Before we get into it, I'd like to preface this with the sad fact that both of Bioware's co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuck have retired from the company.
On the marginally plus side, I won't have to be constantly double-checking my blogs to make sure I got their names right.
To read both of their personally written farewell letters, please go to here [link]
for Ray's, and here [link]
For those of you who would like to pay their respects to the departing minds which have supporting Bioware through the years with their own thank yous and other supportive messages... do not go to the Bioware Social Network. Really, go anywhere but there. The Dragon Age forums are busy talking about Dragon Age 3 and discussing how terribly they are suffering, and the Mass Effect forums are busy talking about Mass Effect 4... and how terribly they are suffering.
Which leads me to the meat of the potatoes:
Mass Effect 4.
Well, to be specific, it was said that they're "planning another full game" set in the vast Mass Effect universe.
So it could be anything from Mass Effect 4 to a pre-Contact aliens-only game, or even cutting to the chase and making a dating sim...
... oh, who am I kidding; they're just making a James Vega game, aren't they?
What we do know that they will be doing is DLC focused on the issue of Omega. And that's what it'll be called; Omega. Coming this fall to a game platform near you!
(Off-topic, Frostbite 2-rendered Morrigan is going to look swingin'. Just saying.)
Sooooo... predictions, anyone? I don't think anyone's surprised at the Omega DLC, but what about (just going with) ME4? Pre or post trilogy? If post, which ending do you think it will be? (Not Refuse, don't be silly.) If pre, which race would you like the protagonist to be?
And of course, the all-encompassing question; how long until romance-threads for ME4 characters are started up?