Mass Effect 3 has been delayed until 2012. When it was revealed last December BioWare promised the game would be ready for Holiday 2011. A forum post confirmed the delay saying they needed more time to make it the "biggest, boldest and best game in the series." BioWare via Igromania released a fresh batch of screenshots to lessen the blow but I'm going to be honest, it's not helping.
The official blog post confirming my greatest fears:
"Today we have confirmed that Mass Effect 3 will be released in the first three months of 2012. The development team is laser focused on making sure Mass Effect 3 is the biggest, boldest and best game in the series, ensuring that it exceeds everyone’s expectations.” said Casey Hudson, Executive Producer Mass Effect series.
We'll have more details about specific dates as we get closer to release."
Check out these Mass Effect 3 screenshots to help ease the pain. The two attached photos were previously featured in Game Informer but have just been released to the public via the Mass Effect facebook.
BRB, off to Omega to drown my sorrows in space-booze and Asari lap dances.
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