Happy late FemShep Friday, everyone! Or at least, that's what 99% of my Twitter feed was saying when I woke up yesterday. I can't keep up with all these made-up Internet holidays, damnit!
On yesterday's show, we went live an...
The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.
Well guys, PAX is officially over. Before I go submerge myself in a tub of ice cream and quietly sob myself to sleep, why don't we run down some juicy post-PAX news tidbits?
First and most importantly, it looks like ginger F...
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In the long-gone era known as June 2011, when a tweet from BioWare Director of Marketing David Silverman announced that, “there will be a #FemShep trailer,” and “we are working on the look now,” fans were ecstatic and the Internet lit up like the Milky Way. If you're wondering why, look no further than a few months prior to that, when a Mass Effect 2 fact sheet made its way around the Interwebs, declaring that “18 percent of everyone who plays Mass Effect plays it with a female character.” And while that's not a huge number like most of us gamers are used to (47,860 Gamerscore, 100,000 XP to LVL 3, etc.), in truth it's just shy of one in five, a statistically significant portion of the proverbial pie.
And here's where that pie gets juicy: As voting results from the Facebook “'Like' the one you want in game” for the official FemShep look contest have flooded in, there is a sizable number of people who are, quite frankly, a little pissed.