Mass Effect 3:  Heroism, Family, & Adventure – The Nerd Appropriate Review

Mass Effect 3: Heroism, Family, & Adventure – The Nerd Appropriate Review

Bioware is known for excellent storytelling, and Mass Effect 3 does NOT disappoint.  At it’s core the Mass Effect trilogy is all about heroism, family, and adventure.  While other RPGs have made the promise of a “branching story line” based on player decision, none have come close to the level of complexity that the the Mass Effect franchise actually achieves.  By now you’ve heard how it works,  as the player progresses through the narrative he/she is forced to make a number of difficult game-changing decisions.  I would venture to say that almost everyone that has played Mass Effect has had a slightly different experience, and that’s just incredible.

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Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer: I’ve Been Indoctrinated (that Means It’s Good)

Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer: I’ve Been Indoctrinated (that means it’s good)

Over a year ago while recording one of our early podcasts we sat around daydreaming about what the perfect Mass Effect multiplayer experience would be like. We stated that if multiplayer were to work properly, it would have to be just as rich and in depth as the single player experience. We also agreed unanimously that Mass Effect multiplayer should never be competitive (team death match), but objective based action and survival. Now who knows if Bioware was actually listening, but it seems as though the message got through. Mass Effect 3 multiplayer is here… and I’m indoctrinated.

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Will 2012 Destroy You?  The Most Anticipated Games Of 2012 (Q1)

Will 2012 Destroy You? The Most Anticipated Games of 2012 (Q1)

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).

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Collector’s Edition Box Opening Thing!

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Collector’s Edition Box Opening Thing!

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!

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