Avid readers of this column will know that Mass Effect 2 (as well as the original) has a very special place in my heart. Big, grand space operas with lots of relationship-building and alien courting, it’s one of the few series wherein gamers can pursue a “serious” same-sex relationship with a female character.
So imagine my joy when the announcement came through earlier this week that a brand new downloadable mission featuring Liara T’soni (the blue badass alien lady with whom you can pursue a very, very sexy romance with a female Shepard) will soon be upon us.
From EA’s site:
It’s coming on Sept. 7 and will cost 800 Microsoft points (that’s $10 in human money). So far, the DLC packs have been well worth the time and spacebucks, so if BioWare makes good with a decent mission and some Liara smooching, I will be a very happy camper.
Going from the “must-have” to the “hey, maybe if you’re a really big fan” end of the spectrum is this glorious Star Wars Celebration V item: Slave Leia perfume. If you’re interested in the scent that’s “More powerful than a thermal detonator yet more comfortable than a metal bikini!” or perhaps just looking for that special jen e se qua for your Slave Leia cosplay outfit, you’ve come to the right place.
From the Star Wars Shop:
If you prefer something a little more masculine, there’s also Eau Lando, which, I kid you not, comes with a little cape around the bottle. A cape.
What do you think, readers? Will you be downloading the extra Liara next month, maybe splashing on a touch of Leia perfume first for good luck?