Today is the launch of the new Mass Effect game, Andromeda. As a huge fan of the original Mass Effect trilogy, this game is a day one purchase for me that I'm excited to sink the next few weeks of my life into. But it's those first three Mass Effect games -- the original trilogy -- that made me… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Relive the Original “Mass Effect” Trilogy
This weekend I was able to play several matches in the Paragon stress test beta. Coming out next month for PC and PlayStation 4, Paragon is a MOBA that features a huge range of characters you can play as. That’s what interested me, even though I’ve never played a MOBA before. During my time with the… Continue reading Playing with Powers in the “Paragon” Beta
As someone who plays a lot of role-playing video games, I’m pretty used to making decisions in my RPGs. Sometimes the simplest action can impact the story in a big way later. It makes immersing yourself in a game feel very interactive and exciting. But how do video games handle the process of offering decisions… Continue reading Decision-Making in Video Games: Should We See the Butterfly Effect or Not?