This summer I've been playing a few video games, on and off. They're a welcome break from the chaos in the world this year, as well as a diversion when I'm tired from a long week of writing, teaching prep, and chores. One game that is bringing me a lot of joy is Mass Effect… Continue reading What I Forgot I Loved About “Mass Effect 2”
We all have those games, don't we? The ones we return to over and over again, on vacations and sick days and when we just need something warm and familiar -- maybe even comforting. A few months ago on the What's Good Games podcast (one of my favorites), the hosts discussed the idea of "comfort… Continue reading What Are Your “Comfort Food” Games?
I still remember the day I first picked up Mass Effect. I'd already played Dragon Age: Origins and loved it, so diving into BioWare's science fiction universe felt like the next step. I was still pretty new to video games, so every new adventure felt especially exciting as I got used to just how immersive this medium… Continue reading N7 Day: Reflecting on My First Experience with “Mass Effect”