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A Video Game Renaissance

History always repeats itself, and gaming is no different. With new ideas and a reinvigorated desire to experience classic gameplay in modern games, we're in a Renaissance. Where will we go from here?

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 86 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: June 28th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold include Mass Effect DLC, Titanfall, DC Universe membership, some indie platformers and more.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 47 comments

TA Top Five: Mass Effect Moments

With the Shepard trilogy well and truly behind us, and Mass Effect: Andromeda at the forefront of the franchise, we decided to take a look at the best and most memorable moments of the original Mass Effect trilogy.

Posted 4 months ago by Marc Hollinshead, 65 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 3rd, 2015

This week's Deals with Gold primarily focuses on DLC offerings for Mass Effect titles, though we do also get a handful of other smaller name titles discounted on both consoles. Xbox One Games • Spar

Posted 11 months ago by Chewie, 81 comments

TA Top Five: Camp Counselor Characters

Summer Camp is a tried and true tradition across many nations. As a Summer Camp Director, the toughest part of running camp is often the first step... finding good camp counselors. Good camp counselo

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 62 comments

TA Top Five: Female Protagonists

For decades, video games have been dominated by male protagonists. Damsels in distress and the brave men who rescued them were popular when games told simpler tales. Both Super Mario and Link built t

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 147 comments

TA Top Five: Games for Films or TV Shows

Adapting a novel to the big screen is hugely popular in the film industry in this day and age. The likes of Harry Potter and Game of Thrones (and even 50 Shades of Grey) have become a huge success be

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Hollinshead, 109 comments

TA Top Five: Scientists

Science plays a pretty big role in the narrative of many games. Few things make better sources of conflict than advanced science gone awry and few things make better resolutions to conflict than the

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 105 comments

TA Top Five: Franchises That Could Switch Genres

Back in 2009, we had already seen three different Halo games with a fourth on the way in Halo 3: ODST. All of the games had been first person shooters and had (arguably) dominated the industry. Taske

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 94 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 27th, 2015

This week we get a big ol' sale on EA titles, including games new and old, as well as a slice of their associated DLC, at rather hefty discounts. For the first time ever (in my memory), we're being o

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 133 comments

Concept Art Appears for the Next Mass Effect

We have known that BioWare have been hard at work with the next Mass Effect game for a long time, but we are yet to hear any solid information about anything at all, apart from rumours and other smal

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Hollinshead, 102 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 23rd, 2014

This week's Deals with Gold sees a trio of Xbox One discounts and a variety of Xbox 360 Games on Demand titles on offer, including the two Amazing Spider-Man games, a couple of racing titles and a se

Posted 2 years ago by Chewie, 104 comments

TA Top Five: Bars And Watering Holes

For many of us, the perfect way to blow off some steam or socialize with friends is to head over to our local bars. They are quite often the hub of our social engagement; the starting point or the fi

Posted 2 years ago by Andrew Ogley, 102 comments

TA Top Five: Missions/Levels

While many games forgo the more-traditional "Level 1-1" system of yesteryear, it doesn't mean that they don't have iconic and memorable missions and levels. This week's TA Top Five takes a close look

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 105 comments

TA Top Five: Diseases, Viruses & Parasites

*cough cough* Excuse me. I'm feeling a little down in the dumps at the moment. One positive about feeling under the weather though, is that I get to fit in more time with the Xbox. Sitting here feeli

Posted 2 years ago by Chewie, 82 comments

BioWare Teases Details for Next Mass Effect

We have absolutely no idea what the next Mass Effect game is going to be about and when it is going to release. What we do know is that it's in development. With this latest video update from the Bio

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 32 comments

TA Top Five: Edge of Your Seat Moments

Whenever I go to the cinema with family or friends, we always chat about the film afterwards. Maybe I'll say "I loved that bit when..." or "That bit with the (spoiler) was so sad!" Perhaps there's th

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 78 comments

TA Top Five: Resurrections

Happy Easter Sunday! Those of you who celebrate this Christian holiday know that it marks the resurrection of Jesus, who stepped out of a Vita-Chamber, grabbed a BFG, and took swift vengeance on Shad

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 92 comments

TA Top Five: DLC Add-Ons

Love it or hate it, DLC is here to stay. While many developers expect gamers to shell out cash for any little tidbit they want to interject into their games after release, some developers go above an

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 210 comments

TA Top Five: Gaming Mechanics Of This Gen

As we moved from the original Xbox to the Xbox 360, it wasn't enough just to shoot things, blow things up, or drive very fast. As gamers, we now wanted more choice in the way we were able to carry ou

Posted 2 years ago by Andrew Ogley, 104 comments

TA Top Five: Unrequited Relationships

Valentine's Day has just recently passed us. The time in which couples, both young and old, are supposed to express their love for each other through candlelit dinners, chocolates, flowers, and other

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 69 comments

TA Top Five: Quotes

Movies are packed FULL of quotes that we love to repeat to one another. I'm sure that some of us could even quote an entire film, line for line, if we tried hard enough. From "I'll be back" to "Here'

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 225 comments

TA Top Five: Romances

Somewhere in the multitudes of comments we get here at TA on our Top Five articles, it was mentioned that we should do something with "relationships." Since this is a bit broad, we broke it into diff

Posted 2 years ago by Cindy Minguez, 138 comments

Game of the Generation - Results

Hey TA’ers! In our biggest voting event yet, we travelled through the life of the Xbox 360 and showcased the best it has to offer. The breathtaking stories of Commander Shepard, Marcus Fenix, Ezio Au

Posted 2 years ago by Clever Jake, 296 comments

TA Top Five: Games of 2010

We have now reached the end of the first decade of the new millennium. The big One-Oh. We've seen a deluge of gaming awesomeness in each of the previous lists, and 2010 has waited patiently for its t

Posted 2 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 119 comments

The TA Top Five: Sequels - Part One

In film, sequels have a tendency of falling short of their predecessors. Often times, public opinion holds the original film in a series in the highest regard. Honestly, does anyone like the Scream s

Posted 3 years ago by Mark Delaney, 103 comments

The TA Top Five - Faithful Companions

Video games bring forth some amazing characters. As the story unfolds, so do those people’s personalities. The connection a player has to the main character in a game can potentially mean make or bre

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 204 comments

The TA Top Five - Video Game Vacations

The dog days of summer are well upon us, and many of our thoughts might be turning away from games and towards a nice holiday/vacation. This got all of us in the TA offices thinking, "What video game

Posted 3 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 143 comments

Some Online Passes for Older EA Titles Now Free

Update for clarification: All online passes will be eliminated for existing games. The list below denotes the online passes that are now free on the marketplace, and doesn’t include other games that

Posted 3 years ago by litepink, 274 comments

Sales & Specials+: Week of November 6th, 2012

The Mystery Wheel prizes have not changed like I thought they would have this week. It turns out, it was just the 'spins' that expired today so apologies for my misleading information regarding this

Posted 4 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 46 comments

Mass Effect Trilogy Launch Trailer

If you missed playing through the whole Mass Effect series during its first outing or just feel like getting all three titles in one nice package, this new trailer to celebrate this week’s launch of

Posted 4 years ago by Lexley Ford, 65 comments

Mass Effect Trilogy Bundle Announced

UPDATE Game Informer has apparently uncovered news from EA about the DLC to be included in the Mass Effect Trilogy. According to a message from EA the Mass Effect Trilogy is set to include the follow

Posted 4 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 213 comments

Mass Effect 3 Save Import Issue

One of the big reasons why Mass Effect is such a ground-breaking franchise is that it has (effectively) pioneered the save import, allowing gamers to bring their saves from http://www.trueachievement

Posted 4 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 90 comments

EA Publisher Sale Now Live

Certainly the fact that we've made it past the holidays and into the new year means that you've had plenty of time to replenish your stash of Microsoft Points right? Well, it seems EA is hoping that'

Posted 4 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 131 comments

Mass Effect Screens are Better in Fours

The addition of multiplayer in Mass Effect 3 has people on every end of the spectrum. You've got loads of people that hate the idea, some that love it, and a good chunk who need to know more before p

Posted 5 years ago by litepink, 64 comments

Mass Effect 3 'Galaxy at War' Details Emerge

Details have begun to roll in on BioWare’s oft-discussed, controversial Mass Effect 3 multiplayer mode, “Galaxy at War”. While we at TA didn’t get our hands on the mode (…yet) , we do want to bring y

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 48 comments

Mass Effect 3 Demo Detailed

The finale to Bioware's sci-fi action RPG, Mass Effect is set to touch down on Earth, along with the Reapers, in March of 2012. Before that, eager N7's will have the chance to preview the game via a

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney, 84 comments

First Screenshots of Mass Effect 3 Co-op Mode

Yesterday, we covered the official announcement of Mass Effect 3's (entirely optional) co-op mode. There is a ton of information to take in, so if you haven't read that news post yet - and subsequent

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney, 82 comments

Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Details Emerge

As we tweeted out earlier today (You do follow us, don't you?), BioWare has confirmed the oft-speculated multiplayer for their upcoming Mass Effect 3 with the existence of co-op missions. In a forum

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 196 comments

Mass Effect 3 N7 Collector's Edition [UPDATE]

The chaps at BioWare have made official the Collector's Edition of the upcoming Mass Effect 3. Referred to as the 'N7 Collector's Edition', this packs some serious goodness for Mass Effect fans. The

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 104 comments

New Mass Effect 3 Screenshots from PAX

Everyone loves a good trilogy. Whether it's Luke Skywalker's duels with his (SPOILER ALERT!) own father, or Frodo's journey to destroy the ring, or Commander Shephard's heroic efforts to defeat the R

Posted 5 years ago by Mark Delaney, 132 comments

Mass Effect 3 Squad Leader Trailer & Screens

Sensing that many gamers (myself included) are going through some serious Shepard withdrawal, BioWare has provided us a quick fix with some screenshots and the latest trailer for Mass Effect 3. I'm u

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 52 comments

Deal of the Week: July 26th, 2011

You may recall that last month, Microsoft announced that a future Deal of the Week would be put to the vote. Unfortunately at the time, there was no news on what date the vote would be closed, or whe

Posted 5 years ago by Dave Horobin, 81 comments

Mass Effect 2 Arrival DLC Reduced [UPDATED]

Edit: It looks like the offer was just a temporary mispricing. With any luck, this will be one of the pieces of Mass Effect 2 DLC that is discounted soon. The Deal of the Week vote that took place se

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 78 comments

BioWare Reveals New Mass Effect 3 Character

In a story so good that our Twitter Feed couldn't hold it (you do follow us, don't you?), the Executive Producer of Mass Effect 3, Casey Hudson, tweeted out a picture of a new character for the upcom

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 68 comments

Upcoming Deal of the Week Put To A Vote

Last year, Microsoft ran a promotion inviting Gold members to vote for the deal they wanted to see featured in a future Deal of the Week. Apparently Microsoft has decided to run this promotion again

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 122 comments

E3 2011: Mass Effect 3 Trailers [UPDATED]

[UPDATE] BioWare has just released a gameplay trailer titled "Fall of Earth". [ORIGINAL STORY] Today has already been full of shorts-filling gaming announce

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 41 comments

E3 2011: Kinect Support for Mass Effect 3

Ray Muzyka, CEO of BioWare Corp, announced that Mass Effect 3 will get Kinect support. Executive Producer Casey Hudson began to use voice commands to control Liara and Garrus while also changing his

Posted 5 years ago by Perpalicious, 92 comments

Mass Effect 2: Genesis Now Available

Back when Mass Effect 2 was released for the PlayStation 3, many gamers were curious as to how BioWare intended to catch the Sonyphiles up on the previous adventures of

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 61 comments

The Art of Video Games Voting Results

Back in February, we brought you the story about the Smithsonian's upcoming "The Art of Video Games" exhibit which is scheduled to open next March. In an outreach move to the gaming community, the cu

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 42 comments