We're assuming some of you have already gone through the trouble of convincing a loved one to purchase Mass Effect 3 as a Christmas gift. Well then, prepare to be disappointed.
News of a delay comes to us today via the BioWare Social Network, where BioWare's Chris Priestly broke the news with neither pomp nor circumstance. Right, no official announcements or press releases -- just a brief little forum post mentioning two "new" screenshots and the adjusted release window. So when should we be expecting Mass Effect 3? Some time within the first three months of 2012, according to executive producer Casey Hudson.
Commander Shepard's just going to have wait a while longer for his/her chance to sucker punch a Reaper.