On Saturday night the red carpet was rolled out at the Vancouver Convention Centre for the fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards (CVAs). The gala event drew some of the biggest videogame developers and publishers in the country including Ubisoft, Electronic Arts and United Front Games, but also had a strong indie presence with Klei Entertainment scoring nominations in 10 of the 15 award categories for Mark of the Ninja.
It's been well over a week now since Mass Effect 2 came out and I still don't have my copy yet, and as you may have guessed, it's killing me. I loved the first title and I can't wait to get my hands on the new one, but a little snafu has kept a review copy out of my hands, at least for now.
Bioware's Mass Effect 2 is a little over a month away from hitting store shelves and details are starting to emerge about what could shape up to be one of 2010 biggest games.
Mass Effect fans didn't have to wait long for their first add-on to the expansive universe that has seen some 1.6 million copies of the game sold since last November. On March 10 gamers got their first new adventure with Bring Down the Sky, a downloadable content pack that has our fearless Commander Shepard trying to save a colony from a mobile asteroid station that is on a crash course.
In just twelve days a brand new franchise arrives on the gaming landscape that promises depth and variety in a galaxy-wide epic. The game is Mass Effect and it arrives from one of Canada's legendary game developers: BioWare, makers of mega-hit titles like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and the Baldur's Gate series.