However, if other previous trends continue, then in three years Obsidian will come out with Mass Effect 2, a game which will trap you on a spaceship with a crew of dysfunctional morons and sociopaths who all hate you yet still call you their captain for no discernable reason. The gameplay will consist of navigating dialog trees which insult or infuriate you in various ways, for sixty hours, until your ship at last crashes into the sun and the game ends.
The Mistakes DOOM Didn't Make
How did this game avoid all the usual stupidity that ruins remakes of classic titles?
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
Game at the Bottom
Why spend millions on visuals that are just a distraction from the REAL game of hotbar-watching?
What was the problem with the Playstation 3 hardware and why did Sony build it that way?
Silent Hill Origins
Here is a long look at a game that tries to live up to a big legacy and fails hilariously.