Mass Effect

  • Mass Effect for the PC coming May 6

    These two totally do it. Sweet! Now I can put off buying a 360 for a little longer. Mass Effect is definitely one of the killer apps for the 360 (I’m not a Halo fan), but knowing it will be just as sweet on my killer rig means I won’t have to drop those bills on a console just yet. Looks like the PC version will also sport some improvements. Improved inventory, revamped… Read More

  • Mass Effect Xbox LIVE content coming next month

    BioWare’s Mass Effect will be offering up some extra downloadable content to its 1.6 million or so gamers on March 10th. It’ll be available at 2AM PST for 400 points. The Bring Down the Sky downloadable content pack will be released to Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Monday, March 10 at 2 a.m. PST, and will be available for 400 MS points. This is the first in a series of planned… Read More

  • Mass Effect begins conversation on sex and video games

    [photopress:masseffect.jpg,full,center] You’re probably familiar with the manufactured controversy surrounding Mass Effect, with misinformed pundits lampooning its graphic sex acts. You know, those sex acts that don’t really exist. But Next Generation took the opportunity to address the subject at large—sex in video games, and how to incorporate it in a productive manner. Read More

  • Jack Thompson defends the video game industry – wait, did I read that correctly?

    From the “Virtual Orgasmic Rape of a Snowball in Hell” Dept. Jack Thompson has weighed in on the Kevin McCollough furor (his original column was removed from but is reprinted here for your reading pleasure). He – incredibly – pronounces it “absolutely ridiculous” and says that the author “shot his mouth off about it had no idea what the… Read More

  • Mass Effect banned in Singapore for hot, sweaty cross-species action This video might be NSFW. Singaporian (is that the word?) officials have banned Mass Effect due to a scene in the Xbox 360 game where a human girl gets it on with an alien chick. Pretty… Read More