Rated NA 194: Foreplay Romance In Games @ PAX East 2015

Rated NA 194: Foreplay Romance in Games @ PAX East 2015

Explore love, lust, and choice in games in a lively discussion with moderator and Let’s Quip creator, Sean Baptiste, Dragon Age Creative Director, Mike Laidlaw, The Wolf Among Us and Game of Thrones writer, Nicole Martinez, Billionaire Banshee creator, Steven “Razlo” Bailey, Strange Loves videogame series writer/producer, Miellyn Fitzwater Barrows, Dragon Age and Mass Effect Global Product Manager, Hilary Heskett Shapiro and special surprise guest Dragon Age and Mass Effect writer Patrick Weekes!

Read More
The Amazing Women Of Dragon Age: Inquisition

The Amazing Women of Dragon Age: Inquisition

One of my favorite aspects of any Bioware game is not only exploring the world created, but the characters that inhabit it. Dragon Age: Inquisition features, to the best of my knowledge, one of the most diverse ensembles of characters in gaming in terms of background, gender, race, sexuality, and age, just to name a couple traits. Of particular relevance to me is there are A LOT of women, and women in positions of power, featured prominently throughout the game

Read More
PAX Prime 2014: Welcome To PAX (Part Three)

PAX Prime 2014: Welcome to PAX (Part Three)

PAX_SQUAREI had prepared for my first trip to PAX the way I must prepare for everything else: through rigorous research, planning, and incessant pestering of my friends. What kind of water bottle should I bring? Collapsible. Pain killers? More than one kind, just in case someone you’re with is allergic to one. Hand sanitizer? Apply liberally to everything. Even that child? Especially that child. Sneakers? Don’t forget the gel insoles. Zinc and vitamin C? Begin a rigorous course three weeks prior and bring some with you just in case.

Read More
PAX Prime 2014: Hands On Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer

PAX Prime 2014: Hands On Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer

PAX_SQUAREI was a colossal fan of Mass Effect 3: Multiplayer and really felt like the folks at BioWare created a truly memorable cooperative experience with almost endless replayability. When I got wind that Dragon Age: Inquisiton would have cooperative multiplayer I was instantly excited and intrigued. Scott and I made our way down to the Microsoft booth during media hour (just a few moments ago) to give Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer a shot. The four player cooperative experience was just announced a few days ago and the idea of running around Thedas with friends causing trouble sounded appealing to say the least.

Read More