Finished Mass Effect 2
You guys were right, it was awesome! And they kept the story interesting, which is more than you can say about most sequels. Looking forward to ME3.
Just as when I played ME1 I found the game quite boring the first hour, but once you got in to it it was great. I think I ended up spending 26 hours playing ME2 in total, which is 7 more hours than the first game.
I liked how my decitions from ME1 actually had an impact in ME2, even though it didn't matter as much as I wanted it to, but I hear that the choices you make in ME1 (and ME2) will have an even bigger impact in ME3.
I think it's a shame that they removed the inventory system, and that they removed the infinite ammo feature. I often ran out of ammo, and as far as I know you couldn't buy ammo between the missions so sometimes I had to let my teammates do all the work. Luckily the AI was better and more controllable than it was in ME1.
Also I've been playing the BF3 Beta. It's fucking awesome, but quite buggy so far. Love the intensive firefights, they really feel vivid. I really enjoy the new suppressing feature. When you're getting shot at, you feel the danger even though you are behind cover. Feels like I'm playing Company of Heroes from a first person perspective. I'll probably end up wasting even more time on this than I did on Battlefield 2.