Mass effect articles

Weekend game deals: Hitman Pack w/ Absolution, ME3 Deluxe $9 each

Along with providing another opportunity to grab Tomb Raider for less than $15, Steam and its ilk have trimmed prices on various Activision, Ubisoft, EA and Square Enix titles. Highlights include a $9 Hitman bundle with the Professional Edition of Absolution, Modern Warfare 3 for...

Black Ops II accidentally shipped with Mass Effect 2 disc

If you plan to pick up Call of Duty: Black Ops II this week, you may want to rely on a digital service rather than a retail store. According to many users on Steam, Reddit, the Call of Duty forums and elsewhere, boxed copies of Activision's latest shooter can't be fully installed via DVD...

Weekend game deals: QuakeCon promos, 2K summer sale

Celebrating QuakeCon 2012 (August 2-5), distributors have discounted Bethesda and id titles, with Steam hosting a new daily deal through Sunday. Valve also serves up a $99.99 QuakeCon Pack that includes content across franchises such as Doom, Fallout, Hexen, Quake, and TES...

Mass Effect 3 Tested, Benchmarked

As you've undoubtedly heard, the third installment of BioWare's Mass Effect trilogy hit shelves last Tuesday. Being one of the year's most anticipated launches, it's no surprise to see it with an aggregate review score of over 90.

We've benchmarked Mass Effect 3 across three different resolutions with two dozen GPU configurations -- including AMD's new Radeon HD 7000 series. We'll also see how the performance scales when overclocking an eight-core FX-8150, along with benching a handful of other Intel and AMD processors.

Mass Effect 3 Review: The Sequel We've Been Waiting For

Here are the real questions everyone has: did my favorite feature from Mass Effect come back? Does my favorite skill from Mass Effect 2 carry over? And what about the romantic relationship I chose, or my favorite companion, or that great gun? Is it my Normandy, my Citadel, my galaxy? Do my choices matter?

Is this, in short, truly the Mass Effect title for which we have all been waiting for so very many interminable months? Yes. Yes it is.

Mass Effect 3 reviews: Some casual observations

Yet another triple-A title has received wildly conflicting reviews: professional critics seem overly generous with perfect scores, while players use unfairly low ratings to spite the creators over certain decisions. The PC version of Mass Effect 3 simultaneously dons grades of 93/100 and 25/100...