Rated NA 201: Magical Fisting

Hosts Matt, Ash and guest host Kate talk Dragon Age:Inquisition’s latest multiplayer expansion, Joss Whedon’s departure from the Twitterverse and a MYST…T.V. show? This week the team also gives an in depth reviews of Avengers: Age of Ultron and From Software’s brutally challenging Bloodborne.

DA:I Jaws of Hakkon: It’s More Than Bearable DLC

Mild Spoilers (e.g. basic plot overview) for Dragon Age Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon DLC ahead!   Since Dragon Age: Inquisition was released in November I have spent a shameful amount of time running around Thedas with multiple inquisitors, checking out various plots and exploring zones I blew past during my initial run. It seemed like… Continue reading DA:I Jaws of Hakkon: It’s More Than Bearable DLC

Rated NA 194: Foreplay Romance in Games @ PAX East 2015

Explore love, lust, and choice in games in a lively discussion with moderator and Let’s Quip creator, Sean Baptiste, Dragon Age Creative Director, Mike Laidlaw, The Wolf Among Us and Game of Thrones writer, Nicole Martinez, Billionaire Banshee creator, Steven “Razlo” Bailey, Strange Loves videogame series writer/producer, Miellyn Fitzwater Barrows, Dragon Age and Mass Effect Global Product Manager, Hilary Heskett Shapiro and special surprise guest Dragon Age and Mass Effect writer Patrick Weekes!

Rated NA 193: PAX East 2015 Spectacular!

Ash and Matt head to PAX East to play some games and hang out with some very special guests! – They also take a look at Blizzard’s Overwatch, We Happy Few, Mayan Death Robots, Masquerada, Necopolis, Ghost Song, Curses and Chaos, Death’s Gamble, Westerado, and more!

Rated NA 184: Inside Inquisition with Patrick Weekes

Hosts: Ash and Kate (guest) Ash and Kate sit down with author and BioWare scribe Patrick Weekes to discuss Dragon Age: Inquisition. Just a warning, this is a spoiler filled episode, so if you haven’t beaten Dragon Age: Inquisition you may wish to steer clear. If you’re a bit curious about the characters of Iron Bull,… Continue reading Rated NA 184: Inside Inquisition with Patrick Weekes

The Amazing Women of Dragon Age: Inquisition

One of my favorite aspects of any Bioware game is not only exploring the world created, but the characters that inhabit it. Dragon Age: Inquisition features, to the best of my knowledge, one of the most diverse ensembles of characters in gaming in terms of background, gender, race, sexuality, and age, just to name a couple traits. Of particular relevance to me is there are A LOT of women, and women in positions of power, featured prominently throughout the game

Holding Court – Nat’s Thoughts on Dragon Age: The Last Court

One of my favorite things about reading is taking in the descriptions of a writer and letting the place and characters come to life in my own mind, allowing for a more personal bond with the material. As such, I have a weakness for text based games which stems back to a fondness for MUDs… Continue reading Holding Court – Nat’s Thoughts on Dragon Age: The Last Court

PAX Prime 2014: Hands On Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer

PAX_SQUAREI was a colossal fan of Mass Effect 3: Multiplayer and really felt like the folks at BioWare created a truly memorable cooperative experience with almost endless replayability. When I got wind that Dragon Age: Inquisiton would have cooperative multiplayer I was instantly excited and intrigued. Scott and I made our way down to the Microsoft booth during media hour (just a few moments ago) to give Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer a shot. The four player cooperative experience was just announced a few days ago and the idea of running around Thedas with friends causing trouble sounded appealing to say the least.