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In a technologically advanced future, an elite human soldier takes command of a prototype star ship and works to defend the galaxy from danger.

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Steven Barr Steven Barr ... Urdnot Wrex / Refugee (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Gunnery Chief Ashley Williams (voice)
Keith David ... Captain David Anderson (voice)
Seth Green ... Flight Lieutenant Jeff 'Joker' Moreau (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Commander Shepard (Female) / May O'Connell / Destiny Ascension Navigator / Normandy VI / Refugee / X57 Scientist (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Admiral Steven Hackett (voice)
Ali Hillis ... Dr. Liara T'Soni (voice)
Brandon Keener ... Garrus Vakarian / Turian Merchant (voice)
Mark Meer ... Commander Shepard (Male) / Delanynder / Opold / Preaching Hanar / Businessman / Salarian Soldier / Thug (voice)
Marina Sirtis ... Matriarch Benezia (voice)
Ash Sroka Ash Sroka ... Tali'Zorah nar Rayya / Jenna (voice) (as Liz Sroka)
Raphael Sbarge ... Staff Lieutenant Kaidan Alenko (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Saren Arterius / Balak / General Septimus Oraka / Inamorda / Michael Petrovsky / Krogan Blackmailer / Krogan Bouncer (voice)
Leigh-Allyn Baker ... Major Elena Flores / Rebekah Petrovsky (voice) (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
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In a technologically advanced future, an elite human soldier takes command of a prototype star ship and works to defend the galaxy from danger.

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If Urdnot Wrex is in Shepard's team and Shepard speaks to General Septimus in Chora's Den, Wrex makes the comment:"How did your kind ever defeat us?" to which Septimus replies "I may be drunk, Krogan, but you're ugly. And tomorrow I'll be sober." This is a reference to a phrase allegedly spoken by Sir Winston Churchill to Bessie Braddock when she accused him of being drunk. See more »

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The Benchmark for All Other Games
18 February 2008 | by nilkanthSee all my reviews

This game has to be one of the best games to be released in the recent past hence all the praise that is flowing towards it. Although not a RPG fan I was enthralled by the sheer power and beauty of it right up to the very end. It feels more like a movie that you are involved in, all disguised in a game's body. You will have the experience of your life time with this game. The developers have gone into great lengths to provide us with a brilliant and captivating story that will have you at the edge of your seat till the heart stopping finale. If you are not overwhelmed by the action in the game you will be once you see the breath taking graphics in store for you. The characters feel life like as if they have jumped right out of the screen of a wonderful adventure movie. The action is nail biting stuff and done in a grand scale just like a futuristic drama.

This is out and out game of the year material but it isn't without its shortcomings. There are a few graphical glitches and some game stuttering, the side quests could have had a bit more weight and should have been rewarding towards plot development but after all is said and done if you can over look these minor problems you will have a really good time.

It will take pages and pages to truly capture the pure awesomeness of this epic journey. It is best left unwritten because this is an adventure you will want to experience for yourself, again and again. This is hands down the must buy game of the year.


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