Excerpt: Mass Effect is the first RPG of the current generation to get a large amount of attention from the media and players. It is a typical BioWare game: there is a large emphasis on story and a larger emphasis on allowing the player to mold the story as they see fit.
Excerpt: North American RPGs are something of a rarity when compared to the constant barrage of titles from the land of the rising sun, but Canadian developer Bioware has dedicated itself to the genre and has gained a nearly legendary status among the RPG community.
Excerpt: I was a BioWare virgin when I first tossed Mass Effect into my Xbox 360 over two years ago. I tried playing it for about thirty minutes before declaring it "too much of a shooter" for my tastes and returning it to the shelf.
Excerpt: With the third and final chapter in Commander Shepard's trilogy coming this fall, BioWare has been working on ways to get us excited for Mass Effect 3 . One of these ways is in delivering a new, and likely final, chapter in Mass Effect 2 's DLC-based adventures.
Excerpt: It took me two years, but I finished Mass Effect , Bioware's science fiction RPG and the company's follow-up to Knights of the Old Republic. I wasn’t far from the end – it only took a two-hour push to finally beat the main campaign – but finding those two hours had been a challenge when I was...
Excerpt: It's been quite a while since we've seen any new content for Mass Effect , Bioware's action/RPG title on the PC and 360. The Bring Down the Sky add-on was released a year ago on the PC and almost two years ago on the 360, and while Bioware did promise a regular schedule of new paid content, it...
Excerpt: add-on was released a year ago on the PC and almost two years ago on the 360, and while Bioware did promise a regular schedule of new paid content, it really hasn't happened. It seems like they've decided to squeak out one serious effort of DLC action before the release of the sequel this fall, and...
Mass Effect's latest add-on is an insult to fans clamoring for new content.
28 August 2009
Summary: Like a diseased steak thrown to the wolves, so this travesty of a downloadable add-on has been tossed to hungry Mass Effect fans. Contrary to its high-reaching title, Pinnacle Station is a creative nadir in an otherwise excellent sci-fi universe.
Pros: Tech Officer Ochren is awesome
Cons: It's just a combat arena, The combat modes aren't that good, The rewards stink, No story, no role-playing, no point, It doesn't work with the Greatest Hits version of Mass Effect