Mass Effect 2 (2010)

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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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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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The Illusive Man's voice actor Martin Sheen says in the Mass Effect 2 Documentary DVD that he would not trust the Illusive Man. Additionally, in an interview Martin Sheen said that he thought that the Illusive Man was a horrible man. See more »

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On various locations, various characters met in Mass Effect 1 state that they've been doing lots of things in the past few years (most notably Liara built up her empire in that time). Since there are only 2 years apart events of ME1 and ME2, those statements ofter are quite out of place. See more »

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They improved the gameplay,the story is well... a different story
3 February 2013 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

The second entry in the "Mass Effect" franchise,one of my favorite gaming franchises of all time, is also,in my opinion,the weakest one.That isn't to say it's a bad game.It's good,damn good,but it falls a little short exactly where it shouldn't-the story line.

I would like to point out,that Bioware really put a lot of effort in improving the gameplay.It's a lot more fluent and closer to a third person shooter.They also give you a little more freedom to explore,which is nice.

Now,about the story.It's not bad,but it just feels a little stagnant.In the first game you could feel the threat of an imminent reaper invasion,hear it's more like a quiet threat.Secondly,the perfect balance between humor and drama we had in the first game is broken.There are a lot of moments that can only be described as being silly,over-the-top and cheesy as hell,like Sheppard dancing.That's not to say these moments aren't enjoyable,it's just that I find it hard to take the whole story serious.In terms of characters they went with quantity over quality.You have 12 teammates(DLCs included),in the first game you had only 6.Naturally this leads to a lack of development.The characters are more straight forward-Grint is a typical warrior who seeks honor,Zaeed is a typical war veteran.There are exceptions-like Miranda or Mordin.

Overall,"Mass Effect 2" just isn't as good as the first or the third.


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