If you’re a person, and you like the vidya games, and you’re active on the Internet (as I presume you must be to be reading this) then you’ve probably heard about a little game called Mass Effect 3. Perhaps you’ve played it? I’m not really going to attempt to review the game because smarter, funnier, and better writers than myself have done that ad nauseum since the games release on March 6th.
So, this isn’t a review. This isn’t a spoiler filled screed railing against the ending like a lot of the posts about the game have become. For the record, I didn’t LOVE the ending, but I liked it enough and felt that the complaints about it being incomprehensible are a little misguided. No, this is about Bioware themselves, about how this wonderful Canadian company that has brought so many awesome gaming hours to my living room has handled criticism of this series so poorly over the last five years. Continue reading