BioWare plans on taking gamers on an epic RPG adventure to a brand new sci-fi universe in a far off time. The only problem is, does anybody really know when this game is coming out?
I wonder if people will compare it to Oblivion?
the comparisons are inevitable. The two aren't even in the same league, IMO. I played the heck out of Oblivion, and I think it's a stellar game. However, I think Mass Effect is going blow it out of the water. I can't wait.
dont really see how this game will be compared to oblivion, but if it is Mass Effect will stomp it. This game looks like KOTOR on super-roids; just my opinion but I dont think any game is going to touch Mass Effect's single player, not Halo, MGS4, nothing has this "travel a huge galaxy and save the milky way" type thing.
One of the greates things about Mass Effect is that its a truly original world created by BioWare. The made games in Forgotten Realms, Star Wars universe and while Jade Empire was original, it was based on easter cultures but ME is BioWare's own epic galactic adventure. Cant wait to play this. I hope its as deep as KOTOR or even better.
Mass effect really gives you that feel of the story, the graphics look amazing and the combat system looks fresh. I cant wait, and its only on 360.... Hell yer.
I never did play Oblivion, but this is the reason why I think I can't pass this game up. I'm really looking forward to it
It could be the most epic game of any genre, not just RPGs. From what I've seen so far, it looks like it could be one of the greatest games of all time (both graphics and gameplay look amazing).
i really hope it's not only reading/talking
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@5.1 - And that is an early build of the game there. From everyone that saw it at E3, they are saying it's got a whole new polish on it and the lip syncing is dead perfect. Also, Commander Shepard has gone thru a bit of a make-over, not huge but looks even better.
@5 - The game is being described as an RPG/Choose your Own Adventure/3rd person shooter. KOTOR on steroids indeed!
PS: MS announced that the game WILL be out in November of 07 which BioWare said again in a later interview(OXM) that the game is finished and they are just working on polish and framerate. They still have 4 month to polish and improve so it's going to be one nice running game.
Oh it'll be "Epic" alright, 7 disks epic.....HAHAHHAHHAHAHA
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this game looks amazing.
@ i don't care ... go watch the trailers.
and stop trying to downplay Xbox games.
i don't have much more to say
Peter Moore confirmed a November 2007 release but no actual date.
This game has pretty much been delayed by a year now but its looking a lot better than last years E3!
I dont care even if this game is on 2 DVD's this game looks incredible and even better looking than Gears Of War imo!
Its nice to see some top games like this that are RPG's exclusive for the Xbox 360. Too Human is also on my list.
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I WOULD GIVE THIS GAME A TRY.
I cannot wait for this game, that last trailer looked amazing, and since its going to be like 50 hours long WOOO.
and mass effect is proof
Mass effect = gravity
Mass effect = black holes
Mass effect = impact
We all know Oblivion was the name of the alternative dimension so what does Mass Effect mean?
"Project Manager Casey Hudson explained the term "Mass Effect" as follows:
Inside the game universe, mass effect is a newly discovered (for humans anyway) physics phenomenon that has properties along the lines of other physics forces such as gravity and electromagnetism. It's what physicists in real life are currently calling "dark energy," as an explanation for the accelerating expansion of the universe -- which has only recently been discovered and flies in the face of the previous notion that the universe's expansion should be slowing down because of gravity.
Hudson explains that certain beings are able to sense and manipulate mass effect much like some real-life creatures (such as sharks and eels) can sense and manipulate electromagnetism. These abilities will be augmentable via implants, and the manipulation of mass effect is referred to as 'Biotics'."
If you watch the latest trailer Shepherd gets zapped by this beacon or something which I'm pretty sure gives him, well, "force powers".
probably the most informative post/comment I've read on here
this will be best game of the year without a doubt
Mass effect stands for those and more.
Pretty much Mass Effect is a name given to dark matter which humans learn to use, the in years after this discovery some humans have learn how to mentally harness its power, the result is Jedi like powers
Its a must buy
Western Sci-fi RPG, I'm looking forward to. Western RPG's have come a long way since the old-school FF type RPG's. I like both styles. I'm not feeling the new school JRPG's as of yet. I've gotten a little bored playing FFXII, as it is too automatic.
As far as "What is a Mass Effect", I'm not sure what's behind the title?
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Edit: Odin answered the question.
It does seem like a good game and yes I've got Oblivion but this game should be much better, still not sure if I will buy this game though, might get it in 2008.
that I might buy a 360 for, sounds very promising from what I just read, and the graphics are easily some of the best I have ever seen for any platform. Bioware's done well in the past, so this bodes well for the game I think.
November is going to be a great month for my 360 but it will almost certainly ruin my social life. Can't wait for this awesome game to come out!
Oh,that's the sound of PS3 fanboys wimpering that they'll Never
see this game on the PS3.Guess the 360 will continue to haunt their dreams!
This needs translating to Japanese if MS are serious about succeeding in japan even if it means subtitles the voice acting great and English movies used to dominate the cinemas in japan and throw in a translated KOTOR as well in a collectors edition
I'm going to go out on a limb and say that this will be a Game of the Year candidate. I'm also going to go out on a limb and say that the sun will rise tomorrow.
Bioshock, Mass Effect, Gta4, Halo 3, Ratchet and Clank, and I think Heavenly Sword, and maybe UT3 will be the games for GOTY
thats a mighty shaky limb there, hope youre anorexic
If GOTY award factors mostly single player(has anything of Mass Effect multiplayer been released?) Mass Effect will own it. Bioware seems to be out for that award ever game they make
This game looks amazing, other than Bioshock, this is the most impressive game this year for the 360. Halo is what it is soo ya.
I think the title is in no way a exaggeration. This game is truly gonna be something special. And I think on Game Stop website its due for Nov 1
and was due for Sept 3 until E3 when Peter Moore said other wise. But that cool I can wait maybe they can make it a little better in some way.
Not sure in what way though. A all around grade A made game.
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Both are very different styles of the RPG genre, so it depends on opinion and preference towards one or the other (or both!). Both will be great games but, for me, Mass Effect is a better choice.
When square enix come up with something original and innovative to FF, then we'll talk about whats better.
Aren't you guys tired of the stupid transexual emo look?
to call a game the most epic ever without even playing it...hmm wow..ok..
probably means the scope of the game (The Milky Way) , its going to be a trilogy, has fiction writers doing the story, etc. its alot bigger then oblivion final fantasy whatever else there is. theres like 200 something planets to visit and alot more
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Any hooo, Mass Effect is easly going to beat FFXIII, they both have amazing graphics, they both have real time fights, but Mass Effect has, an entire galaxy to travel around, a brand new conversation system, and a longer story.
"Mass Effect is easily going to beat FFXIII, they both have amazing graphics, they both have real time fights, but Mass Effect has, an entire galaxy to travel around, a brand new conversation system, and a longer story."
While Mass Effect has Game of the Year 07 sewed up, FFXIII could very well turn out BETTER! ;)
Bioware is severely underrated in my opinion. Constantly bringing out new IP with cool combat systems, and great graphics and story line. They even handed off KOTOR 2 to Obsidion so they could make Jade Empire instead of a sequal.
Personally I'm sick of flaming lead characters with spiky hair. Not to mention magical spells that have cinematics that go on for over a minute.
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