Mass Effect 3

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Mass Effect 3
Basic Information
Video Game
BioWare Corporation
Electronic Arts
Mass Effec
Mass Effect 2
Successor title
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Action RPG, Third-person Shooter
Keyboard, Mouse
Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Origin Release(s)
Microsoft Windows
Origin Features
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This title has been classified 15 by the BBFCThis title has been rated 18 by PEGI
Technical Information
Unreal Engine 3
Retail Minimum Specifications
Operating System(s)
Windows XP SP3 / Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7
Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz
1 GiB (Windows XP)
2 GiB (Windows Vista / 7)
DirectX 9.0c-compatible
Pixel Shader 3.0 Support
NVIDIA.png GeForce 7900
ATI-Logo.svg Radeon X1800
Graphics RAM
256 MiB
Microsoft Windows DirectX
DirectX 9.0c August 2009
HDD Space
15 GiB
DirectX 9.0c-compatible
Optical Drive
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and Origin
March 62012
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Mass Effect 3 is the direct sequel to Mass Effect 2, and the third game in the Mass Effect series. The game takes place around six months after the end of Mass Effect 2. Like the previous games, Commander Shepard is the main protagonist (either imported from Mass Effect or Mass Effect 2, or a newly-created Commander Shepard). Also available as a Digital Deluxe Edition.

Plot[edit | edit source]

The Reapers have invaded Earth, but this time around they were prepared. The Reapers gradually invade more and more solar systems, until every species is wiped from existence; this time, it's going to take a lot more then a small squad to stop them. Is it possible for Commander Shepard to assemble the greatest military force the universe has ever seen, by getting enemies that have been fighting for centuries to combine their fire-power for a greater cause?

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Gameplay follows the same pattern of previous instalments. The main character, once again, is Commander Shepard of the Normandy (who can either be imported from Mass Effect 1 or 2, or started as a brand new character). Like the previous games, Commander Shepard has the use of biotic abilities as well as gun skills. Shepard can have up to two party members at any given time (except for special storyline-related sequences).