BioWare has announced some of the team leads for its upcoming Mass Effect title, including Chris Schlerf, the lead writer on the project. Shlerf's last project was a little game called Halo 4.
Hmmm....not sure how I feel about this Halo 4 was good but the story wasn't all that.
This actually drops my anticipation for ME4 significantly.
Really? I thought it was really good and set a good tone going forward in the series. They must have some type of faith in him to hand over a million dollar franchise over to him starting in the new gen. Lets see what he does.
Me too. Halo 4 was the lowest metacritic score. Surely they could have got someone better. We will have to see how it turns out
Actually Halo 4 was the best in the series story-wise.
Opinions... Aren't they grand?
They are. And a lot of people share mine. Others don't and that's okay.
I think the script writing was bad, but the story was actually good.
The story in Halo 4 was very good. However, you had to go do some research if you wanted to understand it. A lot of what happened in Halo 4 refers to a lot of the story from the novels and expanded universe. If you hadn't read the novels, or at least looked in to the backstory of the Forerunners online, then you would have no idea what was going on, or who this Didact guy was. Also, the story telling in Halo 4 didn't help anything. It acted like all the people playing the game already knew all this stuff that was never explained in any of the games.
Poor storytelling is a poor storytelling. Period. I'm officially worried about the future of Mass Effect.
Won't lie, my hype dropped a bit for the game, but I hope Shlerf proves me wrong.
That's one heck of an honor. Halo 4 did have a great story. The whole rampancy issue with Cortana was a great twist. Color me interested... @foxtrot I guess that went over my head then. Cool spin either way.
A twist? We pretty much knew she would go into rampancy since the end of Halo 3 since the way AI's work in the Halo universe has already been explained to us. Not really a twist is it.
The plot in Halo 4 was boring and forgettable. But the plot in Mass Effect 2 was pretty bad and poorly written as well and people still liked it. Maybe it will work out. At any rate, I now have zero anticipation for Mass Effect next.
Don't see how the humanization of a dying AI holding on to her life while suffering for the sake of humanity and a single human who knows nothing about human emotion is bad...
Because it was boring and forgettable. The whole campaign was boring and forgettable. The only thing I remember is how 343 wanted Halo to be Call of Duty so badly that they nicked Halo 4's boss-fight from Call of Duty 4.
Halo 4 had one of the best campaigns out of all of them.
Good he did what bungie was afraid to do "take the story deeper"
Who wrote the 1st Mass Effect?
The Mass Effect 1 story was excellent
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