A recent blog about Shepard's reaction to the next cycle has caused a lot of discussion as to what the next cycle would really be like. I personally have often thought about this. Before I had even beaten Mass Effect 3, I was confident that the next cycle would be able to defeat the Reapers, even if ours were to fail completely. I think this for many reasons, which I shall detail below.
- 1 The Dominant Races
- 2 Other Races, and What They Bring to the Table
- 3 Would the Reapers really give 50,000 years of prep time?
- 4 Why would the other races believe the raloi and vorcha, spending 50,000 years building an army?
- 5 Comments
In our cycle, three races were running the show: the asari, the salarians, and the turians. The asari and salarians have this power s…
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In the wake of the ending fiasco, many discussions have come about as to the central theme of the Mass Effect series. In this blog, I endeavor to communicate my thoughts on this matter. Please comment below with your input, or your own ideas as to the central theme of the Mass Effect series.
Many people have claimed that the central theme should be the purpose of the Reapers, and I agree. Most people have, however, noted the very obvious disconnection between inevitable syntho-organic war and any other non-metaphorical theme in the series. I have taken a deeper look at the meaning behind events and character in the series, and I think I've found a running theme in the series, that is also represented strongly in the ending. I believe that c…Read more >
It appears that BioWare will be at Gamescom 2012 in Cologne. This news comes in under the radar, as they were not mentioned in EA's official press-release on the convention. There won't be a panel or anything, but Chris Priestly and Jessica Merizan will be holding what appears to be an informal meeting of some kind with the fans. This info comes from Mr. Priestly himself, in his BSN thread on the subject.Read more >
As I'm sure everyone is aware, the latest multiplayer expansion has added a new challenge level, Platinum. I am not ashamed to say that I have not made it past Wave 2. How has it gone for everybody else?Read more >
San Diego Comic Con will be starting on July 11. It will play host to many of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, and BioWare will be among them. In this outline, they promise that Mass Effect will have a heavy presence, both inside and outside the convention center.
Raphael Sbarge (Kaidan) and Kimberly Brooks (Ashley) will be signing autographs.
BioWare will be serving free food and drinks at what they are calling the Purgatory Bar.
There will be a Mass Effect 3 panel.
Every day stations will be open to play ME3 multiplayer, with the next upcoming multiplayer DLC playable. Members of the development and community teams will be playing with the fans, talking, and autographing.
Chis Priestly, Chris Hepler, and Sylvia Feketekuty wil…Read more >