There Will Be No FemShep Edition of the Mass Effect Trilogy [UPDATE]

The female version of Mass Effect hero Commander Shepard finally made it onto the cover of a Mass Effect game this year—as long as you reversed the piece of cardboard in Mass Effect 3's box. She even finally starred in a Mass Effect trailer, a scant five years after hordes of players started playing as her in the… » 9/26/12 5:30pm 9/26/12 5:30pm

Tell Kotaku Game Club About Your Mass Effect 3 Saga!

Welcome to the first Kotaku Game Club discussion of Mass Effect 3. Since I hadn't determined a stopping point ahead of time, we're going to say that today's discussion will cover everything through the mission on Menae. I imagine that some of you are already past that point, but I don't want too many people to get… » 3/08/12 4:00pm 3/08/12 4:00pm

The Many Faces of Commander Shepard, Kickass Space-Lady

Yesterday, I wrote a piece about the process by which BioWare is choosing an official female Commander Shepard for Mass Effect. In this piece, I went on a flight of fancy about an imagined commercial that would feature a constantly shifting montage of various Shepards, highlighting the customizability that makes Mass… » 8/02/11 9:30pm 8/02/11 9:30pm