Originally Posted by Ninjaman09
There was a misunderstanding about this apparently - early review copies and test builds had a screen where you could set decisions made in the previous game, but currently a new game without a previous ME1 save cannot be altered. I'm not sure what the presets are, but I believe they are generally based on "renegade" choices from the first game.
No idea if you get to make the choices after completing the game though. It'd be kind of nice.
Yeah, mostly Renegade I think. Council dead, Wrex dead, Rachni dead. Plus you don't meet Characters like Conrad Verner and Gianna Parasini..