Mass Effect

6.12.16

The Best and Not-So-Brilliant Bits of the EA Play Conference at E3 2016

We sat through EA's E3 presentation so you didn't have to. Here's what happened, mostly.

5.25.16

A Look at the ‘Brexit’ Debate Through the Filter of Mass Effect

Because what better way is there to measure the pros and cons of the looming EU Referendum than with the help of a sci-fi video game series?

4.4.16

Donald Trump Just Tweeted a Propaganda Video That Uses Dialogue and Music from ‘Mass Effect 2’

Is this real life? Is this just fantasy? Sometimes, on the internet, it's just too hard to tell if someone's taking the piss or not.

3.17.16

Forget Master Chief and Marcus Fenix: Here Are Five Real Heroes of Video Gaming

We already know that a whole bunch of games characters are colossal dickheads. But these ones, not so much.

2.17.16

Modder ‘girlplaysgame’ Talks Reshaping Video Games

‘girlplaysgame’ is one of many female modders bringing more variety to major video game titles.

2.12.16

The Weird World of Relationships According to Video Games

"Love" in video games can be weird, ranging from hook-ups with pigeons to committing criminal acts to turn a partner on.

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12.1.15

I Travelled to My Favourite Gaming Worlds In Real Life

I finally got to visit the fictional places that helped me out as a socially awkward little kid. And it was awesome.

10.7.15

Why Is Mavis Beacon Still the Best Known Black Woman in Video Gaming?

Black women remain massively underrepresented in a medium that has produced notable examples of nearly every other conceivable population group.

9.23.15

Production of Your Next Favourite Video Game Could Be Disrupted By a Voice Actors Strike

The performers behind the characters you love to play as are demanding a better deal for their essential work.

7.28.15

Space Is, Once Again, the Place for Video Games

These are the off-Earth places I will visit, alone, just me against the vastness of the galaxy (and the occasional killer android).

7.24.15

Wherever I Lay My Nuka-Grenade: On Finding Home in Video Games

What does "home" really mean to you? In gaming it represents a host of different situations.

7.17.15

These are Video Gaming’s Best Bars

Oftentimes only a drink will do, so here are the top places to have one when you're a collection of polygons.

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