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Bioware Commits to Mass Effect: Andromeda Support; Will Act on Feedback

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@rtwjunkie and @atomicus if you would like to debate the English language and throw insults back and forth, please take it to PMs. This thread has had enough of you two derailing it for personal gains.
 
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I'm not gonna say Andromeda has "bad writing", but more of an uninteresting plot. I'm 30 hours in, the game is fun, but it really pales compared to Mass Effect 3 and Dragon Age Inquisition. The Witcher 3 blows it out of the water, really.
 
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Guys, forget the graphics, personally I don't really care about that? How is the game story wise, is it worth buying, is it worth pursuing all side story options, is it worth finishing the game for story only? Those are important things in my opinion not some graphics glitches that can or cannot be fixed via patches.
 

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Guys, forget the graphics, personally I don't really care about that? How is the game story wise, is it worth buying, is it worth pursuing all side story options, is it worth finishing the game for story only? Those are important things in my opinion not some graphics glitches that can or cannot be fixed via patches.
Well if you go to the Mass Effect thread, several of us who have played a lot of hours all feel the story is good, and the game fun. Read our accounts there.
 
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... the game is fun, but it really pales compared to Mass Effect 3 and Dragon Age Inquisition. The Witcher 3 blows it out of the water, really.
Apologies for being a hater :), but what was so interesting, story wise, regarding the DA:I ?? I found out the game was terribly dull and no logic story ark; also just a little related to the previous 2 which had an awesome story and replay-ability.
Agreed Witcher 3 had also good stories. Just like ME1,2,3 ;)
 

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The Mass Effect trilogy was one of the best-realized trilogies in gaming - let down, in the eyes of some users, by its ending; but if the indoctrination theory has something to go for it, I think it's one of the best endings that ever took form in this media. The original trilogy really went to show how a universe steeped in narrative, with an overarching plan already aligned for its trio of games, could deliver an intense, high-quality sci-fi experience.
Words can't describe how much I disagree with this and how upset I am that Bioware ruins RPGs for everyone because people seem to believe they are some kind of Godfather of the genre. Oh wait they can; I just described it. Apart from everything Bethsoft has ever made Mass Effect are the most overrated games in history, and I cannot imagine them evolving beyond a preteens idea of what adult means. So much wasted potential.

Also, game recieves patches. Write stories on important stuff instead, like how Utopia was released yesterday, or how Steve is making serious progress on C# Aurora, or on DF's myth generator. You know, things people are actually interested in. People who aren't wankers.

Seriously, Mass Effect is so terrible it makes me angry. It's almost Fallout 4 terrible.
 
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Words can't describe how much I disagree with this and how upset I am that Bioware ruins RPGs for everyone because people seem to believe they are some kind of Godfather of the genre. Oh wait they can; I just described it. Apart from everything Bethsoft has ever made Mass Effect are the most overrated games in history, and I cannot imagine them evolving beyond a preteens idea of what adult means. So much wasted potential.

Also, game recieves patches. Write stories on important stuff instead, like how Utopia was released yesterday, or how Steve is making serious progress on C# Aurora, or on DF's myth generator. You know, things people are actually interested in. People who aren't wankers.

Seriously, Mass Effect is so terrible it makes me angry. It's almost Fallout 4 terrible.
While I think they are ok games, they are extremely overrated. RPG elements are almost nonexistent, combat is a classic cover based 3rd person shooter and content quantity is pathetic. For eg. aside from the short main quest in ME2 and a couple of loyalty missions there really is nothing to do. The game is empty. The only thing I really loved were the characters.
Now in Andromeda you have all of the above, but without the good characters. Not to mention the god awful dialogs. FFS you have a character whose face is tired with dealing with everything.
The only thing this game has going for it, is combat. But you know... if I wanted a 3rd PS with good action and combat, I'd play Gears of War.
Also bear in mind that all of the great artists, that worked on epic games of old, left Bioware a long time ago. Don't expect quality games from them in the near future.
 
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Words can't describe how much I disagree with this and how upset I am that Bioware ruins RPGs for everyone because people seem to believe they are some kind of Godfather of the genre. Oh wait they can; I just described it. Apart from everything Bethsoft has ever made Mass Effect are the most overrated games in history, and I cannot imagine them evolving beyond a preteens idea of what adult means. So much wasted potential.

Also, game recieves patches. Write stories on important stuff instead, like how Utopia was released yesterday, or how Steve is making serious progress on C# Aurora, or on DF's myth generator. You know, things people are actually interested in. People who aren't wankers.

Seriously, Mass Effect is so terrible it makes me angry. It's almost Fallout 4 terrible.
Well, I'll be the last person to applaud Bioware for its Shakespearian writing skills, you have to admit that they got the immersion down pretty damn well in ME1/2 and even 3. When judged as a game that wanted to immerse you in its universe/setting, not necessarily with all the qualities you hear people attribute to it, it did a pretty fine job IMO.

That is also what I disliked about DA:I, it took away from the immersion SO much that it was full of map markers, and forced into this open world concept. With that game, the game concept took precedence over the immersion factor and the streamlined experience. For similar reasons I had more fun with Morrowind for all its clunkiness (try following a quest line there!) and mystery, than I had with the sequels that pushed map markers in your face.

The biggest joke about Bioware really is that the team that was responsible for their legendary status (Baldur's Gate), is actually a different studio entirely named Black Isle :) I'm really getting old. Shit.
 
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