It’s a good thing all the women in the Alliance military are exactly the same shape. Even if it fits perfectly, it looks like their armor would pinch something fierce. You know how frustrating it is when you get a new bit of electronics – like a new controller or headset – and you have to fight to get your new acquisition out of the invincible plastic shell? Look at poor Williams on the left. I bet she has to go through that every time she wants to pee.

More importantly, I’m grateful for the way games have begun to tackle mature themes like sexuality and romantic relationships between sapients of different species. This growing tendency for games to approach adult subject matter makes it way easier for me to make childish boob jokes.

Shamus Young is a programmer and writer by trade, videogame nitpicker by inclination. If you have the patience for more of his ramblings, they can be found at

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