@redswir1 You’re right about everything. The storytelling was a big part of it, but I also think the tightly scripted events were the really compelling part of the experience for her. At any rate, it’s awesome to see someone get excited about games in the way that we all do.
Would anyone like to comment on whether Mass Effect or Assassins Creed are better on the PS3 or the 360? I will definitely pick them both up, and I have to rebuy Mass Effect 2 since my copy has disappeared for whatever reason.