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I don't like how the shooter genre is imposing itself on everything. There has never been a shortage of shooters. RPGs on the other hand are pretty much going extinct unless you count MMOs. I don't think they even make JRPGs for consoles anymore.
The RPG elements for ME are already thin since stats only affect how much damage you can take and put out and "strategy" really only revolves around DPS and falling back if the AI outguns you. In ME1 the enemies could disable some of your weapons and forced you to actually make decisions and enemies like Krogan were dangerous if you didn't have biotics ready.