The Many Musical Tributes To Mass Effect

No doubt about it: the Mass Effect games had some great music. Over the run of the trilogy, a collection of composers and songwriters came together to create an iconic, unmistakable sonic identity. (Sometimes, they even hid their music in the game itself.) But just as remarkable as the music in the games has been the… » 4/12/13 5:00pm 4/12/13 5:00pm

The Most Defining Decisions You Have To Make In Mass Effect

Ever since the first game, Mass Effect has always been about shaping the story the way the player wants it. Through Shepard's actions, players could create millions upon millions of iterations of the same universe. We decided to take a look back at the series—specifically, on some of the decisions our Shepards had to… » 4/12/13 1:00pm 4/12/13 1:00pm

An Oddly Long, Banter-Filled History of Mass Effect Elevators

Forget the controversial ending, the boring mining mini-games or the lack of playable Hanar. If there's one element that I believe all Mass Effect fans can agree to love to hate (and hate to love), it's the series' elevators. » 4/12/13 9:40am 4/12/13 9:40am

Hey, Hollywood, Listen to What This Mass Effect Writer Thinks You…

Studio heads, directors and agents haven't been knocking down Drew Karpyshyn's door. The man who was one of the Mass Effect universe's chief architects knows that Hollywood will be looking elsewhere for the talent that will power the upcoming film adaptation. But Karpyshyn headed up the writing for the first Mass… » 4/10/13 5:00pm 4/10/13 5:00pm