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 ... Urdnot Wrex / Refugee (voice)
... Gunnery Chief Ashley Williams (voice)
... Captain David Anderson (voice)
... Flight Lieutenant Jeff 'Joker' Moreau (voice)
... Commander Shepard (Female) / May O'Connell / Destiny Ascension Navigator / Normandy VI / Refugee / X57 Scientist (voice)
... Admiral Steven Hackett (voice)
... Dr. Liara T'Soni (voice)
... Garrus Vakarian / Turian Merchant (voice)
... Commander Shepard (Male) / Delanynder / Opold / Preaching Hanar / Businessman / Salarian Soldier / Thug (voice)
... Matriarch Benezia (voice)
Ash Sroka ... Tali'Zorah nar Rayya / Jenna (voice) (as Liz Sroka)
... Staff Lieutenant Kaidan Alenko (voice)
... Saren Arterius / Balak / General Septimus Oraka / Inamorda / Michael Petrovsky / Krogan Blackmailer / Krogan Bouncer (voice)
... Major Elena Flores / Rebekah Petrovsky (voice) (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
April Banigan ... Khalisah Bint Sinan Al-Jilani / Mallene Calis / Protestor (voice)
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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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$2,700,000 (estimated)
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When the player destroys the final component of the rogue VI (Virtual Intelligence) on Luna, there is a block of binary displayed as the last gasp of the dying VI. The binary displayed is 01001000 01000101 01001100 01010000 which when translated to ASCI reads "help". See more »

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The timeline in the Codex lists the 100th anniversary of the first moon landing as July 24, 2069. The actual date of the first moon landing was July 20th, 1969, not the 24th. See more »

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Krogan Mercenary: [to a Virtual Intelligence hologram] Tell me what I want to know, or I'll blast your virtual ass into actual dust!
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Spin-off Mass Effect See more »

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M4 Part II
Written and Performed by Faunts
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Not like Elder Scrolls IV, but better.
31 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

I disagree with the previous post about this game being similar to Elder Scrolls IV. There was no glitchy combat system, no repetitive storyline of 'run in this thing and destroy it', and much unlike Oblivion Mass Effect has actual character development.

The voice acting in Mass Effect has one of the best casts I've seen in a game. Nothing is over exaggerated or monotone, and the character's movement goes along with that. Bioware has introduced another great game with a fantastic storyline as they did with KOTOR. The combat system takes some getting used to if you want to play on the hardest difficulty, but you can play the game like a 3rd person shooter if you have it on easy.

The only reasons I give this game a 9 out of 10 is because sometimes you can get stuck in the geometry of the game whether you are walking or more often when you are in the MAKO vehicle, and need to finagle your way out. Also while the character classes were varied the character customization left something to be desired in my opinion. All in all i found Mass Effect t be a very enjoyable game to play and found myself becoming immersed in the beautiful graphics and intense storyline. A definite must have for an role player who has Xbox 360.


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