One of the first articles we published in 2011 was a piece on how the 2011 gaming year was hell bent on devouring your free time for lunch leaving you begging for mercy. 2011 was one of the best years ever to be a gamer, and it will be an incredibly long time before we ever experience anything like it again. But enough about 2011, those games are old news right? Take a quick look at some of the games we’re looking forward to the most this year (Q1).
Star Wars: The Old Republic is upon us, and it arrived this afternoon in a Death Star sized crate filled will nerdy Star Wars treats! While other unboxing videos are currently making their way around the internet, few are filled with the shaky-cam cinematography of a young Michael Bay. Behold our SWTOR: Collector’s edition unboxing video!
There is something afoot, we just don’t know quite what it is yet. Recent comments made by EA/Bioware seem to confirm that there are something “mass”ive coming our way in the form of a new Bioware flavored social experience.
Skyrim is a massive RPG feast that will no doubt stuff even the biggest of gaming gluttons. However, after 70 hours of living in the world of Skyrim I started to daydream about what the game would be like with a more intimate narrative, and dare I say, more of a soul.
When we got wind through various sites that Bioware was looking to launch an IOS/Android game along with Mass Effect 3, our gears started turning. Recent products such as Brady Games excellent Batman: Arkham City Map APP have done a great job at improving the game experience even though they’re technically not a game per say.
Information about Mass Effect’s new multiplayer mode, Galaxy at War, is more well guarded than the Citadel. Love it or hate it, Mass Effect 3 multiplayer is coming your way soon and we have some incredible new information for you straight from Bioware to wet your palette until 3-6-12. Published this afternoon on the Bioware Blog, Erika has a nice long chat with Mass Effect 3 Producer, Jesse Houston…
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My latest adventure took me from California to St. Augustine, Florida for EXP Con to see Commander Shepard; both versions of Commander Shepard, in fact. Jennifer Hale and Mark Meer were in attendance, meeting for the first time. Ali Hillis had been…
Our panelists, all members of Crabcat Industries, were Jessica Merizan, Hilary Shapiro, and Elizabeth Heckmaier. The discussion started at a different place than I expected: fandom.
The first annual Geek Girl Con was held on October 8th and 9th in Seattle, WA. This was the first con I’d been to in years and I met some great people (check out these awesome Dragon Age cosplayers) and snagged a couple of autographs. For purposes of this piece I’m focusing on two panels I sat in on: the Designing Women of Bioware and “No, I am not a Booth Babe:” Sexism in the Video Game Industry (Weds!).
We don’t know if this ad is legitimate, but what we can do is look into the legitimacy of South Africa’s BT Games… because let’s face it, here in the West we know very little of this mysterious “Africa” being mentioned.