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Video Game Expands the Concept of Dark Energy for Mass Effect

Could a person harness the power of dark energy-the mysterious and pervasive force suspected of speeding the universe's expansion-to block bullets, hurl adversaries around like rag dolls, and create small gravitational vortices out of thin air using nothing more than thoughts? The short answer: no. That is, unless that person exists in the intricate cyber universe created by the makers of the video games Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2.

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4cough2429d ago

PSN brings on Dark energy, Its called loneliness and then depression.

Terry Tate2428d ago

Was that the game explained that they use a particle/anti particle manipulation to communicate when traveling faster than light. I found it cool because I was listening to "A Brief History of Time" (audiobook) and happened to just finish a section that talked about this very concept earlier in the day. Its always cool to see sci-fi games take a stab at creating a semi-scientific explanation for whats going on in the game.

DanCrabtree2426d ago

Now if we could just get dark energy into our cars...