This Week in Games: June 30, 2012

Lara has a new face, Activision-Blizzard can be yours for just $8.1 billion (well, 61 percent of it), the Wii U will be "reasonably" priced, and the 3DS is staying just the way it is. All this, and much more this week...

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The Wii U will be on store shelves in about six months and one of the largest questions surrounding its launch remains unanswered: How much will it cost? In an interview with Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun, (translated by Andriasang), Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata did not reveal a firm price for the console, due worldwide this holiday season, but said it will be sold at a "reasonable" rate. What do you think would be reasonable? Let us know in the comments.

On the subject of "reasonable" pricing, retailers Amazon and GameStop are currently listing a range of Wii U titles--including Pikmin 3, New Super Mario Bros. U, Just Dance 4, and Lego City Undercover--for the absurdly expensive price of few pennies shy of $100, but these prices may not be accurate. In a statement sent to GameSpot, Nintendo said these prices are purely speculation. "Retailers are beginning their presale activity, but given there is no official software price, they are using fictitious prices," reads a line from the statement. "When software pricing is officially announced later this year, I am sure retailers will adjust their websites to reflect the true price." Let's hope so!

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said the Mario factory currently has "no plans" in the near future for new models of the portable.

Elsewhere in the Nintendo camp, we also learned that the possibility of Nintendo manufacturing a new 3DS model beyond the 3DS XL is very slim. During a recent shareholder meeting (attended and translated by Andriasang), Iwata said the Mario factory currently has "no plans" in the near future for new models of the portable. This decision, he said, was based in part on an estimation that consumers would be "confused" if there were too many choices. Iwata also cited mass production efficiency concerns as a reason why Nintendo is not likely to release a new 3DS iteration. Speaking about the recently announced supersized 3DS XL, Iwata said this system was the result of a "great need" for a large screen. The 3DS XL is due out in North America on August 19 for $200 and in Europe three weeks earlier on July 28. The original DS was iterated on three times with the DS Lite, DSi, and DSi XL. Earlier this month, (and prior to the announcement of the 3DS XL), Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto said a new 3DS model was "unlikely". He explained that more can be done with current 3DS hardware, as well as the 3D gaming sector in general.

What do you think? Is there a need for a "new" 3DS that includes all of the elements we've been craving? New form-factor, two analog sticks…anything else? Let us know in the comments.

New Lara, More Lara

Despite the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot being some eight months away, developer Crystal Dynamics is already talking about plans for Lara Croft's future. Speaking to Videogamer, global brand director Karl Stewart teased that 2013's Tomb Raider is only the beginning of Croft's journey. "You have to look at the future, you have to look at where…It's not just one game," Stewart said. "I have to be careful because I know exactly where she's going." Stewart explained that with 2013's Tomb Raider, the goal for Crystal Dynamics is to establish Lara Croft as a "strong female character that is willing to go out and seek out mysteries." To tell her entire origin story will require at least another game, he teased. "She's going to be going to plenty of tombs in this game, but we're going to have somebody who wants to go on that adventure, who wants to be the person that she now is," he said. "That's the goal."

Since the early days of the franchise, a big part of the brand campaign for each game has involved the model or actress used to represent Lara in marketing materials, magazine cover-shoots, and live events like E3 and Comic-Con. Although played by Angeline Jolie in the movies, Lara had previously been represented by nine different models, including Rhona Mitra (who went on to have a moderately successful acting career in Boston Legal, Nip/Tuck, and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans,) and Nell McAndrew who was fired from the role after she exposed Ms. Croft's famous breasts in Playboy. Lara has also been voiced by four different actresses (five if you include Minnie Driver, who voiced her for the shortlived animated series) since 1996; original voice Shelley Blond, Judith Gibbins, Jonell Elliott, and Keeley Hawes, who you may have seen as the character Zoe Reynolds in the BBC TV show Spooks, released in North America as MI-5. This past week Crystal Dynamics revealed a different approach to the Lara "look" when it announced that English actress Camilla Luddington will be lending both her voice and likeness to the new game. Representatives for the studio said that her work would not be limited to voice-acting, confirming she would be taking on motion-capture duties as a "performance actress" as well. Luddington’s previous notable roles include Kate Middleton in the TV movie William & Kate and Lizzie in Showtime's TV series Californication. She also has a role in the future episodes of vampire drama True Blood.

This news came on the heels of controversial news that broke a couple of weeks ago concerning Lara as the victim of an attempted sexual assault in the new game. Orignally, speaking to Kotaku, Crystal Dynamics executive producer Ron Rosenberg said that during a particular scene Croft is "literally turned into a cornered animal" and forced to "fight back or die." Explaining further, he said that this scene represents a "huge step in [Croft's] evolution" and that the encounter was devised as a means to help bolster the strength of Tomb Raider's origin narrative. "We're not trying to be over the top; shock people for shock's sake," he said. "We're trying to tell a great origin story."

In case you weren't paying attention to all the press attention a week ago, this statement caused a significant stir, and got a lot of people talking about these kinds of themes in games. Nearly two weeks after the original Kotaku story, Crystal Dynamics studio head Darrell Gallagher released a statement on the matter. He explained that Rosenberg's comments to were "misunderstood," saying that "In making this Tomb Raider origins story, our aim was to take Lara Croft on an exploration of what makes her the character she embodies in later Tomb Raider games. One of the character-defining moments for Lara in the game, which has been incorrectly referred to as an 'attempted rape scene' is the content we showed at this year's E3. In this particular section, while there is a threatening undertone in the sequence and surrounding drama, it never goes any further than the scenes that we have already shown publicly. Sexual assault of any kind is not a theme that we cover in this game. We're sorry that this has not been better explained. We'll certainly be more careful with what is said in [the] future."

The Future is Free, According to Crytek

"I've believed for about a year now that as soon as tablets can stream on to TVs, then there's no reason why you should buy a console anymore. We're still pushing the tablet game market ourselves, and you'll see both casual and hardcore titles from us." - Cevat Yerli, Crytek

Crysis developer Crytek has offered a projection of where the console industry could be headed in the future. Company CEO Cevat Yerli told CVG that he believes free-to-play is the future, but at present, feels this is the minority belief. "Why are free-to-play online games not widespread on consoles? You should ask Microsoft and Sony this question," he said. "We see the future of consoles as free-to-play--ideally focussed on free-to-play. That's what I want to see in the future. But unfortunately not everybody shares this vision due to many other reasons." Yerli explained that Crytek was in discussions with Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo regarding a publishing deal for its new free-to-play shooter Warface, but these partnerships never came to fruition. According to Yerli, these companies depend on the retail business and are wary to go full-on digital. Yerli calls the tussle between digital and retail "the biggest issue in the industry right now."

"Hardware manufacturers are reliant on distribution and retail businesses, and those companies who are not reliant on third-party retail business such as Apple can go 100 percent digital," he continued. "They don't have the problem of retailers saying, 'I will not sell your hardware if you do not give me boxed games too'. That is the culprit of the problem." Yerli later said that he believes there is immediacy to the situation. He claimed next-generation tablet devices will boast technical power near current-generation hardware, making future consoles from Microsoft and Sony needed sooner rather than later. "I believe firmly that the next-generation of tablets are going to be close to current-generation consoles. So if the next-generation consoles don't ship very soon, the tablets are just going to run over them," he said. "That's very clear. I've believed for about a year now that as soon as tablets can stream on to TVs, then there's no reason why you should buy a console anymore. We're still pushing the tablet game market ourselves, and you'll see both casual and hardcore titles from us."

Incidentally, if you want to try some new (very good) free to play games, check out our new weekly column on the subject right here courtesy of GameSpot's executive editor, Justin Calvert.

Dawnguard Came Out This Week

Possibly the biggest event of the week for many of us; The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard was released on Tuesday, bugs and all. If you've not had a chance to play it yet, Kevin VanOrd and Carolyn Petit played through the first few hours, and you can watch that right here, if you're so inclined.

Changes, Closures, More Changes

Far Cry 3 won't be out this September as previously planned. Ubisoft announced on Monday that the first-person shooter has been delayed to December 4 in the United States. A release in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) is scheduled for November 29. Ubisoft producer Dan Hay explained the company needs more time with Far Cry 3 before shipping it to retailers to make sure it delivers on quality. "We're taking more time to create the best possible gameplay experience," he said. "Far Cry 3 is a huge offering and we want every element of this insane, action-packed adventure to be of the highest possible quality for the players." Something he didn't mention; this moves it out of the way of 2K's highly anticipated Borderlands 2 which is also scheduled for September. Though very different thematically, both are first-person action games with a heavy emphasis on single-player and cooperative gameplay, and have a more role-playing style. Keeping them apart seems like a smart move.

After two years, LucasArts creative director Clint Hocking has left the Star Wars studio. In a terse post on his personal blog, Hocking wrote that he has found new work and is in the process of moving out of San Francisco. "I recently left my job at LucasArts and am moving on to something new," he said. "Unlike last time, (and mercifully less wordy) I already have something lined up and I am currently in the process of dealing with the living hell of relocation." Could this be a problem for the upcoming Star Wars: 1313? Or is it an indication that Hocking was working on something else, which is no longer getting the studio's support? No doubt more information will come out in the weeks ahead.

After more than two decades in business, Prototype 2 developer Radical Entertainment is sadly no more. The Activision studio's audio director Rob Bridgett posted a memoriam on Twitter, saying simply, "RIP Radical Entertainment 1991-2012." Activision first confirmed the news to Game Informer, with a representative saying, "Radical is a very talented studio and has been a great partner to Activision. Although we made a substantial investment in the Prototype IP, it did not find a broad commercial audience. Following an exploration of a wide range of options, it was determined that closing Radical Entertainment as a creative entity was the only option."

Later, the company also provided a similar statement to GameSpot, but one that suggests the studio has not been outright closed. The publisher said, "Although we made a substantial investment in the Prototype IP, it did not find a broad commercial audience. Radical is a very talented team of developers, however, we have explored various options for the studio, including a potential sale of the business, and have made a difficult conclusion through the consultation process that the only remaining option is a significant reduction in staff. As such, some employees will remain working for Radical Entertainment supporting other existing Activision Publishing projects, but the studio will cease development of its own games going forward."

Vivendi wants to sell its 61 percent stake in the publisher [Activision-Blizzard], valued at $8.1 billion. If it can't find a single buyer, it will turn to the open market to unload those shares.

While all this was going on, we also got word that Telecom giant Vivendi is looking to offload its stake in Activision-Blizzard. According to the Bloomberg news service, Vivendi wants to sell its 61 percent stake in the publisher, valued at $8.1 billion. If it can't find a single buyer, it will turn to the open market to unload those shares. The sale was reportedly one of the topics discussed at an executive meeting last week. Despite Activision Blizzard's success with the Call of Duty series and World of Warcraft, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter suggested Vivendi might not have many suitors for the game maker. "The problem is there are no readily apparent buyers for Activision," Pachter told Bloomberg. "The only option left to Vivendi is to lever up Activision's balance sheet and pay out all of its cash as a dividend, then spin the company off."

Meanwhile, over at Electronic Arts, Criterion Games--developer of the Burnout series of racing games--is now in the driver's seat of the Need for Speed franchise. Speaking to Game Informer magazine, Criterion vice president Alex Ward revealed the British developer will be involved with all upcoming Need for Speed games. "Our stamp's going to be in everything you see in Need for Speed and Burnout going forward in the future. It's not going to be spread anymore across different companies," he said. "Different studios have had a crack at it--it's definitely a Criterion gig now." Ward did not say if Criterion would develop all future Need for Speed franchise games or if it would only oversee development.

Sticking with EA while we close this out, it seems that Tuesday's free Extended Cut downloadable content for Mass Effect 3 will not be the final add-on for the sci-fi role-playing game. Producer Mike Gamble teased additional content for the game on Twitter, saying the developer is planning a lot more. "Would now be a good time to talk about how we're doing more DLC in the future? That was a trick question. We'll save the future DLC for future chats," he said. "Don't worry though…there's much more."

What did you think of the new content? Did the new stuff satisfy you? Let us know in the comments.

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timoteo2k1
timoteo2k1

"and Nell McAndrew who was fired from the role after she exposed Ms. Croft's famous breasts in Playboy"

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Yet, if you watch Californication already seen young miss Luddington's goods, along with her getting fingerbanged on the couch... among other things....

jasonzilla11
jasonzilla11

I hope that whoever is crazy enough to buy Activision fixes Infinity Ward. They were once a great development team, but the idiotic firing of the two best workers prompting many others to quit, is all Activision's fault. 

Smith7010
Smith7010

Sorry to stray here, but its summer, and I still see no JET SET RADIO on xbla, nor do i see any updates. I neeeed to tag up the streets. Please.

 

CoRiNi
CoRiNi

I might go and buy Activision, but I gotta tell the fanboys, COD is going back to the way it was before.

MooncalfReviews
MooncalfReviews

"... as soon as tablets can stream on to TVs, then there's no reason why you should buy a console anymore."

 

Erm... the superior controller? Hard copies of your games? Hardware which is powerful enough to need cooling systems to aid it? Or how about just sticking a middle finger up at the way corporations want to lead the industry?

infinity_
infinity_

Dragon age 2 sucked, ME3 sucked (read: not ME2), SW:TOR sucked, Diablo 3 sucked, TERA sucked (as expected), Crysis 2 sucked (storywise)...

 

Man Ive lost a good chunk of faith in gaming the last few years...

TohouAsura
TohouAsura

On the subject of ME3 DLC, I couldn't give a damn.

 

Mass Effect 3 wasn't a bad game. But like DA2, the only thing it did good was combat. It failed in almost any other department. The story suffered from plotholes through and through, and the story relied alot on "heartstringing" moments to make me care, like seeing a character die in a sad way with some dramatic music or watching over a landscape.

 

And the Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut DLC made everything worse. It was more of the same crap, and it just left a very sour taste in my mouth.

Oh yeah, let's convince the player into a final goal where he must fight his way through hell and back in order to defeat the Reapers, convincing him that is the only way that is right, then at the last 10 minutes mind-boggle him with 3 incredibly stupid choices to create some sick surreal utopia that questions his whole journey, with the dumbest of logical explanations to back it.

Don't like these 3 endings? OKay..... SO BE IT *EVERYONE DIES*

 

I'm never playing anything Mass Effect ever again. I don't want to hear about this game ever again.

DA3 is not doomed for me, that franchise can still be saved. Mass Effect though? Nope. What a waste of an otherwise incredibly deep and interesting universe.

TohouAsura
TohouAsura

Soo... Let me get this straight. Eidos created a strong, independant, albeit abit one-dimensional yet pure character known as Lara Croft, which became a sex symbol. When her actress "Revealed" her qualities, they fired her.

 

Now, Crystal Dynamics tries to depict Lara as a yound strong woman on her first journey, and they intentionally have a hint of a rape scene and hire an actress which has gone almost fully nude to do both her voicework and motion capture.

 

Wow. Quite the way of keeping the pure spirit of the original intact. And they dare say the original Lara Croft was oversexualized. Bigots.

 

And why all the fuss about a scene that wasn't even rape, it was an attempt but Lara escapes? I'm sick of these "gaming" journalists that think they are sooo unique and individualists for picking on games.

 

I never heard any complaints on movies that do this. How dare people slander games for something as small as this, while pieces of shit like Piranha3D hit major theatres all around the globe?

 

CD has nothing to apologize for. What concerns me about Tomb Raider is that it tries to copy the copycat himself. Copying Uncharted is lame, and having ridden with quick time events is even lame-r. And the new Lara is just annoying, she looks like something out of Hunger Games.

itchyflop
itchyflop

though i think you de have to be a) dead or b) homosexual not to like Camilla Luddington .

itchyflop
itchyflop

hahaha!! so back in the 90's lara croft had huge virtual knockers as a selling point to adolescents all over the world, now they try and sell it with a real beauty!! how about the game which doesn't look bad at all, infact i welcome the new approach from the old style of tomb raider.  fair play !!

lm316
lm316

I must say Camilla Luddington has some really cute nipples ;)

 

 

fanirama
fanirama

Crytek will soon Cry because they will realize that people will only play their stuff for free and forget the ridiculous expensive DLC. This free to play model is asinine to begin with. Just sell me the product that I can play today and in 2020 if I choose to. I know I will not exceed $60 for any game, will just play the games for free and forget the DLC. If the game is absolutely essential to get, I'll stay with my $60 limit.

blackwing55
blackwing55

Im out if games start costing one hundred dollars plus dlc and subscriptions theres no way people can keep paying those prices and if they did they would need to start specilizing their purchases buying only games they believe they would get lasting joy out of.

samedizombie
samedizombie

I have loved the ME story and thought the ending was fine, I've not played the extended version yet but I'm sure it will be equally satisfying. Great news that there are going to be more DLC, really l;ook forward to that.

 

Sick to the back teeth of reading all the moaners and bleaters out there who do nothing but whine and complain. What an absolute bunch of wingers you are, shut the hell up, don't play the game it's as simple as that.

sampillay
sampillay

So the face of Lara that we saw @ E3, is it suppose to be the likeness Camilla Luddington?

wbx31
wbx31

So, Activision get's puked-out then. 

Psylumin
Psylumin

I think the next generation of video games should not be characterized by the improved graphics, but rather by more engrossing storytelling. If you are not motivated enough to play through a game, you are obviously not interested in seeing the end, which means that the story is not that important to you. How about focusing on that then?

_Judas_
_Judas_

I didn't really know who she was and di a Google-picture search - instant tits

Hurvl
Hurvl

The former Lara, Alison Carroll, was hotter. This one looks as cookie cutter as the latest CoD games. I'm a bit fed up with stuff I've seen a lot of times before.

 

So Activision-Blizzard is being sold? And no buyers, despite the super profitable franchises that is WoW and CoD? Lol, that's like a supermodel complaining that no guys are interested in her. Perhaps it's the cost of acquiring and maintaining such (a) company that's holding them back.

strawberry9
strawberry9

Screw mass effect 3.... The game was straight trash. Stop releasing DLC for it EA, you greedy buttholes....

Bubble_Man
Bubble_Man

Tomb Raider got old years ago. Just let it go already!

maitkarro
maitkarro

Rofl Cammilla (been in a movie where she was f****d by an really old guy) for Lara. Not my kinda Lara I say.

CoRiNi
CoRiNi

 @MooncalfReviews once everyone have Cloud, there will be no more hard copies. I'm so sad because of that ........

pllariviere
pllariviere

 @infinity_ Dude there are a lot of things "sucking" in your life.... wouldn't want to be in your shoes... :)

bloodwing123
bloodwing123

 @infinity_ ME3 was a good game just the worst ending ever,  Diablo 3 was awesome, tera sucked and crysis was good.

HyperWarlock
HyperWarlock

 @infinity_ I don't think ME3 Sucked (The ending did though) apart from that it was a great game. Also SWTOR wasn't that bad, the levelling experience was the best of any MMO I've played. Diablo 3 was OK, not great. Crysis 2 was Ok too. 

fatee
fatee moderator

 @lm316Cute? You betray your age kid.

grim0187
grim0187

 @Hurvl

 No, Activision-Blizzard is not being sold. Vivendi is selling its share of 61%.

grim0187
grim0187

 @strawberry9 

 

So, just out of curiosity why do you think its trash? And why is it greedy to sell something people want to buy?

 

ronnet
ronnet

 @strawberry9

 Dragon Age 2 sold reasonably, it's DLC failed to sell aywhere near expectations. This goes to show that gamers might be fooled into purchasing DA2 (based on their enjoyment of DA:O) but that they aren't going to repeat the same mistake.

 

I too bought Mass Effect 3 because I wanted closure to the original from 2007. I was aware that ME3 would probably be a bad game, but you're right it was much more then that, it was just trash. So hopefully this will not sell well.

 

It is the only way to make it clear to EA that they're destroying 'value' for their shareholders by what they're doing to these franchises. Only when it hurts their shareholders will they change their ways. It is clear they couldn't care less about gamers.

grim0187
grim0187

 @Bubble_Man

 No, this Tomb Raider looks fantastic. I never got into the series, but I deff want this game.

MooncalfReviews
MooncalfReviews

Yeah it's true. But what people need to realise is that we gamers have all the power here. If we don't want everything to be streaming or cloud gaming, then we just have to say no, and they don't have a choice.

 

Thing is, as soon as they get rid of hard copies of games they also kill the pre-owned market, and then they can charge as what ever they want, and we either have to pay it or go without. Don't pay it. Send a message.

TohouAsura
TohouAsura

 @bloodwing123 Me3 was OK. The ending was abysmal beyond belief.

 

Diablo 3 was overrated, overhyphed, addictive, yet very shallow and ridden with DRM.

 

Crysis was great. Crysis 2? Not so much.

 

And don't even get me started on TERA...

nechiken
nechiken

 @fatee Anyone who calls someone a kid on the internet is probably trying to mask their age.

Mamamf
Mamamf

 @grim0187

 So the major owner is selling their share and you say it isnt being sold? Well... If you get those 61 you own the company, so... it isnt being sold? What do you call it then?

grim0187
grim0187

 @ronnet

 Except your in the minority. Alot of gamers loved Mass Effect 3 for good reason. It was an excellent game. Gameplay, graphics, writing and story carryover is top notch above alot of other games on the market. Yes, even your holy PC exclusive games. So, I beg to differ that they couldnt care less. I think the epic saga they made with Mass Effect shows they care alot.

raycpt
raycpt

 @ronnet 

Exactly what I thought. They can still pull this kind of stunt another time, maybe they will repeat the same shit with ME4(if there is ever one) but gamers are not idiots... most gamers are working adults who work hard to earn cash and it really upsets us when they take us for fools.

 

I didnt buy DA2 because I felt they were gonna do another "ultimate AKA complete edition" just like DAO. I bought DAO collector's edition and also the bluray for Awakening expansion, and when they released the ultimate edition of DAO, it just hurts me real bad... I am paying extra for the stuff that eventualy comes in a single package, and cheaper.I stopped buying their stupid DLCS after that.

 

and hey, if they do not release DA2 Ultimate edition, it doesnt matter, coz I aint gonna waste my cash on it anymore.

 

bye bye Bioware/EA

nechiken
nechiken

The irony is I'm doing the exact same thing by posting this.

Mamamf
Mamamf

 @grim0187

 Look... I didnt want to be rude. Still... Before calling me son, go ask your dad what i am talking about. public? How did you assume from what i said that it belongs to the government? :-O 

grim0187
grim0187

 @Mamamf

 No, its a private shareholder, not public. Vivendi doesnt own it, it owns a percentage of stock. Its not like Mr. Deeds...come on, son.

grim0187
grim0187

 @colt_a

 10's of thousands? On Reddit? HAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

 

The people who post on gaming sites are ALWAYS the minority of a games audience. Most people DONT go online to bitch about the game. Thats my fact. It aint just "me and my 4 buddies." ALOT of developers and game critics liked the ending and didnt want bioware to change it. Thats documented on this site as well as all the other gaming sites. Those negative responses on gaming sites come from the users, not the reviewers or PROFFESIONAL game critics. They come from entitled, spoiled 15 year olds...

colt_a
colt_a

 @grim0187 Where are your numbers or facts?  You can't use the sales numbers because that's before people played it.

 

Please, don't use the words "a lot" because you and your 4 buddies liked it.  General response to the game is a negative one on most gaming sites.  Including the ME Reddit where 10s of thousands of ME players converge to discuss the game.

blackwing55
blackwing55

 @grim0187 Really the only reason people didnt like the game was the ending doesnt make the entire game crap clearly you didnt play the game plus ea is giving out FREE dlc i fail to see how that is greed. (Bunch of kids talking about what they don't know and jumping on the bandwagon)

ronnet
ronnet

 @grim0187

 Assumption is the mother of all screw ups. I'm not a PC gamer, what made you even think that? I played Mass Effect 3 on my X360 just like every other game I like (if it's available).

 

I've wasted too many words on why I think Mass Effect was a horrible game (to me). But I don't go around claiming that I speak for everyone either. Perhaps it is a minority perhaps it isn't. All I know is that ME3 was a horrible experience for me, just like DA2. DA2's DLC failed to sell and Bioware halted development the last three pieces they were planning. And now the lead developer of DA3 is at least admitting that DA2 wasn't good and that DA3 will be more like DA:O.

 

Personally I hope ME3's DLC will fail and that its devs also have to face the facts. But go ahead and buy the DLC. You will buy, I will not and in the end we'll see who was in the minority.

 

 

 

GryphonICD
GryphonICD

 @grim0187 I'm with you. ME3 was the weakest of the franchise, but trash? Puh-lease. It still beats many other games out there. With folks calling it trash it just suggests to me 'we're disappointed and have gotten ourselves worked up and angry over it so will lash out with over exagerations'.  Tiny bit of perspective folks.

grim0187
grim0187

 @raycpt

 Bye bye raycpt. Your a drop in the pond, they wont miss you.