Summary: BioWare’s latest RPG epic is finally upon us, but has Mass Effect been worth the wait? Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Yeeeesssss. Not only does it look and sound incredible, but it also has a great story and offers some of the best role playing elements of any game yet.
Excerpt: BioWare is a well-regarded Canadian software development house that has created numerous PC role-playing games, as well as two Xbox titles: Star Wars - Knights of the Old Republic (KoTOR) and Jade Empire. Both XBox RPG releases were positively reviewed, and I personally enjoyed them.
Excerpt: Life is full of hard decisions, some of which will have you deliberating for ages as you weigh up your options, perhaps even sleeping on it before any decision is made. Mass Effect, while not overdoing the difficult decisions, has the sort of open ended storyline that will occasionally give many of...
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Excerpt: After playing Mass Effect , I had to revise that once again, this time saying it was among the best I had ever played. Bioware had finally done what I thought was not possible: make a game on par with Square’s masterpiece.