A New Look at Mass Effect 3's New Character, James Vega

Illustration for article titled A New Look at emMass Effect 3/ems New Character, James Vega

Mass Effect 3 executive producer Casey Hudson dropped this rendering of new team member James Vega, as a community reward celebrating his 10,000th Twitter follower. Whoever's No. 10,000, thank you for that.


Vega debuts in ME3 and is meant to represent the perspective of a new player coming to the story. As a character, he occupies something of an antihero role, an experienced soldier with a realpolitik sense of the galaxy and its underworld.

Ursus-Veritas, who sent along the tip, notes he looks a ton better than his original reveal, in the 'Alternate Appearance' outfit to be included in the collector's edition.

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For a moment, I thought that was some generic enemy soldier. How can people call this character design when you can simply pull a random guy looks like this on the street?