20 results found for "mass effect"
21 March 2017

Melvyn Tan | 4 days ago

While BioWare is known for their strength in making RPGs and telling stories, their new sci-fi RPG, Mass Effect: Andromeda, seems to have become known more for its questionable animations in recent days (an aspect that spawned terrible toxicity). Animations aside, early impressions by media ou... Read More

23 March 2017

Kin Boon | 2 days ago

Mass Effect: Andromeda has received a new update, with fixes for a number of single and multiplayer issues. On top of that, BioWare has also suggested that the third-person sci-fi RPG might receive improvements for its controversial facial animations. According to a BioWare blog post, patch 1.04 fi... Read More

20 March 2017

Kin Boon | 5 days ago

The internet has found a new obsession in the form of Mass Effect: Andromeda’s weird animations, which were mainly prevalent on the characters’ faces during dialogue sequences. It’s all fun and games as we are living in an age where memes rule the internet, until the fiasco associ... Read More

18 March 2017

Melvyn Tan | 1 week ago

A couple of notes: To make things simple, I’ll be referring to the monitor as the Samsung Curved Monitor. On the Samsung US website, you’ll find that it’s called the 27" CFG70 Curved Gaming Monitor. On the Malaysian site, it’s called the 27" Curved Gaming Moni... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 1 week ago

BioWare thinks that good quality animations in video games are overrated, and that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda is fine without them, it has been revealed. "Good quality animations are totally overrated," said Lead Designer Ian Frazier on Twitter. "We don't really need them. Video game ... Read More

17 March 2017

Kin Boon | 1 week ago

We are less than a week away from the launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda, and its pre-launch marketing campaign has begun after the embargo was lifted for early impression videos and reviews. Most would expect the bulk of the focus will be on the core aspects of BioWare’s third-person action RPG... Read More

16 March 2017

Kin Boon | 1 week ago

The meme above perfectly sums up the reaction of most people when Disney decided to pull Beauty and the Beast from being shown in Malaysia. In case you have been living under a huge rock or you just don’t give a damn about anything Disney-related, the real life adaptation of the classic fairy... Read More

11 March 2017

Kin Boon | 2 weeks ago

Video games have gone through an evolution cycle over the past few decades, transforming from something that you play for fun, to an outlet of storytelling that can even rival traditional media such as television or movies. It caused a shift in how stories were told, creating a trend where you&rsquo... Read More

2 March 2017

Kin Boon | 3 weeks ago

Yes, you heard that right. If you are one of those hopeful space recruits that is still waiting to receive a multiplayer beta invite for Mass Effect: Andromeda, don’t bother as the plan has been scrapped. The test was first announced by Mass Effect producer Fabrice Condominas on N7 (November ... Read More

27 February 2017

Kin Boon | 4 weeks ago

The Mass Effect series is known for its representation in lovemaking, which complements the realistic take of role-playing in the franchise, and we’ll get to see more of it in Mass Effect: Andromeda. ESRB has not publicly rated the game, but according to BioWare Social Network users, an early... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 4 weeks ago

March is NieR near, and so are another month's worth of new game releases. Like before, I've taken the liberty of sorting them out and compiling the biggest releases. They're not necessarily the best games, but what I consider to be the most - or at least fairly - noteworthy ones, either due to buz... Read More

21 February 2017

Melvyn Tan | 1 month ago

Romancing aliens is all fine and dandy, but shooting stuff and being a badass is important too. The latter is the focus in Mass Effect: Andromeda's first entry in its "Official Gameplay Series", which dishes out detail on the game's combat while showing the player character dishing out hurt. L... Read More

30 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 2 months ago

Cross-play multiplayer in Mass Effect: Andromeda? Not "in the current plans", producer Fernando Melo wrote on Twitter. He was replying to a Twitter user who enquired whether there would be cross-play multiplayer between PC and either PS4 or Xbox One. While he didn't classify it as a complete i... Read More

21 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 2 months ago

It's 2017, which means we have a whole new year's worth of games incoming. There'll be the usual big budget triple-A games, a host of indies, lots of sequels, some new IPs, more free-to-play games and all sorts of other stuff. Only a small percentage of these will appeal to an individual, but even a... Read More

9 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 2 months ago

Mass Effect Andromeda is less than three months away, and I'm sure fans are itching to get their hands on it and start exploring its new galaxy as soon as possible. I'm also sure that there're some who wish they could start playing before launch date, and the good news is that it's totally, an... Read More

Kin Boon | 2 months ago

Season passes are mostly part and parcel of modern Triple-A titles, promising buyers of future content at a set price. It’s always nice to have extra content to burn through beyond the completion of a game, that’s if the ‘contents’ are actually good in quality. A pile of rubb... Read More

6 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 3 months ago

Perhaps it's just a ploy to get non-Mass Effect players to get stoked for the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda, but who cares? Mass Effect 2 is free right now via EA's On the House service, which means newbies to the Mass Effect series (like me) can get to try out the middle entry in Biowa... Read More

5 January 2017

Kin Boon | 3 months ago

Mark your calendars folks, as Mass Effect: Andromeda has been slated for release on March 21. We don’t have to wait too long for launch since it’s only 2 months away, but it felt surprisingly soon considering the years of anticipation for Bioware’s latest entry in the sci-fi RPG s... Read More

30 December 2016

Kin Boon | 3 months ago

January is on the horizon and one of the things that all of us are looking forward to is the Nintendo Switch Presentation. We can expect to know more about Nintendo’s next flagship console from the event, such as the retail price, specs and games lineup. Rumors are already aplenty beforehand,... Read More

15 December 2016

Kin Boon | 3 months ago

You know New Year’s is coming when you see recaps for some of the hottest trends and releases for the year, be it from media portals or community-based sites like Tumblr. The microblogging site has released their year in review with charts related to pop culture and of course, video games are... Read More

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