Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Mar 2012 23:54 UTC
Games As I made very clear in my thorough review of Mass Effect 2, I'm a huge BioWare fan. This relationship got very, very cloudy when BioWare released Dragon Age II, a rush job with no story and atrocious gameplay. Mass Effect 3 looked like redemption - until I hit the terrible, terrible ending. The criticism of the ending has been so immense and consistent, BioWare is contemplating changing it. Of course, this story is riddled with spoilers, so be warned.
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RE: It's just a game!
by alexz on Thu 22nd Mar 2012 04:54 UTC in reply to "It's just a game!"
alexz
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2012-02-25

Do not try to understand gamers. They are the first to call for EA boycott every time EA does something "terrible", but a couple of weeks later "Oh, a shiny new game! Let me enter my credit card number, boycotts never work anyway."

People want to force a multinational to change the ending of a game AND be a free DLC.

There's two problem with this mentality. The first is money. The second is also money.

They will not develop something if there's no ROI. Maybe Bioware would've done it, I don't know them that well, but EA wouldn't approve.

Let's face it, making a new ending available for free implies tens of thousands of dollars in development (believe it or not, developers, animators, voice artists, and designers are not paid 5$/hr, and a single person is not enough to do a new ending in a big studio).

It's the last episode of the trilogy. Unless they plan to pull a starwars on us, pleasing ME3 fans won't attract then to future ME games: there will be none.
Only solution left is paid DLC.

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