To help celebrate the impending release of the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the good people over at BioWare have created some freebies for fans to enjoy.
A Canvas Of Love And Loss
HIGH The unique storytelling is a prime example of videogames as an art form.
LOW Framerate issues become severe when entering new areas.
WTF The interpretation of what spiraling looks like after a breakup is chilling.
All Hail Shadow
HIGH The unique art style.
LOW The light’s imprecision is frustrating.
WTF I fail to see the point of Greta’s trip.
Haven caught the industry by surprise by capturing romance among the stars with a game that’s equal parts RPG, cooperative date night and sci-fi art piece. I sat down with Haven’s creative director, Emeric Thoa, to learn how the Game Bakers gave rise to such a fresh take on romantic gaming.
The Devil’s In The Details
HIGH Learning what the title refers to.
LOW The jump mechanic is a little sticky.
WTF Tariq’s Bitchtape.
Back To The Drawing Board
HIGH Getting my first A.
LOW Getting my first F.
WTF Please play with a stylus. Trust me.
A Tasting Course
HIGH Crossing the first gap.
LOW The main giant sliding block area.
WTF So we’re just going to end with a 2001-esque light show, huh?
That Is A Pretty Big Key
HIGH Winning the necklace, and its immediate aftermath.
LOW The pearl puzzle is a bit too obscure.
WTF Wait, getting rich and being waited on by cherubs isn’t winning?
We Shall Always Remember The Night
HIGH A real tearjerker of a final reveal.
LOW Some of the new abilities don’t have broad use.
WTF How is the music even better this time?