Mass Effect Features

Axe of the Blood God: The Xbox 360 Had a Bigger Impact on RPGs Than You Think

Exploring the rich RPG legacy of Microsoft's most successful console.

In Mass Effect, Shepard Never Gets to be More Than a Soldier

Mass Effect's militarism has aged like milk.

How Mass Effect 2 Made Garrus More Than Just Another Squadmate, And Created an Iconic Character in the Process

On Mass Effect 2's 10th anniversary, we remember how Garrus became one of the Normandy's most vital crew members.

We Need a Mass Effect Remaster for More Important Reasons Than Nostalgia

Shepard's legacy should outlive their consoles.

What's The Best Video Game Spaceship?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | In honor of No Man's Sky Beyond, let's look back on the coolest spaceships around.

What Makes a Good RPG Romance? Axe of the Blood God Finds Out

With Fire Emblem: Three Houses now out, Axe of the Blood God takes a closer look at what makes good RPG romances.

What's Your Most Outlandish E3 2019 Prediction?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's time to predict things that will most definitely not happen at this year's E3.

Axe of the Blood God Presents: The 25 Best RPGs of All Time

From NetHack to The Witcher 3, we celebrate the greatest RPGs throughout gaming history.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #15: Mass Effect

Commander Shepard begins their legendary journey right here.

Listen to Our PAX West LIVE Celebration of Mass Effect!

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We add Mass Effect to our Top 25 RPG countdown LIVE from PAX West.

How Games Mess up Romance

With Mass Effect, Persona 5, and Doki Doki Literature Club, games teach us troubling things about love.

What Mass Effect: Andromeda Gets Right

BioWare's new space RPG isn't all bad.

End Credits: A Look Back on This Week's Best Articles About Mass Effect, Nier, Zelda, and More

End Credits wraps up the week by pointing you to the coolest stuff we wrote across the past five days. This week: Disney Afternoon Collection is coming (but not to Switch), Zelda's oozing with cool stuff, and Mass Effect Andromeda looks ... ehh.

Are Mass Effect Andromeda's Opening Hours Really That Bad? (Yeah, Kind Of)

Kat weighs in with her own experiences and cautions people against judging a game by its opening.

The First Mass Effect is a Great Game Not Just for its Time, But for All Time

THE MASS EFFECT TRILOGY REVISITED: In the first of our three essays revisiting the Mass Effect trilogy, contributor Doc Burford makes an argument for the original game being the best.

What We Know So Far About Mass Effect Andromeda

Here's everything we know about the new beginning for BioWare's space epic

Mass Effect is Boldly Going in a Direction I Find Exciting

From Space Jesus to strange new worlds, Mass Effect Andromeda looks encouraging.

BioWare's Twin Comebacks: The Future of Mass Effect and the Return of Star Wars: The Old Republic

While one series tries to chart a course into the future, Star Wars: The Old Republic tries to make a comeback.

Destiny, Dark Souls, Mass Effect: Three of a Kind (No, Really)

Thus far, Destiny feels like an intriguing mash-up of ideas from two very different games.