Dr.
  • Saturday Radar: GamesRadar’s best for the week of 10/6/14

    Brutal Gamer - - 1 readers - Super Smash Bros, achievements, and technobabble all take center stage in this week’s edition of the Radar. How to use technobabble to make your game awesome Mostly comedic, this look back at some of the silliest trends in technobabble in gaming is definitely worth a read for a few laughs. Not sure what technobabble is? Well, the answer is basically that it’s nonsensical… f ...

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  • Casey Hudson Working with the Oculus Rift

    … Back in August, Mass Effect director Casey Hudson made headlines when he announced his departure from long-time employer BioWare. And though no specifics were made about what he intended for the future, he did indicate he was looking for new challenges. Now it appears that we’re getting the first indication of what’s next for Hudson, as he…

    2 readers - Gaming Precision -
  • The Origins of Video Game Terminology

    … As the video game medium expanded, so did the terminologies that surrounded the game-playing experience. Words such as “1-UP” and “boss” which have been around since the early days, have now been joined by terms like “nerf” and “perks” in the gamer vocabulary. Since the said words are used by gamers on a regular basis, it surely wouldn’t hurt…

    2 readers - PlayStation LifeStyle -
  • Legion Is The Nicki Minaj of Mass Effect

    … We already know Legion like to dance. It's probably not a stretch to think he eventually branches out from just doing the robot, right? Here is Legion, dancing along to Anaconda thanks to Revolution72 Studios. Because butts, I guess? Here is Legion's original dance: And here's Anaconda, in case you wanted the full song: If only the Legion version was longer! [Mass Effect SFM] My Geth Consensus Don't [Revolution72 Studios] …

    2 readers - Patricia Hernandez - Kotaku - Legion - Mass Effect -
  • Mass Effect 4 to be featured at Honorcon 2014

    … to come as you have almost no actual details, just don’t get bogged down in ‘well how are they going to continue ME3.” The above statement was then added to by BioWare Edmonton chief, Yanick Roy: “What Chris is saying is that thinking of the next ‘Mass Effect’ game as ‘Mass Effect 4′ would imply a certain linearity, a straight evolution…

    2 readers - Erwin Murillo - The Gamer Headlines - Mass Effect -


  • Saturday Radar: GamesRadar’s best for the week of 10/6/14

    … Super Smash Bros, achievements, and technobabble all take center stage in this week’s edition of the Radar. How to use technobabble to make your game awesome Mostly comedic, this look back at some of the silliest trends in technobabble in gaming is definitely worth a read for a few laughs. Not sure what technobabble is? Well, the answer…

    1 readers - Brutal Gamer -
  • GR Pick: Commander Shepard Goes To The Clinic

    … episode premiering today details Commander Shepard’s visit to the clinic, where he’s informed that treating the Normandy like the Love Boat was ultimately a bad idea. There came a point back in Mass Effect 2 where Mordin Solus mentioned someone on the ship had a vorcha-related STD, and it looks like Dr. 1up may have incidentally found the target…

    2 readers - John Jacques - Game Rant -
  • Jennifer Hale Interview: From Metal Gear To Mass Effect

    …, but I preferred film acting, and I moved to Los Angeles to focus on that. I really did the voiceover stuff as a matter of practicality. I was only ever familiar with the commercial side of it, but one of my very first auditions was for a cartoon series – I never really watched cartoons as a kid, I was always outside, or reading a book. So I went…

    8 readers - John Walker - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - Mass Effect -
  • Eight Things You Might Not Know About Mass Effect

    … Did you know Mass Effect was originally designed as a Puzzle Quest spin-off? That's not true at all. I'm just establishing a baseline for Did You Know Gaming's video exploration of true Mass Effect facts and Easter eggs. They might not be as exciting as the ones I made up in my head, but that doesn't make the facts you'll learn in this video…

    2 readers - Mike Fahey - Kotaku - Mass Effect -
  • Destiny Review – Prologue to Greatness (PS4)

    Chances are you’ve already passed judgement on Destiny, whether you’ve played it or not. With a game of such massive scope, it is understandable. We’ve been inundated with Destiny information for the last year and it’s been hard not to either hop on the hype train at full steam, or completely hate Bungie for building the hype to near unmanageable levels, depending on which side ...

    9 readers - Chandler Wood - PlayStation LifeStyle - Destiny -
  • 10 Great Female Video Game Characters

    … believe are every bit as awesome as the best male video game characters. When choosing my selection, I had a few criteria in mind. First, they can’t spend the entire game dressed in a skimpy outfit for no practical reason. If I were a woman going up against say, a dragon, I wouldn’t choose to do it in an armour bikini that showed off my perfectly flat…

    3 readers - Thom Edwards - Gaming Enthusiast -
  • Wot I Think: The Sims 4

    … By Richard Cobbett on September 10th, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Hurible badda flabber? Wibble durble booby. Fasherk! Yes, you don’t need to speak Simlish to know The Sims 4 is now out and ready to let you spend your precious life ensuring little computer people have far sexier and more successful ones. Only now you can’t drown them in your pool. Does…

    4 readers - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - The Sims 4 - The Sims -


  • Mass Effect, Played Without Firing A Single Shot

    … get the sense that most people play it for other reasons. But as the franchise progresses, it becomes clear that BioWare placed a lot of emphasis on the shooting—and Many A True Nerd plans on going through the entire franchise with this special no-guns ruleset. Sheenanigans will ensue, particularly in Mass Effect 2 and 3, I'm sure. Surprisingly…

    16 readers - Patricia Hernandez - Kotaku - Mass Effect -
  • Understanding Video Games

    …Over the last several months, BioWare has been working with the University of Alberta to help create a massive open online course. Covering topics ranging from mechanics and story to sex and culture, Understanding Video Games explores the impact of games on society. The 11-lesson course is available online and is free to anyone (there…

    Conal Pierse - BioWare Blog -

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