The Shape That's Everywhere In Mass Effect

There's no getting around it: a lot of modern, graphically intense games look kinda same-y. At a glance, it can be hard to tell the difference. But show me a shot of the Mass Effect series and I'll instantly be like, "Yeah, that's Mass Effect." Why? A single shape that's everywhere. » 3/13/15 9:40pm 3/13/15 9:40pm

The People Who Make Brutal Video Game Porn

Before you can understand one of the most popular Tomb Raider porn videos online, you need to know about a key scene in a recent Tomb Raider game. » 3/11/15 5:00pm 3/11/15 5:00pm

Terrific Femshep Cosplay

Freya Willia is Commander Shepard in this getup. It's not just a fantastic suit of armour, with some great detail all around, but some awesome weapons as well, including two firearms designed by Volpin Props. » 3/02/15 7:53pm 3/02/15 7:53pm

How Mythology and Pop Culture Influenced Mass Effect

From sci-fi references to artistic nods, the Mass Effect series has numerous connections to the real world—this video, narrated by none other than Commander Shepard (or Mark Meer if you will) himself, looks at some of them. » 2/25/15 7:30am 2/25/15 7:30am

10 Villains Who Were Supposed To Come Back... And Never Did


Every villain always threatens to return and wreak vengeance. No baddie worth their salt ever gets beaten and then announces they're going to retire. But some villains make an especially big noise about how they'll be back... and then, crickets. Here are 10 villains who made a big splash, and were never seen again. » 2/11/15 1:40pm 2/11/15 1:40pm

Mass Effect Cosplay So Good You'll Think It's From A Movie

If there's a point you cease cosplaying as a character and start actually becoming them, Jen from Soylent Cosplay is pretty much there with this Liara T'Soni outfit. » 12/30/14 5:11pm 12/30/14 5:11pm

Here's two out of the six minimalist Mass Effect posters released by artist Noble-6 yesterday. You can find the rest below, and if you dig the style, make sure to check out the guy's Redbubble portfolio here or DeviantART page here. He's covered a whole lot, from Halo and Starcraft to Star Wars and Half-Life. » 12/10/14 8:30am 12/10/14 8:30am

I Wish More Games Were About Deception

I really enjoyed Tales From The Borderlands, but one bit, especially, struck me. As Fiona, cold-hearted con artist extraordinaire, I had to lie. But I had to do it artfully, or else I was in deep trouble. It was one of the tensest video game moments I've played in ages. » 11/27/14 3:00pm 11/27/14 3:00pm

My New Favorite Commander Shepard On The Citadel

Tiny Mass Effect Figures Protect Your Pockets From Reapers

Coming soon to a GameStop near you, the Mass Effect trilogy gets a series of Minimates figures to collect in the most annoying way possible. » 11/25/14 2:01pm 11/25/14 2:01pm

More Hints That Dragon Age And Mass Effect Are In The Same Universe

Hidden inside the vast world of Dragon Age Inquisition are a few nods and references to Bioware's other big game, Mass Effect. And you know what that means, right? It's Bonkers Theory That Connects Both Games Time™. » 11/19/14 3:30pm 11/19/14 3:30pm

​Watch Bioware Talk About the Future of Mass Effect Right Here

Today's N7 Day, the semi-important holiday where BioWare celebrates its much-loved Mass Effect series with fans. A perfect day to talk about what's next, no? » 11/07/14 12:45pm 11/07/14 12:45pm

BioWare Polling Fans On Mass Effect Trilogy Re-Release

Bioware's Edmonton & Montreal studio GM, Aaryn Flynn, has been canvasing for opinions on a Mass Effect trilogy re-release in a NeoGAF post. » 11/07/14 7:00am 11/07/14 7:00am

​Why Cosplayers Love Dressing Up as BioWare's Characters

I like Mass Effect. Other people out there like both Mass Effect and Dragon Age. Do you like either enough to craft an outfit inspired by the sci-fi or fantasy action series and wear it out to conventions? No, me either. But, let's hear from the brave creative people who do in fact cosplay as heroes from Bioware's big… » 11/03/14 2:15pm 11/03/14 2:15pm

Commander Shepard Killed More than 300,000 People

Mass Effect's Commander Shepard may be the savior of the galaxy, but how many people did she kill along the way? Reddit user mocha820 tallied up every kill in a standard run through all three games and assembled some neat stats on the series. Warning: spoilers ahead. » 10/22/14 2:26pm 10/22/14 2:26pm

Roleplaying the Renegade: Lessons from My 2nd Mass Effect Playthrough

Eight Things You Might Not Know About Mass Effect

Did you know Mass Effect was originally designed as a Puzzle Quest spin-off? That's not true at all. I'm just establishing a baseline for Did You Know Gaming's video exploration of true Mass Effect facts and Easter eggs. » 9/14/14 3:30pm 9/14/14 3:30pm