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Archive for the ‘Mass Effect’ Category

Mass Effect PC and Spore to Include New DRM Measures

May 7, 2008

Shack News is reporting on a post BioWare technical producer Derek French made recently, in which he took a moment to describe the new anti-piracy software that will be loaded onto the upcoming PC version of Mass Effect. “After the first activation, SecuROM requires that [Mass Effect PC] re-check with the server within ten days (in case […]

Mass Effect: Afterthoughts

February 5, 2008

So I finally finished Mass Effect last night.  The final hour was a delight, filled with a delicately balanced blend of exposition and action.  I put 35 hours of gameplay in, which is more than most, and will explain why it took me some time, but I was able to reach 50th level in the […]

The Weekend Wrapup (February 1st-3rd)

February 4, 2008

  Hey everyone, welcome back.  I didn’t get much time in to play some games this weekend, as we did end up having some people over for the big game last night.  Afterwards, I popped in Mass Effect, finished all the bonus quests I was going to, and then headed out towards Ilos, which is […]

the Weekend Gamer (Feb. 1st-3rd)

February 1, 2008

  I know many of you have another passion that will strike at the heart of your gaming habit this weekend, so I’m curious as to if you think you’ll be playing games at all in the next two days.  Being a fan of the other kind of football, (and supporting a team whose current […]

Jack Thompson Defends Mass Effect, and Microsoft Mulls Over Blu-ray Support

January 29, 2008

  We’ll get to good old JT in a sec… Believe it or not, last night I broke out Gears of War again with a buddy of mine who hadn’t played it before.  We played the campaign on co-op, and it was still tons of fun.  But that was about it for me.  Today’s news […]

The Weekend Wrapup (Jan. 25th-27th)

January 28, 2008

I’m pretty exhausted this Monday, as the weekend was a whirlwind of activity, but I did manage to get in some quality time with my 360.  I didn’t get any more time with No More Heroes, but I made some serious headway in Mass Effect, a game I’d been neglecting for a few weeks.  I’m now […]