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Posted 08 June 2011 - 08:48 PM Edited by GTAvanja, 08 June 2011 - 08:53 PM.

Another walkthrough in about 5 minutes
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EDIT: It's on now.

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:32 PM

QUOTE (Gronf @ Wednesday, Jun 8 2011, 20:02)
QUOTE (papanesta @ Wednesday, Jun 8 2011, 20:46)
Was anybody watching the Gamespot live stream when that guy asked Casey Hudson about Elcor husks?

I haven't seen the Gamespot stream other than the little bit about skill, but I remember that from the IGN stream yesterday.

Oh yeah, my mistake, must have been IGN. Couldn't remember which. I've watched so much.

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:49 PM

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So I read Retribution again and I concur that Anderson is no longer a Councilor/Admiral.


That might just come down to what you chose in me1

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:57 PM

The demo on that link I posted didn't show any new footage. But they did answer a few questions. One of them was PC specs. They're aiming at similar if not the same specs of Mass Effect 2. Not really surprising. You can't make a game look much better with UT3 engine than it did in ME2.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 07:40 AM

QUOTE (CharmingCharlie @ Thursday, Jun 9 2011, 03:26)
http://i.imgur.com/retJF.png <- Mrpain you will really really want to see this location ;-)

Its...too...quiet...

I was more interested in this pic
http://i.imgur.com/zr8zi.png
Wrex, we're coming!

Thanks CC for posting the pics. Looks like we're going to back to the ol' ME1 level up system but stick with the ME2 skill points system?

I have never played DA2, but I wouldnt mind karma points for my squadmates. If it means different dialouge if they are Paragon or Renegade then f*ck yeah!

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 07:49 AM

QUOTE (mrpain @ Thursday, Jun 9 2011, 09:40)
QUOTE (CharmingCharlie @ Thursday, Jun 9 2011, 03:26)
http://i.imgur.com/retJF.png  <- Mrpain you will really really want to see this location ;-)

Its...too...quiet...

I was more interested in this pic
http://i.imgur.com/zr8zi.png
Wrex, we're coming!

Thanks CC for posting the pics. Looks like we're going to back to the ol' ME1 level up system but stick with the ME2 skill points system?

I have never played DA2, but I wouldnt mind karma points for my squadmates. If it means different dialouge if they are Paragon or Renegade then f*ck yeah!

Actually the leveling up system is quite different from both ME1 and ME2. You have 6 skill levels and when you gain a level you can of course chose which skill to upgrade. But it goes beyond that because you can chose how you want to upgrade it. For example if you want to upgrade one of your biotic powers you can chose if you want to upgrade it's duration, damage, radius etc. You couldn't chose to do that in previous ME games. You could only chose which skill to upgrade, not how to upgrade it. So it's a deeper system.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 07:57 AM

Oh yeah I just look at those pics again and it is certainly deeper.

Just read Gamespot preview and I'm loving this piece of info.

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Shepard's omni-tool has also changed so that it's not just for hacking robots or stealing credits. Depending on which class you play, the device will have a new ability for you to use. As a soldier, our omni-tool came equipped with a short blade designed to relieve an enemy's guts from his body.


Good riddance Omni-Blade for me then tounge.gif

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 11:05 AM

QUOTE (lt_yao @ Wednesday, Jun 8 2011, 18:23)
QUOTE (GTAvanja @ Wednesday, Jun 8 2011, 21:18)
It's probably how much they like you like that stupid sh*t from Dragon Age 2. If I'm right I'll use a trainer to set it the way I want because I hate that stuff.

Exactly, I just hope I don't bang Garrus in his manhole by accident...

LOL I don't think Bioware is stupid enough to bring DA2 into this. Imagine the sh*tstorm if people start thinking DA2 was better YIKES!
Their still getting hate for it.

BTW I LOVE the Omni Blade... The possibilities in melee is saweet... I am so going stealthy my first play.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 11:22 AM

QUOTE (mrpain @ Thursday, Jun 9 2011, 08:40)
QUOTE (CharmingCharlie @ Thursday, Jun 9 2011, 03:26)
http://i.imgur.com/retJF.png  <- Mrpain you will really really want to see this location ;-)

Its...too...quiet...

I was more interested in this pic
http://i.imgur.com/zr8zi.png

The Milky Way? We'll be able to visit other galaxies? I thought we were done with that after Omega-4 or whatever the last mission in ME2 was called. That's pretty cool.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 12:15 PM

Don't get your hopes up about visiting different Galaxies, there is every chance that Milky Way text is just place holder text I am afraid. It would be nice idea mind you but don't expect it.

Anyway who is up for new footage ? Yeahhhhhhhhhh :-



It starts off with old footage then about 20 secs in you get to see combat in some different areas. There are no real spoilers but once again you watch it at your own risk.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 12:59 PM

You'd imagine they'd have the name of the planetary systems down by now. You're probably right, but a man can dream.

Loved Shep beating the living hell out of a guy with his weapon, heh. Not much ambient sound going at this point in the development. Sounds a bit empty, doesn't it? It really makes you appreciate the sound work that goes in to games. TV too, for that matter. If anyone has seen the shooting of a TV show the first thing you'll notice is the sound. Good stuff.

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 07:20 PM Edited by King Of Monra, 09 June 2011 - 09:54 PM.

Everyone gets the omni-blade, just different versions of it

you can be a mech wow.gif a heavy mech wow.gif

http://masseffect.co...game/biowaretv/

the paragorn and renegade bars are just a bug apperently, it just doesn't go away even when you enter "liara" or whoever.

(according to the interview they are doing right now)

so you wont need to worry about bumming garrus.


Just ordered the deluxe edition. =)

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 10:06 AM

Charles, video doesn't work. Or is it just me?

Ugh I'm having the worst ME1 playthrough of my life. I currently have only Kaidan, Liara and Tali in my squad. I did not recruit Garrus and Ashley anf Wrex died in Virmire.

And I'm a Vanguard so there's no one who can use Assault Rifles in my squad now!


Hey you guys think that the ME2 anomaly missions will have any impact in ME3? Because I'm too lazy ass to go through all that.

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 12:14 PM

QUOTE (mrpain @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 11:06)
Charles, video doesn't work. Or is it just me?


Did you check these four videos :-

- The Kinect Demo
- The Reaper Chase Scene
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BhvQS98stY - Combat Demo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqrniKpEYic - Emotional Earth Level

That is essentially all the ingame footage they showed this year at E3. I have just checked and all 4 videos are still up on Youtube so they should work.

Meanwhile Christina Norman did an interesting tweet last night. She suggested that squad mates may not work exactly the same way as they did in ME 1 and ME 2. Not quite sure what that is supposed to mean but can't wait to find out.

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 12:27 PM

QUOTE (mrpain @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 10:06)
Charles, video doesn't work. Or is it just me?

Ugh I'm having the worst ME1 playthrough of my life. I currently have only Kaidan, Liara and Tali in my squad. I did not recruit Garrus and Ashley anf Wrex died in Virmire.

And I'm a Vanguard so there's no one who can use Assault Rifles in my squad now!


Hey you guys think that the ME2 anomaly missions will have any impact in ME3? Because I'm too lazy ass to go through all that.

Why didn't you recruit garrus?

Hmm, actually, I might try that sometimes, and see how me2 works out when you see him.

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 01:54 PM

Bioware has released two new screen shots today (click on image for slightly larger version) :-

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Looking mighty fine that Reaper one is delicious and it is nice to see them moving away from the "yah another screen shot featuring a Cerberus soldier" wink.gif


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Posted 11 June 2011 - 02:20 PM

QUOTE (King Of Monra @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 13:27)
QUOTE (mrpain @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 10:06)
Charles, video doesn't work. Or is it just me?

Ugh I'm having the worst ME1 playthrough of my life. I currently have only Kaidan, Liara and Tali in my squad. I did not recruit Garrus and Ashley anf Wrex died in Virmire.

And I'm a Vanguard so there's no one who can use Assault Rifles in my squad now!


Hey you guys think that the ME2 anomaly missions will have any impact in ME3? Because I'm too lazy ass to go through all that.

Why didn't you recruit garrus?

Hmm, actually, I might try that sometimes, and see how me2 works out when you see him.

He still acts like you've been space bros for two years.

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 05:36 AM


QUOTE (Gronf @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 22:20)
QUOTE (King Of Monra @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 13:27)
QUOTE (mrpain @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 10:06)
Charles, video doesn't work. Or is it just me?

Ugh I'm having the worst ME1 playthrough of my life. I currently have only Kaidan, Liara and Tali in my squad. I did not recruit Garrus and Ashley anf Wrex died in Virmire.

And I'm a Vanguard so there's no one who can use Assault Rifles in my squad now!


Hey you guys think that the ME2 anomaly missions will have any impact in ME3? Because I'm too lazy ass to go through all that.

Why didn't you recruit garrus?

Hmm, actually, I might try that sometimes, and see how me2 works out when you see him.

He still acts like you've been space bros for two years.

Yeah, don't do what I did. Just met Garrus in ME2, there's only a slight change of the dialouge. Bullsh*t, did not recruit Garrus in ME1 just for that encounter.

QUOTE (CharmingCharlie @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 20:14)
QUOTE (mrpain @ Saturday, Jun 11 2011, 11:06)
Charles, video doesn't work. Or is it just me?


Did you check these four videos :-

- The Kinect Demo
- The Reaper Chase Scene
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BhvQS98stY - Combat Demo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqrniKpEYic - Emotional Earth Level

That is essentially all the ingame footage they showed this year at E3. I have just checked and all 4 videos are still up on Youtube so they should work.

Meanwhile Christina Norman did an interesting tweet last night. She suggested that squad mates may not work exactly the same way as they did in ME 1 and ME 2. Not quite sure what that is supposed to mean but can't wait to find out.

Seen it, done all.

Can't honestly figure out what's she trying to say about the squadmates. Maybe they are changing the way you give orders to them?


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Posted 13 June 2011 - 06:28 AM

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 06:48 AM

All so sexy!

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 08:50 AM Edited by Mr.c TO the J, 14 June 2011 - 11:27 PM.

QUOTE (Narcis_speed6 @ Sunday, Jun 12 2011, 23:28)
I have the trailer in my pc so I thought I should make some avatars.


I am eternally grateful. *Bows*

About different galaxies, yeah odds are that's a place holder, even though it'd be awesome to go to a different galaxy and see what's out there.

Oh also someone (foregot the name sorry) said that the Omega 4 relay took you out side the milky way, I only though it took you to the center of the galaxy. (You know the chewy Nugget center full of black holes)

Anyhow thanks to Charlie and everyone who’s posting news and footage, makes me more exited every time I wonder in here.

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 09:18 AM

Yeah, that was me who said the Omega-4 relay took you to another galaxy. You're right about it taking you to the center of the Milky Way. No idea where I got that from. Well, so much for that idea.

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 05:31 PM

So, anybody interested in co-op?

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 06:03 PM

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So, anybody interested in co-op?

Nope but they are going to shove that bullsh*t in there whether we want it or not. The fact that we can't get Bioware to use the two letters "N" and "O" in any sentence regarding multiplayer pretty much says to me they are tacking on an MP mode.

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 06:09 PM

I hope they don't. It will seriously f*ck up the game. People that play Mass Effect are RPG fans and they play it for the SP story. Not many people will buy ME3 if they didn't play the previous 2 games. And if they do, they won't buy it for the multiplayer. And people who did play ME1 and ME2 will buy ME3 anyway, so they don't need MP as a selling point AT ALL. If anything, MP will make some people believe that Bioware didn't invest their full capacity in SP mode which can result in cancellation on pre-orders until they're sure the game doesn't suck. Or maybe that's just me.

They should just stick with the single player and if they really want to cash-in on ME later, they can always make more games based on ME universe. Just let us have our trilogy unspoiled.

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 01:46 AM

I 100% agree with GTAvanja, multiplayer is totally unnecessary for the game, and like he said, might lead people to think they didn't invest all they could into single player.

I honestly hope they don’t add it as it's unnecessary and well rather stupid IMO as people who are buying Mass Effect 1 2 and 3 are here for the story line and RPG mechanics, though if they do it's not like we're required to play co-op.

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 04:57 AM

Damn I was actually wishing for co-op in the next game but now that I'm hearing about it, I am a no-no on this. It will be just weird.

I was another website and I agree with this dude
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Posted 17 June 2011 - 12:48 PM

It is completely pointless. Mass Effect is all about story and characters. In a co-op mode, they can't have any of that. It'll end up being Gears of War set in the ME universe or something. Lame.

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 08:47 PM Edited by CharmingCharlie, 17 June 2011 - 08:56 PM.

Well Bioware seem to be sticking their fingers in their ears and going "la la la la la la la" at the moment and refusing to confirm or deny MP in Mass Effect 3. If you ask me that is pretty much confirmation there will be MP in Mass Effect 3, but nowt we can do about it except laugh when it dies a quick death.

Anyway on another note the voice actress that does Liara (Ali Hillis) has done an interview, it is a nice read. There aren't really any ME 3 spoilers in it but just to be on the safe side if you are likely to have a heart attack finding out that Liara wears red panties instead of black panties in ME 3 then don't click the link :-

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 04:58 PM Edited by mrpain, 18 June 2011 - 09:37 PM.

QUOTE (jelly @ Friday, Jun 17 2011, 20:48)
It is completely pointless. Mass Effect is all about story and characters. In a co-op mode, they can't have any of that. It'll end up being Gears of War set in the ME universe or something. Lame.

Well did they say the co-op missions will be separate from the single-player story. Kinda like IV's co-op missions. Which I still hate.

I can't get why they didn't just make a spinoff for that co-op part.

Oh and about that Liara interview, damn I didn't knew she had a part in Final Fantasy and Starcraft. Plus she joke about using Kinect with some romantic involvement with you-know-who. Heh heh.


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