Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Op Ed

Financial Post - What BioWare's Mass Effect team can learn from Assassinís Creed IV: Black Flag. Thanks Acleacius.
But as I explored the Caribbean Sea at the helm of this grand ship, my mind kept returning to another famous video game transport: Mass Effectís Normandy, a spacecraft that became as important to the sci-fi soap operaís story and as beloved by its fans as many of the seriesí main characters.

Itís likely that Bioware, over the course of three games, managed to make its vessel a slightly more vital piece of the narrative puzzle than Ubisoft did the Jackdaw. The Normandy not only has its own personality via an agreeably jokey AI, itís also home to many of the gameís key characters, and the setting for several important interactions and conversations.

However, Ubisoftís team did something that has always proven elusive in Biowareís games: It made the Jackdaw feel like an authentic, functioning vehicle over which we had complete control.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
Dota 2 UI Changes
Saturday Consolidation
Saturday Mobilization
Saturday Metaverse
Saturday Tech Bits
Saturday Safety Dance
Game Reviews
Hardware Reviews
etc.
Out of the Blue
Pro Basketball Manager 2017 Tips Off
GDC Lifetime Achievement Award for Tim Sweeney
For Honor System Specs
Evening Patches
Evening Consolidation
Evening Mobilization
Evening Tech Bits
Evening Safety Dance
Evening Legal Briefs
etc., etc.
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo