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Mass Effect 3 Begins an All-Out Invasion on Retailers across the Galaxy

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The first blockbuster game of 2012 has arrived! Mass Effect 3 from BioWare, a Label of Electronic Arts Inc., is now available at retail stores in North America and will be launching in Europe on March 9. The highly anticipated game has been praised by critics for delivering, deep, interactive storytelling and adrenaline-pumping action on a huge scale. Mass Effect 3 has already received perfect scores from a wide variety of outlets around the world, including MSNBC, Game Informer, USA Today, G4 TV, Eurogamer (UK), The Guardian (UK), Official Xbox Magazine (UK), PlayStation Official Magazine (UK), Eurogamer (IT), Game Reactor (Sweden), Atomic Gamer (AUS) and more. Entertainment Weekly declared that “Mass Effect 3 isn’t just one of the videogame events of the year. It’s one of the pop-culture events of the year.”

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PC games shouldn't cost $59.99 unless they are created just for the PC.:banghead:
 

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PC games shouldn't cost $59.99 unless they are created just for the PC.:banghead:
OMG really!?

It looks great and runs great. Its no crysis or battlefield, but Im not in it for the graphics especially a game like mass effect. Im in it for the story and experience, and so far its great!
 
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I'm waiting for it to DL now....should be ready for me by morning..
 

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To me, this game is in the same realm as Star Wars, BSG and Firefly. I absolutely love it. ME3 has not dissappointed me yet.
 
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Must try and finish ME 1 and 2 before I buys 3!
 
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To me, this game is in the same realm as Star Wars, BSG and Firefly. I absolutely love it. ME3 has not dissappointed me yet.
YES someone who gets it.
 

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OMG really!?

It looks great and runs great. Its no crysis or battlefield, but Im not in it for the graphics especially a game like mass effect. Im in it for the story and experience, and so far its great!
It looks great ?, sorry no it look alright and great some times. Other wise same here the story is what it's all about for us at least. In fact going play though the 1st 2 to recap on every thing haha.

Was kinda cool they showed the option(s) \actions you took with a char at the start.
 
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it looks great. Bioware puts a lot of work into making all the characters and planets look unique. the camera work in the cut scenes is amazing. the lighting was overhauled in the Unreal Engine. all the work they do to make a skybox outside a window.. the little space ships flying around.
 
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Outside of some fairly mediocre textures (Those standard clothes in every single Mass Effect game mostly.) I think the art style really does wonders for the game, also if you haven't been on the Citadel it looks stunning in Mass Effect 3. Just beat the game and have to say, most epic story ever.
 
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I got my copy from Newegg delivered today and have been playing most of the evening.

They've taken the best parts of the first two games I think. Enjoying it very much so far. Looks like a lot of story to tell so this is going to take a while. That's fine with me.
 
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Boycotting launch due to day one DLC and also Origin exclusive. Eventually will buy. Have fun those who did get it :).
 
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Boycotting... Not sure if I will buy this, and it's really hard to resist... :(

If it becomes available on Steam I will buy it around Easter or Christmas ;), if not than I'll watch it on Youtube...
 
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Boycotting launch due to day one DLC and also Origin exclusive. Eventually will buy. Have fun those who did get it :).
you gonna boycott next windows too because it has tiered service pretty sure windows is developed around ultimate and then crippled to set a business and home user and set different prices for each, giving more to customers that pay more is common enough practice in software and in any service industry, you pay more you get more the idea that a game was developed and then content was either created or withed for a higher price so bad? What difference does it make if it was day 1 or day 31 all it is, is content you dont get unless you pay more. Perhaps boycott all the steam exclusives. Which gobbles up whole titles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Steam_games basically anything with steamworks is a steam must be installed game.
 
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If it eventually makes its way to Steam, I'll probably pick it up.
 
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i was gonna pre-order... but i have to buy a motherboard so i can use both sticks of my 4gb ram. With that said... the demo still ran fine with my current specs (with only 2Gb ram) and my 8800GT OC to 700mhz.


To me, this game is in the same realm as Star Wars, BSG and Firefly. I absolutely love it. ME3 has not dissappointed me yet.
About brought a tear to my eye. Serenity was a good movie as well. It's a shame the series was so short lived.
 

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you gonna boycott next windows too because it has tiered service pretty sure windows is developed around ultimate and then crippled to set a business and home user and set different prices for each, giving more to customers that pay more is common enough practice in software and in any service industry, you pay more you get more the idea that a game was developed and then content was either created or withed for a higher price so bad? What difference does it make if it was day 1 or day 31 all it is, is content you dont get unless you pay more. Perhaps boycott all the steam exclusives. Which gobbles up whole titles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Steam_games basically anything with steamworks is a steam must be installed game.
Cool story bro :nutkick:


If someone chooses to boycott something, don't be an ass and attack them over it just because you can't understand their reasons...
 
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I'm sure its quality. It better not make me like the whole EA-Bioware merger. After Amalur I am starting to come around to the whole big business thing, and that disgusts me lol.
 
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Cool story bro :nutkick:


If someone chooses to boycott something, don't be an ass and attack them over it just because you can't understand their reasons...
If someone chooses to boycott something they aren't choosing to not just buy the item they are actively using not buying the item as a way to convey a message that something must be changed. In that sense they are knocking on our door and asking if we found jesus, they are the ones putting themselves out there to be refuted, if their grievances are petty or not really there them calling a boycott is nothing but an annoyance. You're actually being an ass for calling me a dick for asking for non hypocritical clarification behind the reasoning.
 
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I didn't buy BF3 because you had to go through Origin and I won't buy this unless I can play it without Origin. I refuse to use anything other than steam or a standalone game, maybe it's time I finally bought a console so I can play some of these better titles without this Origin bullshit. Either that or I'll wait for the pirated version to hit the torrents....
 

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If someone chooses to boycott something they aren't choosing to not just buy the item they are actively using not buying the item as a way to convey a message that something must be changed. In that sense they are knocking on our door and asking if we found jesus, they are the ones putting themselves out there to be refuted, if their grievances are petty or not really there them calling a boycott is nothing but an annoyance. You're actually being an ass for calling me a dick for asking for non hypocritical clarification behind the reasoning.
Don't put words in my post. :slap:

Did he knock on your door? Nope, so therefore why is it your job to question his choice to not buy the game? He simply put it out there that he isn't buying the game for x reasons. If you agree, don't buy and maybe chip in a post. If you don't agree, state that you are buying the game or buy the game.

Can't you see the issue that if gamers attack each other over everything but without thought purchase games, then the only winner will be the publishers? :eek:
 
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Yeah, the (really) low textures are the only flaw of this game...That, and no planet exploration like in ME1...that sucks!