Mass Effect

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Mass Effect Is Massively Good

Critics are wild for new XBox role-playing game

(Newser) - In Mass Effect, developed by BioWare for XBox 360, you play as a human with the singular ability to save the universe—and the game has critics raving. Paul Curthoy of the Official Xbox Magazine claims that "personally, it's the best game I've ever played, but even if you're... More »

Singapore Lifts Ban on Game With Lesbian Love

Mass Effect can be sold with M18 rating

(Newser) - Gamers in Singapore may now buy Microsoft's Mass Effect despite a female-female love scene. The country has decided to allow the sale of the video game under an M18 rating, reports Singapore's Straits Times, after previously banning it due to a scene showing a human woman and an alien woman... More »

Game Banned for Lesbian Scene

Microsoft's anticipated "Mass Effect" not showing up in Singapore

(Newser) - Singaporeans anticipating Microsoft’s much-ballyhooed Mass Effect video game should stop anticipating. Thanks to a scene in which a human woman kisses and caresses an alien woman, Singapore has banned the action-RPG, Reuters reports. Microsoft said it would respect the ban, but outraged gamers decried the decision as too strict.... More »

EA Nets Games Rival For $860M

Scores VG Holdings in tech takeover

(Newser) - It's a whole new ballgame at Electronic Arts. CNN Money reports the video game giant is buying rival VG Holdings for $860 Million. The takeover brings interactive and role-playing game makers BioWare Corp and Pandemic Studios into the EA stable. Pandemic is soon to launch Mercenaries 2, among other games,... More »

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