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Not much yet about the game but here's a brief article and trailer:

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/mass-e ... 0-6428135/

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Blackhawk wrote:Moving to Unreleased Games.
Is that the same place where Fallout 4 is talked about? :)
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This is as good a place as any to say "Happy N7 Day!" :)
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Max Peck wrote:This is as good a place as any to say "Happy N7 Day!" :)
For such a simple trailer it tells a lot. I wonder how it will portray the ending of the last game. Also we couldn't even invent the mass gates...so what are we using to jump galaxies. It appears were fly there. I hope they explain how :)...or why.
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You hear Shephard addressing you during the video and you see a very large ship in the background. I suspect the plot involves sending an ark ship with various Citadel Council species in some sort of suspended animation to Andromeda as a backup plan in case the Council is not able to defeat the Reapers. Even if the Reapers win, the Council species will survive in the new galaxy.
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Will it have dune buggies?
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Daehawk wrote:
Max Peck wrote:This is as good a place as any to say "Happy N7 Day!" :)
For such a simple trailer it tells a lot. I wonder how it will portray the ending of the last game. Also we couldn't even invent the mass gates...so what are we using to jump galaxies. It appears were fly there. I hope they explain how :)...or why.
The E3 2015 trailer shows the ship as jump-capable without relying on gates.
tgb wrote:Will it have dune buggies?
Since we see a surface vehicle in the trailer, I'm going to go with maybe...
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Grifman wrote:You hear Shephard addressing you during the video and you see a very large ship in the background. I suspect the plot involves sending an ark ship with various Citadel Council species in some sort of suspended animation to Andromeda as a backup plan in case the Council is not able to defeat the Reapers. Even if the Reapers win, the Council species will survive in the new galaxy.
My theory is that with the Reapers thwarted and the surviving advanced civilizations forced to truly innovate instead of relying on found technology, someone has finally managed to surpass the ancient technological high-water mark that was being enforced by the Reaper harvest cycle. The mass relays aren't just disabled, eventually they're no longer needed.
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After watching that trailer, how cool would it be to have open worlds to explore as opposed to a linear path to each mission? That jump-pack he uses sure looks like it could be a possibility. Think Skyrim...in space...on a couple dozen worlds...

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Hyena wrote:After watching that trailer, how cool would it be to have open worlds to explore as opposed to a linear path to each mission? That jump-pack he uses sure looks like it could be a possibility. Think Skyrim...in space...on a couple dozen worlds...

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I'm just glad that they're finally getting around to doing a remake of Star Flight 2.
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Apparently delayed until early 2017.
Speaking with investors during Morgan Stanley's Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Jorgensen was asked to list the publisher's upcoming non-sports titles. He said Mass Effect Andromeda would launch "in our fourth quarter." EA's fiscal year ends March 31, meaning this game would launch between January and March 2017.
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I think this was just released at E3 today. Not really a trailer but it does show game-related shots. Nothing labeled as in-game or cut scene though.
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I'm going to have to call shenanigans on that video. The footage is obviously faked. Everyone knows that real game developers aren't that attractive.
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That ship looks awesome...the Tempest. But why do we need a new home? And did they ever get the old gates working or a new drive tech? I mean if we can go to another galaxy surely ours is fine now.

And if that is a sleeper ship just how much time has passed back in our galaxy while they traveled there? Ive always wondered about that stuff since that ep of Star Trek called Space Seed. You send a ship on a slow travel to a place and say 100 - 500 years later you invent faster stuff and pass it up or catch up to it. How is all that handled would be cool.

Also that first shot of the old rocket launch....Id love to have that as a background wallpaper.

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Smoove_B wrote:I think this was just released at E3 today. Not really a trailer but it does show game-related shots. Nothing labeled as in-game or cut scene though.
That looked awesome. Maybe they are going to move less galaxy spanning and more planet exploration. I think that might lead to high quality missions.
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There's supposed to be a big Fallout 4 style stage show/reveal for ME4 at E3 this week.

Edit: Or apparently not. Very surprised they didn't show/tell more about the game. :shock:
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Daehawk wrote:That ship looks awesome...the Tempest. But why do we need a new home? And did they ever get the old gates working or a new drive tech? I mean if we can go to another galaxy surely ours is fine now.
This is the backup plan, the fail safe. There is an earlier trailer where Shepard speaks about the importance of this mission. I believe that a colonizing mission is sent to Andromeda just in case the Reapers cannot be defeated. They use cryogenics to put the colonists to sleep until they reach Andromeda (hence the "We made it!" from the trailer).
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Ahh ok. Then that brings up the question of just how much time has passed back in our Galaxy and whats been going on .
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Daehawk wrote:Ahh ok. Then that brings up the question of just how much time has passed back in our Galaxy and whats been going on .
Note, all of this is just my guess based upon what I have seen so far. I could be totally wrong :D
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4K Tech Demo video

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N7 Day is coming and it has a teaser trailer: Join the Andromeda Initiative.
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I gotta say this might get me to go out and buy an X-Bone. I doubt my PC could handle it. I'll probably wait for some reviews first though.

Edit: and by "go out", I mean "buy on Amazon or whatever".
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2015?


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Scoop20906 wrote:2015?
Yeah, the end of the video includes a link to last year's N7 Day video. :)
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Kinda seemed like a sci-fi horror film


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Collectors edition is $200 and comes with an RC MAKO.

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A funny little thing starring Blasto the Hannar

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Official Gameplay Trailer - 4K
Mass Effect: Andromeda puts you in the role of the Pathfinder; an elite soldier, explorer and guide tasked with finding humanity a new home an uncharted galaxy. From arresting visuals and thrilling combat, to epic story and characters, Mass Effect: Andromeda is truly the next generation of Action/RPG gaming.
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Max Peck wrote:Official Gameplay Trailer - 4K
Mass Effect: Andromeda puts you in the role of the Pathfinder; an elite soldier, explorer and guide tasked with finding humanity a new home an uncharted galaxy. From arresting visuals and thrilling combat, to epic story and characters, Mass Effect: Andromeda is truly the next generation of Action/RPG gaming.
It looks prettier graphics wise but it also looks like a barely changed Mass Effect with slightly better graphics really. I thought we just got there. Why are there colonies with the same species from our galaxy already set up? Did our ship get lost and others came? Kinda silly. I was hoping for a lot of new stuff.
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Those quick "alien" planet scenes look like they came from No Man's Sky.

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Daehawk wrote:
Max Peck wrote:Official Gameplay Trailer - 4K
Mass Effect: Andromeda puts you in the role of the Pathfinder; an elite soldier, explorer and guide tasked with finding humanity a new home an uncharted galaxy. From arresting visuals and thrilling combat, to epic story and characters, Mass Effect: Andromeda is truly the next generation of Action/RPG gaming.
It looks prettier graphics wise but it also looks like a barely changed Mass Effect with slightly better graphics really. I thought we just got there. Why are there colonies with the same species from our galaxy already set up? Did our ship get lost and others came? Kinda silly. I was hoping for a lot of new stuff.
There are four ark ships in the Andromeda Initiative, as well as an advance command center. I'd guess that, since the player's ark arrives at the wrong location, people from the other arks and/or the advance base may have had time to establish themselves before you arrive on the scene.
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Max Peck wrote:
Daehawk wrote:
Max Peck wrote:Official Gameplay Trailer - 4K
Mass Effect: Andromeda puts you in the role of the Pathfinder; an elite soldier, explorer and guide tasked with finding humanity a new home an uncharted galaxy. From arresting visuals and thrilling combat, to epic story and characters, Mass Effect: Andromeda is truly the next generation of Action/RPG gaming.
It looks prettier graphics wise but it also looks like a barely changed Mass Effect with slightly better graphics really. I thought we just got there. Why are there colonies with the same species from our galaxy already set up? Did our ship get lost and others came? Kinda silly. I was hoping for a lot of new stuff.
There are four ark ships in the Andromeda Initiative, as well as an advance command center. I'd guess that, since the player's ark arrives at the wrong location, people from the other arks and/or the advance base may have had time to establish themselves before you arrive on the scene.
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First gameplay trailer is out:

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