Lamenting Mass Effect 2 for PS3
I waited in line to buy Mass Effect 2. I never wait in line for games, never bother getting up at midnight and camping outside a videogame store to get home at 1 a.m. and fall asleep for another day of work. It makes no sense, really, makes less sense than weight loss diet based around beer and doughnuts.
But I actually trotted happily to my car on that January night, braved the cold (which if you know me you’ll know I hate), and stood outside my local Gamestop with some guys who were doing their Commander Shepard impressions and patiently waited for Mass Effect 2.
And I’ve now spent exactly 144 hours kicking myself – or rather wishing I could kick myself, since the idea of kicking myself makes even less sense than the thought of waiting in line for Mass Effect 2.
Why? Because I just attended a Sony PlayStation 3 event in Manhattan, and the Mass Effect 2 that’s going to hit the PS3 in 2011 blows the original Mass Effect 2 – the one I WAITED IN LINE FOR – completely out of the water. (more…)