Contact Us

Mass Effect’s Newest Title Will Contain a Whole New Fictional Universe

Mass Effect

The Mass Effect trilogy starring Commander Shepard and his crew may have ended with Mass Effect 3, but adventures in the Mass Effect universe surely haven’t. A PAX East panel that presented a retrospective on BioWare’s sci-fi role-playing game had a few details on the next game in the series.

An article on Kotaku discusses what Casey Hudson, executive producer at BioWare said about what we’ll call Mass Effect 4.

“We are starting to get ready to develop another Mass Effect game, and it’s going to be a new thing. We want to be able to give fans an opportunity to get back into the world with these things you’ve come to know and love about the Mass Effect experience but start something fresh and new — a new way for you to explore the whole universe in Mass Effect.”

Fresh and new? Well, there go our hopes at a Mass Effect game based on Blasto, the fictional Hanar in a series of films that run like action/buddy cop movies. The titular Blasto is supposed to be the universe’s first Spectre and would have been amazing as a new protagonist. Oh well. Are we joking? Maybe.

The game, which will be devoid of any instances of the beloved Commander Shepard, will be developed at BioWare’s Montreal studio. And speaking of studios, Hudson also mentioned the Mass Effect movie being developed by Legendary Pictures. He said, “It’s not just going to be a movie; it’s going to be really special.”

That sounds promising. But if they really wanted to make it special, they’d include Blasto. We’re just sayin’.

What would you like to see in the next Mass Effect game? Let us know in the comments!

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://arcadesushi.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Arcade Sushi quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Arcade Sushi quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!