I finished the game, and I finished crying my eyes out. I’m the kind of person who gets emotionally invested in video games — when the storytelling is of this caliber — and I really didn’t need this devastating blow.
Mass Effect 3 was a roller coaster of emotion that took me through frustration, anger, sadness, elation and hopefulness. As I played it, it was a wonderful uplifting tale of triumph over hardship, bitter enemies becoming allies, the weak being defended by the strong, true friends changing one’s life in immeasurable ways, and that one person in turn changing everyone’s lives for the better. Shepard was a better person because of friends and his/her lover, and the galaxy was a better place because of Shepard.
Mass Effect 3 was alm…
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