Excerpt: Many may not realize it, but being the hero of the galaxy in the fight against the Reapers is a very stressful job. So if your Shepard is feeling the weight of the entire universe resting on his or her shoulders, Mass Effect 3’s Citadel DLC is just what the doctor ordered!
Pros: Get to use everyone in your squad, Tons of little nods/easter-eggs that fans of the series will love, Adds a couple of terrific new weapons
Excerpt: Coming exactly a year after the release of the main game, Citadel is the final piece of single-player DLC for Mass Effect 3, meaning it’s likely the last chance to spend some time with Commander Shepard and his crew. Is it a warm send-off, or should they have taken an earlier retirement?
Excerpt: Like countless others, we invested well over a hundred hours into the science fiction space opera that is Mass Effect. We rose to the rank of Spectre, the intergalactic supercops working for the U.N.
Pros: A very personalized narrative, Stellar action segments, Extremely fulfilling conclusion
Cons: Occasional graphical hiccups, Relatively impersonalized ending (compared to ME2), Saying goodbye to Mass Effect
Excerpt: The Reapers are coming. Well, actually they've arrived and Earth is breakfast. If there's one thing we've learned over the course of the Mass Effect series, it's that BioWare isn't afraid to kill off major characters, so this time it's going to get serious.
Summary: How would you handle it if you found out the world was ending? How would you react if a hostile military force arrived in your city intent of its destruction and your potential enslavement? Many of us, me included, probably wouldn’t be able to handle it.
Conclusion: Does Mass Effect 3 live up to the hype that came with it the months, weeks, days and hours before it was released? Yes in short, because it completes one of the best trilogies in videogames today. It ties up loose ends and concludes the story nicely.
Excerpt: Mass Effect 3 is the final act of a trilogy, and has prepared its stage appropriately. Times are desperate and the stakes are the highest they’ve ever been. Many words and many thermal clips will be spent in the name of victory and peace, but does this grand-scale battle for survival provide a...