If the hype was to be believed we are amidst a new era of gaming. Journeymen on a wild frontier where Mass Effect developers EA celebrate it’s launch by blasting copies of the game into space. On the Xbox we have controller-less interface Kinect taking us into new realms of interaction: waving our arms around. But In Jay Mansion I have neither.
Today Bioware have released a bunch of details on the previously-hinted-at Mass Effect 3 multiplayer mode. I’ll admit I’m always sceptical about multiplayer modes in what are essentially single player games, as they so often feel bolted on, but we are assured it will be a ‘cohesive experience’ between single and multiplayer aspects, as it’s been an ‘integrated design effort’. I really hope this is the case, as like so many others I’m kind of precious about the Mass Effect series and I really don’t want to see Bioware cock this up. Continue reading