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seeing this..







probably the saddest part of the game for me.
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it's a reason why it's called a good game trilogy. maybe one of the best ever. and the main reason why you should Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
stop playing after Anderson died biggrin.gif
i mean it's like a space age lord of the rings biggrin.gif
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i mean it's like a space age lord of the rings biggrin.gif

best ever in my eyes. played through the games countless times..still as many emotions as the first time i played. im installing the happy ending mod now, hopefully that gives me what i want..i hear it only lets you destroy, but your shepard is able to reunite with the love interest..and i'd love to see my shepard be back with liara afterwards smile.gif
 
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Games, Like music and movies, Books and other media are artwork, A good peice of art can make someone cry or experience joy, So a good game can do the same things, Crying is not child like but it is a good indicator that the games writers made one hell of a game.
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Games, Like music and movies, Books and other media are artwork, A good peice of art can make someone cry or experience joy, So a good game can do the same things, Crying is not child like but it is a good indicator that the games writers made one hell of a game.

agreed..i came pretty close this time seeing liara like that. (first time doing extended cut, so i'd never seen that scene before) but the love scenes and general scenes between her and my femshep were so masterfully done and i smiled at every one of them
 
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Games, Like music and movies, Books and other media are artwork, A good peice of art can make someone cry or experience joy, So a good game can do the same things, Crying is not child like but it is a good indicator that the games writers made one hell of a game.

not all games are art. most games are simple entertainment. in fact i'd say very few games achieve the status of art. mass effect series is one of the few that has achieved that status imo.

for a more extreme example. there is the HUGE gap between DA:O vs DA2. both Bioware product. but it's obvious that DA2 can not be considered "art". it was just there to exploit the name and good will that was built up by DA:O much the same way that D3 exploited the name built by D1 and D2. i mean graphically speaking it's good, and some may consider that art, but IMO the "art" in games is in the storytelling, not just in how pretty things look.
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The ending of Crysis 2 and 3 got a "feelings" response from me. The ending of ME3 did also. I would say the Biggest gut wrench was the ending of Halo Reach and Halo 4.... frown.gifsad-smiley-002.gif I loved her...
 
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crysis2 is better then crysis3 because crysis3 was entirely too short for you to have much emotional attachment. they tried with prophet saying he gave everything including his life when the situation demanded it but didn't quite achieve the effect for me. in the end i was still looking for Alcatraz since it was HIS body inside the suit biggrin.gif i don't see how prophet was more deserving then Alcatraz to survive the story.
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it's a reason why it's called a good game trilogy. maybe one of the best ever. and the main reason why you should stop playing after Anderson died biggrin.gif i mean it's like a space age lord of the rings biggrin.gif

The third game was a mistake and should be put in a torture chamber.
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crysis2 is better then crysis3 because crysis3 was entirely too short for you to have much emotional attachment. they tried with prophet saying he gave everything including his life when the situation demanded it but didn't quite achieve the effect for me. in the end i was still looking for Alcatraz since it was HIS body inside the suit biggrin.gif i don't see how prophet was more deserving then Alcatraz to survive the story.
You knew nothing of alcatraz, there was 0 character development. At least you knew abit about prophet from the other games.
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