Mass Effect 3 Writers Didn’t Want Same-Sex Romance to Be “a Straight Guy Writing Lesbians for Other Straight Guys to Look at”

Mass Effect 3 became the game in the sci-fi series where BioWare finally opened up the relationship possibilities for players wanting to romance a character of the same gender, with characters Esteban Cortez and Samantha Traynor only available for wooing if you played as a male or female Commander Shepard.