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

What You Missed in the Mass Effect Comic Books

Everything is better with comic books. This is a universal truth, and it's doubly universally true for the Mass Effect trilogy. Between digital comics and Dark Horse's series, Mass Effect series scribe Mac Walters and some excellent artists and writers have added magificent layers of depth to the series you'll never… » 4/11/13 4:00pm 4/11/13 4:00pm

The Countless Characters of Mass Effect

The Mass Effect franchise has introduced a huge amount of characters; an incredibly diverse cast of aliens, humans and synthetics who served to make our adventure in the Mass Effect universe memorable, who made us laugh, made us cry, who amazed us, scared us and sometimes even made us think. So let's talk about them!… » 4/10/13 9:30pm 4/10/13 9:30pm

Hey, Hollywood, Listen to What This Mass Effect Writer Thinks You Should Do for That Movie You're Making

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