Until now, Mass Effect exclusively consisted of my favorite trilogy in modern gaming. BioWare's space opera popularized choice-with-consequence gameplay, building romantic relationships, and the ability to create and import a hero you've spent considerable time with into future installments. Set apart from the original trilogy, Mass Effect: Andromeda features all new characters and settings, gameplay elements, … Continue reading The First Few Hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda are… Not Good.
EA's press conference at E3 2015 was really, really bad, but this year they decided to throw their own event -- EA Play -- instead, and somehow made it worse. It was a long-winded, overly verbose conference full of uninteresting developer diaries that are better suited for YouTube than a grand stage. Going in to … Continue reading E3 2016: EA Play Was Pretty Awful