Articles tagged mass effect 2

The Most Loving Suicide Mission Ever

The climactic suicide mission in Mass Effect 2 is a love letter to the game’s characters, even as it kills them off.

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The Narrative Pastiche of Games

Beyond the cinematic presentation of many games, their pacing and storytelling has more in common with novels and television than with film.

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The Least Suicidal Suicide Mission Ever

Attacking the Collectors’ base in Mass Effect 2 is far from suicidal. If I have even a vague sense of what to do, it’s easy to keep everyone alive.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Talking With Video Game Costume Designer, Holly Conrad

Holly Conrad is a costume designer and an avid gamer. By costume designer, I mean sculptor, engineer, seamstress, and designer.

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How Open Is Your Open World?

As worlds become more open they demand more attention, and there’s a clear trade-off between story and environmental details.

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You’re proving yourself as a leader and a lover.

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Continuing my look at the loyalty missions of Mass Effect 2, this week I write about Zaeed, Jacob, Samara, and Grunt.

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The loyalty missions are the primary means of character development for most of the characters in Mass Effect 2, giving us a detailed look at what each of them holds most dear in life.

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Building Worlds With Words in ‘Mass Effect 2’

Mass Effect 2 creates a well realized world that feels alive, even when we're not playing, by using only words.

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Discussing Spoilers: Does It Ruin the Game Experience?

Despite popular opinion, I don't think any kind of spoiler can truly ruin your experience with any game.

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I Serve at the Pleasure of President Bartlet: Celebrity Voices in ‘Mass Effect 2’

It's the perfect example of casting to type for great effect, and it's why you pay extra for star power.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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