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Speaking during a conference call for investors, EA CEO John Riccitiello said that BioWare was taking apart various elements of the Mass Effect experience and adjusting them to give the game a more broad market appeal. This effort, he said, would put the game in a genre that was "equivalent to shooter-meets-RPG." He said that EA was a huge believer in the IP, and wanted as many people to play Mass Effect 3 as possible.

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Dumbing down the game to appeal to the masses. Greedy people...
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Dumbing down the game to appeal to the masses. Greedy people...
Mass Effect, now on Wii!
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There's many things done wrong w/ ME2 as a shooter in this game, and not to mention some very bad battle mechanics. Some tweaks here and there would be nice.
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From what I've heard they're making some changes to the ME2 style combat and making it a lot faster and more exciting while adding in some more of the RPG features from ME1 for the people who want that. I have faith in them that they'll do it right.
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What more can they possibly do to make Mass Effect more appealing to the masses? Mass Effect 2 fine tuned the third-person shooting mechanics/cover, added ammunition and health regen, filled the world to the brim with waist-high concrete slabs and containers.

What's next, a first-person mode?

*sigh*
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So considering how dumbed down Mass Effect 2 was, does this mean the third is being retarded down?

Is Mass Effect 5 going to be pong with blood effects on the edges of the screen when someone scores a point on you?
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From what I've heard they're making some changes to the ME2 style combat and making it a lot faster and more exciting while adding in some more of the RPG features from ME1 for the people who want that. I have faith in them that they'll do it right.
I had faith in DA2
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I god, this does not sound good. Please don't let this be another dragon age 2. I am all for better combat, but when game makers say they are making something appeal to a broader audience.... I get worried.
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I appreciate what they did to make the shooter mechanics better in ME2, but what I hate is they took out all the RPG that I had fun with in ME1.

I like maximizing my damage with inventory system and skills, and they basically took both out for ME2, the skill system is mostly cosmetic.
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