Tagged With mass effect

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If you're in an office or have access to the internet and any form of social media, you'll probably be aware that the Oscars are being held today. Some of the major awards have already been handed out, but there'll be all sorts of shenanigans and events throughout the day.

I've got no interest in the awards themselves, but it is a useful opportunity to go back and remember some of the best performances from video games. So to commemorate one of Hollywood's night of nights, here's some of the performances in games that stayed with us long after the credits rolled.

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The idea of choice in video games has been touted as a desirable feature for some time, and even though your choices don't always have meaning, it doesn't look like they'll be going away any time soon. As much as some games give you the choice to be delightfully evil, most people will still feel the urge to do the 'right' thing. Just this week, many have been intrigued by Fallout 4's 'sarcastic' dialogue option — while not everyone actually dares to press it. So here for your benefit, I've rounded up some of the top moments where making the 'wrong' decision actually results in a more interesting experience.

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You can't always get what you want.

I don't know about you, but I'm super into video game romances, as popularised by BioWare RPGs and things of the like. They're my (and, I think, a lot of people's) secret shame. It's probably not healthy to get so emotionally invested in watching piles of ones-and-zeroes making goo-goo eyes at each other, but here we are.

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Following Ubisoft's announcement of their new Malaysian theme park earlier this month, now, we've got Bioware talking about a Mass Effect-themed attraction in a US theme park. Smaller in scope, sure, but at least it's close by.