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Epic, the guys behind the very popular Gears of War franchise, has seen many a high profile departure from their ranks over the past year. Guys like Cliff Blezinski, and Rod Ferguson apparently felt it was time to go out into the world and seek new challenges, while Epic’s president Mike Capps just up and retired. Well you can add Chris Wynn’s name to the list as he has resigned his position with Epic to go work for Bioware on the next Mass Effect as the games Senior Development Director.

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I thought Mass Effect was done? Shows how much I know. Zero. smile.gif
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I thought Mass Effect was done? Shows how much I know. Zero. smile.gif

The Mass Effect franchise will never be over as long as EA can use it to suck the customers for more money. mad.gif

Edit: Can't type today...
Edited by kj1060 - 7/3/13 at 6:54am
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The Mass Effect franchise will never over as long as EA can use it to suck the customers for more money. mad.gif


That's fine with me. I will spend money on any future ME game they make. The mass effect series, is one of the best video game series ever to grace gaming. As long as The story and combat remain interesting, I will give bioware and EA my money. So will my girlfriend, who has beat all three games, three times in a row now.

I'm very jealous that Garrus has stole her heart, (kidding) tongue.gif
Edited by BankaiKiller - 7/3/13 at 6:53am
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I thought Mass Effect was done? Shows how much I know. Zero. smile.gif

The trilogy, the Commander Shepard story, is done. That doesn't mean there aren't other things to do and other places to visit.
    
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Any prequel Mass Effect game will not sell well to satisfy EA or BW, Endings still suck even with Extended Cut DLC. You spent hundreds of hours for your char throughout 3 games, in the end you'll have same ending no matter what, so why bother ? I personally didnt spend 100+ hours to get different slideshows, proper ending would be nice. They can make good DLCs like Citadel (i still think it'd be much better as post-ending DLC, depending which ending you have, whatever)

So, Mass Effect, as franchise will live similar things like Halo from Microsoft.

- End of main character,
- Make some prequels,
- Make different stuff (RTS in Halo universe, MMO in mass effect universe)
- All will be failures,

-Resurrect the main character.

We all know EA wants to milk everything they have, and we all know any Mass Effect without Garrus or Shepard wont sell good (rolleyes.gif) So, what makes you think that Shepard's story is over ?
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I thought Mass Effect was done? Shows how much I know. Zero. smile.gif

Someone doesn't know EA's power to milk a franchise tongue.gif

Just you wait,3-4 more ME games and no one will recognize it as a ME game anymore...
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The Mass Effect franchise will never be over as long as EA can use it to suck the customers for more money. mad.gif

Edit: Can't type today...



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That's fine with me. I will spend money on any future ME game they make. The mass effect series, is one of the best video game series ever to grace gaming. As long as The story and combat remain interesting, I will give bioware and EA my money. So will my girlfriend, who has beat all three games, three times in a row now.

I'm very jealous that Garrus has stole her heart, (kidding) tongue.gif

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The trilogy, the Commander Shepard story, is done. That doesn't mean there aren't other things to do and other places to visit.

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Any prequel Mass Effect game will not sell well to satisfy EA or BW, Endings still suck even with Extended Cut DLC. You spent hundreds of hours for your char throughout 3 games, in the end you'll have same ending no matter what, so why bother ? I personally didnt spend 100+ hours to get different slideshows, proper ending would be nice. They can make good DLCs like Citadel (i still think it'd be much better as post-ending DLC, depending which ending you have, whatever)

So, Mass Effect, as franchise will live similar things like Halo from Microsoft.

- End of main character,
- Make some prequels,
- Make different stuff (RTS in Halo universe, MMO in mass effect universe)
- All will be failures,

-Resurrect the main character.

We all know EA wants to milk everything they have, and we all know any Mass Effect without Garrus or Shepard wont sell good (rolleyes.gif) So, what makes you think that Shepard's story is over ?

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Someone doesn't know EA's power to milk a franchise tongue.gif

Just you wait,3-4 more ME games and no one will recognize it as a ME game anymore...

Never thought of it that way. I guess I underestimate the greedy nature of EA.

Well I probably am out though. It was a great game. I loved all three even the original ending that everyone else "Seemed" to hate. I was pulled in on the first one and just couldn't help but play the other two. I will probably still buy anything else that is put out until the gameplay just sucks so bad that it is unbarable. LOL rolleyes.gif
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GoW Judgement didn't sell that well.

I thought this exodus was because they got bought by some chinese holding company?
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The Mass Effect franchise will never over as long as EA can use it to suck the customers for more money. mad.gif


That's fine with me. I will spend money on any future ME game they make. The mass effect series, is one of the best video game series ever to grace gaming. As long as The story and combat remain interesting, I will give bioware and EA my money. So will my girlfriend, who has beat all three games, three times in a row now.

I'm very jealous that Garrus has stole her heart, (kidding) tongue.gif

I am with you, if they make it, I will buy it.
And probably enjoy it, as long as they dont turn it into another Dragon Age 2 tongue.gif

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Any prequel Mass Effect game will not sell well to satisfy EA or BW, Endings still suck even with Extended Cut DLC. You spent hundreds of hours for your char throughout 3 games, in the end you'll have same ending no matter what, so why bother ? I personally didnt spend 100+ hours to get different slideshows, proper ending would be nice. They can make good DLCs like Citadel (i still think it'd be much better as post-ending DLC, depending which ending you have, whatever)

Agreed, the ending for ME3 was terrible. One of the worst I can think of in recent memory.
That being said, I LOVED the series, enjoyed every minute of all of them, up until the last bit of ME3. So I wont let a poor ending spoil the well over 100 hours of amazing gameplay prior to that thumb.gif
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