mass effect

Video Games Didn't Make Me Gay, But They Did Make Me Proud

I wish that the first time I had sex with a man had been in a video game. Instead, it was the second. And he really wasn’t a man at all, so much as a bundle of pixels and sprites.


Adding Mass Effect To 'Let It Go' Is The Best Idea

Let it Go: great song. Mass Effect: great series. ‘I Should Go’, a Mass Effect parody song based on Let it Go. GREAT IDEA.


Freddie Prinze Jr Moves From Mass Effect To Dragon Age

Video: Welcome to Dragon Age, Lieutenant Vega. Actor Freddie Prinze Jr, best known as the guy who got to marry Buffy, is playing the Iron Bull in Dragon Age: Inquisition, which is out in October. More on Iron Bull in the video above.


Real Mass Effect Sniper Rifle Does Not Need Calibration

Mostly because it doesn’t actually shoot anything. It’s just a life-size replica. One that brings the N7 Valiant sniper rifle out of the game series and into the real world.


Relive Your Mass Effect Romance With 21 Inches Of Hot Garrus Statue

Garrus Vakarian was a humble C-Sec investigator until you set him free. In turn, he set your heart free with his gentle, somewhat chitinous touch. Now Gaming Heads is offering you a chance to hold him in your arms once more, with the first in its new line of 1/4 scale Mass Effect statues.


Y'all Sucked At Naming Commander Shepard

What did you name your Commander Shepard? Wait. Let me guess. Your Shepard — assuming you went with something other than the default name — has one of the names in the image above, right?


Someone Has To Design All Those Video Game Menus And Computers

Eric Bellefeuille works at BioWare as a UX (user experience) artist. That means he works on stuff that you actually interact with, from heads-up displays to computer menus.


Mod Makes Mass Effect's Climactic Space Battle Playable In Homeworld

As a fan of space combat sims, my gut twisted as I watched the massive battle between the Reapers and everyone else play out via cut scene in Mass Effect 3. I wanted to control it. Phoenix Interactive’s Mass Effect Reborn mod for Homeworld 2 gives me that chance.


Mass Effect 3 'Expiration' Raises Questions About Our Digital Future

Two years ago, BioWare released Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut, a free alternative ending for the controversial sci-fi role-playing game. Last Saturday, that offer technically expired.


New TV Show Makes A Pretty Good Joke About Mass Effect's Ending

The characters on HBO’s new show Silicon Valley work in tech, and they clearly know a thing or two about video games. So when it comes time to articulate the pointlessness of one of their peers, they have got a pretty solid frame of reference to work with.