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For Nine Years, I Have Somehow Avoided Finding Out How Mass Effect 3 Ends

It didn’t start out as something I tried to do. It just happened. The year was 2012. I’d reached the point in Mass Effect 3 where it felt like I was one or two loose ends away from heading into the grand finale. Then, for various reasons, I stopped. It has been nearly a decade […]

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In Mass Effect Legendary Edition, BioWare Bounces Bootylicious Butt Shots

With the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the team at BioWare is working on updating graphics and textures and showing a little more love to the first game’s Female Shepard model, to bring her image in line with the rest of the trilogy. The team is also tweaking some camera angles to make things a little […]

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The Mass Effect Remaster’s New Look Isn’t Doing It For Me

This week we got our first good look at BioWare’s Mass Effect trilogy remaster, and I have to say it hasn’t immediately won me over, especially when it comes to the first game.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mass Effect DLC Missing From Remaster Due To Corrupted Source Code

On May 14, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will bring 4K versions of the original Mass Effect trilogy plus most of its downloadable content to PS4, Xbox One, and PC. However, one single-player expansion is notably absent: the first game’s Pinnacle Station. According to an interview with Game Informer, the original…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How To Pre-Order Mass Effect: Legendary Edition and Time Travel Back To Your Gaming Glory Days

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition (PS4) | $60 | Amazon, Best BuyMass Effect: Legendary Edition (Xbox) | $60 | Amazon, Best BuyMass Effect Legendary Cache | $150 | Best BuyRead more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Out May 14

This is big news for all Mass Effect fans but even bigger news for me, personally, as I won’t have to wait long to protect Garrus Vakarian from certain doom. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is out on May 14 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mass Effect 2 Almost Had Another Gay Romance, With Jacob

Turns out Jack’s pansexuality wasn’t the only instance of BioWare scrubbing same-sex romance from Mass Effect 2 before it shipped. Jonathan Cooper, a former BioWare cinematic animator, revealed on Twitter this morning that his team also worked on a similar scene involving party member Jacob Taylor.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mass Effect 2 Writer Confirms Jack Was Originally Pansexual

During a recent interview with TheGamer, former BioWare writer Brian Kindregan finally confirmed something that everyone who played the game already knew in their bones: Mass Effect 2 crew member Jack was originally pansexual, rather than exclusively romanceable by a male Shephard.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Let’s Talk About How Much Mass Effect 2 Rules

Mass Effect 2. It’s widely regarded as one of the best games of all time, a sweeping space opera that set the standard for modern role-playing games. One of us (Ari Notis) is just now playing it for the first time, ahead of next year’s remastered trilogy. The other (Ash Parrish) basically has a PhD […]

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What The Hell Is Going On In That Mass Effect Trailer?

I have not been able to stop thinking about the Mass Effect trailer from last night’s Game Awards. After the seemingly definitive end of the Shepard trilogy and the personally unsatisfying Mass Effect: Andromeda, I had given up hope that BioWare could create a new Mass Effect game that I could be excited about. But…Read […]

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New Mass Effect Game Very Briefly Teased At Game Awards

A new Mass Effect was teased during the the 2020 Game Awards. Once a critical darling, the future of the Mass Effect franchise fell into doubt after its 2017 entry, Andromeda, shipped in a shoddy state and was poorly received by players and critics. Check out the teaser trailer below.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Long Rumored Mass Effect Remastered Trilogy Releases Next Spring

Today, as part of N7 Day, BioWare officially announced Mass Effect Legendary Edition, which collects the original three Mass Effect games into one remastered collection, featuring improved visuals, textures, and all previously released single-player DLC and content. It comes out next year on PC and consoles.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Almost Nobody Played A Bad Guy In Mass Effect

One of the key appeals of playing the Mass Effect series at its time of release was the way, like BioWare’s older games, your in-game decisions and actions would propel you towards the ends of a binary good/evil scale, potentially changing the game’s story. Turns out BioWare almost needn’t have bothered, since so few…Read more… […]

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We Keep Having The Same Video Game Arguments And It’s Driving Me Bonkers

In a 2016 interview, Escape From Tarkov designer Pavel Dyatlov said women weren’t in the game because they ”can’t handle that amount of stress.” After renewed scrutiny of the comments last week, studio Battlestate Games took to Twitter to distance themselves from Dyatlov’s statements. They noted that “game lore” and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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We Keep Having The Same Video Game Arguments And It’s Driving Me Bonkers

In a 2016 interview, Escape From Tarkov designer Pavel Dyatlov said women weren’t in the game because they ”can’t handle that amount of stress.” After renewed scrutiny of the comments last week, studio Battlestate Games took to Twitter to distance themselves from Dyatlov’s statements. They noted that “game lore” and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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