Mass Effect 3 News (Xbox360)

Mass Effect 3's ending "more brutal" if side quests neglected

Posted: 18.05.2011 by Technet2k

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Action and consequence are big parts of Mass Effect, created by BioWare, and that's not changing, in fact going off the "critical path" is more rewarding than ever.

Decisions we've made throughout ME1 and ME2 will alter the stage in Mass Effect 3, says Casey Hudson. Taking your time gives an "amazing, very definitive ending."

BioWare: Mass Effect 2 DLC were "prototypes" for Mass Effect 3

Posted: 17.05.2011 by Technet2k

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Executive producer Casey Hudson of the Mass Effect series reveals that the studio used parts of the DLC for the second game as 'experiments' for the third.

The new features like the car chase on Illium were to "broaden that envelope of gameplay" for Mass Effect 3, which has more "action moments" like those.

Mass Effect 3 will have gay romance

Posted: 16.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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In an interesting twist, it seems that same sex relationships will be possible in Mass Effect 3, which is a switch from the earlier claim that no new romances will be possible. And no, Liara doesn't count as "same sex" because she is a unisex species.

Mass Effect 3 will pit ME1 and ME2 romances against each other

Posted: 15.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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As expected, Mass Effect 3 will have no new romances. Instead, it'll use save files to include the romances from Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, and if you have two different romantic interests from each game, things could get hairy.

Mass Effect 3 details in upcoming OXM

Posted: 11.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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The upcoming preview of Mass Effect 3 in the next issue of Official Xbox Magazine has a ton of juicy details, reports NeoGAF.