Mass Effect is a game that’s been on my “want to play” list for some time now, and I was able to snag it on the cheap now that it’s older. The teaser for its sequel has been released, and I’d heard a lot of good things about it, so I’m excited to be getting around to it.

(Trailer for the game is placed behind the cut, as it’s M-rated. There’s nothing objectionable in the trailer other than a little bit of sci-fi violence.)

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If you haven’t played Peggle, then you owe it to yourself to grab a copy any way you can. On the PC or Mac, on the DS, or wherever—though I personally will be recommending the Xbox Live Arcade version that comes out today.

What’s Peggle? I’m happy you (have or have not) asked.

It’s kind of like Pachinko. With an awesome feeling of accomplishment when you clear the stage. You can play it for one board over a few minutes, or in long sessions, and it doesn’t get old. It’s accessible to people of all kinds of skill levels.

And it gets head-to-head competition today. I’m almost giddy.