There has been a disturbance in The Force. I am unsure whether the “mainstreaming” of gaming is simply people becoming accepting or a fault line opening up within the industry. Is gaming culture becoming accepted, or have game developers learned how to craft their games and market them in a way so they aren’t perceived is such a negative light?
This Christmas eve let us celebrate an amazing Bioware crossover event. For a while now I’ve been hearing rumors that the best female voice actress in the biz, Jennifer Hale was going to be the voice of the Trooper class in Bioware’s upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic. Well with this X-mas eve trailer those rumors have been confirmed! You now have commander Shepard in The Old Republic. For those unaware of Jennifer Hale’s pedigree, she was the voice of the female Commander Shepard in Mass Effect 1 and Mass Effect 2, as well as key characters in Brutal Legend, Metal gear Solid 4, Metroid Prime (Samus!), and dozens of other roles. Check out this new SWTOR trailer starring Commander Shepard!