MASS EFFECT 2

EA Discontinues BioWare Points, Makes DLC Purchasable With Them Free

Back in the early 2000s, companies were all about making up their own fake currencies that you had to buy with real money to purchase content and add-ons to games. This was the basis of the Xbox Store for several years, up until 2013, which used Microsoft Points to purchase…

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EA Discontinues BioWare Points, Makes DLC Purchasable With Them Free

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Mass Effect 2 DLC Order Guide – What Order to Play Everything In

It’s been nearly ten years since the original release of Mass Effect 3 and even longer since the first two games in the trilogy came out. As a result you may find yourself wondering which order you’re supposed to play the DLC. In this guide, we’ll run down each of the…

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A Codex Entry Sealed Thane Krios’ Fate in Mass Effect 3

The following will contain spoilers for Mass Effect 3, and if you’re about to play the series for the first time with the Legendary Edition remasters, we recommend you come back in May after you’ve played through all three games to read beyond this bold text. The Drell assassin Thane Krios is…

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Jacob in Mass Effect 2 Was Originally Available as a Same-Sex Romance, Too

Compared to the final product, Mass Effect 2 originally had several more same-sex romance options — including Jacob Taylor. Last week, it was revealed via The Gamer that BioWare changed Jack’s sexuality from pansexual to heterosexual over the course of that game’s development. It’s a long-time question many members of…

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Bioware Cut a Queer Jack Romance from Mass Effect 2 Due to Fear of Fox News

Mass Effect’s relationship with queerness has been fraught, to say the least, but eleven years later, one of the greatest mysteries regarding the sexuality of one of its party members has been answered. Specifically Jack, the powerful biotic outlaw from Mass Effect 2. In conversations with protagonist Commander Shepard, Jack…

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Rich Idiot Dreams of One Day Being the Worst Mass Effect Villain

Elon Musk, like many immorally rich idiots like him, really hates consequences. One of the greatest consequences of his actions — and the actions of those like him — is of course the looming desolation of the human race via climate disaster precipitated by unchecked capitalism. That’s why things like…

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Bioware Writer Reveals the Truth for the Most Unsubtle Line in Mass Effect

BioWare writer Patrick Weekes, who was one of the writers on Mass Effect 2, has explained how one of the most unsubtle lines in the series’ history came to be. I’d even go as far as to say it’s the most unsubtle line in the entire franchise. It’s so lacking in…

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The Suicide Mission Was the Best and Worst Thing to Happen to Mass Effect

Mass Effect 2’s final mission wrote the series’ name in the stars, but it also poisoned the well of discourse surrounding it in the ten years since the game launched. First things first, Mass Effect 2’s suicide mission is, to this day, a masterclass in player agency. As Commander Shepard,…

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Robots I wish games would let me date

Who cares about rating the cutest boys and ladies in games? I want some mechanoid companionship.

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