1. Welcome to the website for the gaming guild Doom Brigade!
    We hope you enjoy your visit.
    Thanks for checking us out!

The 11 Sci-Fi Influences That Made Mass Effect

Discussion in 'IGN News' started by NewsFeed, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. NewsFeed

    NewsFeed Newsfeed Post Creator

    May 28, 2011
    Mass Effect’s something of a sci-fi gumbo, a universe so big that BioWare has seemingly dropped in a bit of any futuristic property you care to name. The Quarian-Geth conflict? Battlestar Galactica. The Rachni Wars? A touch of Starship Troopers. A.I. banned by traumatised organics? Hello, Dune.

    Some references are more explicit than others though. A lifetime of committed nerdery means writers, artists and developers are bound to unconsciously include elements of the things they like. Which is why, for this list, we’re only looking at the influences BioWare has specifically picked out in interviews, books, and in-game. From artistic starting points to the gaming classics it wanted to emulate, this is the sci-fi that made Mass Effect what it is today.

    Continue reading…

    Continue reading...

Share This Page