Mass Effect 2 Subject Zero Trailer

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Mass Effect 2 Subject Zero Trailer

Postby GameBanshee News » Sat Sep 26, 2009 11:10 am

As part of their Tokyo Game Show demonstration, BioWare has <a href="http://tgs.gamespot.com/video/6230520/">revealed Subject Zero</a>, a foul-mouthed female character that can join Shepard's squad in Mass Effect 2.<br><br>"Now who's the badass biotic, bitch?" I mean, really? That sounds like it's straight out of an 80's flick.

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Postby bcfish » Sat Sep 26, 2009 11:58 am

well, mass effect was made in part in homage to the classic 80s sci-fi movies like blade runner so that makes perfect sense to me! the sooner me2 gets here, the better!

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Postby BuckGB » Sat Sep 26, 2009 12:24 pm

bcfish wrote:well, mass effect was made in part in homage to the classic 80s sci-fi movies like blade runner so that makes perfect sense to me!


Mass Effect definitely possesses some influence from early sci-fi movies, but I don't ever remember cheesy lines like the one I quoted above in anything other than the pure action flicks - Cobra, Commando, Predator, etc. Blade Runner was a far more sophisticated movie, and I'd be hard pressed to find even a few direct comparisons from it to Mass Effect.

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Postby Aqua-chan » Sat Sep 26, 2009 5:21 pm

Saw this yesterday I'm still trying to noodle out what I think about Subject Zero. On one hand I can only think, "Another scantily clad, man-eating woman? Really, BW?" whereas on the other hand I do recall seeing early previews of Wrex and thinking he was useful only for parroting tacky dialog cliches.

I'll reserve final judgments until I play the game, but I'm leery.
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Postby endboss » Sat Sep 26, 2009 9:44 pm

If I was actually interested in this game I would probably be pretty pissed off right about now.

But I'm not, so instead I will point and laugh. Haw haw!
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Postby Nightmare » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:53 am

Yeah, the writing is a bit cringe-inducing, but it's usually like that for trailers. Some of Mass Effect's dialogue was cringe-inducing anyways, so it just comes with the territory. If its the same quality as the first game, I'll still end up getting it.
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Postby Crenshinibon » Sun Sep 27, 2009 1:13 am

ME2 really seems to be straying from the original's "flavor", if you could call it that.

As for the character, I couldn't help but think of what Jeanette (Bloodlines) would have been like if EA took Troika.
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Postby Loki[D.d.G] » Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:08 am

That was a rather distasteful trailer...
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Postby Ronan » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:09 pm

That was quite horrible :( . Before watching the trailer I thought the lines Buck quoted would be funny, but alas they were said in such a serious manner that is was not.

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Postby DesR85 » Sun Sep 27, 2009 11:43 pm

If I want to make a list of characters that I loathe, I can guarantee that Subject Zero will be in it. :laugh:
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Postby Xandax » Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:07 am

That looked .... awful.
Good thing my single player video gaming mostly still consist of old games. At least it is possible to find substance in them.....
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Postby Loki[D.d.G] » Mon Sep 28, 2009 1:30 am

DesR85 wrote:If I want to make a list of characters that I loathe, I can guarantee that Subject Zero will be in it. :laugh:


Well, from what I've seen, BioWare is taking no effort whatsoever to make her endearing to the player. Quite the opposite really...
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