Originally Posted by PastramiX
I don't know about anyone else, but the entire trailer had this grim-dark, Halo 3 aura. War-torn cityscapes, multi-layered battles of the
Covenant Reapers vs. mankind's tattered defenses; the fate of humanity rests on the shoulders one hero. Still, I'd like to see how they'd apply the story, and whether or not Shepard dies and miraculously pulls a Lazarus again.
They've already stated that save files from Mass Effect 2 in which Shepard dies aren't going to be usable. Also, it'd be pretty hard to recover Shepard's body if he/she did die in Mass Effect 2.