Daily Archives: March 25, 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda’s aliens are a missed opportunity

In our last conversation about Mass Effect: Andromeda, we had divided opinions about its first few hours. I’d read it as a critique of the wonder and optimism that comes with space operas, but this is Mass Effect. There was such a great opportunity to do the ‘aliens land on earth’ story in reverse, with awe-struck aliens reacting to the existence of humans. There was such a great opportunity to do the ‘aliens land on earth’ story in reverse, with awe-struck aliens reacting to the existence of hu

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How to make the best weapons and armor in Mass Effect: Andromeda

#nofilterMass Effect: Andromeda’s menus are their own game, taking the form of a traditional folder hierarchy, burying types and subtypes of armor, weapons, and modifications beneath layers of garish UI. Milky Way weapons are the most vanilla of the bunch, looking and behaving most like their real life counterparts. Remnant weapons are all erratic energy weapons that don’t use ammo, but can overheat if fired continuously for too long (remember Mass Effect 1?). The more teams out, the more resour

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The best pro gaming to watch this weekend

There’s plenty of action from the CS:GO: Championship Series to the Overwatch: Carbon Series playoffs. CS:GO: Esports Championship Series PromotionThe European and North American promotion starts this weekend and the competition is looking fierce. Hearthstone: Winter Championship 2017The 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour's first Championship stop lands on the sunny shores of the Bahamas. Sixteen of the best players from around the world will be competing for their share of the $250,000 prize po

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