Often viewed as “the most anticipated game of 2011”, Gears of War 3 is set to burst from its emergence hole on September 20th of 2011. I don’t drive a pickup truck, don’t chug beer out of a football helmet, and can spell my own name (on occasion) and guess what haters … I’m a huge Gears fan.. The Gears of War series gets a bad rap for being “another space marine game”, or “digital testosterone”, but I disagree. I’ve played the games, read the novels, and truly believe the Gears of War franchise is a rich and adult science fiction universe. But how does Gears 3 play you ask?
Is the ME3: Extended cut a fine example of internet democracy, or just another case of vicious cyber-bullying? No matter which side you’re on, the ME3:Extended Cut drops on June 26th for zero dollars. In the podcast below, Community Manager Jessica Merizan talks candidly with both Casey Hudson and Mac Walters about what exactly fans can expect from the Extended Cut, and why the team felt compelled to add additional content to the controversial ending.
No matter what your view is on the Extended Cut, June 26th marks the first time in video game history that the opinions of the community have been directly addressed in such an agressive fashion. Bioware is indeed listening, and we think that’s awesome.