My Mother, Commander Shepard
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My Mother, Commander Shepard

The female version of Mass Effect's protagonist Commander Shepard, colloquially referred to as “FemShep”, has become something of a rallying figure for gamers starved for strong female characters in an age of dudebro mainstrea... Read More»
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A final farewell to City of Heroes
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A final farewell to City of Heroes

Four years and seven months. That's how long I was a paying subscriber for City of Heroes. Looking back, I enjoyed most, if not all, of my time with the game. I've forged and strengthened relationships within the community that I never t... Read More»
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SWTOR’s upcoming narrative involves the Shroud
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SWTOR’s upcoming narrative involves the Shroud

Star Wars: The Old Republic has just gone free to play, but that doesn’t mean the content’s going to stop, with a few hints dropped as to where the story’s going next. Asked about upcoming storylines, SWTOR lead writer Hall Hood gave Massively a brief sketch. “For decades since the Sith Empire returned to war ... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Companion Gear Bug Fixed
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Companion Gear Bug Fixed

BioWare has released a quick hotfix patch for Star Wars: The Old Republic to fix a companion gear bug that surfaced following the 1.5.1 update. Once the 1.5.1 update went live yesterday players were complaining about an issue with companion gear, where the game wasn’t registering them as wearing any, leaving them with base stats. ... Read More»
SWTOR Update 1.6 now available on test servers
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SWTOR Update 1.6 now available on test servers

Star Wars: The Old Republic fans keen on new content can check out upcoming Update 1.6, Ancient Hypergate, on the MMORPG’s test servers. The beta includes a new warzone in which players battle to control a portal which promises to deliver reinforcements but can damage the controlling team, as well as a six new heroic ... Read More»
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Black Friday 2012: Amazon’s Five Days Of Lighting Deals
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Black Friday 2012: Amazon’s Five Days Of Lighting Deals

Next week is the lead-up to the craziest shopping day of the year, and as a part of that, Amazon has announced a rundown of their videogame-related lighting deals for the week. I’m not sure what I think of this list just yet. There are a few potentially nice deals to grab here, but for ... Read More»
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Amazon’s Black Friday week 2012 deals
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Amazon’s Black Friday week 2012 deals

Amazon’s Black Friday 2012 deals have arrived. Rather than sales that focus on one or two days, the retailer is planning deals throughout next week. The full listing can be found below. Keep track of Amazon’s page here for future updates. Monday, Nov 19 – 9:10 AM – 1:10 PM PST NBA 2K12 – $15.99 ... Read More»
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Time Reveals Its List of All-Time Top 100 Video Games
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Time Reveals Its List of All-Time Top 100 Video Games

Time Magazine has revealed their all-time top 100 of video games, and it might cause a stir... or not. Games like Silent Hill, Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Demon's Souls are all mentioned, but there's also a surprise or two. Agree or disa... Read More»
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EA Named One of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality for 2013
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EA Named One of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality for 2013

EA has been named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” for 2013, staff announced on its blog. Businesses are only added to the list each year if they score a 100% rating in the HRC's Corporate Equality Index, which EA ha... Read More»
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The Daily Hotness: Looks better than We Dare
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The Daily Hotness: Looks better than We Dare

Does anybody else remember this monstrosity? I don't know what happened to it, but this is where I thought the Spin the Bottle Wii U trailer was going. Needless to say, my expectations were shattered by the above video. Otherwise, Hamza... Read More»
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TIME Magazine Lists All-Time Top 100 Video Games by Era
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TIME Magazine Lists All-Time Top 100 Video Games by Era

TIME magazine has listed its top 100 games of all-time and they even sorted it by era. Keep in mind though that the list is in no particular order. So don't get your panties in a bunch when one game you think is better than the other is "... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic can now be played for free
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Star Wars: The Old Republic can now be played for free

Today is the day that Star Wars: The Old Republic added its free-to-play option. While the game's eight classes are playable up to level 50, there are a number of restrictions that non-paying players have to put up with which will slow d... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Now Free-To-Play, Update 1.5 Released
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Now Free-To-Play, Update 1.5 Released

BioWare and LucasArts announced today that the new, Free-to-Play option for the massively multiplayer online game, Star Wars: The Old Republic is now live. Now players can experience the complete storylines of all eight iconic Star Wars classes, all the … Continue reading →... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.5 and F2P Going Live Today
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.5 and F2P Going Live Today

The big day is finally here, Star Wars: The Old Republic is going free-to-play and also BioWare is releasing patch 1.5 for the game. Patch 1.5 introduces a new companion, daily area, cartel market, and lots of new items. The new free-to-play option will allow users to enjoy the entire 1-50 leveling experience on all ... Read More»
Funcom’s Morrison believes western MMO players “expect” the games to be free-to-play
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Funcom’s Morrison believes western MMO players “expect” the games to be free-to-play

Funcom’s Craig Morrison believes MMO players have come to expect the titles to either launch free-to-play, or switch over to the options relatively soon post launch. The later, is a problematic expectation, according to the firm’s Age of Conan creative director. Speaking with Gamasutra, Morrison said more games will launch with the free-to-play model as ... Read More»
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