After being revived from death and having to join a pro-human organization without a choice, Commander Shepard must assemble a team, battle a new threat, and make tough choices in order to save the galaxy from total annihilation once more.

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Samara (voice)
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Kal'Reegar (voice)
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David Anderson (voice)
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EDI (voice)
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Following the conclusion of the first Mass Effect, Shepard and his ship, the Normandy, are dispatched to wipe out any further geth resistance. During the patrol in space, the Normandy is attacked by an unknown ship. Most of the crew escapes the Normandy, but Shepard is killed. Fortunately, Shepard's body is retrieved and is revived by Cerberus, a pro-human organization that is at odds with the Alliance, whom Shepard was a part of. Two years later, Shepard learns from the Illusive Man, the leader of Cerberus, that numerous human colonies are vanishing, but the latter does not know why. After Shepard visits a colony that was recently attacked by these unknown belligerents, he learns that the belligerents are in fact Collectors, the same species that was behind the downing of the Normandy. Attacking the Collectors home world would be suicide. In response to this growing threat posed by the Collectors, Shepard creates a team made up of former squad members from the first Mass Effect was ... Written by Sam

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Mass Effect 2: Arrival  »

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When checking in at the Citadel for the first time, Captain Bailey mentions that "spending a year dead" is a common tax dodge. This is a reference to the book "The Restaurant At The End of the Universe" by Douglas Adams, where a famous band manager is spending a year dead for tax purposes. See more »

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Shepard can be seen, along with other Team Members, holding and firing the wrong Assault Rifle during the finale cut-scenes. See more »

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Commander Shepard: You're awfully anxious to get Samara out of your district.
Detective Anaya: My bosses want me to detain her. They're worried she'll cause some kind of cross-species incident. But her Justicar Code won't let her be taken into custody. If I try it, she'll have to kill me. I have no interest in dying, so if you lure her away with some big noble cause before I have to carry out my orders, I'm thrilled to help you.
Commander Shepard: Your superiors are sending you to certain death for no good reason. You have a right to disobey.
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Best Video Game Ever
14 December 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

When I first played this game, I had never heard of the Mass Effect series, I wasn't expecting much. How wrong I was. Within about an hour, I couldn't believe how good this game was. The story, the game-play, the graphics, the voice cast, character development, it has it all. When I wasn't playing the game, I was imagining playing the game. One of the few games these days that I was able to go back to and complete multiple times. I retrospectively bought the first Mass Effect, which is more of a standard RPG, still great but just not quite as perfect as this game. Mass Effect 3 was immense as well, but I still feel this one was the pinnacle. The only downside is that since I played this game, all other games seem inferior, some come close (Dragon Age, Skyrim), but nothing has gripped me as much as this one. I'm expecting big things from the next installment for the next generation of consoles, hopefully, I will have a new favorite game in ME4.


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