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Is Mass Effect's Commander Shepard In An Old Spice Ad?

It sure looks like him! But, what’s with the nunchaku? And is he riding a raptor? With a rastacap?

Fan Writes 400-Page Blueprint To 'Fix' Mass Effect 3

Some Mass Effect fans protested the trilogy’s conclusion with cupcakes; others used Internet petitions. Gerry Pugliese was a little more ambitious. The self-proclaimed “huge Mass Effect fan” wrote a 400-page script that he calls “a fan revision, and blueprint, for fixing Mass Effect 3.”

That Sure Looks Like Mass Effect Art In Marvel's Agents Of SHIELD

Commander Shepard and Agent Coulson had a crossover. But, it’s not the good kind. See, some concept drawing for BioWare’s popular sci-fi video game saga apparently got swiped in a recent episode of the Marvel Entertainment television series. And some eagle-eyed Mass Effect fans spotted it.

This Baby's Name Comes From Mass Effect, And Grandma Is Thrilled

Here she is, and doesn’t she look adorable? This is Tali’Zorah, and that is indeed her entire full first name. Yes, she is named for the Mass Effect character. BioWare, the studio behind Mass Effect, tweeted out her picture as a tribute this afternoon.

A Father Says His Baby Daughter Was Named For A Mass Effect Character

“Tomorrow my daughter is scheduled to be born,” wrote a soon-to-be-dad named Adam last night. “Since day 1 her first name was always going to be Tali’Zorah. … My wife fell in love with the name during our first play-through of [Mass Effect] many years ago.”

​Mass Effect's Sassiest AI Looks Great When She's Made Out Of Paper

A disembodied artificial intelligence who eventually got poured into a metal body so she could kick arse and kiss Joker, EDI was one of the best parts of the Mass Effect trilogy. She’s supposed to be made of futuristic space alloys but damn if she doesn’t look good made out of old-fashioned Terran pulp paper.

Commander Shepard And The Gang Want To Thank You. A Lot.

Hey, did you play Mass Effect? Did you enjoy it? If you answered yes then do I have a treat for you. This nifty little video features just about every major voice actor in the Mass Effect series and they want to thank you for playing.

Is This Our First (Glaring) Look At The Next Mass Effect Game?

It’s not much, but it’s something. BioWare producer Michael Gamble just tweeted a pic with the message “The next chapter of Mass Effect is upon us!!” The image doesn’t show much, but he is clearly playing a functional video game, I know that much!

Too Many Choices Of The Past Gaming Era Weren't Choices At All

Great characters are usually at their best when they’re surprising us. A villain who is purely evil is never as interesting as a villain who sometimes expresses kindness. A killer with a code; a monster with a soft spot for kittens. Yet some video games this past generation just didn’t seem to get that — they pushed us to play purely evil or purely good.

The Toughest Life Or Death Choice In The Gaming Universe

Many games in the previous generation gave us choices about who would live or who would die. This was, I dare say, the best one.