The lights are on
During our recent trip to BioWare's Edmonton studio to check out Mass Effect 3, we got to see a lot of cool stuff related to the franchise...including these mock-ups of box art possibilities for the original Mass Effect.
During the filming for our Mass Effect 3 video features, we were allowed to capture some footage of these preliminary tests for the game's cover (which are hanging up in a hallway of the office). It's interesting to see how some of these covers highlight different characters and aspects of the game. My personal favorite is the one above, accompanied by the tagline "In 2007, The Reaping Begins." Of course, that gives away something about the story, so I can see why BioWare steered away from it.
Check out all six in the gallery below.
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No disrespect to the box art of Mass Effect, but all of these look better than the one they chose.
They are all good. My favourite has to be the one they used as the headline image.
These are much better then the ones they actually used.
i like the top centre and right ones.
its funny because these are all better than the actual covers of both of the games
I think all of these looks great
I like the first one... the claw on the planet. That's ***!
The first three look pretty good, and the last one looks like the cover for a James Bond film. I can see why they chose not to use these, especially the one with just the claw on earth. Always cool to look and see the process of stuff like this.
both the first and second cover art looks awesome.
Those are all pretty sweet
the cover on the top would be a great teaser cover
those are all really awesome in their own way
I really like the third picture in the first row and the first and second one in the second row those would have been awesome for covers I think.
Top middle and top right are my favourites from the bunch.
I really like the top right one. I wish they used that, except place the logo centered in the shadow of the planet.
The first one kinda makes me scratch my head a bit. Reapers don't have talons...or do they? hmmmmm what aren't you telling us Bioware? :P
Most of those covers are pretty sweet, far better than the ones they used.
I personally like the one they used, although the orange-centric one is really cool.