Like a good little space opera, the Mass Effect series is following in the footsteps of the Star Wars trilogy. Greg Zeschuk of BioWare recently told IGN (via VG247) that Mass Effect 2 is set to have an Empire Strikes Back kind of vibe. Said to be darker and harder, the game will follow in the footsteps of the grittier and dreary George Lucas-less flick.
The teasers haven’t had rainbows and butterflies, and the E3 2009 presentation wasn’t particularly rosy -- Commander Shepard is on a suicide mission. It’ll be interesting to see how dark BioWare is willing to go with this follow-up