People will complain about damn near anything on the Internet. For example, some take exception to the fact that Mass Effect 2's sex scenes are a bit tamer than the first Mass Effect's. BioWare is less than sympathetic.
It's pretty unfortunate that with a game like Mass Effect 2, which pushes the boundaries of storytelling in a medium that keeps trying to prove itself to the masses, there are still folks complaining about stuff like this.
Lol how pathetic does that title sound, Bioware defending there game from a swarm of angry fanboys over a second of pixel side boob.
Yeah, I mean it's not like there's any shortage of places to see boobs.
GoW had nips. Dante's had nips in the DEMO. Come on Bioware... show us some real T&A for ME3. =D
Idiots will complain about anything! I am LOVING Mass Effect. It's great!
Horny fanboys should be praising Bioware for the amazing female a$$ and bodylines in a console game not the fact that there is a lack of side boob, go get a woman and you won't have issues like this that bother you.
You want full blown boobage!!! GO buy Heavy Rain! lol Anyways man ME2 is a great title, there is no need for stuff like this.
I've said my piece on this plenty of times. Not asking for vulgar minigames and copious amounts of nudity. Asking for the continued courage to confront the issue in a medium that is still dancing around it. And that does not require explicit vulgarity.
@ 1.7: From Victoria's Secret to billboards, there is no lack of appetite in the conventional media for using skimpily-attired females to sell product. But when it comes to games, suddenly devs freak out at the negative publicity they might get. I agree completely - stupid double-standard. Time the industry full of 'mature individuals' grew up. I get the impression that Bioware doesn't like the publicity they've gotten from News Corp. Trying to not ruffle feathers this time. Which is a step in the wrong direction. I can find hardcore porn in 2 seconds on the Web, as could anyone - but a little side-boob in a game is controversial? I get that it's a personal choice, but I don't like it when devs get on a moral high-horse about it. Because the real reason for devs bringing the boob standard *down* is simple: CHICKEN! BRAWWWWK! ;P
well it shouldnt, that's my side boob".....lol....this article is sad if you want side boob play gow 3, heavy rain, or watch the shower and pooping video from HR lol.....hah or go on youporn and you can get alittle more than side boob...seriously guys i thinks its best if you keep your porn fixxes seperate from your gaming fixes....
No, dammit - what happened to "it does everything"? Ok, that's just one platform, but still: I want a system that'll not only let me get my game on, but also my snack on, my drink on, AND my groove on. All at once, too; I should be able to actually eat some Mirelurk Cakes while drinking Mead and getting nasty with the Night-Elf barmaid in the back. Now tell me a game like that wouldn't sell like hotcakes covered with naked porn stars.
I think we should just get it over with and some brave studio should give us a straight up AO ESRB rated AAA title. Maybe Rockstar has the stones to do it.
if you are going to put boobs into a game do it right or don't do it at all.
no side boob? well that kills the game for me
No one's been complaining about a lack of lesbian sex, why would they be upset now about no side-boob?
I complained about the lack of lesbian sex :(, Jack's a damn tease.
Im more pissed at lack of banging space milf.
thats a whole new game all together... you need to pay full price for just that kind of stuff
the Axe Effect.
lol, more like Mass Erection 2, if it is to become a movie it would make a great porn title
There's side boob but not in any intimate scenes granted the only skin(SIDE-BOOD) is from a flat chested angry person. The character *JACK* is a slap in the face to FOX NEWS and complainers from BIOWARE. The DLC character *ZAEED* makes the game so much better in combat and enhances the Grammy award performance in the game. This is so AAA. Zaeed is in Omega beating the crap out of a bartarin? in the docking area. If the DLC is not working restart your console after clearing the chache.
you want boobs, go and bloody watch porn. i prefer romance in me2 than in me1. me1's "romance" is just about you having sex with who you think is most attractive, while in me2, the romance involves you getting with the character that you find most interesting. even though i cant really see tali's face, i chose her simply out of what happened to her (spoilers, so wont state here), it got me closer to her, which led me to ultimately choose her. that's maturity in my opinion, me1's romance is just censored porn compared to me2.
Dear Bioware, this is how you have to deal with the majority of 360 fanbase.
The other fanbase doesn't have to deal with it all because they don't get the game :)
...considering it was SONY EXCLUSIVES like GOW and Heavy Rain that set the precedent for console nudity. BioWare obviously knows MOST 360 gamers don't go for that ****, like Sony gamers obviously do.
heheh, you obviously havn't heard of Custer's Revenge on the Atari 2600.
You actually went there, didn't you stewgart. lol Bubbles! Talk about having to use some imagination. Oh, and OmegaSlayer...before you jump to conclusions about 360 owners, don't forget all of the PS3 owners who are getting this on PC because it isn't really a 360 exclusive. You just insulted them, too.
You also obviously haven't heard of a little game called BMX XXX
not into FPS gams much anyway
Its the last game, go all out, and all the way! lol
Where's the full-on mano y mano action, Bioware? I want to see my David Niven-esque Shepard dropping the soap in front of the Krogan ffs! Why else would they put a gents toilets in the Normandy? Perhaps its in the DLC...
Seriously, she takes of the mask but you still can't see her damn face. ;o We better see some damn Quarian faces in ME3.
I'm content with not being able to see any of the quarians without their enviro-suits. It makes them more mysterious and interesting.
I don't know. I'd like to see a Quarian face. But I have a pretty good idea of what it must look like.
good to hear bioware are really human people, they arn't afraid to argue their point.
There you have it, then. Explicit sex and nudity for the sake of having it is not mature. There is value to leaving some things to the imagination. Unless people are so zoned out on tv, movies and videogames that they don't have any imagination left.
ME2 sex scene was pretty cheesy, personally.
Obviously those idiots(who are complaining about it) are forgetting what one of the main uses of internet for some people is for. Hmmmm
I can't believe people are actually complaining about this. Just goes to show how pathetic some peoples lives are. If you want to play a cool sci-fi RPG, than play Mass Effect. If you want to watch T&A, than rent a porno.
I'm sorry but I bought ME2 to play it not to have an erection. Stupid people.
Let's face it, they caved in and Fox News wins. That's all this amounts to in the end, they were afraid of more negative exposure. Getting all high and mighty about what they choose to put in or not put in is a smoke screen when they already had racier scenes in the first game. They just gave up the fight this time and took the easy way out.
Do you think ME2 would actually be better if they had shown nudity? I don't see how it contributes to the overall enjoyment of the game.
Mass Effect 2 = Video game not Mass orgie so if you all wanted some side boob go rent a porno u bucnh of freaks that want video game sex and sh*t. You all must be very sexually frustrated geeks :L:L
In other words, the negative press from Fox "news" now has them on a tight leash by their new publisher (EA). I don't need the softcore, but if they never got negative exposure I'm sure they'd be more liberal in creating those scenes.
Why pay $60 to look at boobs when you can see the real thing on the internet for free.
Seriously Bioware. Of all the various issues you could address you talk about the lack of side boobs? How about you guys talk about how you are going to fix all the bugs in the game. How about you guys talk about why Game + has no real replay value...
@ the nameless one How about you shut up :L
How about you grow up?
heavy rain haves more adult content but it can be done for some games, if the timing is good in the story.
Get agetated on the internet much?lol
Please tell me that this is not a widespread grievance. Please!
Sorry but this article is lame. A lame attempt to get web hits by posting any lame Mass Effect article that they can. I didn't read the article because I don't want that website getting a click count from me No one is complaining about the lack of T & A in Mass Effect, especially since they can download Free PORN all day long ofF the internet.
"No one is complaining about the lack of T & A in Mass Effect" BioWare wouldn't have said anything if there weren't any complaints. The article's referencing their response to fan comments on their forums. Are they stupid complaints? Definitely. But they exist.
when I hear "sideboob" I think of that episode of Family Guy....eek.
BUNKY THE WONDER CLOWN XD
Bam! Anyone think the chick looks like Michael Jackson? lol
Lack Of Side-Boob lack of just about everthing.
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