Category Archives: Alphabet1’s Analysis

Mass Effect: A simultaneously sexist/feminist text

There are a number of sexist tendencies in the Mass Effect series, most of which revolve around the way the Asari are represented and the role they play in the galaxy. Whether these are intentionally sexist or simple over-sights is … Continue reading

Posted in Alphabet1's Analysis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mixed Feeling on Mass Effect 2: Game play

Mass Effect 2 was like one of the season finales for LOST. What I mean by that is that parts of it are brilliant, thought provoking, and just downright cool, but it’s hard to make an assessment of the game … Continue reading

Posted in Alphabet1's Analysis, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Playing The Cutscene in Mass Effect

SPOILER AHEAD- When players can convince the final boss of a game to blow his own Turian brains out by manipulating the dialogue mechanic of the game, players are not only playing the cut scene; they are winning it, and … Continue reading

Posted in Alphabet1's Analysis, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments