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

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

You'll Hate The Ending To Mass Effect's Honest Trailer

If I came away with anything from this spoiler-heavy Honest Game Trailer for the Mass Effect trilogy, it's that I would have probably enjoyed the games more had they been titled "Battletoad and the Space Jesus." » 8/09/14 2:00pm 8/09/14 2:00pm

That's Not How You Fight The Reapers

You don't see this many Mass Effect cosplayers everyday. Still, I'm not sure they'd have a chance against that Reaper above Dragon Con 2013. That Blasto on the right, maybe he can do some damage. But it's clearly a one-sided battle. » 9/13/13 9:30am 9/13/13 9:30am

Now That's A Lot Of Mass Effect Cosplayers!

We've already seen brilliant costumes from this year's Dragon Con, but we simply couldn't resist this absolutely packed Mass Effect group shot, photographed by one of the attendants, Pam Marotte. » 9/05/13 9:20am 9/05/13 9:20am

A Love Letter To Mass Effect 2's Normandy

The Normandy SR2, Shepard & Co.'s ship from Mass Effect 2, couldn't get a better memento as far as I'm concerned. YouTuber ultrabrilliant's amazing clip is the latest one in his series celebrating beautiful game worlds. » 8/21/13 12:00pm 8/21/13 12:00pm

Massive Lego Mass Effect 2 Spaceship Is Massively Cool

A high school student built this sexy 4-foot long, Mass Effect 2 replica of the Normandy SR2, and it's simply gorgeous. Ben Caulkins completed this build while preparing for college and taking the SATs. So, it's no wonder that it took him 7 months. » 6/12/13 9:13pm 6/12/13 9:13pm

The Goofiest Moments Mass Effect, Now In Motion

The Hanars and the Batarians are not the weirdest things people have seen in the Mass Effect series. Take these goofy-looking Shepard creatures, for instance. Thanks to the game's deep character customization, people have made some downright freaky Commanders. Let's laugh at these together. » 4/12/13 3:00am 4/12/13 3:00am

The Very Best Art From The Mass Effect Series

Regular readers of my concept art feature here on Kotaku would know that, yeah, over the years I've shown my fair share of work from the Mass Effect trilogy. » 4/11/13 1:00am 4/11/13 1:00am

I'm Sorry, Miranda, My Shepard Just Doesn't Love You Anymore

Mass Effect is about a lot of things. Shooting. Flying. Driving. Talking. Space magic. It's also a series about relationships. Life, love, loss and all the wonderful - and terrible - emotions that go along with them. » 4/10/13 11:30pm 4/10/13 11:30pm

The Most Iconic Moments of the Mass Effect Trilogy

The Mass Effect series is a true space opera full of interstellar battles, irreversible decisions, sprawling story-lines and so, so many defining moments. The events of the trilogy could fill twice as many games and novels as there already are. » 4/09/13 8:14pm 4/09/13 8:14pm

PC Version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II Comes With... Mass Effect 2?!

Some PC players of Call of Duty: Black Ops II report that disc 2 of their recently-purchased game is the wrong sequel entirely. » 11/13/12 9:45am 11/13/12 9:45am

Human Hands Can Actually Touch This Mass Effect 2 Sniper Rifle

Prop builder Zander Brandt specialises in turning video game guns into real-world playthings. Wonderful playthings. And his latest work is no exception. » 10/10/12 8:30am 10/10/12 8:30am

These Lovely Fan Made Posters Are For Mass Effect Movies I'd Actually…

We keep hearing rumors here and there about a Mass Effect movie in the works. As much as I love the franchise, I'm not sure I ever really want to see one. My Shepard is, well, my Shepard, and any movie starring someone of that name is unlikely to tell the story I preferred having told. » 9/25/12 8:30pm 9/25/12 8:30pm

The London Philharmonic Is Totally Going To Record The Music From Fez

You may recall that a while back » 9/13/12 8:00pm 9/13/12 8:00pm, we held a vote to help the London Philharmonic determine which music they'd include on their follow-up to their first album.

FemShep and DudeShep Save the Galaxy with Mass Effect Cosplay

Did you play Mass Effect as Jane Shepard? Or John Shepard? Whichever Commander Shepard helmed the Normandy, there's no doubt the character has made her (or his) mark on gaming. » 7/18/12 7:00am 7/18/12 7:00am

Tracing The Musical Saga Of Mass Effect

Remember when this is what Mass Effect sounded like? » 7/05/12 9:00pm 7/05/12 9:00pm

In the first game, we meet Sovereign, and we learn about the concept of indoctrination. By hanging around near (or in) a reaper, you can start to believe anything... including the ultimate futility of your own cause. Starting around 00:17, Sovereign's…

I Sunk 40 Extra Hours Into Mass Effect 2 To Salvage My Relationship…

I haven't played Mass Effect 3 yet. As a big fan of the franchise, I've been meaning to. But I had a very important task at hand before tackling the last game in the trilogy. I needed to replay Mass Effect 2. » 4/17/12 9:00am 4/17/12 9:00am