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You know everybody talked about wonderful Mass Effect was so I eventually gave it a shot. Played it twice, both times 3 or 4 hours in. Never got into it. Why do people find this game so alluring? The world and story were kind of interesting but the combat sucked.
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I'm not knocking the game or history behind it. Just looks like a lot of controlled paths to go through and too much talking, cut scenes, and movie/story lines. Where's the real action at, complex puzzles, freedom of movement, and large maps? Too much Hollywood for me.
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Wow! How fresh and original!
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Originally Posted by MacG32 View Post

I'm not knocking the game or history behind it. Just looks like a lot of controlled paths to go through and too much talking, cut scenes, and movie/story lines. Where's the real action at, complex puzzles, freedom of movement, and large maps? Too much Hollywood for me.

This sums up a lot of my feelings as well. You can actually see this increase with each release.
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Mass effect is so overrated: I tried playing it but it just sucks, all you do is talk bla bla bla about some nerd star trek crap, I have no idea what the story is about because I can't understand what the heck is geth and proteins in every sentence, it just doesn't make sense, and these stupid dialogues just take up half a game all you do is click the wheel so I just skip it forward, then the actual gameplay starts it's a very crappy shooter.
The graphics are terrible, the gameplay is terrible when you just drive some tank in a desert for 20 minutes, then you just wait in elevator for another 30 seconds.... wth???

The inventory system is terrible, I can't put on armor on any of my group, I can't plug in attachments to my armor, run button only works sometimes, and other times doesn't, and they show you stupid cut scenes that you can't skip it's just a waste of time.

Seriously this game is for some star trek fat nerd sitting in a basement.
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Mass effect is so overrated: I tried playing it but it just sucks, all you do is talk bla bla bla about some nerd star trek crap, I have no idea what the story is about because I can't understand what the heck is geth and proteins in every sentence, it just doesn't make sense, and these stupid dialogues just take up half a game all you do is click the wheel so I just skip it forward, then the actual gameplay starts it's a very crappy shooter.
The graphics are terrible, the gameplay is terrible when you just drive some tank in a desert for 20 minutes, then you just wait in elevator for another 30 seconds.... wth???
The inventory system is terrible, I can't put on armor on any of my group, I can't plug in attachments to my armor, run button only works sometimes, and other times doesn't, and they show you stupid cut scenes that you can't skip it's just a waste of time.
Seriously this game is for some star trek fat nerd sitting in a basement.

lol wut? kookoo.gif
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I'm not knocking the game or history behind it. Just looks like a lot of controlled paths to go through and too much talking, cut scenes, and movie/story lines. Where's the real action at, complex puzzles, freedom of movement, and large maps? Too much Hollywood for me.

Its not for everyone but those who like it do so because of the detailed story line, how the world and npcs seem alive and your ability to choose what type of person you'll be.

And the game has enough variety in the paths during combat to make it interesting. I don't get why some of you guys think every single game should mirror GTA or Crysis. Many of the best games of all time are quite linear. It helps the dev to polish the gameplay and AI. Not everyone wants to make a mediocre sandbox or has $100 mil to drop on a game. The hubs are also 'open'. Bioware has always been one to recycle stuff in their games. ME1 had only 1 style of ship and 2 styles of planetary base. In ME2 they did a wonderful job of making each side mission and each loyalty mission feel and look unique.
    
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Its not for everyone but those who like it do so because of the detailed story line, how the world and npcs seem alive and your ability to choose what type of person you'll be.

See I liked those aspects of ME2 too, but the gameplay was so repetitive and lackluster. They didn't have the RPG elements that kept the first interesting and they didn't add enough challenge or variation to make up for it. On top of that the characterization was fairly cliched, something gaming storylines often get a pass on, and the characters themselves I didn't find all that interesting. From what I've seen of this game so far they've continued somewhat along this route, improving small things but it'll be really hard to get me interested in the storyline again at this point, which let's be honest is the main reason why this game is as popular as it is.
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If you can't wait to see what's in the Mass Effect 3 demo arriving on February 14, you don't have to.
A YouTube user has upload a whopping 50 minutes of footage, giving you a thorough look at the first and second missions.
The single-player options serves up "roughly 1 to 2 hours of content" in two areas; "The opening level featuring the Reaper attack on Earth, and a level further into the game where Shepard travels to an alien home world to seek their assistance in the war effort", explains BioWare.
Source

Wonder if its the alien race who will probably seek a particular 'cure' in exchange of their assistance?
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Lol, the guy playing, makes playing with a controller look slow and sloppy...
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