Monthly Archives: April 2013

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What Mass Effect Gets Wrong

By | 2017-09-08T21:42:12+00:00 April 27th, 2013|Categories: Close Looks, Retrospective, Video Games|Tags: , , , , , |

Part One of Critical Mass Effect

Welcome to the first real entry in Critical Mass Effect, a compendium of articles that will poke and prod at all the design decisions that make up the Mass Effect trilogy.This will not be comprehensive; as much as anything, I hope that this can start a conversation about Bioware and the choices they make.

In this entry, I’ll […]

Mass Effect’s Astoundingly Inept Sidequests

By | 2017-09-08T21:42:12+00:00 April 20th, 2013|Categories: Close Looks, Retrospective, Video Games|Tags: , , , , , |

A Special Presentation from Critical Mass Effect

Author’s Note: This is the first entry in Critical Mass Effect, a compendium of articles on Bioware’s ambitious, troubled space opera trilogy. The next two entries will focus on everything wrong and right in the series’ first entry, but my contempt for that game’s sidequests needed an entry of its own.

Mass Effect’s sidequests are not all […]