This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

Wait...I thought Mass Effect was a shooter?

  • Topic Archived
You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Sign Up for free (or Log In if you already have an account) to be able to post messages, change how messages are displayed, and view media in posts.
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 3
  3. Wait...I thought Mass Effect was a shooter?

User Info: DocDelicious

DocDelicious
4 years ago#1
I just picked up the Trilogy a few days ago, popped the first game in expecting a TPS...
Find out it's a turn-based AD&D battle system with a manual attack button?

Must admit...kinda disappointed...
Guess I should have done some research before purchasing.
I mean, I'm still going to play the games but my view of what they are has changed completely.
Playing - Far Cry 3, Vanquish, Retro City Rampage, Valkyria Chronicles, Monster Hunter FU, Chrono Cross, Quantum Conundrum, Catherine
PSN: DocDelicious

User Info: Evel138

Evel138
4 years ago#2
You thought wrong lol. Even in its third iteration, its an RPG that just happens to use TPS as its combat system.
GT/PSN: Evel138 Sackboy
http://fav.me/d5qo006

User Info: Irony

Irony
4 years ago#3
Mass Effect is an RPG, Mass Effect 2 and 3 are TPS.
I am Mogar, God of Irony and The Devourer of Topics.
http://i33.tinypic.com/2hwco6d.jpg

User Info: ramseanGoodbye

ramseanGoodbye
4 years ago#4
mogar002 posted...
Mass Effect is an RPG, Mass Effect 2 and 3 are TPS.


They're all RPGs/TPS, they just moved the camera in the 2nd and third ones.

User Info: BeastLeeAdams

BeastLeeAdams
4 years ago#5
Turn based? What game are you playing?

User Info: ReyMilansteryo

ReyMilansteryo
4 years ago#6
Mass Effect turn based???
Dah fah???
PSN: DGray_Squally
Now playing: Dishonored (PC), MGS 3 HD, Mass Effect 3, AC 3, The Walking Dead the Game

User Info: Devilman_Amon

Devilman_Amon
4 years ago#7
Whats going on in this topic im so confused i cant stop dancing
(\__/)
(='.'=)

User Info: FiendingHard

FiendingHard
4 years ago#8
Its a TPS, you can just pull the power wheel down anytime to pause the game and select powers. If you don't want to do that just hotkey the powers.

ME1 is still more of an RPG and has an awkward combat system. 2 and 3 are much more standard TPS fare.
What is faith then but persistent hope in the face of relentless doubt.
Now Playing: Far Cry 3, NFS Most Wanted, Final Fantasy 9.

User Info: labounti

labounti
4 years ago#9
Paying the game is the worse part of the game......

/opinion...

User Info: jubjub360

jubjub360
4 years ago#10
labounti posted...
Paying the game is the worse part of the game......

/opinion...


Who actually likes to pay for games? I love me a free game every so often.
http://psnprofiles.com/Sophistocrat This man is a liar people. Just ignore him and move on
http://i.imgur.com/JF8gG.jpg
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 3
  3. Wait...I thought Mass Effect was a shooter?

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived