Mass Effect 3 intro will aid new players

by Ben Salter Featured 6 Comments 17 Votes 1349 Views 25/01/2012 Back to News

BioWare says it will ease new players into Mass Effect 3 with an intro that catches them up on the story so far.

Mass Effect 2 on PS3 used a comic-book stye system to inform players of the events of the Xbox exclusive original, but BioWare want to do better for Mass Effect 3.

"In all honesty, we didn't do a really good job of new player orientation," BioWare's Nick Clifford told IGN. "If you didn't play the first game then 2 was pretty jarring for the first half hour."

"If I'm a new player and some guy walks up to me and is like 'Ohhhh Shepard! Remember that one time?' I would be like 'No. I don't remember that one time.'

"So we wanted to make sure that there aren't those moments that the player is like, 'Who is this? What's going on? What are they talking about?'"

Link to us http://360.mmgn.com/News/Mass-Effect-3-intro-will-aid-new-players
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

More Info on Mass Effect 3: Special Edition

Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3
Mass Effect 3: Special Edition Australian Release: Out Now

Mass Effect 3 intro will aid new players Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
i think this is a good approach.
Maybe they should just grab ME 1 + 2 from the bargain bins and play some really good games to catch up on the story and have some investment into the story...
punk
+

Marshal976 said: Maybe they should just grab ME 1 + 2 from the bargain bins and play some really good games to catch up on the story and have some investment into the story...



or they could spend a few mins watching an intro and jump straight in without missing out on a detailed story (and improve on it) thus grabbing a new set of players who never gave a thought of playing a ME game... This leads to the publisher/devs selling more of a NEW game that's been heavily invested in.
Or they could sell more games by getting people to buy the previous games :D
People should see the big 3 on it and go "oh, maybe I should play the first 2 first" ...
Translation: "We will kill off the good characters for you"

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Mass Effect 3 Strategy Guide
  • Mass Effect 3: Special EditionMass Effect 3: Special Edition Video
  • Mass Effect 3: Special EditionMass Effect 3: Special Edition Video
  • Mass Effect 3: Special EditionMass Effect 3: Special Edition Video

Recently Read

Featured Xbox 360 Content

Most Anticipated August Game

Most Anticipated August Game

27/07/2015 Polls 7 6
Future 360 Games With Gold compatible with Xbox One

Future 360 Games With Gold compatible with Xbox One

Gryllis 1 hour News 0 0
5 Reasons Conker’s Bad Fur Day was set up to fail

5 Reasons Conker’s Bad Fur Day was set up to fail

Gryllis 10 hours Articles 4 22
You can sing in Guitar Hero Live, Gamescom trailer reveals

You can sing in Guitar Hero Live, Gamescom trailer reveals

Gryllis 15 hours News 0 0
More first party, less third party deals for Xbox One

More first party, less third party deals for Xbox One

Gryllis 15 hours News 0 0
Gears of War: Ultimate comes with all 4 Xbox 360 games

Gears of War: Ultimate comes with all 4 Xbox 360 games

Gryllis 15 hours News 2 1
Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 announced for Japan & Asia
Gryllis 1 day News 1 5
Life is Strange: Episode 4 - Dark Room review

Life is Strange: Episode 4 - Dark Room review

Gryllis 1 day Reviews 1 2

Community Content

What's it really like going to E3?

What's it really like going to E3?

12/06/2015 Blog 5 0

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

Mirage, DarkJibTEC, juggerhead commented on Figure Showcase: 1/8 Mental Model Iona

Mirage 2 hours ago
Username

commented on UPDATE: Final Fantasy XII 'remake' comment was an error

stonecold 4 hours ago
Username

zurczner, Matrix6 commented on If you missed the P.T. demo, an indie dev has recreated it

zurczner 1 day ago
Username

brueh is now Level 2!

brueh 2 days ago