Mass Effect

Mass Effect is a series of science fiction action role-playing third person shooter video games developed by the Canadian company BioWare and released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows, with the third installment also released on the Wii U. The trilogy centers on a player-created character named Commander Shepard, whose mission is to save the galaxy from a race of mechanical beings known as the Reapers and their followers, including Saren Arterius.
Posts about Mass Effect
  • Of Choice and Consequence

    …. With western RPGs I tend to instinctively play myself. I don’t create a character and play that person, I basically use the game as a form of escapism, though I prefer to call it immersion (it makes me sound better). This is why I like the genre so much. I can sink myself into Elder Scrolls, Dragon Ages, Mass Effects, etc all because I can vicariously…

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  • [RUMOR]Next Mass Effect Epic In Scale, Won’t Be A Prequel

    … Bioware‘s first foray into next generation gaming recently hit both virtual and physical stores. I’m obviously talking about Dragon Age: Inquisition (which released also on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, by the way), and so far people have been enjoying the game a lot (myself included; look forward to our review soon). Of course, now many gamers…

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  • I Wish More Games Were About Deception

    … there, things went a little better. I played it cool—straight-to-the-point but not too eager—and talked archaeology. I didn't even mix up the planet names. But then he reached to touch the key. Fuckfuckfuckfuckfuck. I had two options: snatch his hand in a way that was sure to raise suspicions or just, well, let him do it. I swallowed hard…

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  • DST teams with GameStop and BioWare for new Mass Effect Minimates

    … The crew of the N7 is back, in Minimate form and exclusively at your local GameStop. “The opportunity to work on a world as big as the world of Mass Effect is very exciting,” said Chuck Terceira, President of Diamond Select Toys. “Interpreting such a wide variety of human characters, alien races, armors and technology for the Minimates format…

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  • Tiny Mass Effect Figures Protect Your Pockets From Reapers

    … Coming soon to a GameStop near you, the Mass Effect trilogy gets a series of Minimates figures to collect in the most annoying way possible. Diamond Select Toys has an entire line of Mass Effect figures coming out, with the first wave of seven tiny space commandos and friend arriving exclusively at GameStop. That's not the annoying bit…

    Mike Fahey/ Kotaku- 1 readers -
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Holds Mass Effect Easter Egg

    … It seems Bioware enjoys melding their properties together for the fans as some keen observers have found a Mass Effect Easter Egg in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Over at Reddit, user LegendsNeverDie has come across an awesome Easter Egg that highlights the Krogan species from Mass Effect and puts them on display in a trophy room within Dragon Age…

    Anthony Decicco/ Attack of the Fanboy- 4 readers -
  • More Hints That Dragon Age And Mass Effect Are In The Same Universe

    … and Dragon Age have lots of similarities—the ogre in Dragon Age has an equivalent in Mass Effect (I'm blanking on the name), and the Shades in Dragon Age II looked a hell of a lot like geth. Yes, this is all probably just Bioware being cheeky with their easter eggs. Other pieces of "evidence" that I just listed are just things that show two…

    Patricia Hernandez/ Kotaku- 3 readers -
  • BioWare Creates ‘Mass Effect’ Level for Marriage Proposal

    … and peppered it with references to the couple’s relationship. Then, under the guise of a ‘Day with the Devs’ trip, the couple headed up to BioWare Montreal and the girlfriend played through the level, was surprised, and left the studio engaged. Now if that’s not a heartwarming story then we don’t know what is. It’s also worth noting that the girlfriend…

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  • BioWare Taking Suggestions for Mass Effect Remaster

    … Though no such announcements were made by BioWare during this year’s N7 celebration, rumors are definitely afloat about the possibility of a remastered edition of the Mass Effect trilogy, the kind that are now being substantiated by the developer itself. Indeed, BioWare’s Aaryn Flynn discussed the very topic recently, and while no promises…

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  • Next Mass Effect Game Being Written by Halo 4′s Lead Writer

    … following the departure of the series’ creator and Executive Producer, Casey Hudson, back in August. Schlerf said: As a writer, I write for characters. To me, it’s always about what makes my characters tick and what stories I can tell through those characters that will actually engage people about their own lives. It provides a mirror…

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  • New ‘Mass Effect 4′ Art Teases New Aliens, Giant Planets

    … Gamers are longing to score some nitty-gritty details about Mass Effect 4, but the developer hasn’t given too many out for the long gestating sequel. While BioWare held a developer roundtable about the upcoming title, specifics about plot and gameplay were unsurprisingly hard to come by. We did learn one thing, though: the next Mass Effect game…

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