New Mass Effect coming?
Found this statement today...
BioWare, meanwhile, is still invested in role-playing games. In addition to the much-anticipated Dragon Age 4, which BioWare teased last year, a new Mass Effect game is in very early development at the Edmonton office under director Mike Gamble, a longtime BioWare producer.
Hmmm what do you think?
Well they had originally planned Andromeda to have a substantial space sim bit, where you would either fly or command the ship through the galaxy. They cut that due to the budget they had to work with. I think they ought to bring that back. Make it half RPG adventure and half proper space sim with a living galaxy going on around it all. The only hint of what might have been was the Air Car Chase from ME2 Lair Of The Shadow Broker..
Well they had originally planned Andromeda to have a substantial space sim bit, where you would either fly or command the ship through the galaxy.
That is the biggest annoyance that I have with most the modern space adventures games is that the ship is only a players hub used to go from one location to another. The only modern games which will let the player fly around space is Stellar Tactics and Precursors which is well over ten years old now. Every thing from KOTOR through Mass Effect to Fallen order and the outer worlds just ignore the space part and I can't help but think the these games would have befitted greatly from having a controllable ship.
I agree. We are well into the 21st century and it's high time such games evolved. Heck, we could go all the way back to Sundog and Captain Blood to see this sort of gameplay in operation, yet some modern games designers seem to have missed the lessons these older games taught. The new breed of space sims are catching up but so too should more RPG games like Mass Effect. They are after all set in a space fairing future so space flight is pretty much a given!
Just wonder if we will see a remaster of the original trilogy before they start on any new game. Speaking of which I may have another go at the first game if it still run on the PC?, seem to remember that it had a odd DRM which required it to phone home every now and again.
I do know ME1 had issues with some AMD processors. But if you have Intel you should be good. EA are still selling this game on Origin but I guess it's possible they might have done some updates to it over the years to keep it running. Was always hoping the series would turn up on GOG, but no luck as yet.
Unfortunately, I don't know of any mods for the game on the console. ☹