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Earth is under attack by a monstrous race of gigantic living ships known as the Reapers. Even if Commander Shepard could unite all surviving species in the galaxy, only a miracle could save them. Then again, Shepard did come back from the dead.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Hale ... Commander Shepard - Female / Mysterious Figure - Female / Shepard VI (voice)
Mark Meer Mark Meer ... Commander Shepard - Male / Mysterious Figure - Male / Blasto / Shepard VI / Kreete / Gryll / Zymandis / Turian Soldier / Hanar / Vorcha Councilor - Citadel DLC / Armax Arsenal Arena Vorcha - Citadel DLC (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Lt. Cdr. Ashley Williams / Asari Doctor / Human Refugee (voice)
Raphael Sbarge ... Kaidan Alenko (voice)
Jessica Chobot ... Diana Allers (voice)
Keith David ... Admiral David Anderson (voice)
Michael Hogan ... Commander Armando Bailey (voice)
Matthew Del Negro ... Lieutenant Steve Cortez (voice)
Tricia Helfer ... EDI (voice)
Steve Blum ... Urdnot Grunt (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Admiral Steven Hackett (voice)
Martin Sheen ... Illusive Man (voice)
Courtenay Taylor ... Jack (voice)
Kym Hoy Kym Hoy ... Kasumi Goto (voice)
Keythe Farley ... Thane Krios (voice)

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Earth is under attack by a monstrous race of gigantic living ships known as the Reapers. Even if Commander Shepard could unite all surviving species in the galaxy, only a miracle could save them. Then again, Shepard did come back from the dead.

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Take Earth Back


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Did You Know?


At one point in the game, Tali mentions that Shepard "sounds like a Vorcha." Mark Meer, who voices the male Shepard, also provides the voice for the Vorcha characters in the game. See more »


During the cutscene just before the run to the conduit beam, Shepard already has his/her weapon out. Just before he/she jumps down, they pull their weapon out again. See more »


[If you romanced Ashley in Mass Effect 1 and then romanced Tali in Mass Effect 2]
Tali'Zorah vas Normandy: Good to see you again, Lieutenant-Commander Williams.
Ashley Williams: You sure about that?
Tali'Zorah vas Normandy: Definitely. We're all adults here.
Ashley Williams: Of course. Oh, and congratulations on getting your big-girl name.
Tali'Zorah vas Normandy: Thanks! I'm so glad you decided to help Shepard this time.
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High Science Fiction
17 November 2012 | by starofflamesSee all my reviews

What is "real science fiction"? There are many answers. I say, high science fiction is a form of art, that asks questions no other artistic genre can pose. What is the meaning of life? Where is the line between computing and artificial intelligence? How do you define life and is an AI alive?

The Mass Effect series makes the players ask those questions and let them answer them. Mass Effect is more than a game, it is an interactive story that inspires you to think, to wonder, to imagine. Mass Effect is a drama about the value of humanity, our place in the universe, about interpersonal relations and constant values.

The third and (so far) final chapter in this story is no less worthy of the players' attention. The game-play is intensive and exciting, the cut-scenes are even better made and inserted into the main storyline. The game involves deeper social interactions but many who missed the "planetary exploration" part during the second game were even less satisfied. Mass Effect is no more about exploring new planets and getting to know new aliens, now it is all about the heat of the story.

If anyone who has not played the game but has already heard the fans' screams about the ending, may be horrified what they will experience in this game. But rest assured, Mass Effect 3 is dramatic, heroic, deep and artistic, and the story is just well-written and complete. Everything is as they should be, everything fits into a greater pattern. It's not just worth a shot, it's a must-play. It has sorrowful moments just as it has happy ones, and you can experience actually how attached you grew to Commander Shepard and his/her crew. It is pure and elevating. Just how a final part of an amazing story should be.

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6 March 2012 (USA) See more »

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