Mass Effect 3 – A Review by Film Nerd

Console: 360, PS3, PC

Developer: Bioware

Synopsis:   In this concluding chapter of the Mass Effect saga, Shepard leaves an Earth that is being devastated by a Reaper attack.   It is his mission to rally all the other species in the galaxy to defeat the Reapers once and for all, and hopefully as a result save his home planet.   The key to victory may exist in the form of plans discovered on Mars for a Prothean weapon, which the Alliance refers to as The Crucible.   NOTE:   At the end of this review I address the controversy over the endings of the game.   There will be ample spoiler warning, so if you have not finished the game, you can read without fear up until that point.

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Mass Effect 2 – A Review by Film Nerd

Console: 360, PC

Developer: Bioware

Synopsis:  Commander Shepard returns in the much bigger and more thrilling adventure as he seeks to defeat the Reapers and determine their connection with the mysterious Collectors.   The opening scenes see the Normandy destroyed and Shepard floating in space.   He is brought back to life by the Cerberus corporation, who may be manipulating Shepard’s quest for their own gain.

 

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Great Treasures at Gametraders – 9th March 2012

New and recently discounted games

Mass Effect 3

Easily the biggest release this week was Mass Effect 3.   The trailers for this game have been absolutely awe-inducing, not that they were really needed for those whom were already fans of the franchise.   I have not yet picked up my copy, as some of you may have realised that my review of Mass Effect 2 is not yet up, indicating I haven’t finished it.   After all, I need to import my saved character!!   For those that do not already have a model of the Normandy as well, Gametraders Blacktown is doing a bundle where you can get the game and the model for a total of $119.95!

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