It's no secret that "Mass Effect 3" will be be the third chapter of a trilogy and that BioWare wants "Mass Effect 2" to be the "Empire Strikes Back" of that trilogy. It now looks like that trilogy may end with a more definitely finale than previously mentioned, however, concluding both the trilogy's story arc and continuity.
"'Mass Effect 3' will be easier because we don't have to worry about the continuity into the next one," the series' project director Casey Hudson said at a recent press event.
Hudson may just be talking about the story's characters like Commander Shepard, Joker and Admiral David Anderson, but his comment does invite theories about what BioWare hopes to do with the series after "ME3," if anything at all. Whatever the case may be, his team has be thrilled about the prospects of reaching their third-chapter conclusion.