The much-anticipated day has come, and despite not getting to play as Shepard and despite the morons wrongfully attacking some poor animator over the admittedly so-so facial animations, I'm excited.
Check out my Ryder:
Yes, I gave her Shepard hair.
I've done my best not to look at reviews (or my friends' well-meaning but potentially spoilerous Facebook posts) in order to stay impartial. I did see Metacritic's aggregate score of 75, but an hour in, I'm enjoying it and looking forward to seeing where it goes.