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So, if anyone had read the post they'd totally agree with the filing. Look how many people didn't read the article

~Rubers

(someone who doesn't even like Mass Effect and still sees how they screwed the pooch on this.)
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/sigh

the game itself is very good, the ending is underwhelming, however. I did say that i agreed with the actions the guy is taking, but after thinking about it, it does not consitute suing the company. Duke Nukem Forever was a huge letdown, and i dont see gearbox being sued.
 
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Suing over a game's ending is a silly thing to do.
That said, ME3's ending(s) is/are pretty much balls to the wall idiotic. I loved ME1 and 2, thoroughly enjoyed 3 although I found the dialogue lacking (literally; there seems to be far less of the cutscene'ish dialogue with choices), but hot damn I hate everything about the ending. Everything from the explanation behind the Reapers' existence to the choices you get to the actual cutscene with a handful of seconds of different animation and a palette swap left me incredibly unfulfilled. It might not be the worst ending to a game I've seen (that dubious honour goes to fallout 3) but it's uncomfortably close.
I'm not suing anybody though.smile.gif
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post #104 of 128
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Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

So, if anyone had read the post they'd totally agree with the filing. Look how many people didn't read the article
~Rubers
(someone who doesn't even like Mass Effect and still sees how they screwed the pooch on this.)

Not that not reading the OP in a news thread is something new on OCN but it takes someone 'special' to assume that those who didn't agree with you only do so out of ignorance. The issue isn't black or white, It's highly subjective. Almost everyone feels that the last minute of the ending was subpar by Mass Effect standards but many people understand that an FTC claim is excessive AND won't get you anywhere.
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From my perspective, they have no argument.
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post #106 of 128
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Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt View Post

Not that not reading the OP in a news thread is something new on OCN but it takes someone 'special' to assume that those who didn't agree with you only do so out of ignorance. The issue isn't black or white, It's highly subjective. Almost everyone feels that the last minute of the ending was subpar by Mass Effect standards but many people understand that an FTC claim is excessive AND won't get you anywhere.

Oh, it's you.
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It's funny because most of the quotes in the original thread on Bioware social pertained to ME3, not just the last 5 minutes. And most or all of them were either fufilled, or subjective, or both.

I especially loved the "Fans want to make sure that they see things resolved, they want to get some closure, a great ending. I think they’re going to get that" quote being included, because treating one developer's opinion like it must be fact and thus they should be entitled to whatever they happen to think is a "great" ending is hilarious.
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Originally Posted by Xeio View Post

It's funny because most of the quotes in the original thread on Bioware social pertained to ME3, not just the last 5 minutes. And most or all of them were either fufilled, or subjective, or both.
I especially loved the "Fans want to make sure that they see things resolved, they want to get some closure, a great ending. I think they’re going to get that" quote being included, because treating one developer's opinion like it must be fact and thus they should be entitled to whatever they happen to think is a "great" ending is hilarious.

Yeah there's a few like that. But there's ones like this:

Quote:
Interview with Casey Hudson (Director)
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2011/04/28/casey-hudson-interview-mass-effect-3.aspx

“For people who are invested in these characters and the back-story of the
universe and everything, all of these things come to a resolution in
Mass Effect 3. And they are resolved in a way that's very different
based on what you would do in those situations.”

When actually there were 3 endings practically the same with a slight variation
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

Yeah there's a few like that. But there's ones like this:
Quote:
Interview with Casey Hudson (Director)
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2011/04/28/casey-hudson-interview-mass-effect-3.aspx
“For people who are invested in these characters and the back-story of the
universe and everything, all of these things come to a resolution in
Mass Effect 3. And they are resolved in a way that's very different
based on what you would do in those situations.”
When actually there were 3 endings practically the same with a slight variation

The end of the game had 4 main endings but as stated before, a lot of what you've done over the series DOES reflect in the storyline.

- Does Tali get kicked out of the Flotilla? Does Legion get turned over to Cerberus? Do you side with the Quarians, Geth or do you make peace with both?
- Did you kill Wrex? Did you save the genophage work? Is Mordin still alive? Do you side with the Salarian Dalatrass or the Krogan to cure the genophage?
- Did you save the Rachini queen or kill her? Did you ever get Grunt and was he loyal? You might have to choose between saving one or the other

Plus there are several other back stories that add to the cumulative total.
    
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"the ending was just so bad it was illegal. someone call the fbi over this"
-hardcore bioware fans


lmao
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