Mass Effect

  • Jennifer Hale Interview: From Metal Gear To Mass Effect

    Published at Rock, Paper, Shotgun - 7 readers

    By John Walker on September 28th, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Every Sunday, we reach deep into Rock, Paper, Shotgun’s 141-year history to pull out one of the the best moments from the archive. This week, John’s interview with voice actress Jennifer Hale. This post was originally published July 27, 2011. Jennifer Hale has appeared in a great many more games than you probably realise.

  • 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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  • 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

    …According to Canadian developer, BioWare, the next entry into the beloved Mass Effect series (Mass Effect 3‘s ending aside) is still a considerable ways off in terms of an official release date, however, the press and public alike continue to speculate on what Mass Effect 4 may bring to the proverbial gaming table. Fortunately for Mass Effect fans…

    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

    … working with BioWare, because they have a very specific system that allows that to happen. However, working with BioWare I tend to be the first one recording my stuff, so other people work off me, but I’m not always necessarily working off of them. To get around it I read really fast, I read as much as I can, because you don’t usually get the scripts…

    7 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 any…

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

    … be alleviated by having a full fireteam of six players that want to play the Crucible together, but this is a poor workaround to what should be basic in team based competition. This is one of a few problems with PvP, the others being offset matchmaking and balancing issues with the character abilities. The story in Destiny is not the primary focus…

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

    … character in the Crash franchise and was playable in many of the following games, such as Crash Team Racing, Crash Bash, and Crash: Mind over Mutant. 4. Liara T’Soni – Mass Effect Trilogy We were first introduced to Liara T’Soni in the first Mass Effect game, where she was an important member of your crew and a potential love interest. Since…

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

    … and also Katy Perry’s Sweet Treats so that it can be repackaged and resold later on. We all know that’s going to happen. The Sims is as shameless about it as a Lego starter kit composed entirely of lime-green flat pieces. Soon enough, there will be pets, there will be goofy new destinations to visit, there will be a whole array of exciting DLC…

    4 readers - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - The Sims 4 - The Sims -
  • Mass Effect, Played Without Firing A Single Shot

    … their feet indefinitely." You can watch through the rest of the series, which is currently in-progress, here—like his Fallout 3: Kill Everything run, the Mass Effect: No Guns run is plenty entertaining. It's clear that Many A True Nerd knows his shit—despite playing through the franchise a couple of times, I still saw some stuff I'd never seen…

    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 -
  • The Space Race: Gaming Highlights from the Great Beyond

    … space games so compelling; their sheer size and potential. Words don’t really do this in depth masterpiece justice, try it and see. Mass Effect The big daddy in recent years, this series from BioWare didn’t just reclaim their space RPG crown after the excellent Star Wars KOTR but it re introduced many gamers to the idea of the space opera, an epic…

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