The trailer for the final Mass Effect 3 DLC trailer is an unabashedly sentimental journey.
The Citadel trailer, as you’d expect, has plenty of gunfire, tough talk and macho posturing, as Shepard and the gang find themselves attacked by a gang of armored, anonymous goons working for someone who’s seriously cheesed off about something. But who could possibly want Commander Shepard dead – especially in this time of turmoil, when he represents the galaxy’s last, best hope for survival against the Reaper onslaught?
Eh, who cares. Mass Effect 3: Citadel, as this trailer makes abundantly clear, is all about getting the band back together for one final show, and the specifics – who you’re shooting at, why you’re shooting at them – are secondary. Zaeed, Wrex, Jack and Miranda are all “back on the clock,” as Shepard puts it, for a last hurrah through the corridors of the Citadel. It’s a bittersweet farewell, but hopefully a memorable one, too.
Mass Effect 3: Citadel goes on sale March 5 for $14.99 or 1200 Microsoft/BioWare points.