X360 Friday, June 22, 2007 | 7:24 PM

Images of Mass Effect

Images of Mass Effect

Bioware is on a roll and releases three more images of Mass Effect, still focused on the Krogan race. Very, very nice.


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Commented on 2007-06-22 19:47:07
This game keeps on amazing me. Look at the details! Stunning!
Commented on 2007-06-22 20:05:45
ewww graphics aren't as good as I thought they were....those are, well fugly. o.0
Commented on 2007-06-22 20:12:28
Indeed.. very, very nice!
Commented on 2007-06-22 20:13:24
Ehehe, it definitely looks like KOTOR, which is good, i love the game :P
Commented on 2007-06-22 20:31:16
Second image the squared barrel bothers me, otherwise nice.
Commented on 2007-06-22 20:57:05
Lighting is awesome. This is the level of detail I wish for Halo 3.
Commented on 2007-06-22 20:59:58
http://masseffect.bioware.com/galacticcodex/krogan...

Great animation on him (and self-shadowing)
Commented on 2007-06-22 21:05:39 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
http://masseffect.bioware.com/galacticcodex/krogan_history.html

Great animation on him (and self-shadowing)
awesome picture! any more like this?
Commented on 2007-06-22 21:26:55 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
http://masseffect.bioware.com/galacticcodex/krogan_history.html

Great animation on him (and self-shadowing)
That's cool. And the first thing we've seen in motion from the game for a while......c'mon bioware, release some damn videos already.
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:03:48
fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:24:03 In reply to HYBRIDTH30RY
Posted by HYBRIDTH30RY
ewww graphics aren't as good as I thought they were....those are, well fugly. o.0
Come again??

Those screenshots are very good looking. What exactly are you using for comparison??
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:25:10 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
http://masseffect.bioware.com/galacticcodex/krogan_history.html

Great animation on him (and self-shadowing)
yeah u wish...to see this ingame
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:46:44 In reply to mt_sabao
Posted by mt_sabao
yeah u wish...to see this ingame
ohh really!!

qutoe:

Chris Priestly
Bioware

From: My throne atop a mound of skulls Posted: Friday, 22 June 2007 05:05PM
Yep, that is actual in game animations being played by the krogan Warlord, so that's how he'll look in game.

Well, when he's not shooting you, that is.
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:47:05 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
http://masseffect.bioware.com/galacticcodex/krogan_history.html

Great animation on him (and self-shadowing)
We have a winner. Now why don't their new shots have that...
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:49:52
Character detail is good, but something i have had a concern with for quite a while is why are the backgrounds so sparse and bare.
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:51:05 In reply to dcdelgado
Posted by dcdelgado
From: My throne atop a mound of skulls Posted: Friday, 22 June 2007 05:05PM
Yep, that is actual in game animations being played by the krogan Warlord, so that's how he'll look in game.

Well, when he's not shooting you, that is.
Is that a subtle hint that the combat engine lacks self shadows?
Commented on 2007-06-22 22:53:16 In reply to Acert93
Posted by Acert93
Is that a subtle hint that the combat engine lacks self shadows?
I take it to mean when he is shooting your arse the animations look even better :)
Commented on 2007-06-22 23:02:16 In reply to Acert93
Posted by Acert93
We have a winner. Now why don't their new shots have that...
Hmmmmm...........flash animations for all of the races and characters would be a great change from static images.

nice screenshots though
Commented on 2007-06-22 23:08:10
have to see this in motion to make judgement.
Commented on 2007-06-22 23:19:13 In reply to HYBRIDTH30RY
Posted by HYBRIDTH30RY
ewww graphics aren't as good as I thought they were....those are, well fugly. o.0
While I don't quite think they're fugly, I really don't find them all that impressive, and I would be pretty upset if Halo 3's campaign looked like this.
Commented on 2007-06-22 23:39:22 In reply to dcdelgado
Posted by dcdelgado
ohh really!!

qutoe:

Chris Priestly
Bioware

From: My throne atop a mound of skulls Posted: Friday, 22 June 2007 05:05PM
Yep, that is actual in game animations being played by the krogan Warlord, so that's how he'll look in game.

Well, when he's not shooting you, that is.
i wish both you and this Mr. Priestly are right. Will invite him and Mrs. Priestly over for a nice dinner (for you i'll just send some pictures from the evening afterwards)
Commented on 2007-06-22 23:51:07 In reply to mt_sabao
Trust in BIOWARE!!!!!!!!

:)
Commented on 2007-06-23 00:29:53
Grrrrrrr I really dont like those plastiky looking textures on picture 3 and oln every single game that uses unreal engine 3 ... I just dont bloody like it! and I have to agree with Jollipop here, the environments do look and bland and lifeless.
Commented on 2007-06-23 00:46:05
This guys remind me on those stupid invaders from Douglas Adams Hitchiker guide to the galaxy;they used the dead liver gland for brain cells (or something in that line).
Commented on 2007-06-23 00:50:24
M.E FTW!!!!
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