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Writing Game Dialogue @ Hollywood Reporter
by Dhruin, 2006-09-07 22:49:00The Hollywood Reporter has an article on writing for games, with input from various developers including BioWare:
In "Mass Effect," a next-generation role-playing game for the Xbox 360 scheduled for release in the first half of 2007, Walters and lead writer Mike Laidlaw recall that creating the characters became a team effort. [The first installment of a planned trilogy, the game takes place in the year 2183 and revolves around an ancient prophecy that says that every 50,000 years machines come to this galaxy to harvest all organic life -- and the time of their return is approaching.]