Games Aren’t Just Great or Terrible

How gamers perceive games has changed greatly over the years. Right now, games are seen as either altogether great or altogether terrible; the overwhelming number of games getting released on a monthly basis and the growing need to justify the games one selects from the deluge kind of ensures that kind of reception. Back when…

Mass Effect 2 Memories

This month marks Mass Effect’s tenth anniversary! On November 20th, 2007, the game was first released in North America. And what a ride it’s been for fans since then. Join me here as I share some of my memories from each game of the original trilogy. In this second of three posts, I stumble through…

Getting Spoiled is Underrated

“Oh wait, don’t talk to me about that game. I’m in full media blackout for it right now and don’t want anything spoiled.” This is a line I’ve heard many a time from a friend of mine over the last several years. They’re (obviously) very much of the sort that enjoy going into their games…

Resonance: Samara (Mass Effect 2)

While I could, in my sleep, hum the soundtrack of the original Mass Effect, the sounds of Mass Effect 2 remain fuzzy. Even now, in the midst of the game, I’m so caught up in the action that I’ve not been playing much attention to the background music of each mission. That all changed when…

My top 5 BioWare Games

My top 5 BioWare Games.   If you know anything about me from my twitter page, you know I’m a BioWare fan.   For me this developer has produced some of the best RPGs. From the critically acclaimed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 1 and 2 to the two huge franchises Mass Effect and…

UWG Top 10 #1- Mass Effect 2

So here it is, after a lot of whittling down we have finally reached UWGs number one game, Mass Effect 2, it’s a giant of a game and one that really made me fall in love with the whole Mass Effect series. When the original Mass Effect was launched it was a game that I…

My “Deserted Island” Games — Xbox 360 edition

I don’t know that I’ll ever find the right words to describe my relationship with our Xbox 360. Since picking up its controller some six years ago, we’ve run the gamut of emotions, from adoration to frustration. I’ve not played many games on the console, but those few that I have remain the ones into…